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hello guys i need a new keyboard. i currently have the logitech g15 first model and the buttons are all squishy. i am thinking to get a mechanical kb but i see the prices are pretty high. i was looking for the Razer BlackWidow Ultimate but its 120$.
any suggestion for a cheaper mechanical kb
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The BWU is $90 this week at Fry's Electronics if you've got one.
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post #3 of 5
If you are willing to spend that much on a BWU, you can honestly get a better mech keyboard at a lower price. Leopoldscost about $110, just as an example. Do you have a hard budget in mind? And what will you be doing primarily with the mech?
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Get a Filco keyboard. The Majestouch, Majestouch 2, and Majestouch Ninja have no major differences. However, the Ninja's keys are printed on the front instead of the top which is nice because the lettering won't wear out since you aren't touching it. I wouldn't suggest the Majestouch since the other two are the newer boards with a new PCB design. If you want to compare these to the leopold, the leopolds are better on the outside (keys) and the filcos are better on the inside (PCB). You can easily get PBT caps for the Filco from KBC through TaoBao or just through GeekHack group buys.
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Get a Filco keyboard. The Majestouch, Majestouch 2, and Majestouch Ninja have no major differences. However, the Ninja's keys are printed on the front instead of the top which is nice because the lettering won't wear out since you aren't touching it. I wouldn't suggest the Majestouch since the other two are the newer boards with a new PCB design. If you want to compare these to the leopold, the leopolds are better on the outside (keys) and the filcos are better on the inside (PCB). You can easily get PBT caps for the Filco from KBC through TaoBao or just through GeekHack group buys.
He mentioned he was wary of spending $120 on a keyboard. I agree filco is definitely superior in quality to other brands but they cost about $150.
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