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Hi all, my Razer Lycosa mirror edition is aging. I'm missing a "plus" key, and the rubber is wearing off a few keys lettting the backlights show through. Many of the keys aren't registering unless I push down very hard. Any suggestions?

Rules:

Must be under $75
Must be backlit (blue)
Must have macro keys for pausing/playing/skipping music
Edited by tCoLL - 7/30/11 at 7:27pm
post #2 of 10
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ech-_-23126087

Logitech G110, it's under $75, does any shade of blue or any color you want, and has the macro keys plus dedicated media keys.
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Edit: D'oh, never mind.
    
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You ain't allowed to offer rep as a reward, it's supposed to be used to thank the most useful answers anyway. You should read the rules, there's a link at the bottom of the page. Anyways,

Pretty sure you can grab a Logitech G110 for that price.



There's also the Saitek Eclipse 3.

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post #5 of 10
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hmm, not sure I like having the macro keys to the left side of the board.
Also I should probably mention, I really love the low profile keys on the lycosa.
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Originally Posted by tCoLL View Post
hmm, not sure I like having the macro keys to the left side of the board.
Also I should probably mention, I really love the low profile keys on the lycosa.

... Just get another Razor Lycosa.

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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by tCoLL View Post
Hi all, my Razer Lycosa mirror edition is aging. I'm missing a "plus" key, and the rubber is wearing off a few keys lettting the backlights show through. Many of the keys aren't registering unless I push down very hard. Any suggestions?

Rules:

Must be under $75
Must be backlit (blue)
Must have macro keys for pausing/playing/skipping music
I have a Logitech G110 that I am no longer using. It is in very good condition. PM me if you think you might want to buy it.

I am a mech KB user now... There's no going back. Not even to a good KB like the G110.
    
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I would have to recommend against Saitek. They have very functional and stylish keyboards, but the software is garbage. That being said, I would also toss a vote for the Logitech for that price range.
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Originally Posted by Eric Barney View Post
I have a Logitech G110 that I am no longer using. It is in very good condition. PM me if you think you might want to buy it.

I am a mech KB user now... There's no going back. Not even to a good KB like the G110.
how much plus shipping to FL (32792)?
post #10 of 10
I have a G110, I can surely tell you to stay away from that keyboard. It is not worth anything over $45, the key caps that Logitech uses are awful -- didn't even have it for a year and keys already started feel all spongy. You also can't remove the key caps yourself if you plan on cleaning it on the inside. Typing on the thing is also awful, since keys are smaller than other KBs. Not worth it's $75 price tag.
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