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How do the keycaps look compared to Filco keycaps? The pics seem to be showing a lot of reflection (like on the edges) that I don't see on my Filco. But I am considering ordering a blank set of blacks + 1 red for ESC to replace the Ninja caps on my board.

Thanks!
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@coronado - I dont know if these are coated. Thats most likely the difference.
@nirvana - that's sweet man! i'm so in.
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I wouldnt imagine they are coated. After all, they are engraved instead of pad printed.
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How do the keycaps look compared to Filco keycaps? The pics seem to be showing a lot of reflection (like on the edges) that I don't see on my Filco. But I am considering ordering a blank set of blacks + 1 red for ESC to replace the Ninja caps on my board.

Thanks!
There's no coating on them.



The reflection you see is due the camera I'm using being an ages old Nikon Coolpix L3. It doesn't like when I try to use natural lighting (e.g. sun) for photos. So I have to do a good amount of post processing for the best looks.


The Keycaps themselves are for all intensive purposes; the same in thickness and material as Filco, Ducky, Das, Rosewill, & other costar boards.


The lettering itself is etched into the keycap so it has a nice and stylish look. I would suggest that anyone getting one of these boards up the font size by 2 points from the default. I used the default and it's a bit small (thus harder to see since there is no infil) but it looks really good.


For someone like my self, the visibility of the letters isn't an issue (and those considering blanks or etched with no infill keycaps; that shouldn't be an area for concern either.)
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post #76 of 261
WASD Keyboards are not cheap keyboards, they are very competitively priced. Case, key caps, construction is more or less comparable to the others mentioned here. They are at the low end of the pricing range and offer expensive customization for free or low added cost. If you don't want the customization, then you are just considering the stock keyboard which is competitive in quality and price, and the service/follow up/tech support that is an email/phone call away.

WASD is added to the list, and 1 year from now will be one of the half dozen names always mentioned when people consider a mechanical keyboard to purchase.

WASD Keyboards ROCK!
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Definitely, they'll easily be up there on the recommendation list for me.
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If they offer Reds I'm in.
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if they offer reds i'm in.
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