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I want a machanical key board with the following things on it ...

Must haves:
104 keys
Otaku
BLue or Brown not sure of the difference all that much ....
USB
Warranty
under 150$

Would like:
Back lit


I have a G15 the keys are falling apart and the insides are leaking a ton of light and the windows key is not working .... time for a better keyboard plz!

All the help is loved!
Edited by Jackeduphard - 8/17/11 at 3:38pm
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post #2 of 18
Buy a 104 key Filco, a sharpie, a single keypuller, and some LED lights.

You check the mech keyboard guide?
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how does Otaku fit into the requirements? It's lost in translation for me...
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post #4 of 18
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I want a "Otaku" key board .. help!
Quote:
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Would like:
Back lit
wut?

Otaku means blank keys. As in no lettering whatsoever.
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post #5 of 18
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This:
http://elitekeyboards.com/products.p...pid=fc200rtabn

I would totally do a sharpy i just dont want to have to smell it ...

any idea one where to get a blank 104 mechanical keyboard??? for under 150 ??
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wut?

Otaku means blank keys. As in no lettering whatsoever.

How cool would it be to have it just glow it is the effect i want not the keys and Yes i do want blank ... (it is a want does not mean i have to get it but would be really nice and just different u know ???

I like bright things
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackeduphard View Post
This:
http://elitekeyboards.com/products.p...pid=fc200rtabn

I would totally do a sharpy i just dont want to have to smell it ...

any idea one where to get a blank 104 mechanical keyboard??? for under 150 ??
BTW, you can buy Otaku keycaps for many of the major keyboard brands.

and Das Keyboards has an Otaku 104 under $150. Even cheaper if you can prove you're an active student.

http://www.daskeyboard.com/products/
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackeduphard View Post
How cool would it be to have it just glow it is the effect i want not the keys and Yes i do want blank ... (it is a want does not mean i have to get it but would be really nice and just different u know ???

I like bright things
Hm, I suppose it would be cool. A tad pointless, but still cool. You won't be able to find one like that though. You'll have to buy a backlit keyboard like the Ducky Shine (when it gets released), Black Widow Ultimate, or a Deck, and then go to www.geekhack.org and head to the group buy section where you may be able to find a group buy and get some completely clear Cherry MX keycaps like this:
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post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by Xyxyll View Post
BTW, you can buy Otaku keycaps for many of the major keyboard brands.

and Das Keyboards has an Otaku 104 under $150. Even cheaper if you can prove you're an active student.

http://www.daskeyboard.com/products/
How do i prove i am a studet and is there really thta much of a diffrence in the Silent and none silent ones?? And those are PERFECT BTW +1 rep (oops lol) for you


Quote:
Originally Posted by Redmist View Post
Hm, I suppose it would be cool. A tad pointless, but still cool. You won't be able to find one like that though. You'll have to buy a backlit keyboard like the Ducky Shine (when it gets released), Black Widow Ultimate, or a Deck, and then go to www.geekhack.org and head to the group buy section where you may be able to find a group buy and get some completely clear Cherry MX keycaps like this:

Now that is cool

But i was thinking just a plain black keys with a very light blue under tone or maybe a very light red as well ... just for a fun accent u know??? (maybe a cheap 4 led might work ... idk how to tie that into the wire though ... hummm ..



And +1 to u too!!
Edited by Jackeduphard - 8/17/11 at 3:53pm
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But i was thinking just a plain black keys with a very light blue under tone
Ah, well then yeah, just buy a backlit board like the ones I mentioned in the post above and buy a set of plain black keycaps to replace the ones with the little letter window on them.
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