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post #71 of 1084
I do not know of anyplace that sells them with white infills. You may want to check out GH classifieds or group buy section, there are always keycap sets for sale over there.
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post #72 of 1084
Looks like I might just go with that same set you got, though I am wondering about how black on white keys might look in this board.

Edit: I just realized a problem after setting up a white keycap set on WASD that includes decent approximations of the media keys, Cooler Master did the Leopold thing with the status LEDs being in the keys, but most custom key caps don't have the windows for them. Any idea if the light might still shine through? I'd have no idea if caps lock or num lock or the windows key lock is on or off without it. What is your plan to do about it?

Might just be easier to do the rubbing alcohol thing to get rid of the Chinese characters.
Edited by Phos - 10/21/11 at 8:48pm
    
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post #73 of 1084
They don't show through the keycaps. It doesn't bother me because I never use caps or scroll lock.

Just as reference, here's what the board looks like with side-printed keycaps on it.
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post #74 of 1084
Looking pretty hot, but if I bump one of the various locks, I wanna know. Those pictures also remind me that putting white key caps on this board probably aren't a good idea, with the red mounting plate I'd have white on black on red, it'd be a bit of a mess. Now I'm thinking that I might just be better off programming the media function I need with a program like autohotkey and just getting a white MX red Leopold, though I am wondering how the stabilizers on these two boards compare.
    
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post #75 of 1084
Just got mine in and I gotta say that I love this board since it's pretty much a gaming oriented Filco Tenkeyless.

While I opted and paid a little extra for the red switches, $80 is definitely a steal.

  • No Ping
  • 1000hz over USB/6KRO.
  • PS/2/NKRO
  • Locking Windows key
  • Swappable WSAD key caps/ Windows key caps.
  • Media keys.
  • A braided cable that should be used on mice.

Bravo CM.
Edited by Skylit - 10/22/11 at 9:09am
post #76 of 1084
How did you get it for $80? It was $110 shipped from PCHome here.
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post #77 of 1084
Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725;15408044 
How did you get it for $80? It was $110 shipped from PCHome here.

I was talking about the US MSRP for the standard model. tongue.gif I stated I opted and paid a little extra for teh reds.
post #78 of 1084
Let's collectively edit our posts to not make me seem like an idiot biggrin.gif
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post #79 of 1084
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skylit;15407965 
Just got mine in and I gotta say that I love this board since it's pretty much a gaming oriented Filco Tenkeyless.

While I opted and paid a little extra for the red switches, $80 is definitely a steal.

  • No Ping
  • 1000hz over USB/6KRO.
  • PS/2/NKRO
  • Locking Windows key
  • Swappable WSAD key caps/ Windows key caps.
  • Media keys.
  • A braided cable that should be used on mice.

Bravo CM.

This.
I recommend this keyboard to anyone who doesn't use/care about a numpad.
post #80 of 1084
added some white keycaps to the cm storm... was trying for a white, red and black theme.

-White KBC PBT Keycaps
-Doubleshot Escape Keycaps
-Doubleshot Red Control Keycaps from RGB Kit
-Japan Flag modifers.

Sorry about the bad pics, its cell phone pic..too lazy to bring out my regular camera.

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