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Just got a QFR for my GF's desktop 2 days ago and I am experienceing some problems with the keys (Capslock, Backspace, LSHIFT, T key and Y key). There are times when this keys are not registering/working at all, it usually happens when I wake up after 6-8 hrs of sleep. Then the only way to make it work is to connect it to my main Desktop PC where my CM Triggers are, and reconnect the usb cable until the keys work (takes me 20+ retries). But once it works everything is working perfectly until the next cold boot.

PS - I am using it mainly via PS2.
Edited by dezt - 4/30/13 at 9:00am
post #972 of 1084
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Just got a QFR for my GF's desktop 2 days ago and I am experienceing some problems with the keys (Capslock, Backspace, LSHIFT, T key and Y key). There are times when this keys are not registering/working at all, it usually happens when I wake up after 6-8 hrs of sleep. Then the only way to make it work is to connect it to my main Desktop PC where my CM Triggers are, and reconnect the usb cable until the keys work (takes me 20+ retries). But once it works everything is working perfectly until the next cold boot.

PS - I am using it mainly via PS2.

Try it on another PC. Also, you can't Hot Swap PS/2 like USB, you need to reboot (and iirc you shouldn't even plug them into the system while its ON). If it messes up on another PC, exchange the keyboard. If it works flawless on another PC/laptop then could be flaky port/BIOS, check maybe the legacy settings need to be turned on in BIOS (I never had a problem, I leave mine using defaults/auto type detection).
post #973 of 1084
Yeah when I am connecting it to my main PC it is via my triggers usb cable which is connected to the usb port. And that is where I need to reconnect the cable 20+ times until it works. Once it works I return it to my GF's PC with the rapids default cable and via PS2 and everything will be fine until the next morning.
post #974 of 1084
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Yeah when I am connecting it to my main PC it is via my triggers usb cable which is connected to the usb port. And that is where I need to reconnect the cable 20+ times until it works. Once it works I return it to my GF's PC with the rapids default cable and via PS2 and everything will be fine until the next morning.
Do you have to use the PS/2 adapter? Why not connect directly to usb?
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post #975 of 1084
Ok will try it via USB today and check it again in the morning if it still stops working

Edit:

It is now connected via USB, ofcourse it is still working but will update this thread later in the morning incase the keys I mentioned earlier stops working again.

Edit 2:

So far so good KB is still working without problems.

Edit 3:

Stopped working again and needed to reconnect the usb till it worked. Looks like I need to have this RMA`ed frown.gif
Edited by dezt - 5/2/13 at 8:15am
post #976 of 1084
Just got the keyboard yesterday with Black Switches.
My first mechanical keyboard. So far I'm liking it. I'll mainly be using it for gaming at home, but I decided to take it to work today to see how typing all day would be with it. So far I must say I do like it a lot. I know technically black switches require the most force, but so far it doesn't seem like I'll be having any issues.
Makes me wonder tho about if I would like red switches.

I was surprised tho when I got the keyboard because it appears that they did change the esthetics of the keyboard.
They removed all logos on the top face. They also changed the Windows Key capface as well as removing the QuickFire from the space bar.
I actually prefer it. Looks like its almost an OEM keyboard, I was planning on painting the case anyway so I would have gotten rid of the logos anyway.
There is one CM Storm logo on the rear facing panel to the right of the middle cable slot, but it is out of sight so doesn't really bother me all that much.

post #977 of 1084
I got mine on tuesday and i love it. I thought that the blue ones were going to be loud like everyone says but they sound good to me. The feel of it is awesome and i do type better with them. It is way better than typical keyboards out there. I used to have a standard dell usb board. And it looks good to me with my setup.



Edited by gabecubano14 - 5/17/13 at 12:53pm
post #978 of 1084
Hi all
What about letters paint on default black WASD keycaps?
Paint erased?
Please share photos of your WASD and say how long you use it
Sorry for bad english
post #979 of 1084
How long have you had the keyboard? Send CMCarter a PM to see if he could help you out. He's a CoolerMaster rep.
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post #980 of 1084
thanks i send PM to CMCarter
i use keyboard one day and i easy could damage letters with nail
i think paint quality are very bad
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