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Should I RMA my Blackwidow?

Poll Results: Worth it to RMA?

Poll expired: Oct 19, 2011 This is a multiple choice poll
  • 55% of voters (15)
    Yeah!1111
  • 11% of voters (3)
    Who cares
  • 0% of voters (0)
    No
  • 33% of voters (9)
    Razer sucks
27 Total Votes  
post #1 of 9
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Blackwidow Ultimate that I purchased from Newegg 3 weeks ago. The egg offers 30 days on RMAs... The light on numpad 3 is out. Is it worth the hassle to RMA this?

post #2 of 9
id be more worried about the grease looking stuff by your directional keys


why not rma, thats what its for, i spend money, i want my money spent well.
   
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post #3 of 9
It's entirely up to you, me personally I'd probably keep the board and save myself the hassle. Though on the other hand it sucks to get a defective product straight out of the gate. Research if there's a way to change out the lights by yourself without RMA and get the best of both options possibly?
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post #4 of 9
If it isn't working as intended... RMA. Those LEDs die a lot anyway.
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post #5 of 9
Depends. If you bought the keyboard for the backlight LED, then RMA it. If you bought it for the Cherry mx blues, then RMA it. Go for a Leopold :]. If you got the mula, then go for the Filco!
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post #6 of 9
There's a good chance that it will come back with another defect though. I've been using Razer mices all my life but I can't deny that they have some pretty shoddy quality control and quite a few people have had bad experiences with the RMA process (getting products in worse conditions then the ones they sent).

But, if you're anything like me, my OCD would kick in and that number 3 would bug the crap out of me! lol. I'd RMA... or return if and maybe buy a leopold.
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post #7 of 9
If it was me and if RMA only took about a week - two weeks then yes i would RMA. other than that i would suffer for the rest of my life cuz the stupid light is off. (not really for the rest of my life, at least just till i buy or change the stupid thing biggrin.gif).
    
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post #8 of 9
Lot of people had the same problem with this keyboard. I would be pissed off to see something like that after 3 week and actually that exactly what happened with my piranha headset.
I agree with SherryTon, if you bought it for the backlight than you should RMA it.
post #9 of 9
I'd RMA it, get what you payed for.

That last option is going to get a lot of votes. The Razer hate runs strong on OCN.
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