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post #11 of 27
I just purchased a Razer Blackwidow Ultimate keyboard, and needless to say it was RMA'ed the next day. As soon as i started typing on it i was annoyed with the clack clack clack sound. So i am in the same boat as you i am looking for a good keyboard.
post #12 of 27
Thread Starter 
I still really really want a Ducky keyboard with brown switches, I'm just not sure if buying it from Europe is a good idea. Anyone here who's from Europe with one? Other than that the Das Keyboard with brown switches looks quite nice too. The only other alternative I really see for brown switches must be Zowie Celeritas, but it's quite expensive (at least here in Norway). Other than that it's the Corsair K60 and the Steelseries 6g v2.
Which sums it up to:
- Ducky (with brown switches).
- Das Keyboard S (Professional/Ultimate)
- Corsair K60 - I still feel like the red switches could be nice, at least better than black's.
- Steelseries 6gv2, unsure about the black switches though.
- Zowie Celeritas - not really sure about this one, kind of pricy.

I think that's my order of preference at the moment. Anyone know if there's a big difference between the Das Keyboard Model S and the Ducky keyboards? Is it worth the shipping? I mean, I can get a Das Keyboard from Germany, which reduces shipping costs by a lot tongue.gif
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post #13 of 27
protip: use the search button.

there is a ton of these threads, and there is a mechanical keyboard club that will answer all of your questions. mods should start linking to existing threads and closing new ones.
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post #14 of 27
I'll 2nd the OCN Ducky w/ MX Browns. I got the TKL
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post #15 of 27
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Well, I found out the Das Keyboard's aren't an alternative frown.gif With shipping and taxes and such it costs me as much as 230 USD. I've posted in the Ducky thread questioning how it is ordering from Europe. If it doesn't work out well I'm probably buying a Corsair K60.
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post #16 of 27
Filco KB are also very nice. Check this link out and lmk if they ship to you
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post #17 of 27
I'm very happy with my Filco. Most people are.
    
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post #18 of 27
Thread Starter 
The problem I keep forgetting about is the US layout. Is it possible to get a Filco keyboard with European layout? Preferably without any text, then it doesn't matter if the layout is German or British etc.
(I'm from Norway.)
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post #19 of 27
I really don't know about non US layouts, but I know this site has some:

http://www.keyboardco.com/
    
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post #20 of 27
I would send an email to EliteKeyboards and ask if they have a euro KB layout.

Is the only difference are the "Z" and "Y" keys are swapped?
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