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While looking through several threads I've seen a lot of talk about many different keyboards. I purchased the OCN ducky keyboard recently and like it, but at times it doesn't seem as easy to press keys as I'd like. I got the MX Cherry black version, and was looking for another keyboard to try. I'd like a backlit one, and am not opposed to trying a tenkeyless. Would be interesting since I've never used a tenkeyless for gaming or typing. The spacebar is a little stiffer than I like and the black keys cause a little fatigue as they seem stiff, although I'm not sure it is just because it's new. Price is not an issue for the keyboard, and I normally play League of Legends, which utilizes QWER, D,F, V, B, P, 1-6, Esc, Tab and the spacebar. All suggestion and reasons would be greatly appreciated. Thanks guys and gals! biggrin.gif

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You won't really know until you try the various switches that they have to offer. I personally have only tried MX browns and blues. For me, browns > blues simply because I love the feel and it makes less noise. Browns are a perfect medium between noise and comfort. It all comes down to personal preference though.

For myself, I'm trying to purchase a Filco with MX browns once I get the money. They are just so nice looking and non glossy like my Das. If you are interested, I am thinking about putting my Das back up for sale. Its has MX browns and has been used only for a few months.
    
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Well if price is not an option, then you might look into a Filco. If you don't like the blacks because of stiffness, you may consider reds, which are also a linear (non-tactile) switch that requires less force.
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For myself, I'm trying to purchase a Filco with MX browns once I get the money. They are just so nice looking and non glossy like my Das. If you are interested, I am thinking about putting my Das back up for sale. Its has MX browns and has been used only for a few months.

Is the Das keyboard backlit? I had been looking at them until I saw the OCN Ducky ones and figured I'd give it a shot. I originally wanted a Brown one but they were out of stock so went with the Black.
    
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The Das keyboards are not backlit.
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The Das keyboards are not backlit.

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post #7 of 27
You might be looking at MX Cherry Brown or even Reds. Most of the good ones are not backlit. Honestly my screen is bright enough for me to type in the dark so I find back light useless for me. Anyways some good brands are Filco, Leopold, Rosewill(rebranded Filcos from newegg).
    
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The only backlit keyboards that I know of are the Blackwidow , Deck Legend, and Ducky Shine. If I were to ever get a backlit keyboard (which I won't) it would be the Ducky Shine.
    
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post #9 of 27
I love my Filco keyboard. I thought all this mechanical keyboard stuff was just a load of trash.... obviously things make perfect sense now.

I would recommend Filco all the way - it's what was recommended to me by the OCN community. thumb.gif
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Steel series 7g all the way. Simply the most comfortable keyboard ever
 
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