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The Razor Black Widow (ultimate for backlight) is great.
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Originally Posted by Phoenixlight View Post

The Razor Black Widow (ultimate for backlight) is great.

I'd considered Razor, but reconsidered after remembering the problems I've had with their products in the past.
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Originally Posted by fat_italian_stallion View Post

Steel series 7g all the way. Simply the most comfortable keyboard ever

I'd looked at that keyboard too but didn't see many recommendations for it hear on the forums. Although that one is Black switches as well if I recall.
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Originally Posted by narmour View Post

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

Filcos look like they might be pretty good, any particular model?
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Originally Posted by bill4b0ngx View Post

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).

Yeah backlit isn't necessary, just a perk. I like colorful things, haha. Any particular models that you would recommend for reds? I think Filco and Leopold have some, but I really don't know what sites to go to in order to find good mechanical keyboards other than Amazon and Newegg.
    
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post #13 of 27
Reds are hard to come by IIRC.

Corsair just put out two mech board with reds though:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823816001
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823816002
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post #14 of 27
Someone brought up the Rosewill RK-9000. It seems to be a rebranded Filco Majestouch 2.

Well, they look identical and the Rosewill has Filco Electronics in it.

Rosewill:

http://geekhack.org/showwiki.php?title=Island:12688

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823201040

Filco:

http://www.amazon.com/Filco-Majestouch-2-Keyboard-FKBN104M-EB2/dp/B004VKUSG6

I don't have a Mech keyboard right now. I have just been checking them out.
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post #16 of 27
If price isn't a concern, Happy Hacking keyboards are regarded as possibly the best keyboards on the planet:

http://www.elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=pfu_keyboards
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Originally Posted by Elvandar View Post

If price isn't a concern, Happy Hacking keyboards are regarded as possibly the best keyboards on the planet:
http://www.elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=pfu_keyboards

What's the difference between the Pro 2 and Pro 2 type S?

Edit: The audio control keys are Mac only, how lame
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The type "S" version uses their own patented soft-landing platforms to make for more silent keypresses
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Have you tried popping out the space bar and putting it back in? I had the same problem with my spacebar on my blue switch ducky, but after resetting it back on, it felt much better to press on.
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Have you tried popping out the space bar and putting it back in? I had the same problem with my spacebar on my blue switch ducky, but after resetting it back on, it felt much better to press on.

Just did it, seems to work a little better haha.
    
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