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Seems like a good solid keyboard. Unfortunate that my previous one gave up the ghost and I HAD to pick up something that was at the market at that time. TT Meka G-unit is quite similar features wise just lacks the full backlight.
Mech keys
backlit
detachable cable
ISO layoput
three or more macro keys
All win in my book. If it only would be available as tenkeyless as well ... hmmm ... I think CM had a tenkeyless version of this one as well ? If its available in ISO it would be the first tenkeyless backlit ISO mech keyboard in the world as far as I'm aware.

Sadly CM's tenkeyless board isn't backlit, and I don't believe there is an ISO model or even any availability in Europe.
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NKRO is overrated. My Filco has it and I've never needed it. I can't think of any situation where I would need to be holding down 7 keys simultaneously....which would involve my right hand not being on the mouse.
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NKRO is overrated. My Filco has it and I've never needed it. I can't think of any situation where I would need to be holding down 7 keys simultaneously....which would involve my right hand not being on the mouse.

I've used as many as 10 keys at once quite frequently. I'm sorry you bought more than you needed, but there's nothing overrated about it.

Even if you don't need true NKRO, the fact a keyboard is capable of it generally means a better circuit board and attention to detail in build. It also means you won't end up with any nasty 2KRO surprises in certain sections of the board that them OEM figured weren't important. Just about anyone in the world who games, types frequently, or makes extensive shortcuts can appreciate how truly bad 2kro is.
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NKRO I'm sure has some small purpose out there, but I can't imagine anything requiring more than 6 key presses that can't be done with a shortcut or macro.

zero what do you use more than 6 keys for if you don't mind me asking. =\
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NKRO I'm sure has some small purpose out there, but I can't imagine anything requiring more than 6 key presses that can't be done with a shortcut or macro.
zero what do you use more than 6 keys for if you don't mind me asking. =\

2 player split screen
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Dont want. if it cant power my toaster.. forget it!
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2 player split screen

I did this once with my brother. We just plugged in 2 cheapie USB keyboards and problem solved. And that's still a pretty obscure usage scenario to justify NKRO.
Edited by dr/owned - 5/8/12 at 7:04pm
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So when will these boards be available?
 
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So when will these boards be available?
I'd like to know this too.
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The US should get the Brown and Black switch models near the end of May, while the Blue and Red switch models should arrive near the end of June.
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