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Got mine two weeks ago, here in the UK. I ordered a keyboard with blue switches and white LEDs. Chuffed as anything!!!
    
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Well my birthday finally arrived and I was allowed to open and start using my present, a Shine 2 with blue LED and brown keys. I have to say it has been a bit difficult adjusting. I was using a Logitech Illuminated for about 4 years and was very accustomed to the laptop style keys. Also, the Ducky seems a bit more cramped, and I suspect my hands will take some time to adjust.
However, I do really enjoy the feel of the keys themselves. And the blue leds are beoootiful.
I don't like whatever was done to some of the larger keys to stabilize them, as they lose the feel of the browns. They feel stiffer and as others have said, mushy. I may just try to remove the stabilization on the left shift key as I use that one the most.
edit: hmm I am not sure how to remove the shift key. The key remover that came with the ducky doesn't seem to latch on to it very well. Maybe I just need to put a bit more force on it but I was afraid of scratching it.

The larger keys have 3 hold points, so start from an edge, then you will be able to lift the key easier.
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Low intesnity lights are easier on the eyes. Red is pretty easy on the eyes, but keep in mind you can lower the brightness so it isn't too blinding.

It's less of a need to not be blinded with them, but for them not to do a light show in my room. I live in a Studio so any kind of bright light on the light spectrum scale lights up my room. It's not 100% necessity because the lights can be turned off, but it would be nice to be worried about turning the lights off before I hop into bed.

Unless the lights are so bright they would show up at night anyway?

So I basically have to decide between Red and Green. Red would be better to not have any light bother me in the dark? I know Blue and White disrupt my sleeping.
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I just got mine today smile.gif I'm not sure about the shift keys either. Kind of mushy?

Also wish the cord was a bit longer. I don't know if my desk is stable either since it wobbles a bit when I type too.
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I just got mine today smile.gif I'm not sure about the shift keys either. Kind of mushy?
Also wish the cord was a bit longer. I don't know if my desk is stable either since it wobbles a bit when I type too.

Mine is rock solid. Try putting it on different surfaces to see!
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Mine is rock solid. Try putting it on different surfaces to see!

Same here. I'm not sure that a different surface will matter, since the keyboard has such a solid build to it I doubt it will show any twisting.
    
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Just got mine! TKL with blue LEDs and brown switches. I love it! Feels a lot weirder because I've been used to reds, so these keys are a little stiffer than I'm used to. The blue LEDs look more purple to me than blue, I don't know if anyone else sees that. They come out more blue in photos though. A little harsh on the eyes IMO, especially if you turn the intensity up. tongue.gif I keep mine at 60%-70% because they distract me if they're any higher. The settings are really nifty. I don't really notice the mushy feel of the larger keys, maybe the left shift key, but the spacebar and backspace key don't really give me much issue; once again, I think this is because I'm used to using red switches...

Hope everyone else loves their keyboard!! biggrin.gif
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So I ended up ordering the Ducky Shine 2 Tenkeyless Green LED Backlit Brown MX Cherry Mechanical Keyboard.

I hope I made the right decision on all those counts. Mainly getting the Tenkeyless insteaed of a standard keyboard layout, going with the Green backlight, and getting the Brown Switches.

This will be my first mechanical keyboard. I'm coming from using a Logitech G15 rev. 2
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