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I was able to choose English on the drop down. Shipping is only $10 to the US.

As for a safe place to buy... Kip was the one that suggested it! Hopefully he can weigh in here.

PCHome is a good safe place to buy from. Their 10$ deal can't be beat. Many ocn and others, such as geekhack, have been success full buying there. Use the international sight, not the Chinese one translated and take your time to make sure your info is right. They do sell English only caps, but you may have to look for them.

Hope that helps.
 
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I regret getting mine with blue leds, definitely not as clear as white leds but still beautiful. But the keyboard is absolutely beautiful. Do blue leds really damage your eyes?

Also is it just me or is the backlighting uneven on the lowest brightness setting for the keys Q, Pause, PgUp and PgDn?

I love my blue leds
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I just got the Black o-rings (50a-r) and I'm using the Ducky Shine with white LEDS and Red switches... And, wow, reduces the travel by almost a quarter. The switches bounce back faster and it seems easier to type quicker. Using a program to test my WPM the first two days I had the board it was about 74-79. Since adding the o-rings 86-92 (8 test rounds). I should of tested just prior to adding them but it's too late.

I had the Black Widow Ultimate with Blue switches and found them horrible for FPS gaming. I also didn't like the cheap feel of a secondary part in the key switch when pressed down. But, then again it could of been the fact it was a Razer... tongue.gif

I'm interested what others have to say about using o-rings. I opted with the black since I didn't want a mush feeling, but reduce travel.
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Can you get this keyboard with PBT keys? Looks like there was some confusion about it earlier in this thread, has there been any confirmation?
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I regret getting mine with blue leds, definitely not as clear as white leds but still beautiful. But the keyboard is absolutely beautiful. Do blue leds really damage your eyes?

Also is it just me or is the backlighting uneven on the lowest brightness setting for the keys Q, Pause, PgUp and PgDn?

The only place I've noticed any uneven lighting is the lock keys, caps, number, and scroll are brighter than the rest of the board. I think in that case it's intentional to make them standout against the rest of the board as a status. My board seems to be lit pretty evenly.
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The only place I've noticed any uneven lighting is the lock keys, caps, number, and scroll are brighter than the rest of the board. I think in that case it's intentional to make them standout against the rest of the board as a status. My board seems to be lit pretty evenly.

Same here, lighting is even apart from the lock keys.
    
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The only place I've noticed any uneven lighting is the lock keys, caps, number, and scroll are brighter than the rest of the board. I think in that case it's intentional to make them standout against the rest of the board as a status. My board seems to be lit pretty evenly.

It actually looks more like fixed lighting strength to me redface.gif, turn the lighting to the max you will notice they are slightly dimmer than the rest.
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It actually looks more like fixed lighting strength to me redface.gif, turn the lighting to the max you will notice they are slightly dimmer than the rest.

I haven't played with the brighter settings too much but you're right. Good catch.
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So from what i understand many (all?) Ducky keyboard have detachable cords? Whats the deal with that?

Many brands boast about low response times for their keyboards. From what ive seen Ducky is not mentioning response time in their product info. Surely Ducky keyboards have the same low response times as certain other keyboards though?

Response time is irrelevant unless you're going to start talking about different types of switches, all of the offerings in Cherry's lineup have the same debounce time.
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Just ordered a MX Brown with white LEDs from PChome last night. Can't wait biggrin.gif I'll let you guys know how it turns out.
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