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i contacted tech support to ask if there was an SDK available so people could write custom applets like on the G15/G19. unfortunately the answer was no, and they don't have any plans to make an SDK available either. this is a huge downside IMHO. i currently have a G19 and i find myself using custom applets all the time (fraps, evga precision, etc).

That right there is where there is gonna be a problem with something this fancy...

I see that they support TeamSpeak... but what about Ventrillo? I use a G15 / G13 combo and it works with both clients.... but who knows if this keyboard would support multiple communication software.

Either way, it's a lot to invest in a keyboard to still not get virtually "everything" you want (for that price...) Now if they bring it down to under $200, then maybe... we can forgive some stuff and let it slide... but 3 bills is kind of a hard sell.
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post #12 of 26
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Originally Posted by fadetoblack View Post

i contacted tech support to ask if there was an SDK available so people could write custom applets like on the G15/G19. unfortunately the answer was no, and they don't have any plans to make an SDK available either. this is a huge downside IMHO. i currently have a G19 and i find myself using custom applets all the time (fraps, evga precision, etc).

 

Well that is a bust. 

 

I wonder if they are even going add apps and/or update the module. 

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Does Coretemp work with this keyboard
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All they had to do was make it mechanical and I would have bought 2!
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US$300+ price tag keyboard ... I thought we're having a global economic downturn redface.gif
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Well, I'm broke now! lol

post #17 of 26
Hi, I registerd on here just to reply to this thread.

Great Review!

The whole keyboard is amazing, the touch screen is just 1 step beyond awesome.

But there seems to be a major con with it, that is you cant use any other Apps for the screen ?

Im currently using a G19 and pretty much the thing i use that screen for is displaying
AIDA 64. The temp and monitoring ultility.

so AIDA 64 wouldnt work on that touch screen unless Cyborg release a SDK ?

If thats so, then its a real shame, as with other companies being able to use that
screen, well that would be the strike 7 keyboard, practically unbeatable ?

Would AIDA 64 work on the touch screen ?

thanks
post #18 of 26
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Welcome to OCN!

 

As of right now you cannot load any apps. It's a real shame. 

 

I'm actually typing this from my G19... I can't live without AIDA support. 

 

I really hope MadCatz comes out with an SDK. It severely cripples the keyboard.

 

I may be doing a review of the Razer Deathstalker Ultimate (G19 and STRIKE 7's main competition) and compare all three once it the Deathstalker Ultimate ships.

post #19 of 26
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Welcome to OCN!

As of right now you cannot load any apps. It's a real shame. 

I'm actually typing this from my G19... I can't live without AIDA support. 

I really hope MadCatz comes out with an SDK. It severely cripples the keyboard.

I may be doing a review of the Razer Deathstalker Ultimate (G19 and STRIKE 7's main competition) and compare all three once it the Deathstalker Ultimate ships.

thanks for the reply, the Razer keyboard does look interesting smile.gif

though im gonna sound like a right nit picker now

I use a Razer nostromo (aka belkin n52) and mouse combo, which means for games, I hardly touch the keyboard at
all. I have the keyboard tucked about 2 feet away under the monitor, with the G19 you can angle that screen
so u can see it, even when the keyboard is away from you. The Razer keyboard screen is flat or thereabouts, so having
that tucked away in front of me might make the viewing angle tricky - yeh, whiney i know
but thats how I like to game smile.gif I can see the temps of my PC on the fly while gaming, from 2 feet away.

maybe cyborg will get the msg and release an sdk ;p
post #20 of 26
Somebody actually bought this gimmick. Congrats...
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