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I like the backlighting and the discrete media keys. biggrin.gif
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Want advice? Lower the price by 50%.

Seriously.
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Originally Posted by gsa700 View Post

Want advice? Lower the price by 50%.
Seriously.
Agree that is a bit pricey.
It would be worth the price if they put the gaming pad on it like the Merc Stealth keyboard they have.
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Originally Posted by Cape Cod View Post

Agree that is a bit pricey.
It would be worth the price if they put the gaming pad on it like the Merc Stealth keyboard they have.

I agree I have had 2 ideazon merc stealth 3 Steal series stealth KB and loved the idea but with out cherrys it was just a cheap KB .

Now if they built on that idea and combined these switches and come up with other new innovations to the stealth it would almost be worth a decent price but as it stands I just had to RMA my KB a month or so ago and the key they sent broke so instead of doing a RMA again I tossed it in the pile and bought a CM storm and will probably never buy another steal series produce again .
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i dont see many people buying it at that price. unless people are just hardcore steelseries fanatics. i dont fully understand the need to spend so much money on a keyboard. i can understand buying a high quality mouse as that is more precise but keyboards all pretty much do the same thing unless these more expensive ones have like a faster response time when you push a key which i doubt would be blatantly noticeable lol. im probably just uninformed about the appeal of $100+ keyboards
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With that stupid backwards L shaped ENTER key?
Absolutely never for no price ever.


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With that stupid backwards L shaped ENTER key?
Absolutely never for no price ever.
Screw _|

Pretty much this.
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post #9 of 23
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Sounds like OCN doesn't like it Steelseries.

That BigAss Enter key always drove me nuts on your keyboard designs.

You guys are DANES, not TAIWANESE!

Danish


Taiwanese

Edited by ripster - 10/7/12 at 4:24pm
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I really like the backlit, however one thing that is somewhat annoying is the key sizes (enter keys, backspace and shifts, etc.) which prevent you from getting a full custom keycap set... I could only go for the 37 set for my 7G (WASD and arrow keys).
Discrete multimedia keys are a great idea, on the 7g they are overlayed on the first few F keys, however sometimes I find myself having to do really awkward stretches with my hands to try and reach them with only one hand. Everything else looks good too.
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