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post #1 of 10
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I understand that prices vary between companies, but when Ducky II is $150.

Corsair Vengeance with extra keys is $85 used.
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Vengeance-Performance-Mechanical-CH-9000003-NA/dp/B005QUQP94/ref=sr_1_2?s=videogames&ie=UTF8&qid=1350192452&sr=1-2&keywords=Black+Widow+Ultimate


Yes, it is used, but they are way cheaper than a Ducky II and have more functionality. So what gives?
Which keyboard would you recommend with back-lit keys (a preferably a few macro keys) that are cheap when bought used off of say, Amazon?

Thanks! thumb.gif
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post #2 of 10
MEKA G1 great for typing and gaming
post #3 of 10
The Esc and Function keys row on Corsair keyboards do not have mechanical switches. They are rubber membrane. The macro keys may be rubber membrane as well.
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post #4 of 10
I second the meka g1 because first its made by costar thus ensuring high quality and second I have a similar board but its the ozone strike and its the best board I own it just oozes quality, the mionix zibal 60 is the same board but has backlighting
post #5 of 10
Get the shine, 100% mechanical, great build quality, feels great.

Just my 2cents.gif
post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by Dynastyy View Post

MEKA G1 great for typing and gaming

Ok, but I do have to take into consideration that it's not back-lit. tongue.gif
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by Darkwizzie View Post

Ok, but I do have to take into consideration that it's not back-lit. tongue.gif

Get a shine, build quality is superb, it's back -lit and 100% mechanical.

Not to say this opinion is not bias, since I my self is a shine owner.
post #8 of 10
may i suggest the maxkeyboard Nighthawk x8 and/or x9 smile.gif check em out. I bought one out of frustration with my quick fire pro (the full board version) not working. More of an impulse buy really, but I was thoroughly satisfied. I hear great things about ducky's though. I think I may get one of those one day for work...they are a bit more than some mech boards though.
    
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkwizzie View Post

Ok, but I do have to take into consideration that it's not back-lit. tongue.gif

You can wait for the backlit version to come out if you're not in a hurry.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sefKJveA8lA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0hCWH9XOZs&feature=plcp
Edited by manoy385 - 10/14/12 at 1:50am
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by manoy385 View Post

You can wait for the backlit version to come out if you're not in a hurry.


wont be for a while first comes out in Taiwan then months later the US/CA
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