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Mini/Tenkeyless Mechanical Keyboard for $60-80?

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Does anyone know of a good keyboard with the size of a Choc Mini or a tenkeyless (prefer the mini over tenkeyless) with linear and light force switches (don't care if its is Alps or Cherry, (if Alps, not the crappy Alps)) and decent build quality (doesn't need to amazing).

The max I would be willing to spend would around $100, but I really would like it to be around $60-80 with shipping. Thanks
Edited by hour1702 - 10/31/12 at 3:20pm
post #2 of 12
When you say "light, linear switches", do you mean with lights? Or you're looking for a light, linear switch? ( Cherry Blacks/reds ).
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Originally Posted by Davayy View Post

When you say "light, linear switches", do you mean with lights? Or you're looking for a light, linear switch? ( Cherry Blacks/reds ).
The latter.
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post #5 of 12
I got my Quickfire Rapid Red on sale for $64. It seems like it cannot be found at less than $90 right now though.
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these are the only compact with reds that I know of outside of ebay or international: http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=search_list&s[search]=Vortex&s[title]=Y&s[short_desc]=Y&s[full_desc]=Y&s[sku]=Y&s[match]=all&s[cid]=14

I have a Race with white backlit and Reds, (Race has the extra F and arrow keys whereas Pure and Poker do not and are thus even more compact)
Edited by bojinglebells - 10/31/12 at 3:20pm
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post #7 of 12
If you want a Choc Mini with MX Red, you could always get a Choc Mini with MX Red...

KeyCool 84 can also be had with MX Red.

Also various KBTs, as mentioned above.
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by FoxWolf1 View Post

If you want a Choc Mini with MX Red, you could always get a Choc Mini with MX Red...
KeyCool 84 can also be had with MX Red.
Also various KBTs, as mentioned above.

Don't want to import.
post #9 of 12
Get the cm storm quick fire rapid with the reds everything else is a bit more pricey and I don't like cherrry stabilizers on plate mounted boards hence my reason for staying away from leopold
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Quick fire rapid /w reds if you don't mind the branding
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