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Ok, so the board has been revised? That's good to know... if I end up returning the Logitech, I guess I'll give one of them a shot.
Have you tried these new keys? One of the reasons why I jumped on this board is because of the shorter travel than regular Cherry switches. I'm a soft touch typist so the shorter travel and increased sensitivity sounded like a safe bet for me. It doesn't have palm support so I don't know if I'll get along with it, but I certainly will give it a shot.

It's common to all keyboards that use the Cherry MX RGB switches. The clear housing plus the larger size LEDs mean the LEDs can only be installed under the switches now. For example:

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That's the Cherry MX Blue in the Ducky Shine 5. Now here's the Cherry MX Brown in the Corsair Strafe RGB:



There will still be the occasional issues with LEDs as I myself had with the Ducky Shine 5. But the overall LED failure is a lot lower with these implementations.

As far as if I have tried these out, yeah I did. The local Best Buy had a good selection of Cherry MX, Kailh and Romer G switches to try out smile.gif
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How is this keyboard any different from numerous others? Same RGB crap, cheap looking plastic keycaps, boring black color, similar price, same generic design.
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How is this keyboard any different from numerous others? Same RGB crap, cheap looking plastic keycaps, boring black color, similar price, same generic design.

What is a keyboard supposed to look like?

Here's ya go.... go get one! biggrin.gif



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Meh, I'll stick with my Rosewill Apollo, it's got MX browns, has the perfect feel for me, has very understated look that I love, & most importantly (to me) it has a very subtle red LED back lighting that is just enough for use in dark environments but does not bleed out from under the keys much. Considering it is only about a year old I figure I have a long way to go before I have to start thinking about upgrading my KB. thumb.gif
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I assume all you've tried is a clicky tactile switch then (MX Blue for example)? All I can say is visit a local retailer and try out different switches. The Romer G keys in this Logitech board feel and sound different than most other different switches. A safe bet would be something linear which is closer to a membrane style keyboard than what you may have used.

Not the clicking noise found in tactile switches, the high pitched metallic pinging noise you get from the spring reverberating.
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Not the clicking noise found in tactile switches, the high pitched metallic pinging noise you get from the spring reverberating.


There shouldn't be any metallic pinging noise from the spring....
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Not the clicking noise found in tactile switches, the high pitched metallic pinging noise you get from the spring reverberating.

You really should be having any spring reverberations at all, it's very tightly assembled as part of the Romer G switch as you can see from these images by Ripster:






The "light pillar" keeps it in place preventing any movement in the horizontal axes.
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I really like the direction Logitech went with this keyboard. There was always one issue or another with the G710+ which made me not want to get it over the K70.

Now though, I have a nice alternative to my K70 if I ever need a new keyboard.
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The description of the Romer Gs made me want this... I have a little experience with various Cherries, but I've been on a bubble keyboard for so long I figured the Romer G would probably be the closest.

After my Northgate Omnikey Ultra died... yeah, there weren't any other good mechanical keyboards... went original MS Natural then got used to the Natural layout... I think it's time to switch back... so I can't wait to get it. I really need the backlit keys for night time use. I don't care about the RGB, the thing it will allow me to do is find one color that will work, don't need all that fancy crap but being able to select what background color I want is a plus.

If I don't like this, I guess I'll try the K95... that was my other previous next choice...
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they need a TLK RGB to their lineup rather then another full size keyboard

I don't understand how some of you can use a TKL board but the Logitech G410 is here..

Time to buy! I love the Romer G switch far more than the Topre but I hated the keycaps on the Logitech G910 that I have. Can't wait for my 810 to get here.
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