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Still looking for a Logitech Illuminated replacement

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I have used genuine Cherry red, blue and brown switches. I have also used Logitech's new Romer-G mechanical switches. I know it's a very unpopular opinion but I prefer Logitech's PerfectStroke scissor switches over all of them and it's not even close.

Why not just buy a Logitech Illuminated K740 then? Because Logitech intentionally gimped it with rollover issues blocking the W+SHIFT+SPACE combination. All of the free or $5 entry level keyboards that I own don't have this issue.
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Maybe the COUGAR 200K. TBH I've never really found a suitable replacement for the K800.
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I regret selling my Logitech Illuminated Keyboard to this day. I should have kept it around just in case I wanted to go back to it.
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Originally Posted by jologskyblues View Post

I regret selling my Logitech Illuminated Keyboard to this day. I should have kept it around just in case I wanted to go back to it.


I gave mine to my wife,and have been looking for a replacement (want RGB). The DeathStalker Chroma is still to loud for my liking. And the reddragon karura is silent but has it's issue's. The build quality isn't the best. I hadn't seen the cougar series that GigaChip mentioned until now,the KBC200 & 200K look interesting. I think I may give them a try. Also the Steelseries Apex line(non-mechanical) might be something to look at too.
 
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