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I'm looking to buy a new keyboard as my left control button is going out. It doesn't work unless pushing on it really hard, which is really annoying when gaming.

Anyways, any idea when the new OCN duckys are supposed to be available?

I was considering one of the OCN Duckys or something like the Steelseries 6gv2. I plan to use it for both gaming and general typing, but it also must have basic media controls. Any recommendations that I am not considering?
Edited by Xazen - 4/4/11 at 8:29pm
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Originally Posted by Xazen View Post
I'm looking to buy a new keyboard as my left control button is going out. It doesn't work unless pushing on it really hard, which is really annoying when gaming.

Anyways, any idea when the new OCN duckys are supposed to be available?
I heard whoever send chunky_chimp the most PM's gets the answer.
Edited by Crazy9000 - 4/4/11 at 9:13pm
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Anyways, any idea when the new OCN duckys are supposed to be available?
No ETA, I haven't heard back about the order status for the second shipment. Be patient, it's a massive order to work out; we'll have a LOT more stock this time around plus several more types of Ducky, so it'll be worth the wait.

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I heard whoever send chunky_chimp the post PM's gets the answer.
Well you heard wrong, I'll post both here and in the other thread for Duckys once I hear back.
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No ETA, I haven't heard back about the order status for the second shipment. Be patient, it's a massive order to work out; we'll have a LOT more stock this time around plus several more types of Ducky, so it'll be worth the wait.



Well you heard wrong, I'll post both here and in the other thread for Duckys once I hear back.
Dangit I typo'd. I was trying to fill your inbox .
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Dangit I typo'd. I was trying to fill your inbox .
That would actually take a lot of work, or a lot of automated spamming, which would probably get you banned.
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That would actually take a lot of work, or a lot of automated spamming, which would probably get you banned.
Or 500 members sending a bunch each. What's your limit though, 10k or something?

Not sure how I pressed "P" instead of "M". I'd use this dell keyboard at work as an excuse, but the P is not really anywhere near "M".
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Yeah, 10,000, and I'm not even at half that right now.
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Yeah, 10,000, and I'm not even at half that right now.
Thanks for the info.
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I'm currently in the market for a nice mechanical keyboard, I've always been a heavy computer user, but I've recently picked of Starcraft 2, and gotten a few more coding jobs, so I've been really giving my fingers a workout.
I type at around 90-120 WPM, and I find that my fingers are now starting to get tired out after a few hours of work/gaming.
I'm looking for a way to help me avoid typos when coding (cuz they're a pain in the ass to find/correct) and help save me from any RSI's that might come from heavy typing/gaming.
I've done quite a bit of research on mechanical switches, but I haven't had the chance to try them out. From what I've read, MX Browns would suite my needs best (fairly light, tactile feedback, and not too noisy (I work late, don't want to wake the roomies)

Looking at the keyboards that offer MX Browns, the Filco Majestouch series and the Das Ultimate/Professional S series, can anyone give me pros/cons of these keyboards, or other suggestions of keyboards that offer the MX browns (or another switch that you feel could meet my needs).
Here's what I'm looking for:
Tactile feedback
Not super stiff (no MX greys for me)
Not super loud (would prefer to have something quieter than the MX blues)
NKRO (big help with gaming, and if I'm coding whilst sleep deprived)

Thanks in advance for the help
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MX Browns sound about right. They're more boring to type on than the MX Blues but I like their click better for gaming.
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