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I could pay $60 for a G11, but the "features" wouldn't matter, because it's such a mushy keyboard, because it uses rubber domes.

I'd rather pay $100 for a circa 1982-84 IBM Model F, with a very precise buckling spring mechanism with a consistent, capacitive keyswitch, over a $60 keyboard with rubber domes that don't offer precision, but rather, a crutch for lack of typing skills.

I use a noisy keyboard older than I am, because it has better tactility than any normal 'gaming' keyboard.

The Steelseries 7G actually has mechanical switches, but they are linear in feel.

So, before you think about how pointless it is to spend $100 on a keyboard, think about how well the keyboard works at actually being a keyboard.
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I like my Lycosa because it doesn't take much to get the key pressed.

I'd much rather prefer not even having keys (love the virtual keyboard on my phone). Resistance is ridiculous.
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what type of mechanism is the saitek cyborg
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Originally Posted by Kamikaze127 View Post
I like my Lycosa because it doesn't take much to get the key pressed.

I'd much rather prefer not even having keys (love the virtual keyboard on my phone). Resistance is ridiculous.
There are some very light switches available, such as the cherry brown switches.
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what type of mechanism is the saitek cyborg
It's an ordinary rubber dome, as far as I'm aware.
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Originally Posted by Dark-Asylum View Post
no offense but this thread fails. i would honestly feel more comfortable shelling out 60 bucks for a G11 with all of its USEFUL capabilities and awesome logitech warranty than 150 bucks for some "mechanical" keyboard that is of "higher quality". guess what if you don't sword fight with your keyboard(see: pure pwnage)or throw it against the wall when you play it will be fine. take care of your equipment and it won't break.

no need to spend 140 bucks on some regular ass keyboard with backlights when you might as well just buy a cheap 10 dollar lamp to put next to your standard dell keyboard that you got with your prebuilt 5 years ago.
As the owner of both the G11 and Deck Legend Frost, I can say with complete confidence that I'd take the Deck ANY day of the week over the G11.
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Stupid freakin' rubber domes. I want a keyboard which NOTIFIES me through loud noise or tiny electric shocks that it's deciding to "unpress" the button even though I'm still pushing it down. You know when you're running around killing people then all of a sudden you stop running because W unpressed itself?

Gah.
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Stupid freakin' rubber domes. I want a keyboard which NOTIFIES me through loud noise or tiny electric shocks that it's deciding to "unpress" the button even though I'm still pushing it down. You know when you're running around killing people then all of a sudden you stop running because W unpressed itself?

Gah.
Absolutely hate that.

Anyways, elitekeyboards.com ran out of the cherry blues *cries*. Had it bookmarked forever. http://elitekeyboards.com/products.p...=fkbn87mcnpek#
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