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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
Moving the keycaps shouldn't be too much of a problem, hopefully. Some keyboards do have a slant on the keycaps, so having that mashed up may be weird.
Ya, I got that when I tried to move keys to dvorak on another keyboard. Some keys just flat out didn't work. Oh well.
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
He uses the Logitech G15.

Oh man, I am really looking forward to seeing what he thinks of this keyboard. I know he's gonna love it!!
Yeah, on the main desktop, but since I stopped using it since the blasted push pins on the CPU cooler stopped holding, I was using a wireless logitech on the second desktop, which I haven't used for a while as well. Lol

Keyboard I've been using the most is my laptop's, which isn't bad for me.

However, when I went to do some artwork last night, I needed an external keyboard on my laptop to have in front of the external display... I had to use some Zboard that mom doesn't use anymore...

Ugh, first few seconds of use, I decided to buy a real keyboard.

So the mechanical keyboard that will be on it's way will be used on a couple different machines. Lol
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Originally Posted by Hoodcom View Post
Yeah, on the main desktop, but since I stopped using it since the blasted push pins on the CPU cooler stopped holding, I was using a wireless logitech on the second desktop, which I haven't used for a while as well. Lol

Keyboard I've been using the most is my laptop's, which isn't bad for me.

However, when I went to do some artwork last night, I needed an external keyboard on my laptop to have in front of the external display... I had to use some Zboard that mom doesn't use anymore...

Ugh, first few seconds of use, I decided to buy a real keyboard.

So the mechanical keyboard that will be on it's way will be used on a couple different machines. Lol
I think that you're going to like it so much that you may end up wanting more than one!
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Does the model m have dye sublimated lettering?
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Anyone looking for some good deals on Newegg right now, all keyboards are 15% off.
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I think that you're going to like it so much that you may end up wanting more than one!
When that becomes the case, I would likely get a model with out the NKRO if there are any difference in it's use over USB.

Because I would have one handy for my laptop, and I can only use USB on it.

In any case, the one I am getting now will likely be used the most on my laptop since I about use it all the time. Lol
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post #5778 of 14564
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Originally Posted by Hoodcom View Post
When that becomes the case, I would likely get a model with out the NKRO if there are any difference in it's use over USB.

Because I would have one handy for my laptop, and I can only use USB on it.

In any case, the one I am getting now will likely be used the most on my laptop since I about use it all the time. Lol
Actually, just don't use the PS/2 to USB adapter in order to test it.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
I don't know if RGB LEDs is possible on a mechanical keyboard. In a rubber dome keyboard the LEDs are just addons spaced around the outside. In a mechanical keyboard they're an integral part of the electronics, the diodes (LED = light emitting diode) are what make a keyboard NKRO. I don't know if you can have multiple diodes in series per switch without screwing up the circuit. Plus you'd need control circuitry... Even without the other stuff you said it would still probably end up in the $300+ zone.
You can only use single color or bicolor LEDs with Cherry MX switches because there are only two holes per switch for two pins. Also, if you wanna use LEDs then you cannot wire them into the keyboard matrix because the individual LEDs would only light up when related keys are being pressed.
post #5780 of 14564
That would actually be pretty cool. Press a key and it lights up? I'd like to see it tried at least once, for effect. And only have the top of the key printed so the light shines out the sides. Yeah... That'd be cool as hell.
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