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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.
that still would be awesome, random color so you will be playing

*ooooh what for color will i get with this key and with that key XD *
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The U9BL is going to use coated dye-sub keys. So it shouldn't wear off, not this decade at least. No ugly blotches shining through the keycap like you get with Razer or Saitek boards. Not as good as Deck's double shots, but the board is cheaper and has more features, so meh.
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The U9BL is going to use coated dye-sub keys. So it shouldn't wear off, not this decade at least. No ugly blotches shining through the keycap like you get with Razer or Saitek boards. Not as good as Deck's double shots, but the board is cheaper and has more features, so meh.
How much will the U9BL be?
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It's $170 on their website, $150 on Amazon. Sorry, should have said "has" not "will have"; several people already have it.
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I'm ordering my U9BL tomorrow from a Canadian distributor
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It's $170 on their website, $150 on Amazon. Sorry, should have said "has" not "will have"; several people already have it.
At the Amazon price it's the same price as the Fire Deck, and only $10 less then all the rest except the Frost. At the $170 from their site, it's more then most of the Decks.
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I'm ordering my U9BL tomorrow from a Canadian distributor
What retailer would that be cord? I already caved and ordered it from ergogeek last week, but it'd be good to know.
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I was really looking forward to the U9BL until I found out the switches were blue. Just not sure if I will like them for gaming. Any gamers here use blue?
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I was really looking forward to the U9BL until I found out the switches were blue. Just not sure if I will like them for gaming. Any gamers here use blue?
I use blues, as well as Marin and IEATFISH, who I used to game competitively with on the official OCN TF2 team. It's honestly not that bad...it just takes some time getting used to. I was like you...wasn't really sure to choose between blues or browns. I ended up with blues because I realize typing was going to be much more important later on in life, and that I would get used to the blue keys for gaming...and I did. It's honestly not that bad. You just have to bottom out the keys when you game.
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How much force does it take for these normal dome keyboards? (ie: lycosa/g15) What switch would be the most comparable?
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