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It's a scissor-switch, a low profile rubber dome with a stabilizing mechanism. It's a step below a mechanical keyboard. It's probably better than the average rubber dome keyboard, but it's still a rubber dome.
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I'm still trying to find one with a couple more keys for programmable macros etc.


according to Yahoo Answers they were not happy with the original OEM some of the laser etching on the Key Caps were misaligned and the CTRL, Space and Enter Keys were not mechanical but the rest were.

Keyboard has Macros, Profile Key, Media Keys, Windows Key Lock, Laser Etched Key Caps, Cherry MX Black Linear with Gold Contacts like the 7G and had a very similar bundle. carrying case, extra macro and non macro key caps, key changer, attachable wrist wrest and to top it off it had a built in C-Media 6300 Audio chip.

one interesting note is the keyboard wasn't hard wired, it comes with a USB to USB cable in the box.
Edited by lmnop - 10/28/09 at 6:47am
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according to Yahoo Answers they were not happy with the original OEM some of the laser etching on the Key Caps were misaligned and the CTRL, Space and Enter Keys were not mechanical but the rest were.

Keyboard has Macros, Profile Key, Media Keys, Windows Key Lock, Laser Etched Key Caps, Cherry MX Black Linear with Gold Contacts like the 7G and had a very similar bundle. carrying case, extra macro and non macro key caps, key changer, attachable wrist wrest and to top it off it had a built in C-Media 6300 Audio chip.

one interesting note is the keyboard wasn't hard wired, it comes with a USB to USB cable in the box.
And is next to impossible to confirm that it actually exists. There have been a few people interested in the keyboard, but I don't think any of them actually managed to find one.

Also, linear switches are not very much fun to type on.
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I was looking for it but gave up. Nobody I know has it at all. I tried searching everywhere and got nothing. I sent an e-mail to them and they said they aren't making it anymore
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tweaktown got a sample, NCIX had it on their website for months. when they launched the Gigabyte Ghost Gaming Series it came out at the same time the Gigabyte GM-M8000 mouse did.
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tweaktown got a sample, NCIX had it on their website for months. when they launched the Gigabyte Ghost Gaming Series it came out at the same time the Gigabyte GM-M8000 mouse did.
That doesn't change the fact that it isn't easy to find.
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you can't find it, it's no longer in production. the Yahoo Answers says they are trying to get a new OEM for it but I wouldn't put any stock into it this keyboard came out in 2008 and it's going to be 2010 soon lol
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I just contacted Deck and they do custom work. you will have to email with a description, materials to get a quote.
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I just contacted Deck and they do custom work. you will have to email with a description, materials to get a quote.
I would think Deck's parent company would actually be doing the work.
The parent company is TG3.
http://www.tg3electronics.com/

However, such a custom keyboard would be prohibitively expensive for just one keyboard.
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I would think Deck's parent company would actually be doing the work.
The parent company is TG3.
http://www.tg3electronics.com/

However, such a custom keyboard would be prohibitively expensive for just one keyboard.
yeah they won't be doing any custom fiber glass or thermoplastic castings unless you order enough for a chinese village oh well.

he also told me their spacebar is made out of ABS but every other key is made out of Polyester.
Edited by lmnop - 10/28/09 at 10:40am
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yeah they won't be doing any custom fiber glass or thermoplastic castings unless you order enough for a chinese village oh well.

he also told me their spacebar is made out of ABS but every other key is made out of Polyester.
Polyester? That sounds weird. Are you sure he didn't mean polycarbonate (PC) or polyvinylchloride (PVC)?
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