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post #8821 of 14567
Yeah you're going to have to get someone else to buy it for you or go there yourself.
I'm waiting for my mom to go and come back from her business trip so she can pick up one of these babies for me.
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post #8822 of 14567
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How would someone from NA get their hands on a Ducky? And how are they these days (Ducky Keyboards)?
sign up at geekhack.org and message a member named imsto.
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post #8823 of 14567
So I'm a programmer but also a competitive tetris player so I know I want black or brown switches. I think brown might be a good compromise for my uses. SO i was thinking the das keyboard silent ultimate. any thoughts?
post #8824 of 14567
Not a bad choice at all.
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Not a bad choice at all.
thanks also I just found out they have an educational discount since I'm a college student so it's a good price at about 100 bucks
post #8826 of 14567
whats so great about ducky keyboards?
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post #8827 of 14567
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Originally Posted by calavera View Post
whats so great about ducky keyboards?
Ducky and Filco are manufactured by Costar however there are differences.
  • Ducky Keyboards come in 87, 104 and 108 layouts.
  • Ducky 104 and 108 layouts have three features: (F9) Windows Lock, (F10) Caps Lock/Ctrl swap, (F11) Windows/Alt swap
  • Ducky 104 and 108 layouts have Media Keys
  • Ducky 108 layout has Hot Keys
  • Ducky uses Cherry stabilizers instead of Costar stabilizers
  • Ducky has a detachable USB cable.
  • Ducky has a variety of Keycaps available
  • Ducky is cheaper

Edited by lmnop - 10/12/10 at 1:08am
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post #8828 of 14567
Lasered black-on-black keycaps are quite nice.
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So I'm a programmer but also a competitive tetris player so I know I want black or brown switches. I think brown might be a good compromise for my uses.
Brown should be better....

I couldn't do tetris on my MX black keyboard... It's great for what I play (FPS), but I wouldn't trust tetris on this...
Edited by De-Zant - 10/12/10 at 5:46am
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Brown should be better....

I couldn't do tetris on my MX black keyboard... It's great for what I play (FPS), but I wouldn't trust tetris on this...
Those are browns...
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