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Yes you should drop 150 on a keyboard, best choice I've made yet!!
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Back light isn't all its cracked up to be imo :-) my last keyboard was and I found myself being lazy looking down at the keys to type, on my new filco I got with blank key caps I have improved my typing in 2 months 10 fold!
Edited by protzman - 12/6/12 at 11:25am
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Back light isn't all its cracked up to be imo :-) my last keyboard was and I found myself being lazy looking down at the keys to type, on my new filco I got with blank key caps I have improved my typing in 2 months 10 fold!

I'll bet that's true enough, but I'm sure you could get a far bigger improvement with some dedicated touch typing practice on Mavis Beacon. Full on touch typing on a mechanical totally rocks my world. I love the look and feel of fine engineering, and I do type a fair bit faster on the mechanical, even with only a few days of acclimatisation.
    
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i know right! its a very nice idea biggrin.gif
thats pretty explanetory, +rep. but one last question, is there any other keyboard that has backlight and is overall good? im set on the Ducky with keycaps later on (i found some portal ones+memes, and some from WASD) but just wondering before i drop $150 on a keyboard. also i recently read about the synapse 2.0 issue, not that i go to LAN too much, but he fact that macros not working when not connected to the interwebz is a bit annoying, it feels like razer is tracking me. also iOne? i didnt list such thing headscratch.gif

 

There's Deck keyboards, but they cost around $200. 

Only worth it if you're in it for the MX-Clears. 

 

The Synapse 2.0 issue probably won't get fixed with a proper offline mode. Though, I wouldn't worry too much about it. 

 

I hardly have net drop so it wouldn't be one I'm concerned with. 

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There's Deck keyboards, but they cost around $200. 
Only worth it if you're in it for the MX-Clears. 

The Synapse 2.0 issue probably won't get fixed with a proper offline mode. Though, I wouldn't worry too much about it. 

I hardly have net drop so it wouldn't be one I'm concerned with. 

i cant find any samples for the clears. what is this panda switch exactly? is it like a feeling giving black switch? if so that is just pure awesome. also im not too concerned with the net thing too, its just bothersome to think someone in somewhere is logging what you do. (inb4 paranoia) also the decks seem nice, but the font is weird lol

also would it be too hard to change all the switches on the mionix to blues? or is it because i tried the MX blacks which i believe were on a bad keyboard? its the asus one im talking about, the one below:

http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?17666-CG-8580-Bundle-MX-Black-ROG-Keyboard-amp-GX900-Gaming-Mouse&s=0a9adec3ca9e24ff4c1eaac5e6f20618
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Bought an OCN ducky the week they where released. Had a orange juice spill recently so I sprayed some Deoxit in the switches and im amazed at how well things worked out. all of my keys that where only half releasing are all good as new.
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Wish there was more of an market for that so people would make them! There were some acrylic cases I saw I think on mechanical keyboards . com but imo they were super ugly!

Yeah I saw those acrylic "roofs." I guess I should have been more specific though...I want to replace the plastic housing of the entire keyboard with a custom housing like the aluminum ones that mechanical keyboards had, or the blue one that Boost used in the keyboard of the month. Anyone recommend a good custom housing for a QFR that's actually in stock somewhere? Thanks!
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I wasn't talking about the roof's. Someone actually has made acrylic housings for tkl keyboards! Maybe not mechkb . com but somewhere!

Though I too would like t know where that blue aluminum one came from!
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I could love a transparent red acrylic cover for my Filco...
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