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I'm thinking of changing it to only once per year and not two months in a row.

o_O, Why would you do that tongue.gif

So you don't end up with a mountain of OCN keycaps. tongue.gif

Also my next keyboard will be one with a US layout, finding PBT ISO keycap sets is a nightmare here.
post #12422 of 36807
I have recently been wanting a new keyboard. Right now I am using a I-rocks backlit because I dumped beer in my Razor Lycosa.

Does anyone have experience with the Logitech G710+?

I want one that is backlit, is fairly quiet and has media keys. Also around $100

I was looking at the ducky with browns, but it seems like a pain to put the rubber washers/gaskets on each key.

Also wondering how well mech keyboards hold up to things spilling on them.

Edit: Thought I would also add that I mostly game and only type when here on OCN.
Edited by john1016 - 4/5/13 at 12:23pm
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I have recently been wanting a new keyboard. Right now I am using a I-rocks backlit because I dumped beer in my Razor Lycosa.

Does anyone have experience with the Logitech G710+?

I want one that is backlit, is fairly quiet and has media keys. Also around $100

I was looking at the ducky with browns, but it seems like a pain to put the rubber washers/gaskets on each key.

Also wondering how well mech keyboards hold up to things spilling on them.

Edit: Thought I would also add that I mostly game and only type when here on OCN.

Putting O-rings on the keys isn't difficult as much as a little tedious.

Some users have reported having issues with the backlighting on the Logitech G710+ IIRC, not sure if the problem has been remedied yet.

Mech boards would hold up to having beer spilt on them about as well as other boards, it's more important to make sure you get the beer off as quick as possible.
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Putting O-rings on isn't bad at all! I just put them onto my keyboard, and I didn't even use a keycap extractor (I improvised with another plastic tool).

I almost went with a G710+ as I had a Logitech store coupon, but then I decided to go with a CM Storm Trigger. The software is fine once you set it up properly, I can enter my super quickly loading BIOS just fine, and overall the keyboard feels solid. I didn't like how Logitech's space bar was very clanky on youtube videos, and it overall looks more ricey to me--I like things interesting but more understated. Red LEDs on the CM Storm Trigger were also a plus for me over the white on Logitech--I find them less distracting in the dark. The keys have no wobble and go straight down. My next keyboard will be a Ducky Shine, but not for a long time... until I have free money for it.
   
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I don't know how you all justify getting another board so easily, I'm having a lot of trouble deciding between a new board or some keycaps and something else. tongue.gif
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I don't know how you all justify getting another board so easily, I'm having a lot of trouble deciding between a new board or some keycaps and something else. tongue.gif

I know I won't be getting a new one for myself any time soon--hence why I spent a week straight reading about available keyboards, reading reviews, watching youtube videos, and looking at sales. "My" next one will be for my OH whose computer I also maintain. If I had more free money, I'd probably get a second board with different switches for myself--either Black or Blue. I'm definitely always amazed looking at videos of people who are like "here are my 4 mechanical keyboards, 2 with MX blues and 2 with MX reds" (or something like that). Not only are there 4 expensive keyboards, but some are with the same switches!
   
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Yeah, if I got a new one it would be a Topre or maybe a Filco Minila.

Also have any of you seen the Ducky 78 board? That thing is absurd. tongue.gif
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Just looked it up -- wow, what a scatterbrained keyboard biggrin.gif
   
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I want a Minila so bad, the board layout is perfect for me.
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Converted my Kmini from stock mx reds to vintage mx blacks (lubed, stickered, springs swapped to 65g).


    
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