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I've seen boards with Blacks go on sale for about that price quite often. The last time it happened was last week with a Rosewill keyboard. Don't get the one with Blacks because it's cheap-but get the switch you actually think you'll like, there's nothing worse than being stuck with a switch you don't like.
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Rosewill RK9000s go on cheap all the time biggrin.gif
And all of the switch options are available as well (Red, Blue, Brown, Black) but trust me you will hate black ...
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Originally Posted by DaveLT View Post

Rosewill RK9000s go on cheap all the time biggrin.gif
And all of the switch options are available as well (Red, Blue, Brown, Black) but trust me you will hate black ...

Not necessarily, many people (generally heavy-handed typists) like MX Black switches.
post #13144 of 36853
I like MX Black, personally, not as much as Brown, but it's my second favorite switch until I try Clears. Also a lot of people like Blues, and boards with Blues have been going for very cheap. Does not mean Blues are bad. It's supply and demand plus marketing hype.
   
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Can I join? Just got into the world of mechanical keyboarding! I shall never look back. I couldn't find the form at the start of this thread?



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Can I join? Just got into the world of mechanical keyboarding! I shall never look back. I couldn't find the form at the start of this thread?

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Google Docs has decided it doesn't want to play nice and won't show the forms/ spreadsheets (even though they appear when you go to edit the thread or post)

Give me 5 minutes and I'll try another way of fixing it, if I have no luck I'll have to link the form externally.

EDIT: Should be showing in the OP now, let me know if it's not. smile.gif
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Google Docs has decided it doesn't want to play nice and won't show the forms/ spreadsheets (even though they appear when you go to edit the thread or post)

Give me 5 minutes and I'll try another way of fixing it, if I have no luck I'll have to link the form externally.

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Thanks, I was just fixing the other stuff and my internet stopped working. :|

I'll have to come back to it in half an hour or so when it decides to work again.
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Originally Posted by speedyeggtart View Post

I found a Thermaltake Meka Mechanical Keyboard on clearance for $49.99 (normally $109)

It uses Cherry Black Mechanical Switch

http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/store/Category.aspx?C=1170

anyone with experience with this keyboard or recommendations?

Thank-you in advance!

I only see the Meka G1 (Costar OEM) series recommended--not others. Moreover, the layout of keys on this keyboard is non-standard (huge enter, odd widths of other modifier keys) in case you ever wanted custom replacement caps. There are other keyboards that you can find on a budget that go for close to $50 periodically, such as Rosewills, which I'd recommend much more.

Are you looking for MX Black specifically? Here's Rosewill on Amazon ($58 with free shipping--currently out of stock but should be back soon):
http://www.amazon.com/Rosewill-Mechanical-Keyboard-Cherry-RK-9000BL/dp/B005QW1UME/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1369928878&sr=8-1

Used Like New with MX Reds:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B005QW1UBU/ref=dp_olp_used?ie=UTF8&condition=used
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