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Going to need my membership updated in the OP. No more Rosewill for me, OCN Ducky with blues for me now biggrin.gif






Edited by InsideJob - 7/12/13 at 5:42am
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Or leave the Shine 2 and get the Shine 3 as it's coming out soon.

Know of a reputable place that can ship to USA?

EDIT: Every single website I checked out was out of stock.

This makes me a sad panda.

QPAD emailed me back, they're about to send me yet a 3rd keyboard. Regardless, I'm getting the Ducky Shine, 2 or 3 doesn't matter. It looks like it's going to be a while anyway judging by the availability (or lack thereof).
Edited by xentrox - 7/12/13 at 9:36am
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Guys I'm on my 2nd MK-85 now from QPAD and the backlighting has died yet again. I sent the first on to QPAD, they sent me a replacement, and now, not even 4 months in.. the backlighting is out.

I really need an alternative here. I have to have RED backlighting, MX Browns and NKRO. Those are my only requirements at this point. I've given up on media keys and function keys, I just want a keyboard that lasts, so if it means losing out on those features but having a reliable product, I'll go with it.

The logitech G710 has awful reviews about backlighting going out and I'm not that versed in the Ducky and Filco boards, so I can use some direction.
Sorry, 2nd already and on way for 3rd is bad.
Have you looked at the CM Storm Trigger. It is what I currently use since it was release last year. Has been working flawlessly.
    
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LOOKY WHAT I FOUND! This was sitting in an old box at work.



What you see here is the dirtiest IBM model F, ANYWHERE in the world. Ironically, the F key is somewhat broken.
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Nice find!!!
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Sorry, 2nd already and on way for 3rd is bad.
Have you looked at the CM Storm Trigger. It is what I currently use since it was release last year. Has been working flawlessly.

The CM Storm Trigger is absolutely gorgeous, my only fear is the 6KRO limit, I fly various helicopter sims and sometimes I find myself having to mash 8+ keys (i play using both hands on the keyboard, yes I'm crazy).

I take it that's the only backlit mechanical keyboard CM has made to date?
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The CM Storm Trigger is absolutely gorgeous, my only fear is the 6KRO limit, I fly various helicopter sims and sometimes I find myself having to mash 8+ keys (i play using both hands on the keyboard, yes I'm crazy).

I take it that's the only backlit mechanical keyboard CM has made to date?

The Trigger looks nice but here are my complaints about it (I own the MX brown version):

The soft touch finish on everything gets scratched rather easily. Also, the front edge of the keycaps show fingernail marks if you whiff a keystroke, and they are a p.i.t.a to wipe off. Basically the side of the keycaps that faces you looks like a cat has been sharpening its claws on them after a few months. The keyboard uses more power than USB provides when backlighting is at more than minimum brightness and the CM suggested power adapter is pretty bad (short cable, crap connector). This is doubly true if you plug in external USB devices through the hub in the keyboard--it can't charge a cell phone, let alone be backlit while trying to do so. The software is also dismal, but you really only need to deal with it once to set the left "storm" key to be a windows key.

Those are in the big picture not huge things though, and I like mine a fair bit. I am thinking of switching back to my MX Red Ducky Shine I though.
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My K70 just had a baby...isn't he adorable?!?!?!

sorry for my cat's ass in the upper left
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The CM Storm Trigger is absolutely gorgeous, my only fear is the 6KRO limit, I fly various helicopter sims and sometimes I find myself having to mash 8+ keys (i play using both hands on the keyboard, yes I'm crazy).

I take it that's the only backlit mechanical keyboard CM has made to date?
They have other versions. If you need more than 6+KRO, have a look at Corsairs new K70. They use Red switches.
    
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