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if you pick it up and kinda twist it you can get it to lay flat.

Although from what I could tell, its the feet placement that was the root of the problem, i'm sure if you got some rubber feet that were more on the ends that it would work out better.

though to be fair, part of my returning the k95 was because of the switches, I used to love blues until I discovered the double tap issue, now i'm exclusively reds/blacks

also note that thing is a desk eater, makes my 27" monitors look tiny, and would easily be as wide/wider than a 22-24" 1080 monitor.
Edited by Jixr - 11/8/13 at 12:24pm
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The Apollo RK-9100x is just a Qpad, same as the Monoprice mechanical keyboard and the STRIKER RK-6000 looks like an Azio Levetron Clicker in ANSI instead of ISO or this cheap DSI mech with the Azio's body.

you beat me to it mr Nubbinator, they do look just like the qpad, and while they might not be the prettiest, they are at least functional.
    
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got it for like $35 (razer tournament edition) and was tired of the stupid cable. Took it apart, and "fixed" it. Looks ok. Hope it holds up.

Just turned the board inside there to the side. Hooked up a spare mini usb cable I had and wrapped it around one of the posts inside to give it a little sturdiness so it doesn't break if it gets yanked. Looks pretty good so far. Don't know if there is a risk or shorting, anyone know? Don't want to ruin the computer lol.
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Regarding the new Rosewill boards, why do they insist on the gold-plated connector? Gold on the contacts is fine so they don't corrode, and the braids look quite nice, but the gold on the plug that doesn't conduct anything is absolutely pointless.
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Regarding the new Rosewill boards, why do they insist on the gold-plated connector? Gold on the contacts is fine so they don't corrode, and the braids look quite nice, but the gold on the plug that doesn't conduct anything is absolutely pointless.

If you mean the USB connector it's because gold is malleable and keeps good contact with the USB port.
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I mean the outside part of the plug. The contacts can be gold, fine, but the metal part holding it in place can be aluminium and work just as well.
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I mean the outside part of the plug. The contacts can be gold, fine, but the metal part holding it in place can be aluminium and work just as well.

Yeah, that's what I meant, it keeps the USB connector more secure in the USB port as the gold can change shape very slightly to fit the USB port better.

It also makes the product look more expensive. tongue.gif
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Really? Well why not use caesium or gallium? Also the expensive part. It makes your components appeal to women. (CAUSE WOMEN LOVE SHINY THINGS AMIRITE)
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LL

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I either want those or the toxic keys, I am not sure yet.
 
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