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Originally Posted by Aaron_Henderson View Post

Bummer...the "L" key on my Ducky is beginning to not register quick double taps...any suggestions? Or am I basically looking at soldering a new switch, or getting a new board?

I would look at popping open the board and just re-soldering the switch, thats probably all it is unless you've spilled something on the keyboard.

though opening it up WILL VOID your warranty, so afterwards you can't make an RMA claim.
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What do you guys think of a Model M2? Found one for 20SGD or thereabout. If it's a buckling it's hard to pass up LOL
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What do you guys think of a Model M2? Found one for 20SGD or thereabout. If it's a buckling it's hard to pass up LOL
I owned one, but its not working as arrived
its a common problem
check this thread I started

other than that, I love how it feels, low profile keycaps and buckling spring
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Originally Posted by WonderMutt View Post

This was kinda my thought, but I wanted to get another opinion before I listed it. Unfortunately it is not a TKL, it is full sized. I think I'll head over to the BST section and post it, see if I can get any biters. Thanks for the advice, Travellerr! thumb.gif

No problem, and I hear you I try to get others advice, especially those who may have done it before or have more experience with these things. Hence, why I am a member here, and gh for that matter. Granted I know somethings about keyboards, components, and such. Just not enough to satisfy my brain. Hope it goes well with the sale and I will see if anyone I know is interested. GLWS
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I owned one, but its not working as arrived
its a common problem
check this thread I started

other than that, I love how it feels, low profile keycaps and buckling spring
I just read up on GH just now. If it's broken I can get it up and working within 2 minutes tongue.gif (Cap problem)

I like the M2 because it's half the price of the M from that shop and smaller. If they had Model M SSK I would have bought that instead. But considering i'm a modder and electronics engineer a dying cap ain't a problem to me thumb.gif
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If anyone is interested:

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/qwerkeys
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I just read up on GH just now. If it's broken I can get it up and working within 2 minutes tongue.gif (Cap problem)

I like the M2 because it's half the price of the M from that shop and smaller. If they had Model M SSK I would have bought that instead. But considering i'm a modder and electronics engineer a dying cap ain't a problem to me thumb.gif

Good luck sir!
I'm gonna try changing the cap on mine again when I've the time
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I hope their new Keyboard Tech for North America is better than their last one, who as I stated above, somehow lost my keyboard after he received it!

Anyway, if you do need to RMA a Ducky keyboard in North America, Aaron (your profile says you're in Canada), you'll need to contact mechanicalkeyboards.com, they handle all Ducky's RMAs for NA. Here is their contact page: http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=page_view&p=contact_us. They are really helpful, really great guys. I dealt with Josh there, he was the one who finally helped me get my keyboard replaced after 6 months of Ducky having it.

If you have any questions about their RMA process, feel free to PM me, I just got a new board from my RMA back in June, received it last week.

Lastly, I will say that I would sometimes not get a response to an email I sent them, but if you call them, they are really helpful as well.


Thanks, I am still unsure I will bother will the whole RMA process, but if I do just grab a new board, maybe I will RMA this one...maybe redface.gif I will probably just order a switch first though.

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Aye we all know the pain of sending something back, by SSD RMA took so long I bought another one, so I do feel your pain redface.gif

Good luck getting it sorted out, because if the Keyboard suits you that well, there is no reason to change to a different one, if you want a cheap equivalent without quite so many fancy lighting features there is always the Keycool II boards which in my view are very similar to Duckies , more Kwak than Quack smile.gif


I am actually talking an older model DK 1008 or something...the lighting and stuff is not my thing, to be honest, and the space bar on the Shines...also not my cup of tea. I can see their appeal though. I originally planned on replacing the key caps, among other things, but decided it was perfect for me just the way it is. I won it from one of the OCN give-away things, and the stock keyboard holds more value to me than a modded one. Thanks for the wish of luck tongue.gif

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Originally Posted by Jixr View Post

I would look at popping open the board and just re-soldering the switch, thats probably all it is unless you've spilled something on the keyboard.

though opening it up WILL VOID your warranty, so afterwards you can't make an RMA claim.

I baby my hardware, so definitely no spills...might as well order the switch and keep my fingers crossed that's all it is.
Any other things I should look at doing while I am in there? Any mods that won't alter the stock looks and actually be worth doing?
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21 dollars for a tester? No thanks.

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21 dollars for a tester? No thanks.
People usually use them for display of rare keycaps, so the 21 dollars isn't that big of a deal. But if you are using it just to test switches, 21 is a little steep.
 
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