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Frost = Normal size
Ice = Mini 84key
They sell a full size Ice man. The only 82 key they still sell is the Ice, but it's not the only way you can purchase it.

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They sell a full size Ice man. The only 82 key they still sell is the Ice, but it's not the only way you can purchase it.

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Nevermind; you're right.

When I think of the Ice though; I think of the Mini.
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post #533 of 36841
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no. they will fit but they may not have the same profile.

left fn key on the steelseries 7G cannot be remapped.
Thanks Imnop

Is it possible to remap the actual hotkeys within windows then to the function key? i.e. still keep the fn key as is since you cannot change it but change Win + D and Win + R to Fn + D and Fn + R?

Everything I have googled so far seems to indicate that you can only either enable or disable them via a registry tweak. This true?
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Thanks Imnop

Is it possible to remap the actual hotkeys within windows then to the function key? i.e. still keep the fn key as is since you cannot change it but change Win + D and Win + R to Fn + D and Fn + R?

Everything I have googled so far seems to indicate that you can only either enable or disable them via a registry tweak. This true?
no. the Fn key doesn't send a scan code so it's not recognized by Windows. I think the only way to change it is to re-write the firmware.

when the Das Model S was launched a member at geekhack managed to do some soldering to turn the Fn Key back to Windows.

if it bothers you that much you should return it and buy a Filco Majestouch Linear Force or Deck Legend 105 instead. I would start using the right Windows Key your brain will get used to it.
Edited by lmnop - 6/24/10 at 6:39am
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no. the Fn key doesn't send a scan code so it's not recognized by Windows. I think the only way to change it is to re-write the firmware.

when the Das Model S was launched a member at geekhack managed to do some soldering to turn the Fn Key back to Windows.

if it bothers you that much you should return it and buy a Filco Majestouch Linear Force or Deck Legend 105 instead. I would start using the right Windows Key your brain will get used to it.
Thanks. I am just going to stick it out the 7G since I got for cheap and have no other complaints I am however thinking of getting a tenkeyless one (either linear Deck or Filco) for my home pc and using the 7G at work.
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...also are the key caps on the 7G the same on the Filcos? Asking to see if I can get those l33t lavender WASD keys off elite that are all the rage these days
The lavender WASD keys are the same height as stock 7g keys, but have slightly wider/broader "faces". They fit more tightly and feel more a bit more stable than the 7g keys.
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of course they are compatible but my original concerns were the profile and I was right they are not aligned they also look bigger and taller than the other keys on the row.

MLJS54 I wouldn't buy them.
Edited by lmnop - 6/25/10 at 5:49am
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of course they are compatible but my original concerns were the profile and I was right they are not aligned they also look bigger and taller than the other keys on the row.
As I said, the lavender WASD keys have "wider/broader 'faces.'" If by "profile" you mean the angle of the keys relative to the board, then they are identical to stock 7g keys. The key edges are exactly the same height:



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MLJS54 I wouldn't buy them.
I touch type around 70wpm and don't have any functional issues with the keys. If MLJS54 admires the look and can endure wearing the "girly man" label, $7 isn't a terribly risky investment.
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I wouldn't buy them because the legends are bigger than the stock keycaps on the steelseries 7G, not the same plastics, printing or font and I personally don't like the lavender colour.
Edited by lmnop - 6/25/10 at 9:40am
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I'm a bit colorblind so they just look like light blue to me, so are cool.

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