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you should get PBT keycaps anyway, the feel a lot better than ABS IMO.
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Be ready for the letters on the keycaps to start fading away, I returned mein to Amazon after a week of light gaming.... The board itself is great! but the keycaps killed it for me,and then I figured out another 60 bucks for PBT key caps would of bring me to $150..... For $180 I can have a nice Deck Legend that will last for longest of time without dealing with keycaps... So I ended picking up Unicomp Spacesaver 6 months old for $45 shipped... Dyesublimation PBT caps, they will last for some long long time.... later down the road will get the Deck Legend.

I game pretty hard, hope this doesn't happen, but the board comes with a 2yr warranty (very confusing, a reviewer on youtube said it had a 3yr, then amazon or newegg said it had a 1yr warranty, but thermaltakes website says 2yr). Hopefully TT would make good, either mail out a set of keycaps or something.

Thanks for the heads up.

Keycaps fade. Thats just how it is. A week is obviously ridiculous but I don't think thats something that is covered under a warranty. Quick someone prove me wrong!
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yay just got me a mechanical keyboard and its so much better than the old one with the rubber stuff beneath the keys:D
this is a huge difference:D

i got a Cherry G80-3000LPCEU-0 with Cherry MX Black Switches biggrin.gif
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alright a quick question for all of you mechanical owners out there. It seams that the space bar on my dk1008 is using a mx black switch instead of a brown like the wrest of the keys, how hard would it be to replace it with a brown?
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post #5485 of 36836
Hard - you'd need to de- and resolder the switch after opening up the keyboard.
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alright a quick question for all of you mechanical owners out there. It seams that the space bar on my dk1008 is using a mx black switch instead of a brown like the wrest of the keys, how hard would it be to replace it with a brown?

How are your soldering skills?

Shouldn't be too hard.
post #5487 of 36836
Have an ocn ducky in mx blues coming soon. 2 mechanical boards now. yessir.gif Please update.smile.gif
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post #5488 of 36836
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Hard - you'd need to de- and resolder the switch after opening up the keyboard.
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How are your soldering skills?
Shouldn't be too hard.
alright then I guess I will try to get use to it, and if I cant then resolder a new one on. How much would a a single mx brown switch go for?
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post #5489 of 36836
Around a buck IIRC - check out Digikey.
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post #5490 of 36836
Wasdkeyboards has them for sale too
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