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Got my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8 with the Cherry MX Browns switches a few days ago. Glad I got rid of my G15. thumb.gif
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There's no branding on the keyboard except on the back, so here's the link to where I got it, in case it's not obvious rolleyes.gif. http://www.maxkeyboard.com/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=1
It's pretty clean looking. Don't think I have ever seen a backlit space bar before.

I think that Leopold or Xenics makes one with a backlit space bar, forgot which company. Prolly Xenics.
   
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post #8432 of 36969
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I tried it with this same setups as well and didn't like it as much as the full green set on a black realforce; The green and black keys clash too much. BUT my favorite is Green/Gray :-)
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Grey looks damn good, especially with green. I can see me swapping again soon.
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Got my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8 with the Cherry MX Browns switches a few days ago. Glad I got rid of my G15. thumb.gif
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That's a Xenics Tesoro M7 SE LED - prolly a rebranded board.

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screenshot from the Xenics website - a Korean brand.
   
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post #8434 of 36969
The Xarmor is also the exact same board tongue.gif
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There are really only 2 or 3 OEMs making keyboards. Every brand you see is just one of them with different lights and stickers. Costar, iRocks and iOne I think, but even there you get crossover. And I would bet most of the parts are actually made by FoxCon.
 
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Wow, since when did keyboards get re-branded like GPUs tongue.gif. Nice to see this twin. How much was yours?

About 80 bucks used on MacRumors, had 4 dead LED's, but Xarmor honored their warranty (under a year old) and replaced them.
post #8437 of 36969
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I think that Leopold or Xenics makes one with a backlit space bar, forgot which company. Prolly Xenics.

My Tesoro Durandal uses the same keycaps with the lit space bar and also notice the dual keys. They are side by side not top and bottom. Much better for backlighting. No faded keys.
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There are really only 2 or 3 OEMs making keyboards. Every brand you see is just one of them with different lights and stickers. Costar, iRocks and iOne I think, but even there you get crossover. And I would bet most of the parts are actually made by FoxCon.

 

Deck makes their boards in the U.S.

 

Like wise, Cherry has their own facilities for boards.

 

I think the total number of OEM's / Factories is... 8 or 9. At least for those companies who make Alps & Cherry switch mechanical keyboards.

 

Costar, iRocks, iOne, Deck (TG3 Electronics), & Cherry are the biggest ones that most folks are famliar with.

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Not a keyboard but I put my CC on my ducky keychain. Little scared that it might fall off tongue.gif

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That is one expensive keychain. Lol
    
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