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Originally Posted by General Crumples View Post

Is this keyboard really a piece of junk? 50% say it is and the other 50% say its great. This makes me afraid because I ordered the expert edition a few days ago. If it can last me until May where I can probably get a Das or Ducky at least.

It's fine.
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"But what this keyboard has that's unique is that it has on-the-fly macro recording, from the keyboard itself! The last time I saw a keyboard with this capability was the Gateway Anykey, which came with my old 486DX2 machine back in around 1990. And I loved it."
Are you sure? I am currently reading the Master Guide, it indicates to me that software is needed to program macro.


http://www.razersupport.com/master-guides/Razer%20BlackWidow%20Ultimate%20MasterGuide.pdf Page 10
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post #343 of 365
Attractive? Sure.
Built well? Double sure.
No NKRO or even a semi-sufficient anti ghosting? Instant killer.

Thanks for the review
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I would like to point this out because this is the keyboard i have and I feel dissapointed about it.

For the first pic:
I bought Razer BW Ulti around February 2011. A couple of weeks ago, I noticed a very annoying appearance from the keyboard. the Blue LED of number "2" is dimmed.... soon after that, the light from "J" and "7" are dimmed as well... However, the light was back to normal after 2-3 days and dimmed 2-3 days afterwards (it seems the blue LED is trolling me lol)

For the second pic:
Sorry for the blur image, the point is the black area is wore out a bit, resulting a white blur around the "S". This also happens around my "D" button as well since I play MMO only, I mostly use WSAD as primary buttons.

I assume that mechanical keyboard are generally sturdy and to be honest this is a very good board in terms of quality, appearance, and most importantly comfortability. But after ONLY around 13 months of use, this keyboard shows sign of defects.
I feel that Razer need to double recheck their quality control frown.gif

and in my country, the warranty only last for 1 year. so yeah ....
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I would like to point this out because this is the keyboard i have and I feel dissapointed about it.
For the first pic:
I bought Razer BW Ulti around February 2011. A couple of weeks ago, I noticed a very annoying appearance from the keyboard. the Blue LED of number "2" is dimmed.... soon after that, the light from "J" and "7" are dimmed as well... However, the light was back to normal after 2-3 days and dimmed 2-3 days afterwards (it seems the blue LED is trolling me lol)
For the second pic:
Sorry for the blur image, the point is the black area is wore out a bit, resulting a white blur around the "S". This also happens around my "D" button as well since I play MMO only, I mostly use WSAD as primary buttons.
I assume that mechanical keyboard are generally sturdy and to be honest this is a very good board in terms of quality, appearance, and most importantly comfortability. But after ONLY around 13 months of use, this keyboard shows sign of defects.
I feel that Razer need to double recheck their quality control frown.gif
and in my country, the warranty only last for 1 year. so yeah ....

All the backlit boards people I know have had this happen eventually, with the exception of my Deck legend fire.
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I have the same issue, it started with a few other keys dimming and would just return to normal but right now my Z key is totally out, its been like that for a couple of weeks already, I've had the keyboard for about 14 months or so, Im not aware if these LED sizes are standard ones that I can just buy off some electronics store. It doesnt bother me that much but I wish it lasted longer..
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i love blue LEDs, beautiful at night!!!
if i have enough money, i will buy one!
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i love blue LEDs, beautiful at night!!!
if i have enough money, i will buy one!

I really wish they were amber ....much better for your eyes. Still a great keyboard.

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Do not clean the Blackwidow with alcohol (ethanol / Isopropyl) without removing the keycaps first. The alcohol will make the keycap plastic brittle and cracked.

I had to order a full set of new keycaps from eBay sadsmiley.gif
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how big are the leds? and also is it possible to de-LED every key and instead install white leds? did anybody try this/any other color?
 
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