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Just bought the 6gv2

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at first compared to my rubber dome keyboard, the 6gv2 felt really stiff and it takes a lot of pressure to push the keys down.

I have the ekyboard under my desk so the leds dont shine at me, but it is pretty bright. But not blindingly bright as some people said.

The tiny shift key is really annoying. i would sometimes press the backslash key instead of the shift, and it just makes it very annoying to type on.

I have also tried the blackwidow and it feels absolutely amazing to type on, but i couldnt double/triple tap the keys.

everything else about the keyboard is pretty nice, with nkro and the steelseries key.

the dents on the f and j keys is barely noticible. i would sometimes move my hand 1 key to the right and mess up.

I am still getting used to the keybbaord, and i think that i would be able to type pretty fast when i learn to strech my pinky further. However, as an fps player, i would hav gone with the blackwidow since there would be no need for multiple taps, looks nicer, feels nicer, types better, and have the standard american layout.

My store courrently doesnt have the reg. black widow in stock so i decided to go with the 6gv2. Its a very good keyboard, just takes a while to get used to.

one more thing. I woulda liked if the keyboard was ps2, the adaptor just seems very weak and fidgety
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grats
=) glad you like it.
enjoy!
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My 6gv2 should arrive tomorow.... Thanks for giving us your first impressions. I will sure share mine as well

edit: Just got it as well, typing on it right now I am really impressed with mechanical switches, it definitely different than standard keyboard. The keys require quite a force to press down fully, but after a while you'll find out that you dont really need to go as "deep". Loving the layout and media keys are quite accessable too, since the keyboard isnt that big.. So my first impression so far: good
Edited by Sheira - 12/21/10 at 7:04am
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Only issue i have so far is that "space" requires much less force to push than other buttons, so when I type or game, i tend to accidently push it with my thumb finger.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sheira View Post
Only issue i have so far is that "space" requires much less force to push than other buttons, so when I type or game, i tend to accidently push it with my thumb finger.
no it doesn't, the problem is your thumb is stronger than your other fingers, some keyboard designs actually feature more resistant space bars specifically to counter that, in the case of the 6Gv2, the space is only equal to.
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Aha, i gotcha. Something to get use to..... (wondering how would it work with cherry mx blues, since they are even lighter)
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