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hello, im curious about the sidewinder x4, it has been on my mind for a while and im debating to get it, could you please show me how the space bar is setup? simply just pray it off and take a picture of the space bar inside? if you don't mind that is.
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post #12 of 22
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aXCSW.jpg


Seems pretty standard. The extra supports on the end are a nice touch thought, because it doesn't wobble like most keyboards I've used.

The tray is nice as well. It should be far more water resistant than my Black Widow.
    
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post #13 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris;12124216 
The tray is nice as well. It should be far more water resistant than my Black Widow.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqS4zwQTrwI[/ame]

I saw this before I bought mine, haven't tried it out though biggrin.gif
Edited by Buttnose - 1/24/11 at 9:55am
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Wow... thats about 1000x worse than what killed my Black Widow.
    
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Perfect for people who can't drink properly. tongue.gif
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Currently contemplating between the x4 and the x6. I like the x6 because of the detachable number pad. My keyboard tray is pretty limited on space. It's about 24 inches across, so I need something that'll fit both my keyboard and mouse. Any ideas?
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post #17 of 22
Why do you need to use Z, X and C at the same time o.O?
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post #18 of 22
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Its not just ZXC. Its ZX and most other combinations. eg, ZXV doesn't work either. ZXC was just an example. I tried a number of different combinations when I had my Black Widow, but I didn't try everything. Its also not very good with the number buttons. Simply things like changing weapons (2) while walking forward (W) and toggling crouch (Z,X,C) could block, which is not an uncommon combination in most FPS games.


Its important because its in the WASD cluster. The 16 keys from 1-V are important in almost any game. Its unlikely (actually its almost impossible) to press all 16 keys at the same time, but its still important to know that under any circumstances you will not block on the keys. My X4 can hit all 16 keys simultaneously, so I know that I will never have to deal with a key not registering.


And the answer: ASDZXC are the standard button mapping for pretty much any emulator. ZXC is ABC on the Genesis controller.
    
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post #19 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris;12124216 
aXCSW.jpg


Seems pretty standard. The extra supports on the end are a nice touch thought, because it doesn't wobble like most keyboards I've used.

The tray is nice as well. It should be far more water resistant than my Black Widow.

hey, thanks, the keyboard is pretty standard indeed, i was hoping not to get a keyboard with the metal lever thing, because that method will not last a very long time for the space bar. but thanks for the pic.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris;12128568 
Its not just ZXC. Its ZX and most other combinations. eg, ZXV doesn't work either. ZXC was just an example. I tried a number of different combinations when I had my Black Widow, but I didn't try everything. Its also not very good with the number buttons. Simply things like changing weapons (2) while walking forward (W) and toggling crouch (Z,X,C) could block, which is not an uncommon combination in most FPS games.


Its important because its in the WASD cluster. The 16 keys from 1-V are important in almost any game. Its unlikely (actually its almost impossible) to press all 16 keys at the same time, but its still important to know that under any circumstances you will not block on the keys. My X4 can hit all 16 keys simultaneously, so I know that I will never have to deal with a key not registering.


And the answer: ASDZXC are the standard button mapping for pretty much any emulator. ZXC is ABC on the Genesis controller.

Hmm well ZXV and ZX seem to work but ok.
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