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I've had some issues within the past 6 months or so with my G15 at the highest LED brightness setting. The media keys were flickering. So, I started just putting it into the lower brightness setting, but now it seems that the G keys are flickering, sometimes going out for a full second or so. I'm wondering if it is just an early sign of it's demise?

The keyboard is well over 3 years old, and so I'm tempted just to buy a new one. While it seems the G510 is the logical replacement, the lack of any USB ports on it, and the high price tag, have kept me from that. Right now I have my mouse, and n52te plugged into the G15. I can easily plug my mouse into the back of my case, but I still need at least one USB on the keyboard for my n52te.

The G110 seems to be the best choice. I definitely need the G keys, as I use many macros in City of Heroes, as well as launching regular apps. I also need/want backlighting since I game at night, and it's got to be blue.

So, looking on the egg, it seems that the G110 is really my only choice. Anyone have this keyboard, and can help me decide if it's a suitable replacement for my G15?
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Haha, as soon as I read "well over 3 years old" I wouldn't doubt that the LED's on the keyboard are on their way out.

Is it just the LED's or does they keyboard/keys become unresponsive?
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Haha, as soon as I read "well over 3 years old" I wouldn't doubt that the LED's on the keyboard are on their way out.

Is it just the LED's or does they keyboard/keys become unresponsive?
It's just the LED's, but I want/need them, but don't have the knowledge/patience/desire to try and replace/repair them. The keyboard is functioning fine, and I'd probably still keep it around for a backup.
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Haha, as soon as I read "well over 3 years old" I wouldn't doubt that the LED's on the keyboard are on their way out.

Is it just the LED's or does they keyboard/keys become unresponsive?
Pretty much my thoughts. If it all goes unresponsive at all, id tear it apart and look for a loose/corroded connection.
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It's just the LED's, but I want/need them, but don't have the knowledge/patience/desire to try and replace/repair them. The keyboard is functioning fine, and I'd probably still keep it around for a backup.
Ah, well.. In that case I'd just replace the keyboard. If you've had it for 3 years, it has served its purpose well.

You can get a new LED keyboard and lay it to rest.
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Ah, well.. In that case I'd just replace the keyboard. If you've had it for 3 years, it has served its purpose well.

You can get a new LED keyboard and lay it to rest.
Yeah, I think I'm just gonna get the G110. Good price, and with free shipping hopefully from Jersey, I'll have it by Tuesday. (My first night off of 3)
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