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Got my OCN Ducky today

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Was surprised how fast I got it, to be honest. Let me start out by saying the only experience I have with mechanical keyboards before this was the Razer Blackwidow and only trying out a Steelseries 7g inside a store so... yeah, pretty much a keyboard noob. I got the special edition brown edition with my main focus being gaming, and I have to say, I'm pretty pleased. I was a bit worried after I ordered, because OCN announced they would be selling other keyboards like the tenkeyless, and people seemed to shrug off the Duckys saying they would just wait, as if they weren't worth it. However, from my less-knowledgeable perspective, the Ducky is great. Build quality seems awesome, key coating feels very nice to the touch, and the overall feel of the browns is great. I was surprised at how subtle the tactile bump was, but it is noticeable while typing. I guess my only "complaints" would be that the spacebar is more noisy than all the other keys due to hearing the springy-like noise from, I'm assuming, the way it's mounted. Also, the left shift seems a little more tougher to press down, but I might just be imagining it. Maybe I'll take it off later and remount it. Compared to my previous mechanical, the Blackwidow, it's infinitely better. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a solid mechanical for gaming.
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Great to hear it!
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I definitley want one.
My old Keyboard is driving me nuts.
I just dont have $140 to spend on a keyboard.
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post #4 of 25
Lower it to $80, and you have yourself a buyer here
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How come everyone is getting their keyboards before me Q_Q. Oh well Congrats dude i cannot wait for tomorrow hopefully FedEx drops it off nice and early.
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Pics or it didn't happen.
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post #7 of 25
The Ducky DK9008 is a great board. Side-by-side with a similarly priced Filco or Leopold and I'll go with the Ducky every single time. I love the F-lock ability to disable the Win key and swap Caps and Ctrl.
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Is there a good guide somewhere showing how to properly remove the bigger keys and how to put them back on? I want to remove my left shift and check it out as it feels harder to push down than other keys.
post #9 of 25
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Originally Posted by AMW1011 View Post
Pics or it didn't happen.
This!

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Originally Posted by 8-Ball View Post
Lower it to $80, and you have yourself a buyer here
And definitely this.
Edited by Derp - 2/24/11 at 10:06am
post #10 of 25
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Originally Posted by 8-Ball View Post
Lower it to $80, and you have yourself a buyer here
agreed.

id love to get one. but i dont have $140 lol

around 80ish and id pick one up
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