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Im not that technical with keyboards, i have a saitek eclipse II. So what is a "mechanical" keyboard, and why would a mechanical keyboard warrant a high price tag acceptable?
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Im not that technical with keyboards, i have a saitek eclipse II. So what is a "mechanical" keyboard, and why would a mechanical keyboard warrant a high price tag acceptable?
Link to mechanical keyboard guide:
http://www.overclock.net/keyboards/4...ard-guide.html

Mechanical keyboards have a mechanical switch built in to each key instead of a rubber mat with domes built into it for each key. They last longer, and operate more reliably.

Higher build quality.
Variety of switch types available
Individual switches for each key
Tactile bump to allow more efficient typing (you feel a bump when the key switch registers)
Switches rated for far more presses than a rubber dome
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Glad to hear you enjoy it! I've been using MX Browns myself for several months now and I absolutely love it!

As for the tenkeyless, the reason many of us are holding off on buying one is because we'd like a tenkeyless keyboard. For those of you who don't know, tenkeyless are keyboards that lack the numpad and are more compact/smaller than a normal keyboard.

Most, if not all of us who want a tenkeyless already have a full-sized mechanical keyboard (I myself have a full sized Das Model S), and would just like something smaller to compliment it. It's not that the current Duckys lack any sort of quality (they're great keyboards); it's just many of us already have full sized keyboards and would like something smaller is all. I personally am waiting for a tenkeyless for my laptop

So in short, there's absolutely nothing wrong with your keyboard
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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.
Here.

I love Tenkeyless.
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post #15 of 25
Mine is bigger than yours.

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Mine gets delivered tomorrow and I will definitely post pics!

I'm glad to hear you like it!

It's going head to head with my das ultimate and I must say I'm very used to the blues, we shall see!
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honestly its really cool how ocn got their own keyboard but GOD ITS UGLY! there is nothing special in it unless person knows wth mechanical keyboard is and understands the ducky quality (which i used to own) he would be like wth is this crap next to your rig?
i love my Lycosa for its quality but it also looks damn nice.
i mean no offence but its just my first reaction on the first time i saw the ocn keyboard
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honestly its really cool how ocn got their own keyboard but GOD ITS UGLY! there is nothing special in it unless person knows wth mechanical keyboard is and understands the ducky quality (which i used to own) he would be like wth is this crap next to your rig?
i love my Lycosa for its quality but it also looks damn nice.
i mean no offence but its just my first reaction on the first time i saw the ocn keyboard
Well, that's why you raise awareness.
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honestly its really cool how ocn got their own keyboard but GOD ITS UGLY! there is nothing special in it unless person knows wth mechanical keyboard is and understands the ducky quality (which i used to own) he would be like wth is this crap next to your rig?
i love my Lycosa for its quality but it also looks damn nice.
i mean no offence but its just my first reaction on the first time i saw the ocn keyboard
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Personally I think that OCN Ducky keyboard looks much better than any Logitech, Razer or other "gaming" keyboards. This G15 is way too bulky and in-your-face. The lights annoy me.

Infact, on the topic, is it possible to get one of these keyboards shipped to the UK? Will it cost a lot?
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Infact, on the topic, is it possible to get one of these keyboards shipped to the UK? Will it cost a lot?
Yes; PM TankGuys to get set up.
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