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post #1 of 9
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Hi, just got my G19. It's really nice and I like its features. However, I notice that some buttons are poorly illuminated. The parentheses buttons (8 and 9) are have bad backlighting. Is it supposed to be like this? It's kind of disturbing.

Does it look the same for you other G19 users?? Should I RMA it?
Feel free to post pictures of how your G19 if it looks differently.
Here are some pictures:





Thanks!
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OMG i would soooo RMA that POS.
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Pos?
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Yeah its a POS, when i got mine i went over it with a light meter and tested every individual key to make sure the light output was more or less exactly the same across all of the keys.
I had to send it back about 40 times before i got a good one.
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post #5 of 9
i also have that..
but yeah i lost my receipt of it.. >_>
i got like 9 keys like that..
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Yeah its a POS, when i got mine i went over it with a light meter and tested every individual key to make sure the light output was more or less exactly the same across all of the keys.
I had to send it back about 40 times before i got a good one.
Are you making fun of me? Sorry if I get you wrong
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post #7 of 9
Best case is that each key has an individual LED, then it will likely be brighter in the center and slightly less bright on the edges of the keys. However most membrane keyboards (might be all I don't know) will have only a few LEDs and something to diffuse the light, it's not going to be even between different keys and within the same key.

The point is that unless there are keys that are cleary NOT lit at all there is likely no issue.
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post #8 of 9
Its not individually lit, ergo some will be darker as its edge lit.
Individual LED's pushes up the price a lot. Hence why a lot don't do it, I can tell you my MacBook Pro keyboard is edge-lit and has the same effect whereas my Black Widow Ultimate is individual LED's and each key is perfectly lit up
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Are you making fun of me? Sorry if I get you wrong
hell no, bust out your light meter and start sending those things back
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