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post #11 of 17
I don't want to open a new topic...I pretty much need a same thing beside lightning...

So blank tenkeyless mechanical with blue mx switches ...Elitekeyboards is out of those filcos...and I dont want to spent 200+ on those HappyHacking
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EliteKeyboards will have tenkeyless Leopold keyboards over the next few weeks.
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post #13 of 17
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Originally Posted by ascaii View Post
One thing you should check out are the used Deck TG3 boards on ebay.
These units were used in police cruisers, have black cherry keys, red backlighting, fluid-protection membrane, and usually go for 20-40$. Just search ebay for TG3
I might be mixing my information up, but I'm fairly sure the TG3 versions are only 2 key rollover. So, they'd be horrible for gaming.
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Originally Posted by kidwolf909 View Post
And you can't tell where the keys are just by feel? How often do you look down at your keyboard when you game?

Personally, I never do.
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Originally Posted by Amw86 View Post
I understand the whole backlit thing but honestly It's just an illusion, I ALWAYS look at the keyboard when I first put my hands on it, but once they are on, I don't look again until I remove my hands and place them back in.

I honestly think most people are this way and don't realize it, I'd so go without backlighting and you'll get used to it.

I game in the dark too, But I always have a small lamp on, bad for your eye's if you don't have some ambient lighting.

Also worth noting, there are some VERY small desk lamps out there that are made just for going in front of your keyboard.

Or even one of those USB lights, get a keyboard with a USB slot that's not backlit and use one of those (although no tenkeyless usb port keyboards are out there that I know of haha, could use a USB hub tho.

You know what? You guys are totally right. I would hate to end up dropping big money on a keyboard, and getting stuck with an inferior product just because of this one thing. I was about to pull the trigger on a Deck Legend Ice with the Cherry clear switches, but figured I would save myself about $50 and get the official OCN Ducky keyboard with the cherry browns.

Thanks all. I believe I will be very happy with my choice.
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post #15 of 17
The deck certainly isn't an inferior product. If I was in the market for a backlit board I'd probably buy one.
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Originally Posted by gorb View Post
The deck certainly isn't an inferior product. If I was in the market for a backlit board I'd probably buy one.
I didn't really mean inferior product, that came out a little wrong. What I meant was more like, "not as much suited to my needs".

And also I was saying that with the switches being equal as well as the size, I saved about $50 or $60 by not getting the 105-key Deck Ice with the backlights.
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 3/2/11 at 9:52pm
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post #17 of 17
I was just about to say, Deck's quality is a awesome.

But even tho I want backlighting myself, I just can't seem to handle the fonts or come to accepting cherry clears.

if they had one on brown's I'd deal with the fonts.

But then again for some reason I don't like the look of there case's either, maybe its just there images tho.
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