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Im in the market for a new keyboard, I have really narrowed it down to 2.

Logitech Illuminated Keyboard
Logitech G110

I Have a Razer Lycosa at the moment, And I love it the Laptop style keys on it, It Just has the common Lycosa Issues, so i need a new one.

Just wanted to some Opinions, How High are the Keys on the G110?
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This high:

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I was Hopeing more for an exact height?
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post #4 of 20
way higher in comparison, your talking the difference between a flat laptop style and a oldschool keycap designs basically.

hard to say from a picture but they look to be I want to say between 3mm-4mm above being flush with the rest of the board...I saw this board locally but I can't quite picture it exactly in my head to be precise.
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I am also open to anything other suggestion to any other board types brand or whatever, Just want a board that works well, is easy to type on and is maybe back light also, I know it seems Like I want everything in a keyboard.
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post #6 of 20
Get a razer blackwidow or a similar mechanical keyboard, you will fall in love.
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as much as I love the concept of mechanical keyboards, people are going nuts over them lately, its like a huge fad aha.

Domes and scissors arent horrible and people are used to them, and they also come with alot of media switch's, are low profile, tons have backlighting etc etc.

oh and most are cheap as hell haha.

I saw a scissor switch keyboard at Bestbuy like 2 weeks ago that I really liked, let me see if I can track it down...

I'm pretty sure its this guy http://www.logitech.com/en-us/keyboa...d/devices/7288

When I put my eyes and hands on this thing I don't know what it was I thought it was awesome, I'd check one out in person first and see if it was just me tho haha.

but the keycaps and shape and size of the board etc were just very appealing.

the G110 looked nice too but I didn't feel the need for macro key's

I ended up getting the Razer Lycosa to hold me over till I made up my mind on a Mech board.

and altho it has some definite faults, its kind of grown on me, its a love hate thing, but honestly, I've kind of fallen out of heavy gaming since I've purchased it (extremely busy) but once I get back into it, this board will not work for me and I can't recommend it to anyone, but for some reason for just typing its kind of a pleasure...can't explain it, I think most of it has to do with it being so low profile and just comfy in the angle/placement that I use it...this feature is not specific to the Lycosa, and I still hate the damn rubbery coating the keycaps have, irritates the hello out of me.


and actually man, your request's are easy as hell to satisfy haha, once you rule out the "MUST HAVE MECHANICALZ RWAR!" then all other options are mostly available
post #8 of 20
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I agree with the love hate thing with the Lycosa, hate that it fails, Love how it types.

I don't think I know enough about mech Keyboards to know which one is better or worse, all these Cherry Switch Business and such, All goes over my head to be hoenst. I saw a Filco Board with Cherry Brown Switches, very plane looking board but Apprently it is Great O.o

Is the Razer Black Widow a good Mech Keyboard that is easy to game and type on.

I do Moderate gaming, But a fair amount of Typing.
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G110 all the way
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as much as I love the concept of mechanical keyboards, people are going nuts over them lately, its like a huge fad aha.

Domes and scissors arent horrible and people are used to them, and they also come with alot of media switch's, are low profile, tons have backlighting etc etc.

oh and most are cheap as hell haha.

I saw a scissor switch keyboard at Bestbuy like 2 weeks ago that I really liked, let me see if I can track it down...

I'm pretty sure its this guy http://www.logitech.com/en-us/keyboa...d/devices/7288

When I put my eyes and hands on this thing I don't know what it was I thought it was awesome, I'd check one out in person first and see if it was just me tho haha.

but the keycaps and shape and size of the board etc were just very appealing.

the G110 looked nice too but I didn't feel the need for macro key's

I ended up getting the Razer Lycosa to hold me over till I made up my mind on a Mech board.

and altho it has some definite faults, its kind of grown on me, its a love hate thing, but honestly, I've kind of fallen out of heavy gaming since I've purchased it (extremely busy) but once I get back into it, this board will not work for me and I can't recommend it to anyone, but for some reason for just typing its kind of a pleasure...can't explain it, I think most of it has to do with it being so low profile and just comfy in the angle/placement that I use it...this feature is not specific to the Lycosa, and I still hate the damn rubbery coating the keycaps have, irritates the hello out of me.


and actually man, your request's are easy as hell to satisfy haha, once you rule out the "MUST HAVE MECHANICALZ RWAR!" then all other options are mostly available
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