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I'll probably pick up a das ultimate as soon as funds become available. I wanna get better with my symbol touch typing (I'm embarrassed to admit that I can't touch-type function keys and +=, -_ without looking)
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I'm still debating on whether I should get this or the SteelSeries 7g. Very touch decision....
Have you tried to typing on it in person? Try calling or checking out your local Fry's and see if they have a demo for you to try.

I'm not really fond of the 7G layout, but atleast with the newest 6GV2 Backspace is a bit bigger. Both uses the Cherry MX Black switches (Enter key though big doesn't matter to me, right shift smaller than usual but I never really use it when typing )

Btw Amazon is selling 6GV2 for $99.99+free shipping+no tax= $99.99Total
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I'll probably pick up a das ultimate as soon as funds become available. I wanna get better with my symbol touch typing (I'm embarrassed to admit that I can't touch-type function keys and +=, -_ without looking)
Das makes it a great deal with their 24% student discount. I can type without looking at the keyboard if they are all letters, but I look down when it's a character or symbols.

This keyboard would be nice with student discount and all, but I need a volume control. So I'm going for the 6GV2. I might cover all the keys with a thin felt pad or something. So not only I'm forced to know the keys, but they'll also be protected from shininess
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Das makes it a great deal with their 24% student discount. I can type without looking at the keyboard if they are all letters, but I look down when it's a character or symbols.

This keyboard would be nice with student discount and all, but I need a volume control. So I'm going for the 6GV2. I might cover all the keys with a thin felt pad or something. So not only I'm forced to know the keys, but they'll also be protected from shininess
Why not use sharpkeys or aquakeys? Ctrl+F9-F12 are my media keys.
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Why not use sharpkeys or aquakeys? Ctrl+F9-F12 are my media keys.
wait what?!?!?!
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wait what?!?!?!
These are programs that do registry edits to change what the keys do. Sharpkeys is simpler and allows for single key substitutions (i.e., F9 -> Volume down, f10 -> Volume up), whereas Aquakeys is harder to program, but it allows you to use more complex macros (i.e. Ctrl + F9 -> Volume down, leaving F9 itself alone).
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These are programs that do registry edits to change what the keys do. Sharpkeys is simpler and allows for single key substitutions (i.e., F9 -> Volume down, f10 -> Volume up), whereas Aquakeys is harder to program, but it allows you to use more complex macros (i.e. Ctrl + F9 -> Volume down, leaving F9 itself alone).
ah! I thought I missed the part where it says volume controls on DAS's website.

Thanks for that bit of knowledge. I'll try to google them.
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Why not use sharpkeys or aquakeys? Ctrl+F9-F12 are my media keys.
I'll toss AutoHotKeys in there too because that is what I use. The script I use is the windows key and up or down arrow to adjust volume. It also has some code in there for the mouse. Hit the front side button and use the scroll wheel to adjust volume too

Here is the program:
http://www.autohotkey.com/

Here is the scipt for volume:
http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/topic49219.html
    
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I'll toss AutoHotKeys in there too because that is what I use. The script I use is the windows key and up or down arrow to adjust volume. It also has some code in there for the mouse. Hit the front side button and use the scroll wheel to adjust volume too

Here is the program:
http://www.autohotkey.com/

Here is the scipt for volume:
http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/topic49219.html
I meant autohotkeys. Aquakeys is an entirely different tool and I mixed the two up.
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I will buy with a student discount if I do buy but still debating between this and the leopold otaku tenkeyless pre-order
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