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Mechanical KB with media features? Backlights?

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Howdy Keyboard Gurus!

I currently havea Logitech illuminated keyboard, and I love it. Hwoever, i'm looking for something a bit more solid.

Is there a good mechanical keyboard with media keys (NOT on the F-keys) and has backlight illumination?

I'm not up to date on what's out there for keyboards, so I thought I'd ask the people who know best. I'd prefer to stay below $170USD if possible..

Regards,
XNine
post #2 of 8
There are a couple of Logitech keyboards which are more "solid".
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Black Widow or Xamor are the only ones. If you can give up the media keys you could look at Deck keyboards.
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It would be nice to have a mechanical keyboard with dedicated media buttons frown.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Thogar;12780685 
It would be nice to have a mechanical keyboard with dedicated media buttons frown.gif

Why? Dedicated media keys are a waste of space in my opinion.

In my knowledge there are no mechanical keyboards that have dedicated media keys. However if you get something like the Black Widow you can remap the macro keys to be dedicated media keys (On the BW you have five macro keys, you can assign two to volume and one to Play/Back/Forward).

Otherwise I am afraid you are out of luck.
Edited by TickleMeElmo - 3/18/11 at 7:43pm
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Don't listen to him. Media keys are the future.
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