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My current keyboard (Eclipse II) is getting a little old, and generates enough clicking noise that it drives my wife up the wall.

Suggestions on a new keyboard that won't ever make that kind of noise, no matter how old? If that's not possible, at least one that starts out quiet and takes a while to get louder. I'm open to mechanical keyboards or anything else out there. Gaming keyboards...I can take em or leave em, though I do like backlighting. That's what drew me to to the Saitek Eclipse line. Not any keyboard have the ability to switch between colors, which as silly as it sounds has become pretty important to me -- red when the lights are out and blue when the lights are on.

Okay...not that important. There aren't many options out there with multiple backlighting colors.

Was considering a Deck, but I'm not sure how loud the various mechanical keyboards are and the otherwise wonderful mech kb guide at the top of the forum doesn't say. Unless by "Clicky" it means "loud"?

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Model S Professional Silent Keyboard
It's not luminous and I'm not sure if it well suited for your budget or for gaming.
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blackwidow ultimate
daII edition
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Originally Posted by Glacialis View Post
Unless by "Clicky" it means "loud"?

Thanks
Clicky means loud, your wife will likely kill "someone" if already annoyed by a Saitek.

Even the non clicky mech keyboards, are usually way louder than the rubber dome ones.
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blackwidow ultimate

He asked for a quiet keyboard not for the loudest...
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Originally Posted by The Solutor View Post
He asked for a quiet keyboard not for the loudest...
sometimes you just need to man up and do what needs to be done
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:d
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my 6gv2 is rather quiet,ao least to my standards,i dont hear clicking, like any other keyboard all you really hear is the keys come back up to start position.
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razer lacosa.....

soft, somoth and very nice on the hand.... and is silent enough not to wake anyone that has supper hearing
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Thanko Silent Keyboard EX should be one of the most silent out there, no?
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