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Joined
Dec 13, 2005
Didn't want to thread jack someone elses thread with this, but I've got a challange for the mechanical keyboard enthusiasts.

I started with a Das Keyboard with MX browns, then switched to a Rosewill Apollo (which was a mistake) with MX blues because I wanted a keyboard with backlighting. So far I'm liking the tactile bump of the blues/browns but they both seem a bit weak and I find myself bottoming them out too much when I'm not concentrating.

So I finally grabbed one of those multi MX key testers, and after playing around with it for a while I probably like the clears the most, with the greens a second.

The only problem being once you get away from the common blue/brown/red/black MX keys, keyboard selection drops off a lot.

Any ideas? Backlighting is pretty much a must, built in USB hub and keypad are pluses but I can always add a seperate keypad and USB hub to my desk if needed. Don't need any other extras like mic/headphone inputs, macro keys, or anything like.
 

ATMINSIDE

Sim Racing Aficionado Co-Owner
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Jun 28, 2012
Watch on Massdrop, they have some that would fit your needs come up with MX Clears.
Check out Mechanicalkeyboards.com they have the largest selection online that I'm aware of. You can sort by switch type.

Also look at these specifically:
- http://www.maxkeyboard.com/max-keyboard-nighthawk-full-customize-backlit-mechanical-keyboard.html
- https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1292
- http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.php/products/code-keyboard/code-104-key-mechanical-keyboard.html
 
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freakdiablo
Joined
Dec 13, 2005
Watch on Massdrop, they have some that would fit your needs come up with MX Clears.
Check out Mechanicalkeyboards.com they have the largest selection online that I'm aware of. You can sort by switch type.

Also look at these specifically:
- http://www.maxkeyboard.com/max-keyboard-nighthawk-full-customize-backlit-mechanical-keyboard.html
- https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1292
- http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.php/products/code-keyboard/code-104-key-mechanical-keyboard.html


Thanks, I'll check them out. Been primarily watching Newegg and Amazon which is why I kept finding red/blue/brown/blacks. Also checked Massdrop earlier but they didn't seem to have any currently up, but I'll check again.