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What's different from normal keyboard to gaming keyboard?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by kurosagi01, May 31, 2009.

  1. kurosagi01

    kurosagi01

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    the G15 is quite out of my expenditure i would spend on a keyboard lol i am considering arctosa silver edition because it match my case or maybe get a G11 which cost an extra £5
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    I've got 3 G15's and they are used well over 7 hours a day and the one I'm using is about 15 hours a day 7 days a week because I've nothing else to do and the paint is fine. Honestly your just nit picking about features that don't have an impact on its performance.
     
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    and what do you mean what ever!

    i got my g15(i have no problem with logitech at all!) when it was first released and that paint has worn off the keys but the newer revisions dont

    so please dont post if you dont know what you talking about and please google, G15 paint keys!
     
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    I really can't complain about my current mouse and keyboard, using the Wave, ya not the best but was readily available for relatively cheap. As for mouse I'm using the bundled mouse and don't have any issues at all with either one of em.
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    +1 !!!

    If you do not like the product that is fine but for goodness sake stop dissing it ! This is for you computertechy as well .
     
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    @ bumblebee: thnx for posting the link to the "hotkeys" thingy and also thnx for posting the info within regard's to the different type's of switche's used in kb's :toast:
     
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    not being able to see a translucent key does not impact performance?

    welcome hon.

    anyways heres another keyboard I left out

    Enermax Aurora it's brushed aluminum housing with scissor switches cost $60-75 USD comes in Black or Silver has terrific reviews would give you a little more performance, quieter and look nice next to a Lian Li.

    [​IMG]
     
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    shut up please! i have no problem with logitech and love my g15

    here is a picture of my g15 to prove the paint wears off! get your facts straight!:mad:

    [​IMG]
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    trickson you need to accept it these are not opinions these are known facts about the keyboard.
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Early models do use a paint that wears out but logitech changed the mixture early on. Only a small batch use that old mixture. About 3% of G15's probably have the old mixture. You won't hear from everyone who's keys are fine only those who's have worn off.
     
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    +100000000

    Thank you!

    i am not meaning to diss anything at all!, all i am just saying is this is what happened to mine, doesn't mean it will happen to newer revisions!
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    WOW you should also NOTE that I also have stated Facts biased on MY OWN EXPERIENCE !
    But again I am supposed to shut up ...
     
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    your making numbers up. I don't know the exact date they changed the paint but paint is paint and there is no way to tell if you got a old one or new one and I already mentioned this a few posts up.
     
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    that is true but atleast they have actualy bothered to rectify the problem! that makes logitech a valued company
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    I did make those up it was an estimate but I remember when I got my keyboard early on I did alot of research on the worn out keys and I remember reading an email from logitech support and do you know what they do with keyboards with worn out paint ? they replace them with a whole new keyboard with the new paint.

    http://forums.logitech.com/logitech/board/message?board.id=hardware&thread.id=303

    Proof that logitech replaces the keyboard with old paint within warranty.
     
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    Actually, they were replacing them for a long time with keyboard with the same old paint. Happened to me, numerous threads on the net about the problem. Logitech knew there was a problem but didn't fix it for a while.
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Taken from logitechs forums and this was posted in 2006.
     
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    what a flowery, buttered up reply from logitech. i usually get robots asking me for information i've already provided them, and when i point that out i get totally ignored.
     
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    the key word in this ^^ post is "biased"

    carry on :D
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    I've never had a problem though and you don't have proof muhahaha :p
     
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    this gone to discussing about G15 keyboard now?? lol so whats better arctosa or G11??
     
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    Enermax Caesar it's brushed aluminum housing with a mesh has scissor switches cost $65-75 USD comes in Black has built in audio chip, usb ports, 3 rubber height adjustments, extended wrist rest.
    [​IMG]
     
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    arctosa looks better imo but the g11 has more functionality with the G key's and the media pad on it.

    I really like that arctosa now I've had a good look at it :p
     
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    Now that is a good looking keyboard, will probably be in my future. The only problem with the last scissor switch keyboard I had is that sometimes it would release a key if I didn't have enough pressure on it.
     

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