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Razer Reclusa Or Razer Lycosa (Gaming Keyboard)

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I need help on deciding which gaming keyboard I should get, it's either the Razer Reclusa or the Razer Lycosa. I don't know which one I should get. They both have the cool blue neon glow, I want the one which is the brightest glow and is good for gaming and comfortable ^_^

Razer Reclusa = http://www.ebuyer.com/product/127208

Razer Lycosa = http://www.ebuyer.com/product/143289
 

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Reclusa for 1 its cheaper and great qualit. There is a big flaw in the RAZER Lycosa, the stupid hyper response crap is BS, after using a single key so many times, it thinks you want to repeat that key, so lets say it the letter l.. it does this llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll and wont stop untill you hit backspace. Then the key will not work and you have to unplug the keyboard and re plug it in to re-set the baord.. seriously gay for a $85 keyboard. But it does look really sexy, and thats the only good thing about that board.
 
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So Lycosa is bad then? Whats the blue neon glow like on it? Is it bright? And I might go for the Reclusa then
 

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I don't use the hyper response function on my Lycosa nor have I had any other problems with it. Best gaming keyboard I've owned.
 
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Lycosa hands down! I have the big brother of razer family, but I'd grab a lycosa any day of the week!

Now, need to grab the mouse.. lol
 
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havent had a single problem with the lycosa. If there is a problem, reclusa will have it also, same software AND firmware.
 
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Whats the blue neon glow like on it? Is it bright? and can you switch it off if you want?
 

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its not too bright and yes there is an option to turn it off or illuminate the whole board or just the wasd keys
 
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I don't use the hyper response function on my Lycosa nor have I had any other problems with it. Best gaming keyboard I've owned.
QFT. Love my Lycosa, best keyboard I've ever owned!
 

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QFT. Love my Lycosa, best keyboard I've ever owned!
+1 - very happy with the keyboard. I do wish the LED keys had multiple brightness settings. I think they are too dark for regular use, but with lights out they are okay.
 

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I know im not the only person who had problems with the Lycosa. Yse its is a good keyboard aside from the problems I had, and there are others here on TPU that have had the same probs as I did. Hell, you might have the same deal as i did and others, or you might be like some and never have a problem with the board. Either way, both boards are a great choice.
 

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I know im not the only person who had problems with the Lycosa. Yse its is a good keyboard aside from the problems I had, and there are others here on TPU that have had the same probs as I did. Hell, you might have the same deal as i did and others, or you might be like some and never have a problem with the board. Either way, both boards are a great choice.
Razor recalled a bunch of Lycosa's for problems a while ago did you ever see if your version was recalled?
 

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Razor recalled a bunch of Lycosa's for problems a while ago did you ever see if your version was recalled?
The one I had I bought 5 weeks ago and kept it for 4days. Maybe the ones at Best Buy are older models that were never sent back. I was un-aware about the recall.
 
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Yeah, they made the "Mirror" to update the line with the fixes and adding a bit more users...
 
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you can't go wrong with either if you want something fairly big then reclusa if you want small and thin the lycosa

if I had to choose I would choose the Razer Tarantula but what you have here you can't go wrong so go for cheapest cause no one wants to spend a lot of money on a keyboard especially if it wont wipe your ass for you too(for my keyboard anyways)
 
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Cheers guys, I heard you can't turn off the blue neon light on the Reclusa? But you can on the Lycosa? Correct me if im wrong.
 
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Why limit yourself to Razer boards? Saitek do their gorgeous Eclipse, all the way up to rev.3 - Logitech have their G11 and G15 (rev.2 on the G15 is awful, Rev.1 is lovely) - Saitek also do the cyborg - now that is a tasty bit of kit.