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Old July 31st, 2012, 03:59 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Any from this family of keyboards if you can afford it.....

Optimus Popularis

I think these are quite cool as well....

http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/info_30036.html


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Old July 31st, 2012, 06:57 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Any from this family of keyboards if you can afford it.....

Optimus Popularis

I think these are quite cool as well....

Kustom PCs Luxeed U7 Individual LED Keyboard Black / Clear UK Layout


Damn... were those design by Valentino or something


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Old July 31st, 2012, 07:08 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Don't use wireless devices.

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For years now I only have had wireless devices. Can't stand wires. If it was possible to remove the cables from que screens those would also disappear.

I REALLY HAVE A BIG ISSUE WITH WIRES!

Like Josh, I never had connection problems either. Maybe due to the fact that I have the USB receiver right on the desk. True, if I have the receiver right under the monitors not the mouse but the keyboard have some trouble in maintain connection, but you just need to move a bit to the side and all is fine.

Due to my tendinitis I tend to change hands when working with the mouse, so Logitech's Performance MX is not really an option for me. The problem is that I need a mouse that fill my hand, like the MX but the large majority of mice in the market are small I use to say that they were design for women, not men.

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Old July 31st, 2012, 07:19 AM   #15 (permalink)
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@arnie best keyboard I have ever owned is the logitech K800. Kind of expensive for a keyboard but worth it. I am pretty picky as well and have been happy. I wanted shallow keys so bad at one time I switched to an apple keyboard but they are to shallow in my opinion and can cause issues with windows machine. The k800 is not quite as shallow but very responsive and quite. I would classify the keys as pretty "light".

I use a m570 logitech trackball mouse which is great if have wrist issues because the mouse stays stationary. Once I got used to the trackball I would not go back to regular mouse.

I suggest buying somewhere with good return policy. Hard even in store to come to determination. Have to put these things on desk for a few days to really know if you will like it.

Yeah, that K800 is an interesting keyboard and has a wrist pad which is a "must have" for me. I can't write to long on a keyboard without a wrist pad. The vast majority of keyboards don't have wrist pads. I know that I can buy one but my experience is that most of the time they are too high or too low relatively to the keyboard.
The price is a bit high though, I hate paying for features that I don't care about, lightning keys, please... just another feature to drain the batteries.

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Old January 14th, 2013, 12:52 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Resurrecting an old thread, but I wanted to mention I bought my first new keyboard in forever. I'm usually just a simple Logitech man, my old keyboard was a Logitech K740:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001F51G16/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

The new keyboard I am now using (thanks to my cat spilling water all over my old one and frying it) is this:

CoolerMaster Quick Fire Rapid I:

Cooler Master Gaming Products: Quick Fire Rapid-i

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00M562EQU/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I picked the Cherry MX Blue board and really like the responsiveness and 'click' of the key. This is after years of using a virtually silent keyboard, but something about the click really does it for me.

Yes it's a gaming keyboard, but they don't really make high performance office keyboards

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Old October 4th, 2016, 03:50 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Programable Keyboard

This keyboard looks interesting...20 separate programmable macro keys placed at either end of keyboard.

AORUS THUNDER K7
Mechanical Keyboard + detachable Macro Keypad

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Old October 15th, 2016, 02:56 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Mouse with programmable macros...

This looks like an interesting concept...a 9 button macro key pad at mouse right click area...
All mouse buttons are programmable....

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This looks like an interesting concept...a 9 button macro key pad at mouse right click area...
All mouse buttons are programmable....

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This sounds dangerous for trading.

I don't know that I want to make it THAT much easier for me to get into a trade, or 9 of them

Also, fat finger trades!

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