Please help me find this keyboard!

Discussion in 'Mice and Keyboards' started by Killdozer, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. Killdozer

    Killdozer [H]ard|Gawd

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    Hello All,

    Recently purchased a Cooler Master QuickFire TK Mechanical Keyboard (White Body with Brown Switches) as my first mechanical keyboard (since 1998) and I'm not totally satisfied with it.

    Things I like:

    Every key is backlit
    Brown switches feel awesome
    The coating on the keys is great
    Multimedia keys are available
    Sturdy Build

    Things I don't like:

    Not a full sized keyboard - things feel closer than normal
    Not a full sized layout - Don't have independent keypad and arrow/special keys
    Sits a little bit high
    Doesn't have a wrist rest
    Detachable USB cable

    So I'm now looking for a mechanical keyboard that has as many good traits as possible and as few negative traits as possible. Basically my ideal mechanical keyboard would be:

    Fully backlit keys
    Controls for brightness PLUS on/off settings
    Brown switches
    Whatever coating is on my current keys feels great
    Each key is labeled
    Full sized keyboard
    Full layout with independent number pad plus arrows and special keys
    Normal keyboard layout
    Multimedia keys that aren't alternates of the Function keys.
    Sturdy build
    Permanently attached USB cable
    Wrist guard or at least have the keyboard sit a little bit lower
    No mandatory software to install
    As few 'alternate keys' as possible (function key + F1 = backlight on/off)

    Does such a keyboard exist?
    If so, please let me know.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Araxie [H]ardness Supreme

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  3. sharknice

    sharknice [H]ard|Gawd

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    It will soon. They are coming out with Corsair K70's in brown. http://www.corsair.com/us/k70/ The current ones have red switches.
     
  4. Killdozer

    Killdozer [H]ard|Gawd

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    WoW, DAMN!
    That thing nails it.

    Thanks for the suggestion!
     
  5. Killdozer

    Killdozer [H]ard|Gawd

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    Any idea when this is coming out?
    I signed up on their website for notification but they don't have any estimates.
     
  6. sharknice

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    I'm not sure. The K70 only took about a month to come out after they announced it, but the K95 wasn't out for 2 or 3 months until after they announced.

    I think the wait will be fairly short because all they need to do is put a different switch in. You could check on the corsair forums and see what people are saying.