Ph.D wrote:I recently killed my keyboard. It was of the low travel type which I quite enjoyed. (...) Price: Nothing too extreme. $150 seems like a good upper limit.
I actually wrote up a huge post full of links and formatting and then I accidentally closed the window and lost the entire thing. AWESOME. (Chrome would have saved it for me if I'd reopened my last closed tab, but IE8 isn't so clever, sadly.)
Given what you prefer, I'd definitely recommend a scissor keyboard. I know it's heresy on a tech forum to recommend anything besides Cherry MX, Topre, or buckling spring keyboards, but I also really like short-travel keyboards and scissor switches are optimal for that.
So, look at these scissor boards:
I've sold a few of the SIIG keyboards for my home business; they're pretty nice, and well-received. The hub is only USB 2.0 though.
If you'd prefer a mechanical, I can recommend a few of those from personal experience:
- CM Storm Quickfire Pro is very similar to my own Quickfire Rapid, it just includes the numeric keypad mine forgoes. LOVE this board.
- I only gave up my Corsair Vengeance K90 because the Quickfire Rapid is smaller. Both use Cherry Reds and I really think the Corsair is actually a nicer 'board, it's just too big for my desk. :lol:
- My brother uses an Azio Levetron Mech5 and he really likes it. You can move the numpad from right side to the left if you like; kinda neat. It's also water-resistant, lol!
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