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Offline ArmaPL

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Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« on: 09:40 AM - 08/12/15 »
So I am thinking of ordering Xim soon, but still haven't made a decision on what keyboard should I buy :S

I was thinking of few : like SteelSeries Apex Raw/ Razer Blackwidow/ Razer DathStalker

Apex Raw looks nice and would be my pick, but I recently learned of mechanical keyboards which sound like they are better for gaming.

Both Razers are bit expensive.

So any suggestions ?

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Re: Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« Reply #1 on: 04:11 PM - 08/12/15 »
never ever buy a razer keyboard if its main purpose is to play with XIM, they dont run very good without a PC attached

as for the best cheap keyboard, i played for years on a Dell Slimline Keyboard, they cost between 5-10Ä
very quality rubberdome keyboard

if you want a mechanical keyboard for a reasonable price id look into the corsair and coolermaster keyboards, they have a range of 60-80Ä and do come with all the features that the 100-150Ä keyboards have
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Re: Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« Reply #2 on: 07:10 PM - 02/13/18 »
never ever buy a razer keyboard if its main purpose is to play with XIM, they dont run very good without a PC attached
Sorry for the necro, but I saw this and just wanted to say that itís not really true, at least in my experience. Iíve been using a razer black widow chroma with my Xim4 for months and it has worked great and Iíve had absolutely zero problems. Not sure about other razer keyboards, but you absolutely can buy a blackwidow chroma with the intention of using it with xim4.
« Last Edit: 11:05 PM - 02/13/18 by MercyOneTrick »
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Re: Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« Reply #3 on: 09:54 PM - 02/13/18 »
never ever buy a razer keyboard if its main purpose is to play with XIM, they dont run very good without a PC attached
Sorry for the necro, but I saw this and just wanted to say that itís not really true at all. Iíve been using a razer black widow chroma with my Xim4 for months and it has worked great and Iíve had absolutely zero problems. Not sure about other razer keyboards, but you absolutely can buy a blackwidow chroma with the intention of using it with xim4.

the chroma is one of the very few that works as intended
at the time of the post (2015) pretty much no razer keyboard would work acceptably with the xim, as of lately razer has realized that they need to increase their quality and the chroma is one of those results :)
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Re: Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« Reply #4 on: 10:51 PM - 02/13/18 »
the chroma is one of the very few that works as intended
at the time of the post (2015) pretty much no razer keyboard would work acceptably with the xim, as of lately razer has realized that they need to increase their quality and the chroma is one of those results :)
Ah I see, so basically chroma is one of the only good razer keyboards for Xim? In that case itís a good thing I didnít buy one of the other razer keyboards from the Xim4 compatible hardware list instead.
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Re: Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« Reply #5 on: 01:44 PM - 02/14/18 »
Ah I see, so basically chroma is one of the only good razer keyboards for Xim? In that case itís a good thing I didnít buy one of the other razer keyboards from the Xim4 compatible hardware list instead.

yes, its similar with their mice too
the chroma/eltie series are (pretty much) the only ones that work exactly as advertised in combination with a xim :)
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Re: Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« Reply #6 on: 03:53 AM - 02/15/18 »
So I am thinking of ordering Xim soon, but still haven't made a decision on what keyboard should I buy :S

I was thinking of few : like SteelSeries Apex Raw/ Razer Blackwidow/ Razer DathStalker

Apex Raw looks nice and would be my pick, but I recently learned of mechanical keyboards which sound like they are better for gaming.

Both Razers are bit expensive.

So any suggestions ?

I got the Apex Raw/Apex 300. Great keyboard used it for about 3 years now. I hate mechanical keyboards so I went for membrane!
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Re: Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« Reply #7 on: 06:20 AM - 02/15/18 »
Corsair K55.. Love it
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Re: Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« Reply #8 on: 04:35 PM - 02/21/18 »
I like the sharkoon Skiller SGK1.
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Re: Best Cheap Keyboard for Xim4
« Reply #9 on: 05:35 PM - 02/21/18 »
I got this mechanical keyboard

For the price you can't go wrong

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B073PW3Y6W/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1