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Blackwidow chroma V2
« on: 05:57 PM - 02/22/18 »
Anyone know if the blackwidow chroma has any lighting effects without sandhawc and all that extra sh**t?

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #1 on: 05:58 PM - 02/22/18 »
Can you please keep all of your questions on this same topic to one thread? This is at least the third thread you've created about this.
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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #2 on: 06:00 PM - 02/22/18 »
iive never really asked if anyone had the same keyboard in the same setup..

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #3 on: 06:01 PM - 02/22/18 »
You've opened a topic about keyboards with onboard memory. There is no reason to ask this question in yet another new thread instead of just asking it there.
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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #4 on: 06:07 PM - 02/22/18 »
Dear friend Mouse,
consider buying some other brand. Razer...let's say there are better for less money.

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #5 on: 06:18 PM - 02/22/18 »
and those brands are?

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #6 on: 06:21 PM - 02/22/18 »
Logitech have very good gaming mechanical keyboards, Corsair too.

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #7 on: 08:33 PM - 02/22/18 »
Logitech have very good gaming mechanical keyboards, Corsair too.
^ this.

If you want a trouble-free Xim experience, stick with Logitech gaming mice and keyboards. G Pro mouse (or G102 / G203) and a G Pro keyboard is a really solid setup.

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #8 on: 09:32 PM - 02/22/18 »
If I had to buy a new keyboard today, it would be Logitech G Pro.
My Mionix Zibal 60 is still working properly, but if I see G Pro on some promotion/discount, I will buy it.
Why? Cause it has lighter key switches (Romer-G) which need 45g force, my Zibal 60 needs 60g (cherry black).
It's true that there are many keyboards with cherry red, but G Pro is the KB I like.If I was on a budget, I would go for G413 carbon.
At the time when I bought my Zibal 60 there were not much choices here, but now when I have the options to choose, I prefer Romer-G/Cherry red.
I strongly recommend to anyone who is going for a new KB to test it before buying, it doesn't matter what brand/model you go for, just test it and see if you like it.

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #9 on: 09:43 PM - 02/22/18 »
The light bleed from Romer-G switches is minimal too. Less peripheral vision noise is a good thing...

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #10 on: 09:53 PM - 02/22/18 »
There is one thing that I'm interested to know about G Pro/G413 and it's how durable are the key caps.the D, C and W on my Zibal are slightly wear out after like 5 years light usage (~1h per day SC2 gaming).

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #11 on: 10:35 PM - 02/22/18 »
Logitech have very good gaming mechanical keyboards, Corsair too.
^ this.

If you want a trouble-free Xim experience, stick with Logitech gaming mice and keyboards. G Pro mouse (or G102 / G203) and a G Pro keyboard is a really solid setup.


Yeah I have a Logitech proteus spectrum g502 and am getting the g410 atlas keyboard soon. Mouse has been perfect.

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #12 on: 03:03 AM - 02/23/18 »
what about the Logitech g910 orion spark keyboard. does it have onboard?

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #13 on: 04:38 AM - 02/23/18 »
It's not clear if the 910 has on-board memory on the Logitech page.

I recently replaced a G410 Atlas keyboard and the custom lighting did work on a Xim, but needed a USB switch to pull it off. The mouse and keyboard were attached to the switch inputs. The switch outputs lead to Xim4 and PC. The objective of the USB switch is simply to share m/kb between PC and consoles.

I setup the lighting in LGS, then toggled the switch from PC to Xim and the lighting stuck. Otherwise I think it defaulted back to blue LEDs if connected direct to the Xim, meaning LGS was needed for the custom RGB. The reason it stuck via a USB switch is because powered was maintained throughout.

The USB switch I use is an IOGear GUS404. A GUS402 will work equally as well. The switches are branded as Aten US424 and Aten 224 in other regions.

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Re: Blackwidow chroma V2
« Reply #14 on: 06:48 PM - 02/23/18 »
bro is there any "for dummies" tutorial. i honestly have no clue. i'm extremely new to this.. 🙁