What kind of keyboard do you use?

By Shawn Knight ยท 62 replies
Sep 18, 2015
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  1. Keyboards literally come in all shapes and sizes these days. From bargain-basement specials with mushy keys and flexible boards to high-end mechanical keyboards with customizable switches and keycaps, there’s something out there for everyone at every price point.

    I’ve had the opportunity to type on dozens of boards as a product reviewer over the years. Most recently, I’ve been hammering away on a Das Keyboard 4 Professional with Cherry MX Blue (clicky) switches.

    With this week’s open forum, we want to know what kind of keyboard you use. Let us know in the comments section below!

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  2. Cassiebeak

    Cassiebeak TS Rookie

    Rosewill RK9000 with MX Blues and an old unbranded ergonomic with ALPS SKCM White
    Mandark57 likes this.
  3. Duckeenie

    Duckeenie TS Booster Posts: 80   +62

    I'm always spilling the amber nectar on mine. So...nothing sexy here. Quite often I'll just pick up some bog standard OEM thing in a local charity shop for a quid or similar. Spend the change on beer ;)
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,157   +458

    At the moment I'm using a standard, beige, PS/2 Dell Quietkey keyboard bought around 1999.
  5. Boshi

    Boshi TS Rookie

    I use an IBM Model M keyboard from 1991, with buckling spring keys.
    To this day I haven't found another keyboard that feels anywhere near as nice.
  6. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +418

    Logitec K800 wireless backlit keyboard. Feels good and the backlight is awesome (got spoiled using Powerbooks and Macbook Pros).
  7. Monte Gardiner

    Monte Gardiner TS Rookie

    I use this-K200_KEYFOB, probably doesn't make sense just from the model number- but it's a holographic Bluetooth keyboard. I know, right!
  8. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,366   +67

    Generic three dollar micro center keyboard. Best keyboard ever. It's big notches on the f and j were easy to find in the dark, and now that I can't see easy too.
  9. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,731   +3,749

    The one with the buttons on it.
    learninmypc and enemys like this.
  10. mls067

    mls067 TS Enthusiast Posts: 31   +16

    Logitech G510s. I love it
  11. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 2,003   +661

    Tt Posieden (MX Brown)
    It's heavy, has no flex, and has blue led's.
    I want my next kb sans the number pad so I can stop hitting the side of my keyboard with my mouse. haha.
  12. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,198   +593

    Logitech G19S, loved the Logitech G series keyboards with only my previous G19 being a little bit of a disappointment in terms of last ability. If this one does not hold up ill switch brands.
  13. Business Direct

    Business Direct TS Booster Posts: 44

    Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000
  14. Yarrow

    Yarrow TS Enthusiast Posts: 31

    Corsair K90.. and I need the backlight or I would go back to the old IBM Keyboard I loved.
  15. Richard Rage

    Richard Rage TS Rookie

    Logitech G710+ w/ MX Brown Switches.

    Will not be upgrading for a very very long time.
    Arris likes this.
  16. Axiarus

    Axiarus TS Maniac Posts: 244   +113

    Corsair K70 Cherry MX Red
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  17. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,269

    Where did you get that? I've only seen them with keys.
  18. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,269

    Roccat Ryos MK Glow with Cherry MX Black. Back lit keys is a must for me these days but not with that Christmas tree RGB stuff either, I don't care about rainbow colors or funny effects.
  19. Myth1337

    Myth1337 TS Rookie Posts: 16   +6

    Logitech G105 for the past 3 years and nothing has gone wrong so far, I am looking to get a mechanical equivalent tho (6 or more macro keys on the side, backlit) for a "normal" price.
  20. Nobina

    Nobina TS Evangelist Posts: 1,268   +768

    Some Logitech keyboard I bought 10 years ago. I can't let it go.
  21. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    Microsoft Reclusa I bough many years ago.
  22. 0192837465

    0192837465 TS Enthusiast Posts: 21

    The old mighty beast Logitech G15
  23. enemys

    enemys TS Addict Posts: 108   +98

    It's named "Microsoft Wired Keyboard 600", though I checked it online and I must have the old version of this model, since it looks a bit different than what's presented on Microsoft's site. That makes sense, since I've had it for maybe 4 or 5 years, and the one I found on the Web is Win8-dedicated, so it can't be that old. It's nothing special, but it does the job. It's nice for both gaming and coding.
  24. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,731   +3,749

    Why, at the computer store, of course.
  25. seefizzle

    seefizzle TS Evangelist Posts: 327   +185

    Corsair k95 RGB. It's a badass board.

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