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Old 02-19-2010, 03:47 AM   #1
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I really need a gaming keyboard, as I am using an ancient apple pro keyboard right now. The problem is I want a Dvorak.

I really like the logitech G15, but it seems to only come in qwerty. It is actually proving to be very difficult to find a decent one.

Any help?
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Old 02-19-2010, 04:19 AM   #2
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Rearrange the letters or buy a cover and then get the necessary keyboard driver.

http://www.theworldofstuff.com/dvorak/#keyboard
Good read about Dvorak keyboards. Skip down to buying, not buying, and forging section and check that section out. Has a bunch of websites that sell Dvorak keyboards.

http://www.fentek-ind.com/dvorak.htm#std

Also, found this. Expensive but ergonomical, if you're into that. http://www.ergodirect.com/product_in...ducts_id=15156

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Old 02-19-2010, 04:29 AM   #3
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I'm not looking to spend $325... lol

I cant just pop the keys off and rearrange them. Most of the time, they have varying levels of slope and height.

Worked on my laptop though. Been using that for about a year now.
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I didn't know if you like ergonomics or not. Thought I'd throw it in there. I've always used qwerty cause I'm just too lazy to switch, but my cousin bought a x6 and just popped the keys off. But on that websites they have places that make prints you could put over the keys, so you never have to pop them off
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That would look like a POS and screw the keys' backlighting.

It seems that Apple makes alternate keyboard layouts. Its a shame their new keyboards are so terrible.
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the G15 is nice, but the macros don't work for me in windows 7 (I tried to create a few, but they don't do anything when I press a G key), good thing id that I didn't get it for that, I got it for the back light (blue) because I game at night and it's dark...
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Are the keys all at the same height/angle or does it vary?
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Are the keys all at the same height/angle or does it vary?
they seem to get shorter from top to bottom from a glance, but I'm not sure...
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Do you really read the keys anyhow? I never glance down at the keyboard, I don't see why you even need anything on the keys...
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Why not just settle for QWERTY? Standard gaming keys a WASD, which is why most "gaming keyboards" are QWERTY.

If you're sticking with QWERTY, Saitek makes a nice one in the Cyborg series. Very nice design and features. Rohan says the key quality was very nice.
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