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Pictek Mechanical Keyboard Back down to 19.99

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Dec 21, 2019
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[Amazon.ca] Pictek Mechanical Keyboard Back down to 19.99

Saw a previous thread (moved already since deal expired) about this mechanical keyboard down to 15.99. Missed the deal, but its 19.99 now (showing lowest on CCC) so I jumped.
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Yay thanks, I missed out and I really needed a backup keyboard. +1
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Dec 30, 2009
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Markham
ARGH .... I DONT NEED ONE .. but I just bought it since its $19.99 ... probably gonna give it to the inlaws because I already have the corsair K70 blue switch .. and they tried mine and says it feels good to type with lol
I wonder how this will compare to my k70
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Oct 2, 2019
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How can it be lowest if it was just 14.99 a couple of days ago?
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k847848 wrote: How can it be lowest if it was just 14.99 a couple of days ago?
lol - the illusion of lowest price can be a great driver for increased sales!
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Jimboski wrote: Blue switches, it's going to be loud but looks like a rebranded Redragon K552.
What would be the quietest switches? Thanks
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Can this be set to a single coloured light for the entire keyboard?

Sometimes I'm just looking for a simple back-lit keyboard when using it for work
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Dec 30, 2009
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dicecube wrote: What would be the quietest switches? Thanks
Red ... then brown ... and then blue

but to be honest .. I love blue .. its like music to my ears .. sounds like a type writter
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otakuz wrote: ARGH .... I DONT NEED ONE .. but I just bought it since its $19.99 ... probably gonna give it to the inlaws because I already have the corsair K70 blue switch .. and they tried mine and says it feels good to type with lol
I wonder how this will compare to my k70
a k70 is like..... 2-300? lol, not very comparable, I wouldn't have my expectations that high, I personally have a k70 as well and last time I bought a cheap mechanical keyboard, although the build quality was great, the keys are just not on the same level.
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Dec 30, 2009
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Jackji wrote: a k70 is like..... 2-300? lol, not very comparable, I wouldn't have my expectations that high, I personally have a k70 as well and last time I bought a cheap mechanical keyboard, although the build quality was great, the keys are just not on the same level.
I Think i got my K70 blue for around 140 (7yrs ago) .. but prices seemed to have increased to 200-250 now .... but keep in mind 50% of the price is branding, 15% marketing, 15% cost of actual unit and 20% is the real cost (thats just my guestimate) .... but for $20 Im willing to try it =D like i said . its gonna be either for the inlaws or my wife who is WFH
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Dec 11, 2009
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Brampton
Damn...I would like another red/brown cheapo board. I think I have enough clicky boards.
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Anyone know what happened to the aukey mechanical keyboard? I realize its not in amazon anymore?
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chengsterr wrote: Anyone know what happened to the aukey mechanical keyboard? I realize its not in amazon anymore?
Aukey's and it's listings have been banned from Amazon for violating sellers terms; something something 'buying reviews'. Same with MPOW. Google it for more details on the news!
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Feb 28, 2021
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I got this keyboard yesterday. It’s not good. It weighs nothing, they plastic feels like a cheap dollar store toy.

The entire keyboard arrived bent and flexes with minimal pressure. It slide around on the desk

The actual switches are perhaps passable, the rest is trash

Even at $20 is barely a deal.
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I don't see caps lock/num lock/ scrl lock lights. Does this keyboard have those lights?
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k847848 wrote: How can it be lowest if it was just 14.99 a couple of days ago?
CCC shows the 3rd party's price. Seems it doesnt even have the amazon's.
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Mephod wrote: I got this keyboard yesterday. It’s not good. It weighs nothing, they plastic feels like a cheap dollar store toy.

The entire keyboard arrived bent and flexes with minimal pressure. It slide around on the desk

The actual switches are perhaps passable, the rest is trash

Even at $20 is barely a deal.
Ugh mines out for delivery today and I was looking forward to it..
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