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Xtreme Gaming LED Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - $34.99

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[The Source] Xtreme Gaming LED Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - $34.99

For anyone looking for a budget mechanical keyboard. The Source is selling the Xtreme Gaming LED Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard for $34.99. That's a saving of $55.00. Sale ends on July 22, 2020.

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*Priced changed from $29.99 to $34.99
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Seems not bad for $30. Might be worth it for those clone Blue switches.
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Go logitech. I bought a 710+ 3 years ago for $60 and got a free upgrade to a G910 last month because the space key stopped working. Overuse.

Also got a free G430 upgrade to G432 after 2.5 years of use.

The warranty is amazing.
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how is this compared to Redragon Kumara K552 RGB LED Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard or Logitech G213 Prodigy Gaming Keyboard

These are my current options
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djpr wrote: Go logitech. I bought a 710+ 3 years ago for $60 and got a free upgrade to a G910 last month because the space key stopped working. Overuse.

Also got a free G430 upgrade to G432 after 2.5 years of use.

The warranty is amazing.
What the heck? I though the warranty was only two years. I see so many negative reviews on all of the Romer-G switch keyboards they sell for failing just outside the warranty.

I have a G610 where I had to use Krazy Glue to repair the fractured stem connector on a key earlier this year because they didn't stock replacements, and it was also out of warranty.

I'm kind of wondering what kind of Jedi mind trick you had to use to get better service than that.
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S1 wrote: What the heck? I though the warranty was only two years. I see so many negative reviews on all of the Romer-G switch keyboards they sell for failing just outside the warranty.

I have a G610 where I had to use Krazy Glue to repair the fractured stem connector on a key earlier this year because they didn't stock replacements, and it was also out of warranty.

I'm kind of wondering what kind of Jedi mind trick you had to use to get better service than that.
Have you messaged their customer service? I just said it broke and they said they will send a replacement.
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Warning for anyone not familiar with key switches. Blue switches are LOUD. If you're in a quiet environment or have people at home who values sleep, blue switches are very disruptive.
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djpr wrote: Have you messaged their customer service? I just said it broke and they said they will send a replacement.
Yeah, that's what I did. Maybe I was too specific. It was also out of the two year warranty.
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Anyone able to find any reviews on this? Seems odd, a search for the product brings up very little...erm
The model number appears to be: kb-2128
Price is nice; but not sure if I need. Great post OP.
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thanks OP! wanted a keyboard for awhile and this look like a sweet deal for a mechanical keyboard
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this guy

what proof did they ask for when you reported the broken spacebar
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Thanks OP.

I have an older ZHUQUE (lol) mechanical keyboard (this one but in black: https://www.amazon.ca/Teamwolf-Mechanic ... B01EY9D2L6) I purchased for about the same price a few years ago with clone blue switches but no numpad. Since working from home, not having a numpad is getting to be frustrating.

The ZHUQUE is obviously a cheap Chinese replication of a mechanical keyboard but it gets the job done and it's pretty durable. My only initial thoughts is that this one seems more plasticy than the ZHUQUE (the Z has a metal faceplate and underbody. I haven't opened it to see what it looks like inside but I'm guessing it probably doesn't scream quality lol). Nonetheless, it's been a good little worker. No issues with button presses or connectivity.

Hopefully this cheap one is similar.
my mood today: :|
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At this price I got it just to have it...
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Got one. $26.24 all in with PSP discount!
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Ordered one for in-store pickup. I missed the deal the last time around, maybe this will be nice as a spare keyboard.
Apethos wrote: Just noticed that the semi-mechanical version uses Outemu Blue switches too according to the description? Do they have a hybrid switch with the same name, or is that just false advertising?
I cannot confirm, but some other keyboards that are marketed as semi-mechanical are because certain keys that have different function or are less often used (e.g., F1-F12 keys, or numpad) may be rubber domes while the rest of the keyboard are mechanical, usually to save costs. I can't say with any certainty that this is the case for the keyboard you linked to, but since they're labeled as Outemu blues then hopefully they are actually Outemu blues. I think the kind of keyboards you're talking about that don't actually use a real mechanical keyswitch are usually marketed as mechanical-feeling or mechanical-like rather than hybrid, but who knows.
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777DealHunter777 wrote: Anyone able to find any reviews on this? Seems odd, a search for the product brings up very little...erm
The model number appears to be: kb-2128
Price is nice; but not sure if I need. Great post OP.
Just received my order, it's actually xg-kb528
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Chris971 wrote: Got one. $26.24 all in with PSP discount!
how to get PSP discount
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TopCashBack offers 3% on computer accessories from the Source. I signed up for it recently and it consistently beat Rakuten's non-promo cash back rate. There's also sign up bonus if you're referred.
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Chris971 wrote: Got one. $26.24 all in with PSP discount!
Did you have to do anything special to get the PSP discount? I logged into my account which has PSP but it's still showing the full price for me

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