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 Post subject: Legend a year after.
PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 5:14 am 
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Deck Legend – A year after.

Simply put, the Deck is the best backlit “linear” keyboard out there.

Designed with care, well assembled and built to last forever.


Not advertized as “Linear” up front or in the product specs;
A tiny bit louder then average;
Bleak status LED
Click here for easy fix mod

Personal opinion:
I really don’t care about the little extra noise. Since I’m a clicker & buckling spring fan, my colleagues and family are used to much louder keyboards.

Not sure why but I often hit the CAPS lock by mistake while typing on my Deck. That’s where I noticed the ironically dim status LEDs.

I’m a 70 words/minute user and like some other Deck owners; I also have the unusual hand fatigue and pain issues with this keyboard. It might have to do with my experience. I normally have enough velocity to break the “registering” point of the tactile keys. On a tactile keyboard, it is easier for me to punch keys with even impacts strong enough to register. I can’t pinpoint if it is because the Deck is linear or simply because the keys has longer travel to register but the pain is there. I also tried “floating” on the keys (not pressing them down to the bottom) but as another user described it, it was a hit and miss deal. Sometime the key registers sometime it doesn’t.

Overall, the Deck is a worthy addition to my keyboard collection.

Conclusion: Highly recommended.

Last edited by deck4ever on Sat Jan 17, 2009 5:14 pm, edited 1 time in total.


 Post subject: Re: Legend a year after.
PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:13 pm 
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Thanks for the great feedback and thanks for posting the status LED mod, both top notch!

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