My first mechanical keyboard was the first Razer Blackwidow Ultimate. I really enjoyed it, and it turned me to mechanical for the rest of time. No more membrane boards for me.
The ducky keyboards are an improvement on the Razer keyboards for sure, minus the Razer Synapse software. I really wish it had an equivalent. To make up for this drawback, I purchased the Razer Orbweaver keypad.
I really like the lights on this board. I use the reactive option while the keys are dimmed. It allows the lights to stay on constantly (to make sense), and the keys glow bright for a few seconds after pushing. There are also a bunch of other modes, but I find they bother me. They're definitely cool for showing off though!
There's one complain I have of the board, which seems to be very critical.
The spacebar's switch doesn't return the spacebar to the rest-position after being actuated. It's as if the switch didn't have enough strength to send it back up. I've read that this is not an uncommon problem with larger keys anchored to the keyboard with a support bar. I'm not a fan of RMA, so I've ordered some synthetic grease as recommended to hopefully help the bar slide better.
If the issue is fixed, I'll update the review, and adjust the rating to 5/5.
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