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I need a new keyboard

can you suggest to me?

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monkeygirl

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I need a new keyboard and I like the backlit models but I'm not a gamer. I don't want to pay for one of these with a mess of features I don't need-I just want a basic keyboard but with the fun glowy backlighting. What should I look for? Just the cheapest one I can find?



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Ms. Spam

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OH MAN. I love this keyboard I got at Best Buy for $10.00. It is not backlit but it's a dream to type on. Let me search for you to see what I like! HA! 



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WIred or wireless?

My new keyboard was wired. Hence the $10 cost.

 

I really like this but I think the rainbow would distract.

 

https://www.bestbuy....wE&gclsrc=aw.ds



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THANKS, guys!!!

 

WIred or wireless?

My new keyboard was wired. Hence the $10 cost.

 

I really like this but I think the rainbow would distract.

 

https://www.bestbuy....wE&gclsrc=aw.ds

Noooooo, this is exactly what I want!


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Here is a wired keyboard that is back lit and ergo, with a mouse.  It's a gamer keyboard, but not too many crazy options:

 

 

https://www.amazon.c...8-1-spons&psc=1

 

 

Here are a few Logitech keyboards.  Logitech is a good brand, so if you don't like these, they may have other models you might like.  

 

Wired mouse and keyboard, not back lit:

https://www.amazon.c...way&sr=8-2&th=1

 

Wireless without Mouse, back lit:

https://www.amazon.c...=gateway&sr=8-3

 

Wireless with Mouse, back lit:

https://www.amazon.c...way&sr=8-3&th=1

 

Hope that helps...

OK, why do some of these look as if they're written in Klingon? This is my issue with gaming keyboards-the prettier ones have keys I can't even figure out what they are. Does that matter? Will the keys I need still be in their familiar places or do gamer keyboards replace some with gamer-specific keys?


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I keep reading this title as "I need a new boyfriend".  Keyboard....Boyfriend....new purchase...decisions decision!  Just make sure they're plug and play, right?


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Plug and play... Are we still talking about keyboards or boyfriends....?

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Every time I see this, I picture Huey Lewis singing "I need a new keyboard" instead of "I want a new drug"

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This is the one I use. It's programmable but I haven't messed with it much. I think the price is pretty good considering bought it largely for the spill resistant keys and rainbow back-lighting. 





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