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I just finished lubed and tape mod, then I tried keyboard tester to make sure all the keys are working. then when I pushed the right shift, the shift and all the keys in the videos lights up and none of them are recognized in the keyboard tester. do anyone have solution for this please help!
Upgrade from a razer blackwidow with green switches. I’ll miss the numpad but I still love this thing.
Abused 40-50 hours a week consistently the entire time I had it. Never felt the need to add another to the lineup 🤷♂️
Switches: Akko V3 Lavender Purple Pro
Keycaps: Terukir Wunzkii 129 Keys PBT Japanese Keycaps Dye-sub Cherry Profile Keycaps
The switches offer a surprisingly great tactile bump. I think it looks pretty good too! What do you think?
Keychron V1 with Gateron Milky Yellow Pros and Sea Salt Milk keycaps. I will mod it soon.
This is not my first mk though. I've been using the Anne Pro 2 with Gateron Browns for 5 years and this V1 is an amazing upgrade.
Akko 5075s + 9009
Gotta buy new switches buy the broken ones sound cool
Because having a banana on desk gives confidence!
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So, this is my first mechanical keyboard, so feel free to correct me if I'm the one wrong.
I've been using wireless keyboards for over a decade. Among them, the well known white-flat-uncomfortable Apple keyboard, a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort keyboard, a Logitech one, and mostly that's it.
All of them I could use them for over a month before needing to recharge the battery. And recharging my AAA batteries was really fast, less than two hours, and you have another month of charge. But I decided to finally buy a mechanical keyboard.
After reading several reviews of many brands, I decided on the AKKO 5075B as a “budget” option, which in its official site says it has a 3000mah, and I thought that was a huge battery. Spoiler alert: no, it's not.
The first thing I did when getting the keyboard was make sure to charge it up to 100%. And then, I started using it. It was really weird to see that in about 6 days the battery was empty. I charged again the battery, which took an eternity, and decided to test again, now with lights off, just the wireless keyboard. The battery lasted around 7 days, maybe 8.
I started googling and found this page from AKKO, with info that should be in the SPECS OF THE KEYBOARD PAGE and not in a random FAQ.
Here, they confirm that the battery is supposed to last around 14 hours (7 days with a 2 hours use per day), and the charging time is about 16 hours. And now I have a looooot of questions:
Mostly, it's a good keyboard, it feels solid, it doesn't feel cheap. But I wouldn't recommend the brand or I wouldn't buy it again. The battery life it's just beyond ridiculous, which is probably not an issue for the people who love using their keyboard wired.
But also, it has several software bugs (at firmware and driver level) that probably could be easy to fix by the right developers, but they don't even seem to have an email to receive reports and suggestions. The only time I tried to report a bug to their support email, they answered me with basically a paragraph of the keyboard user manual, copy paste; and their Akko Driver software is still years behind of apps like Logitech Logi Options+.
I got this for a family member on sale on Amazon with a coupon for $45. Bought some gamakay Pegasus silent tactiles to put in it.
Honestly pretty impressed with this for $45. Rgb doesn’t look that cheap, it’s smooth as it blends colors. None of the stabs rattled out of the box, but I’m still going to do a plumbers mod.
All keys work, no issues other than I can’t figure out how to get the CMD/WIN key to work on a mac. Still sleuthing it out, and I’ll post here if I figure it out, but if anyone has had any problems like that with other keyboards I’m very open to hearing any suggestions to fix that. Remapping in mac keyboard settings didn’t work.
All in all it’s a great budget board! Kinda interesting the knob can come off and has a smaller knob under it. Hoping my bro in law will like this for his first mech keyboard!
So I was recently affected by Kanatakeys. If you feel like reading about it: https://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards/comments/18aansn/looks_like_kanatakeys_is_done_best_try_to_get/
Took me 3 attempts with my bank to get a successful dispute application.
I was able to get chargeback for 1 out of 2 gb keycap sets I paid for. If you try to get chargeback your bank might go by transaction date to deny your dispute application. Saying that it's outside the 90/120 day timeframe. (90 days for mastercard, 120 for visa).
This is actually an incorrect interpretation. They are supposed to go by 90/120 days passed the date of expected delivery for gb situations with a limit of 540 days passed transaction date. This is actually written in the visa and mastercard policies. Not sure about amex. Best to look up their policy yourself.
One of my transactions was still within 540 days so it qualified. The other was not so I am SOL for that.
Please refer to these links/documents.
page 762, Dispute Condition 13.1 Merchandise/Services Not Received Dispute Time Limit
page 531, Goods or Services were not Provided, Time Frame
If you got denied for chargeback by your bank previously, please review the information I have given. If you are still within 540 days of transaction you should still qualify. Good luck.