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So hi people, i have that little problem...
I'm getting a bit frustrated with my laptop keyboard, so i decided to buy another of it.

The question is: Is there a cheap mechanical keyboard?
If not, what can i still take as a good alternative with, like, 35$?
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you can probably buy a mechanical numpad for around that much but I really doubt you'll be able to get a full mechanical keyboard for 35$ unless it's in used condition
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What Pettanko said. There's no mechanical keyboards that are close to $35 RRP, if you want for that price you'd need to find a deal on a second-hand one. There are mechanical numpads out there which you could find for around that price, search around online.

Alternatively, if you don't mind spending some effort to do it, you could make your own keyboard for osu! using a techkeys business card. Here's a link to a guide: http://deskthority.net/workshop-f7/buil ... t5761.html
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Trade with a friend who can do w/o one

What Pettanko said.
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Mystrian wrote:

Trade with a friend who can do w/o one

What Pettanko said.
Yeah well, i am actually asking people around here for a free old mechanical keyboard :F

I've found that keyboard,Zalman ZM-K500: http://www.zalman.com/global/product/Product_Read.php?Idx=598
It's cheap and it's a mechanic one, i think it's good (?) the only thing i don't know about it is about the "Red switches", i mean, i am playing with a laptop keyboard atm, will it be just a little better for... something(?) i don't know halp me ç_ç
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there's plenty of websites to read up op mech switches and their differences and (dis-)advantages.
red ones are pretty popular for osu tho, so you could theoretically go with those

i dont know about the keyboard itself tho

nevermidn these dont seem to be cherry mx switches, stay away from this, experiences show that such "copies" tend to break faster or just generally have a lower quality
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Luduz wrote:

Mystrian wrote:

Trade with a friend who can do w/o one

What Pettanko said.
Yeah well, i am actually asking people around here for a free old mechanical keyboard :F

I've found that keyboard,Zalman ZM-K500: http://www.zalman.com/global/product/Product_Read.php?Idx=598
It's cheap and it's a mechanic one, i think it's good (?) the only thing i don't know about it is about the "Red switches", i mean, i am playing with a laptop keyboard atm, will it be just a little better for... something(?) i don't know halp me ç_ç
I use the Zalman ZM-K500, I've had it for about a year now and its doing fine; uses fake red switches; though I find them perfectly fine to use
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