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Old 09-30-2019, 10:52 AM
Gomez Adams Gomez Adams is offline
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Default Keyboard Keys Installed Upside Down on new K68

I just bought a new Corsair K68 on sale today and wonder:

Why are all of the bracket, colon/semicolon, equals/plus and other keys upside down?

https://i.imgur.com/Mf311bc.jpg

Is it just the K68 that's this way or is it all Corsair Keyboards? I have never in my life seen a keyboard with those keys installed upside down before.

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Old 10-01-2019, 11:38 AM
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It's a Corsair thing. The LEDs are mounted high, so they want the main keystroke to be on top to illuminate it.


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Old 10-03-2019, 02:23 PM
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It's the dumbest, most moronic, ridiculous thing I've ever seen.

Took the keyboard back, got a refund and bought a Cooler Master. Shame too. I liked the action of the Corsair better, just can't deal with an incompetent layout of upside down keys.


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Old 10-03-2019, 04:57 PM
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Once you get past the initial adjustment, it really only matters if you are hunting and pecking for keys. Hard to see which is top/bottom with your fingers over it. Regardless, there are several brands that set their keyboards up this way for lighting purposes, so do mind your step.


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