[ale] Lighted keyboards

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Fri Jun 12 18:06:56 EDT 2020

On Fri, 12 Jun 2020 17:07:09 -0400
Calvin Harrigan via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:

> On 6/12/2020 16:05, Alex Carver via Ale wrote:
> > This is a crazy not quite on-topic question but do any of you use
> > backlit keyboards for desktops and, if so, happen to have a
> > suggestion for a good one?
> >
> > I just wanted to get simple backlighting the way some laptops have
> > it. Basic white is fine.  The keyboard just has to be full size
> > 101/104-key with good keys.  I can't use loud keys because it
> > disturbs the neighbors. :)
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> I picked up a Logitech G512 SE "clicky" RGB back-lit keyboard around 
> Thanksgiving for about $50.  Well worth it.  It was on 50% off sale.
> :D
> It goes on sale ever so often.  Keep an eye out.

I looked up the preceding keyboard and saw this picture of it:


I find the backlighting very dull, and probably worthless for
low-light, as opposed to no-light conditions. I know it's really cute
to have three different color backlights, but practicality steers me
toward bright white background on a black key.


Steve Litt 
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