dealsrazer lycosa gaming keyboard for $39.99 + $5.00…

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This has to be the worst keyboard I've ever owned. The keys are sticky and clunky, it is a nightmare to type on this thing. I noticed a decrease in performance while gaming because the keys are stubborn. Went back to my old stock Dell keyboard, I wouldn't go back for anything. If you're looking for a solid gaming keyboard, get a mechanical one.

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I'll assume you meant Lachesis not Lycosa since Lycosa is not a mouse.

Death Adder and Lachesis are both mice from back when Razer was a good company with good products these mice are 5-6 year old... I've owned both those mice I also owned a Habu which was the Razer/Microsoft collaboration. Death Adder and Habu are both fantastic mice. Lachesis is hit or miss as it suffered from Razers double click and/or doa click problems. (the 2nd generation not the 1st which is as old as the death adder)

And, no. I was not saying there isn't different ways to hold a mouse I was saying Razer does not design a single mouse that isn't a finger mouse. None of their mice support a human hand your fingers drag off the edge of the mouse or your palm drags off the back. None of their designs can have your hand on the mouse.

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@ikisat: So their only mouse is the naga? I have 3 of their mice, Lycosa, Death Adder and Naga. They all have different feels and are for me, I am a gamer. There are many different ways to hold a mouse and that is one of the many reasons Razer has different mice for palmers like yourself to scorpion who like to use fingers etc.

Knocking a company is one thing, but you lose credibility if you try and claim that all gamers use a mouse one certain way.

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@teevee: These aren't listed as refurbs they are listed as new with 1 year Razer warranty included.

I don't know where you found good reviews for the SWTOR keyboard it's the same as the Tron keyboard etc and all of them have really mixed reviews...

Their stuff isn't designed for gamers lol their mice are horribly unreliable, frequently misread and slide or double click on single clicks. Not to mention you can't even put your entire hand on any of them so it's finger control only. MMO gamers sure because of the 30 billion buttons on the side but other than that they aren't good for any games. If you want a gaming mouse I would suggest a Mionix Naos, that's a gaming mouse. Their headphones are horrible sound quality and positional accuracy so again might work for MMO but nothing else... Maybe that's what I'm missing perhaps Razer just went from being a gaming company to being an MMO company.

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@ikisat: I'm not sure razer would care enough about selling refurbs on moofi to make employees put fake reviews up. Also, isn't the stuff already sold to woot before they put it here?

Either way... I heard gamer friends talk enthusiastically about razer products before I ever bought one. Their stuff is designed for gaming, I like their image, I like the pulsey lights on their keyboards, I like the wealth of buttons. I liked the first stuff of theirs that I tried, so never bothered to look for reviews when buying more. Wait no, I did look up reviews of the swtor keyboard, didn't see any major red flags. I dunno what else to tell you, it must be hit or miss.

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Unfortunately Razer has not produced a quality product since the HP-1... They have a few mice here and there that don't die after 6 months but that's the closest claim they have to quality products these days which is really sad.

The second issue with razer is the complete lack of innovation they started out doing things differently and better than anyone else, these days razer isn't releasing anything until a few months after everyone else already has that product on the market and the razer version won't have any new or better technology it'll be exactly the same thing that's already been on the market for months but will generally cost considerably more.

Problem 3 is customer service, not only some of the worst customer service you'll get but they're also quite literally completely incompetent to the point that everyone you speak with you'll think it's their first day of training and keep expecting someone to jump in and correct what they're saying or help them out somehow...

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My Logitech G15 Keyboard and G5 Mouse have been going strong for 8years now. Use everyday.

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I question the authenticity of a lot of the posts in this thread... I completely understand the ones going "have had X razer product never had any issues" but the ones saying they've had numerous razer products with no issues and the ones saying they are surprised by the negative comments...? Yeah... pretty much has to be a razer employee or has never looked at reviews for a single product they've bought.

I bought 8 of these, I'll be reselling all 8 to Razer fanboys because this is a terrible keyboard I would never use and the only people who still buy Razer products are fanboys, fortunately fanboys pay top dollar.

To avoid sounding like I just hate razer I'll give a little history. Razer started out with fantastic products they were things that were rare and genius for the gaming market such as the Barracuda HP-1 which is their best product to date and also among their first. Those headphones set the bar for years to follow.

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I have owned 2 razer products. The first one was the Megalodon headset. Expensive, but it is by far the best headset I have ever owned. It has lasted me years and the comfort is unmatched.

The second is this exact keyboard. I used it for approx. 12 hours and random keys stopped working randomly. First it was the M key, then I rebooted and the M key worked, then an hour later it was the period key. Then other keys stopped working randomly. The keyboard does feel nice, but that's about the only good thing about it. The keyboard is now unusable and unreturnable at this point. I do not recommend buying this keyboard.

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I have 3 razer mice, all still working, 1 is from 2004 which I use every day at work, the other is my back up mouse that I used for years until I wanted to try the Naga which I have used for 3 years now and all are refurbs and have never had any issues. I want to buy a razer key board, but my G15 works ok (aside from no key buffering or whatever), I just need to find the price point for their mechanical kb w/ macros.

I do have a nostromo which I bought a month ago, bought it knowing I may not like it and I was right...just made for a smaller or thinner hand than my huge bear claw of a hand.

I like both razer and logitech, but I have had bad logitech products and have yet to have a bad razer product. I had two wireless headsets, the first one (not the G930) one of the sides connection broke and doesn't play noise anymore and then I bought a WoW wireless headset (logitech?) where the right cupping broke off from wear and tear, I had the same issue with my G930 headset.

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I really WANT to like Razer, they were strongly against SOPA / PIPA and that's always a plus for getting my dollars. But there's just ridiculous numbers of horror stories out there, for simple items that should be easy (how do you screw up a mouse?) that often turn into customer service horror stories as Razer is apparently unusually resistant to returns even for clearly defective items. Bottom line is Logitech stuff is better, cheaper, less likely to fail, less likely to be a hassle to return.

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I have had good results with Razer mice, although right now I prefer Logitech.

My experience with this particular Lycosa keyboard was not good. Random keys stopped working requiring constant unplugs/reboots. Other functions, including the lighted keys, were wonky. Customer support was of no help. Posted fixes didn't do the trick, so I just gave up and went with a Logitech keyboard for gaming and general computer usage. I have been happy with those keyboards and would never consider purchasing another Razer keyboard.

The mice are OK though IMO.

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I've got a Nostromo, Lycosa, Naga and Diamondback. Everything works great except my Naga, which was replaced with a Logitech G600. When one of the others goes dead, they will be replaced with Logitech. Then clunkyness of the keys and the cheapness of the build quality is not worth the money. My fingers hurt after typing too long. A "gaming keyboard" should not require this much force per key.

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I love razer stuff, it's weird seeing all the complaints. I've had 3 different razer keyboards that never had problems (until I spilled alcohol all over the first two... more than once). I also have a razer mouse and had a different razer mouse before it (the first didn't have side-buttons, which I find really valuable for gaming).

Mind you, never had any razer refurbs.

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Anyone doubting Logitech here - I've owned an MX510 for about 9 years now. Zero problems. I've played many a FPS, MMO, and other games so it has been used and abused. Again, zero problems. That should be expected from a high end manufacturer.

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I had purchased a Razer Arctosa Gaming Keyboard – Silver from woot and it arrived DOA and by the time I actually got around to using it the 90 warranty was already up. However I have 2 Razer mice the Death Adder and Orochi that I use all the time and work great.

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I have to agree with most of the people here who are saying that Razer products are hit or miss. I own two of their mice, a low end and a high end one, and one of the gaming headsets. The headset is great, but both of the mice have had problems. The very expensive Mamba that I have had poor battery life and eventually the battery nearly exploded. It was meant to be wireless, but I've been using it wired ever since. The more inexpensive mouse had a squeaking issue that I had to take the mouse apart and fix myself. I'd suggest maybe looking into steel series equipment if you are needing gaming products.

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I must be behind times, people hate Razer now?

I've had a Salmosa for 4-5 years and a Naga for a little over a year. I haven't had any problems out of either of them. In my opinion, they're leagues above any other mouse, especially Logitech's.

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I love to use my son's Lycosa. The key movement is so very smooth and it is a pleasure to type on and we have never had a problem with it (but we purchased brand new).

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I've had my Lycosa for like 3 years now, it shipped with the little touch buttons not working, but I didn't want them anyway. Other than that everything has been great. My cat even spilled soup in it and it survived. I love it. I have a bunch of other Razer products and never have problems with them either.

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I decided to never buy a Razer product after their recent fiasco with requiring activation servers for their new hardware. What a joke!

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god, they're still selling these pieces of rap? NOTHING but bad reviews all over the web... keys go DOA at random, and their customer service is crap.

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Every Razer product I have every owned has been of elite quality. (OROCHI, ARCTOSA)

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I've had this keyboard for over 3 years with no issue... that's ridiculous considering how much use it has had.. I mean, seriously, if you want lifetime functionality from keyboard, you're going to have to shell out well over $100 for a mechanical one.

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as a former employee of razer, i can not recommend any products of thiers..though i did work for them before, and during the sales of the boomslang(first product)..they had us doing sales, and support, and left us with nothing but 1 boomslang mouse for the 9 of us to figure out..also they left us with no support, it was all up to us to figure out how to troubleshoot the end users.(90% of the crew had 0 troubleshooting experience, just basic computer windows 95/98 knowledge)

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I have a Lycosa Keyboard and the Death Adder mouse. Have had both for almost a year and have absolutely no complaints whatsoever. Both have made gaming much easier to enjoy.

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As a former owner of Razor products I cannot recommend this. Though I never owned this particular item, but the build quality in general on their products is under par. I owned a mouse for a few months at one point, when every click began to register as a double click, which is unacceptable. I understand why people are drawn to their products, but I must recommend looking elsewhere.

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Boyfriend owns one of their mice. Garbage. He sent it back once before, and even the one they sent back is junk, the right clicker barely registers. I would avoid this company at all costs. Just stick with Logitech.

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@amweave: Next time you should contact woot if you have trouble with a warranty like that. They will usually work for you to get things squared away if the company gives you crap!

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I bought a Razer BlackWidow off of Woot a couple weeks back. It arrived with several keys DOA and had to fight with Razer support for two weeks before they would agree to accept a return (at my expense). I ended up having to send a screenshot of the "Razer 1 year warranty" language from the sale page before they would believe me. I know they sell a lot of product on Woot but I can't recommend any of their refurb keyboards in good conscience given my product and support experience. Consider it carefully.