Keysonic Illuminated Keyboard ACK-5000HL
Keysonic have made a decent backlit keyboard. Attractive and fairly ergonomic it is pretty nice to use and glows very bright in the dark.
You are not going to like the keyboard if laptop-style keys are not your thing, but it does grow on you a little. If you are a fan, then this is certainly a great keyboard to put on your desk. Gaming-wise it's not as responsive as the Saitek gamer-oriented keyboards, but it can be forgiven for this as the Eclipse is a keyboard aimed directly at gamers.
At £29.36 from SCAN and £30 from Advancetec the Keysonic represents a keyboard that is in the same price bracket as the Saitek Eclipse II. As such this makes it hard for me to recommend it just on price as the Saitek has more features and is generally a fuller keyboard for the money.
However, if you're looking for something a little different for your money, I don't think you'd go wrong with the Keysonic Illuminated Keyboard. The keyboard is definately not a laptop keyboard and once you get used to it it is very ncie to use and a good competitor with the other keyboards mentioned.
+ Strong backlight
+ Sleek looks
+ Comfortable for extended typing
+ A little different from the norm
* Laptop style keys not great for gaming
- Pricey compared to better keyboards
- Letters hard to see when backlit
Thanks to NanoPoint for the review sample
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