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Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

  • Tt eSPORTS certified mechanical brown switches
  • 6-8 key roll-over
  • Fully back-lit, 4 levels of brightness
  • 5 year warranty on mechanical switches
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years


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  • Jere C.
  • 7/28/2015 8:59:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat keyboard

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: Sturdy
Excellent tactile feedback
Illuminated keys work well

Cons: The secondary functions of the keys are not illuminated very well. The light source for the keys seem to be at the very top of the keys so the symbols underneath are very dark.

Other Thoughts: Very happy with this keyboard. I have not had any key sticking issues after about 6 months as others have. I use this keyboard daily for gaming so it is used pretty hard and it has held up extremely well so far.

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  • Paul D.
  • 7/28/2015 7:57:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent so far

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: Price
Quality
Switch color conforms to standard Cherry color code
Switch post identical to Cherry MX's so keycaps for Cherry MX switches are compatible with these Kailh ones too
Feels identical to my Cherry MX Brown boards
Context menu button (right click button that gets axed all too often on other boards)
Windows key lock toggle switch

Cons: No braided cord
No USB hub

Other Thoughts: Both the cons are completely negated by the price difference between this board and it's Cherry MX based competitors. For this much less money it's entirely expected to be shorted a few features on the more expensive boards

I've had this board for over 4 months now and it is still every bit as good as the other 2 Cherry MX boards I have. I replaced a few of the keycaps on it with a few promotional ones handed out at QuakeCon this year and they of course fit just as if the switches were Cherry MX (as the posts are identical).

I'm glad TT has decided to offer a less expensive alternative in the mechanical keyboard market as with the (deserved) dominance of Cherry MX switches, it has been sorely lacking.

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  • Gregory W.
  • 7/18/2015 8:13:33 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat for typing

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: Good, solid mechanical keyboard. Illumination intensity can be adjusted dim to brightest. Great value.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I'm not a gamer but type code and general writing usage.

This keyboard has been a great upgrade compared to previous stock keyboards with membrane switches. Hate to have to use a different keyboard as this one leaves no doubt if a key stroke is recorded or not.

Been using this keyboard now for 11 months and no issues.

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  • Eli O.
  • 6/25/2015 11:05:45 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat cheap mech

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: Kailh browns are no different that cherry browns to me, or that I could tell

Solidly built, ~3 pounds

Numpad

Backlit

Cons: Nothing that I'm currently aware of.

Other Thoughts: Most people are leaving negative reviews because they got a messed up keyboard in the mail. That's not really a review.

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  • John M.
  • 6/18/2015 8:13:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsOne strike and that's enough...

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: Compact.

Bright, easily visible keys.

Cons: Random failures out of the box. Number keys never worked, other keys sometimes worked. This keyboard messed up my image transfer from my old HD so badly I had to give up and go for a software rebuild....after going to a box store and buying a $12 keyboard replacement.

Other Thoughts: Newegg took it back without any static. I'm liking Newegg just fine, but no eggs for this keyboard.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,
We at Thermaltake apologize about the inconvenience.
If there are any issues with Thermaltake products, please feel free to contact Customer Service for troubleshooting or warranty services.
We are glad to hear you were able to return the keyboard, but hope to regain your support in the future

Thermaltake USA
Email: ttsupport@thermaltakeusa.com
Toll Free: 1-800-988-1088
M-F 9:00AM~5:30PM (P.S.T)

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  • Mary P.
  • 6/17/2015 3:50:43 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsTt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: solid and sturdy and i lovve the Illuminated keys

Cons: After tthe first month of ownership some of the keys started to doubble strike making typing in passwords a pain in the neck.

Other Thoughts: I got tired of re typing the words where the keys double clicked and leftt it as is.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,
We at Thermaltake apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
We can replace your unit through our warranty service.
Please contact Customer Service to obtain RMA instructions.

Thermaltake USA
Email: ttsupport@thermaltakeusa.com
Toll Free: 1-800-988-1088 M-F 9:00AM~5:30PM (P.S.T)

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  • Conor P.
  • 6/6/2015 12:12:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsSave your money!

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: Clean, simple design
Feels heavy, sturdy
Lovely blue LEDs w/ ability to adjust brightness

Cons: When I purchased this keyboard back in December '14, it worked flawlessly. The only annoyance was it's inability to save your LED brightness. (Have to readjust it every time I power on)
A few weeks into ownership, I started to notice my "A" key double typing every now and then. (Words like "great" were spelled "greaat") I had passed Newegg's return period, so I hoped the keyboard wouldn't deteriorate any further.
Boy was I wrong.
Six months into ownership, and my "A" key frequently triple types, or it just flat out doesn't type, (This is greaaat, it's so wesome!) and I think my down arrow key is giving up as well.
Fortunately Thermaltake provides a 5 years warranty with this board, because believe me, you're gonna need it. According to their warranty policy, you have to pay return shipping.
Here's hoping for the best, but I'm scared for my replacement...

Other Thoughts: Save your money, and buy a board with legitimate Cherry MX keys. I have a hard time pronouncing what the Poseidon Z uses-Kalih keys I believe. Honestly, by now I wish I could get my money back. It wasn't worth the $40 or so dollars I saved.

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  • william h.
  • 6/5/2015 8:50:38 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsAvoid this keyboard!

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: Was fine at first, bought from Newegg last year but the last few weeks I also started gettting (actually just happened to 'getting' just typed) the double strikes. tried adjusting keyboard settings in windows but it's still happening. of course that slows down the cursor and delette key when I neeed them. (all of the double strikes in this review are legit and are happening while ttyping with this keyboard.

Cons: Double strikes. Very annoying.

Other Thoughts: Avoid this keyboard. I see I'm not the only one with this problem. Argh. don't have ttime to deal with this right now. going to buy another from a different company.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We at Thermaltake apologize for the inconvenience this has caused.
We can have your unit replaced through our warranty service.
Please contact Customer Service for RMA instructions.

Thermaltake USA
Email: ttsupport@thermaltakeusa.com
Toll Free: 1-800-988-1088 M-F 9:00AM~5:30PM (P.S.T)

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  • Benjamin Z.
  • 6/3/2015 7:11:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot worth your money

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: - Looks Cool
- Works well for the first few months

Cons: It seems that many people are having the same issue as me. The keyboard worked fine for the first few months and then started double striking. It almost happens to ever key, especially space bar. I would not recommend this keyboard for someone looking for something reliable. It's not worth the risk of getting a defective keyboard just to save a few bucks. If you really want a mechanical keyboard I would recommend that you spend a few extra dollars to invest in a better functional keyboard.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We at Thermaltake apologize for the inconvenience this has caused.
We can have your unit replaced through our warranty service.
Please contact Customer Service for RMA instructions.

Thermaltake USA
Email: ttsupport@thermaltakeusa.com
Toll Free: 1-800-988-1088 M-F 9:00AM~5:30PM (P.S.T)

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  • Justin C.
  • 5/18/2015 2:14:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsSame problem, new keyboard.

This review is from: Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Brown Switches

Pros: Simple layout, clean looking.

Cons: I have the last model and It's sad they are still having this problem with double striking. They only want more money out of you when they want you to send in their defective product. I tried to talk to them about getting a replacement before I send out the bad one but they want you to pay for another keyboard. Worst customer service I have came across yet for computer parts.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We at Thermaltake would like to apologize for the negative experience you've had with our product.
Yes, a security deposit is charged to receive a replacement first, but it's only to assure the return of the defective keyboard. Once received, your deposit is fully refunded.
Please allow us a chance to replace your keyboard and regain your support by contacting our customer service team.

Thermaltake USA Customer Service
Email: ttsupport@thermaltakeusa.com
Toll Free: 1-800-988-1088 M-F 9:00AM~5:30PM (P.S.T)

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