Reviews and Problems with SteelSeries Merc Stealth
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EXCELLENT gaming keyboard.
Adrian Lyle Ibarra, Amazon
3 April 2014
Summary: I originally purchased this keyboard back in 2009 when this keyboard was still manufactured under "Z-Board". Before I go on ranting how much I love this keyboard let me point out some points and pro's and cons. The keyboard is a standard keyboard configuration complete with standard function buttons and numpad.
Finally replaced my first one after 7 years. Great keyboard!
26 February 2014
Summary: This is my second Merc keyboard. The first one was so old that a bunch of the keys no longer had letters on them. I do believe they use better paint on these new ones, but regardless, this is the best keyboard I have ever used for gaming. The extra WASD layout is extremely comfortable even after hours of gaming. The angle is perfect, and the QWEASD keys are rubberized, which makes them even more comfortable. No other keyboard has a configuration as good as this.
Summary: I've had this particular keyboard for going on about 4 years now. I'm on my second one only because I left out a glass of water that my cat tipped over right onto the keyboard. 100% my own fault. I've had this second one for about 3 years, and it's still going strong. The keyboard layout is simply ideal for MMO gaming.
Summary: It has cool colors and gives my computer an extra USB port. It also has a keyboard layout for TF2, which I really like because it's not really a professional game but steelseries bothered to make a layout for it anyways.
If you play MMO and FPS games, this is a great choice!
28 October 2013
Summary: First off, Steelseries is discontinuing this keyboard. Buy one (or two) while they're still out there for cheap prices! Secondly, allow me to share a little bit of my own experience with this keyboard. I purchased this board in 2007. My Saitek Eclipse II had randomly failed and the Merc Stealth I replaced it with was marketed under a different company called Ideazon. My Merc Stealth is still working beautifully as of this review.
Summary: Great for gaming. It does take a little time getting used to the left hand key pad, but well worth the time. This is my second stealth keyboard, The first is still in use and I bought this one for a hot spare.
Summary: This is my second Merc keyboard. I wore out the W key on my last one so I had to replace it. Going back to a regular office style keyboard just doesn't cut it for gaming. It was either this or a Nostromo, but the gamepad part of the Merc is just better designed; unless you want the analog stick on the Nostromo you're better off with the Merc.
Summary: Well I've been through a long list of gaming keyboards myself. I've had Logitech's, Razer's, Cyborgs -- you name it I've probably had it. About a year and a half ago I bought a Steelseries Merc Stealth because I was curious about the dedicated gaming pad on the left side. Honestly it took me a good week or two to get used to it. The shift key is a little smaller than a normal shift key -- and it took me a bit to just get a feel for it.