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Corsair K100 RGB with optical switches
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Corsair presents K100 RGB with optical switches

The new Corsair K100 RGB is a hot candidate for the title of the best and fastest gaming keyboard. Packed with tons of features it leaves basically nothing to be desired. The keyboard presents several innovations like a higher polling rate, a multifunctional digital control wheel and new…
Razer Mechanical Switches
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Razer switches for third-party keyboard makers

Razer announced that their mechanical gaming switch will be coming to third-party keyboard makers later this year. Until now, the Razer Switches have been exclusive to the BlackWidow series of keyboards. Switches for Gaming The Razer Switches are designed specifically for gaming, as Min-Liang Tan, CEO of Razer…
Cherry MX Dev Kit
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Cherry MX Switches now sold individually

Good news for everyone who wants to build his very own mechanical keyboard: The switches from German manufacturer Cherry are now also sold individually and within so called developer kits. Construct your own Mechanical Keyboard The individually sold switches are especially appealing for experimenting and trying out. There…
Razer BlackWidow Chroma with Wrist Rest
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Razer BlackWidow V2 with new Yellow Switch

Razer announces an update for their famous mechanical gaming keyboard line BlackWidow. The new Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 features an additional switch option, magnetic wrist rest and several cosmetic changes. It’s already available in the U.S. and the rest of the world should follow soon. The official price…
Razer IPadPro
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New Razer Low-Profile Switches

Razer introduces a new product: a mechanical keyboard case for the Apple iPad Pro. The device comes with Bluetooth connectivity, a metal kickstand and backlight illumination. It’s available now at RazerStore.com and will cost $169.99 in the U.S. or €189.99 in the EU. The most interesting thing about…
Wooting One Kickstarter
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Wooting One On Kickstarter

There is an interesting project for gamers on Kickstarter right now: The Wooting one. Analog Mechanical Keyboard The Wooting one is a mechanical keyboard that might change PC Gaming as you know it. What’s so special about the Wooting one is that it is an analog keyboard. That means,…
Logitech G610
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Logitech Keyboard With Cherry MX Switches Announced

The last two mechanical keyboard models from Logitech (G910 Orion Spark and G810 Orion Spectrum) featured Romer-G Switches, the proprietary switches from Logitech. The both new announced keyboards Logitech G610 Orion Brown and Logitech G610 Orion Red are featuring Cherry MX Switches (like the Logitech G710, the first Logitech keyboard with Cherry…
Ein zerlegter Cherry MX Schalter
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Mechanical Keyboards

The feel of a keyboard is strongly determined by its switch technology. Most of the keyboards use one of the following three concepts: Membrane / Rubber Dome If you don’t know which type of keyboard you have, you probably got a membrane keyboard. The keyboards you get for free when buying…
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Switch Types

After finally deciding to go for a mechanical keyboard, another question usually comes up very soon: Which switch type do you want to use? The switches are probably one of the most important parts of the keyboard. Two keyboards from the same model, but with different switch types,…