75% is an increasingly popular layout in the exciting world of mechanical keyboard. You get all of the keys of a tenkeyless, rearranged in a cool space-saving layout that will bring the ladies (and gentlemen) to your yard. Today, we’re reviewing one of the most readily available 75% designs, the Drevo Excalibur, which features a range of switches, white LED backlighting and a gorgeous metal design. Let’s get into the full review!Design
The Excalibur has a rather lovely design, particularly the white model that I was sent to review. The keycaps have a rather stylistic, retro-futuristic font that I could take or leave, but the combination of tightly-set keys on a [...]
Tesoro have been on a tear recently, rapidly improving their mechanical keyboards with the latest technologies while maintaining a competitive price point. We first looked at the Excalibur, their no-nonsense gaming keyboard with a traditional design and static one-colour backlighting. They then followed that up with the Excalibur RGB, which allowed you to choose from a range of colours for the backlight. Now we’ve reached the ultimate form with the Excalibur Spectrum, which allows you to choose each key’s backlight colour individually to make the keyboard of your dreams.
I’m excited to see how the Excalibur performs and how much of a difference the [...]
RGB backlighting – where keys can be lit up in millions of different colours instead of just one – is the latest craze in mechanical keyboards. Corsair announced their exclusive Cherry MX RGB keyboards last year, and Razer was quick to copy the move with its own Kailh RGB keyboards under the Chroma brand. Now, Tesoro are introducing their own RGB keyboard using Kailh switches: the Excalibur RGB.
The original Excalibur proved to be dependable if unremarkable when we reviewed it, but adopting RGB makes it a lot more desirable. In this review, we’ll see how the Excalibur RGB compares to its predecessor and other RGB keyboards on the market.