Today we’re looking at the flagship of Aukey’s mechanical keyboard range, the KM-G4. It comes with a full layout of mechanical switches and fancy RGB backlighting. We’re looking at the model with Brown Cherry MX style switches, although these particular switches were made by Outemu. Let’s see what you get for your £56 or $65.Design
The G4 has a military or industrial-inspired design, with the keys floating atop a thin plate of green-ish aluminium with visible screw holes throughout.
The keycaps are backlit ABS, a standard budget choice, with laser-etched legends that allow the LEDs below to shine through. The legends are in the [...]
While mechanical boards have been around for longer than any other type of keyboard input, they’re usage petered off over the past few decades as cheaper methods of production came in to being. When you’re using your keyboard for just tapping your login into Facebook, you don’t need a £70-100 piece of kit.
However, now with gaming becoming more of a serious pastime, they’re seeing a resurgence thanks to their low latency, extemely long shelf life and their driver-less get back to basics styling. Today I’m reviewing just such a keboard, though it does feature some gamer influences.
The QPAD MK 80 is a mechanical keyboard [...]
Mechanical keyboards, they’ve been a staple of the high end gamers for quite some time, but for a while it was down to companies like microsoft to make them. However, in recent years gaming peripheral makers like Razer, Steelseries, Zowie and more, have begun manufacturing their own mechanical boards.
Today I’m looking at another Black Cherry switch sporting keyboard, thie time from Ozone. Known as the Strike, it comes packing media keys, a removed windows key, some switchable key colours and a nice, thick, braided cable to send through the ever important key strokes to your PC.Features and SpecificationsGold plated Cherry Black [...]
Have to say, I’m a big fan of the mechanical keyboard. My personal gaming setup has a Steelseries 7G and I use a Zowie Celeritas while working. With that in mind, you can understand why I was looking forward to this review. Once again I get to spend an afternoon playing some games and typing away on another mechanical keyboard, the cut down version of my own 7G, the 6Gv2.Features
– Gold-plated mechanical switches – Lower-priced alternative to the extremely well-renowned SteelSeries 7G – Anti Ghosting allows as many simultaneous key presses as there are keys on the keyboard – Rapid response time. No-click mechanical switches ensure [...]