Right after the successful launch of the Glorious GMMK Pro, the Keychron Q1 is probably the next most anticipated custom mechanical keyboard of the year.
This is the Kailh Deep Sea switch. Actually, no. I don’t know what’s the official English name for this switch since I can only find more details regarding this switch from Kailh’s Weibo page. Its official Chinese name is “深海” which literally means “deep sea” in Mandarin.
When I first started the mechanical keyboard hobby, barebone keyboards or custom keyboards are only exclusive to group buys. It was the only way to
For today, we’re finally the keyboard that we’ve come across in 3 different variations already. We first encountered it when we took a look at the ROG x Gundam desktop – that keyboard was the ROG STRIX SCOPE TKL but with a Gundam look. Then, we also showcased the ROG Moonlight White edition of peripherals – that keyboard is also the ROG STRIX SCOPE TKL. Finally – we’re going to review the ROG STRIX SCOPE NX TKL DELUXE.
Since keyboards are such personal devices, it is best to get a keyboard that suits you the most. That is why custom mechanical keyboards are a thing and it’s gaining in popularity too – but the price for a custom mechanical keyboard tends to be very high. Then, 1stplayer up with the UNI-Q. It’s a keyboard case with pre-soldered SMD RGB LEDs and it is hot-swappable with multiple different switches too.
Machenike is a lesser-known brand that is surprisingly making waves in e-commerce sites like Lazada here in Malaysia. The price is good, and the quality is also somewhat decent.