If you are one of those who has been typing on a keyboard since the early 2000s, you must have noticed that the “click” sound is completely gone from most modern keyboards. Way back then, manufacturers were producing mechanical keyboards that use physical switches to the facility a push. When you press a key, the switch is pressed and produces the click sound. It provides better feedback for your typing and allows you to type faster and more accurately.
Getting old and nostalgic? You can relive the old day by purchasing a mechanical keyboard. They cost a lot more than the standard membrane keyboard but for better efficiency, they are worth it.
Today, we will examine the top mechanic keyboards that any old school user would enjoy.
1. Corsair K95 Platinum
If you take out the aesthetic changes and the improved Cherry MX Speed Silver switches, you will realize that the Corsair K95 Platinum is just an upgraded K95 Vengeance. With that said, the keyboard is still an elegant solution for any gamer looking to incorporate a mechanical keyboard into their set up. With smooth and highly responsive keys, the keyboard provides the right blend of aesthetic and function to old school users, albeit at a rather high price.
2. Das Keyboard 4 Ultimate Cherry
The German-engineered mechanical keyboard is completely blank with no key cap inscription, allow you to type at faster speed and accuracy. It also features Cherry MX Brown mechanical key switches with Gold contacts to enhance the feel of your typing feedback, ensuring that you have a good time while typing with it. While it is a rather long and rugged keyboard, it doesn’t lack in aesthetic with a coat of black paint and a professional media control design. For tech-savvy users, the keyboard also features dedicated macro buttons that can be programmed and customized according to their liking.
3. Logitech G Pro
Logitech is an established brand name in the mouse and keyboard industry. Like their other keyboards, the Logitech G Pro is a solid and reliable keyboard that provides utmost comfort for its user. Like other top brands in the industry, Logitech has developed its own version of the Cherry MX Switches – called Romer-G. These switches allow a typist to have shorter travel time between each press, allowing them to type faster with better precision. The keyboard also comes with RGB lighting for backlighting if you want to improve it’s aesthetic further.
4. Eagletec KG010 Mechanical Keyboard
Eagletec KG010 comes with 104 keys featuring custom mechanical switches that are designed for longevity and durability. It also doesn’t lack in the responsiveness department either, with fast key, medium resistance and a very noticeable click sound that greatly enhance your typing feedback. The keyboard is also illuminated with backlighting, allowing you to work while staying in the dark. With its air-craft grade aluminum frame and plate-mounted mechanical keys, the KG010 mechanical keyboard can also handle tough industrial or office situations.