CHERRY Announce New MX RGB Low Profile Switch At CES

CES has passed and once again, CHERRY have pulled the rabbit out of the hat once again. Last year saw the introduction of a revamped G80-3000; a fan-favourite in this niche little world of mechanical keyboards by some as a 'daily driver'. This year they've gone the...

X-Bows Ergonomic Mechanical Keyboard Review – A New Direction For Typing?

Another slightly different review today. In fact, it’s a rather special one. We’ve been sent a prototype of something we first met back in October 2017 in my follow-up article entitled “Crowdfunding & The Mechanical Keyboard Industry.” It’s the X-Bows Ergo Board that could possibly change the face of typing. 

CHERRY Announce MX Developer Kit For Custom Keyboards

Custom-built keyboards seem more prevalent by the minute with the regular group-buys of keycaps from firms like GMK (The LedZep set is my favourite) opening up numerous avenues for those who wish to customise and in some cases, build their own products. Traditionally,...

Crowdfunding Sites & The Mechanical Keyboard Industry – Part Two

NOTE: Back in October 2016, I wrote an article entitled 'Kickstarter & The Mechanical Keyboard Industry'. I've now revived that article and am writing a follow-up that is now open to other crowdfunding sites. Let us begin! Crowdfunding is a great idea if you can...

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Logitech Announce New Wireless G613 Mechanical Keyboard

Logitech announced a new set of wireless products recently which included a new mechanical keyboard and mouse set. Personally, I don't see the real point in a wireless mechanical product as surely the signal from keyboard to receiver will lag input every slightly and...

GMK Led Zep is live!

GMK Led Zep is a keycap set run by thekey.company in the US. MecboardsUK are proud to be EU proxy. £135 + Shipping available to all EU countries. Keycap configuration based on The TKC Layout – unmatched coverage for most of your favorite board layouts: ANSI • US-ISO •...

DC-01 Project – Requirements (post 3)

Touch is the most encouraging sense. The blue mould gave me tangible proof that this idea was worth pursuing. There was an abundance of layout options and customisation that was possible just by pulling apart the pieces and rearranging. I just needed to think about...

Vortex Race 3 ISO Available Here!

We've been lucky enough to get our hands on some of the new Vortex Race 3 ISO keyboards. However, there is very limited stock available. Currently we only have access to 10, and we've already sold 6. So if you're interested in this lovely mechanical keyboard, please...

CHERRY Release New MX Board 5.0 Officially (G80-3920)

CHERRY have announced their latest revision of the MX line of keyboards, the somewhat confusingly named MX Board 5.0. It is designed to follow the MX 6.0 that we have highly praised in the past on the site. These tweaks and improvements start with the change in the...

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DC-01 Project – Requirements (post 3)

Touch is the most encouraging sense. The blue mould gave me tangible proof that this idea was worth pursuing. There was an abundance of layout options and customisation that was possible just by pulling apart the pieces and rearranging. I just needed to think about...