Ncore Retro Mechanical Keyboard

Ncore Retro Mechanical Keyboard US Layout

OK, I’ll be honest here. I think that the┬áNcore Retro Mechanical Keyboard is a bit of a gimmick and I’m not that interested in owning one myself. I would like to try it out though. Who knows? I might chaneg my mind. You can get it for:

$129.99 at ThinkGeek

this Ncore Retro Mechanical Keyboard looks like a typewriter plus has the function keys and keypad of the 104-key US layout. The round keycaps are chromium-plated and laser-etched, plus the switches beneath are rated at 70 million keystrokes so this keyboard is going to last a long time. The manufacturer says they went with Kailh White switches because they are the closest to the feel of a classic manual typewriter with an audible click.

Product Specifications

  • Ncore Retro Mechanical Keyboard – US Layout
  • Circular detached keys mimic a classic manual typewriter with an audible click
  • Kailh White switches
  • Actuation Force: 50g
  • Key Travel: 4mm to bottom
  • 104 anti-ghosting keys with US layout
  • Modular keys – replace them if you want (we’re planning on replacing just the keypad for a hybrid look)
  • Switch between 6-Key and N-Key rollover
  • 1000 Hz-ultrapolling
  • Keys are equipped with white LEDs with 7 different light modes available
  • (Keyboard lights up when you plug it in, as if saying a little hello)
  • Lighting effects can be dimmed to “off”; time of lighting effects is adjustable
  • Function keys have preset multimedia actions
  • Compatible with Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP via USB
  • Gaming mode control to deactivate Windows key
  • 8 pre-programmed + 2 custom game modes for lighting effects: FPS, CF, Call of Duty, Real-Time Strategy, League of Legends A, Driving Simulator, NBA, and League of Legends S
  • Materials: ABS plastic with CNC-machined solid aluminum shell
  • Keycaps are chromium-plated and laser-etched
  • Water resistant
  • Imported
  • Dimensions: 18.3″ x 5.9″ x 2.7″
  • 70″ long USB 2.0 braided cable
  • Weight: 2.9 lbs.
  • Switch Lifespan: 70 million keystrokes (solid key shaft with gold contact)

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