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Win a Filco MiniLa and try out some keyboards at the Midlands Expo!

We’re happy to announce that The Keyboard Company will be attending the Midlands Expo on Thursday 29th September! The show runs from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Birmingham City FC, St Andrews Stadium. We’ll have a booth set up

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Bruce goes on camera for TechRadar’s ‘Love Letter to the Mechanical Keyboard’

Our fearless leader Bruce recently starred in a video on ‘the subliminal appeal of mechanical keyboards’ that was produced by tech pub legends TechRadar. If you haven’t seen it yet, take a look — we’ve embedded it below. How many

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Matias Wireless Aluminum Keyboard hands-on review

Today, we’re taking a look at the latest from Matias: the Wireless Aluminum Keyboard. This keyboard is designed as a full format alternative to the Apple Wireless Keyboard, offering a similar style but with Bluetooth and a number pad. They’re

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Max Keyboard Falcon-8: build your own 8% keyboard for macros, media control & more

It’s long been my dream to make my own keyboard. Almost every day it seems that there’s someone new on Twitter or Reddit that’s produced a gorgeous custom keyboard, and I can only marvel at the self-made layouts, beautiful engineering

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Guest blog: A translator’s conversion to a mechanical keyboard

As a translator, I spend many hours a day at my computer, yet for years I didn’t give my keyboard a second thought. I switched happily between a basic external keyboard – the sort that comes bundled with a desktop

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Our favourite typing games

With a good keyboard beneath your fingers, typing is a joyful experience. Particularly when you pick up a new keyboard — or upgrade an old one — you just want to type for hours. You could write that novel you’ve always had in the

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What is NKRO? Our guide to rollover, anti-ghosting and choosing the right keyboard

What is n-key rollover? N-key rollover is commonly cited as an advantage of choosing a mechanical keyboard over a rubber dome alternative, but the concept often isn’t well explained. In this article, we’ll explain what we mean by rollover, how

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Bruce’s Blog — March 2016

Hello Everyone. The last few months have flown by, it seems like yesterday I was writing about how we’re working on the website design and looking forward to Christmas. And here we are now, the website is up and running

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Win a Filco MiniLa from LowkoTV & KeyboardCo!

We’re teaming up with popular YouTuber LowkoTV to give away a Filco MiniLa 60% size mechanical keyboard. Enter using the Rafflecopter box below! a Rafflecopter giveaway You can get more entries for following Lowko and KeyboardCo on Twitter, visiting our

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Contour RollerMouse Red review

Today we’re looking at Contour’s RollerMouse Red, an ergonomic alternative to a mouse. The RollerMouse is an interesting peripheral, with a design that isn’t like most other mouse replacements. It sits below your keyboard, with a textured bar that sits along

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