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Full-size, TKL, 60% and more: a guide to mechanical keyboard sizes

When I was a boy, keyboards only came in one size: large. 104 or 105 keys were the norm, and anything less would make you feel a little short changed! As mechanical keyboards have exploded in popularity, keyboard makers have

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Looking for a great Father’s Day gift? Try a mechanical keyboard

It’s hard to find a good Father’s Day gift. My dad tends to like something that’s thoughtful, practical and long-lasting — not something he has to pretend to enjoy for a few minutes on the day, then keep in a

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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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Which switch?

There’s an awkward period between first getting interested in mechanical keyboards and actually going out and buying one with confidence. A lot of this stems from one question… ‘which switch?’ With four common Cherry switches, a few uncommon ones and

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An introduction to Cherry MX mechanical switches

Mechanical keyboards are defined by their switches. In the Filco Majestouch-2 and many others, it is Cherry MX switches that are used. In this article, we’ll look at the many different kinds of Cherry switches on the market and see

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