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The Convertible 2 keyboard from master keyboard makers - Filco. This keyboard is 'convertible' from a USB wired keyboard to a Bluetooth wireless keyboard, and you don't even need to unplug it from your PC. It combines the high quality typing feel of Cherry MX switches, steel mounted in a rock solid body all put together in a very slick package. These keyboards just make you want to type, now on all of your devices.

£145.00 (£120.83 ex VAT) 

UK Filco Convertible 2 MX Brown Tactile Keyboard - FKBC105M/UKB2

  • Switch between 5 different devices, 4 Bluetooth and 1 USB
  • Tactile feel, ergonomic click action (Brown switch)
  • Rear mounted DIP switch located at the base of the keyboard
    1. Lock Windows and Application keys
    2. Swap CapsLock and left Ctrl keys
    3. Swap Esc and [`] keys
    4. Swaps Fn with Windows/App key
  • Gold contacts
  • 4.0mm travel
  • 2.0mm actuation point
  • 55g ~ 2oz actuating force keyswitch
  • Switches tested to 50 million actuations
Average battery life is about 6 months based on 5 hours use a day, the keyboard can be used without batteries, powered by a USB charger or PC.

Includes: Keyboard, detachable cable, velcro cable tie, extra keys, keypuller, 2 x AA batteries, dust cover and manual.

UK Filco Convertible 2 MX Brown Tactile Keyboard - FKBC105M/UKB2

Part Number
USB & Bluetooth
Cable length
1.8 Metre
Language Layout
United Kingdom
Number of keys/buttons
Switch Type
440 mm
138 mm
39 mm
1.2 kg
PC USB and Bluetooth devices
Gross Weight
1.7 kg

UK Filco Convertible 2 MX Brown Tactile Keyboard - FKBC105M/UKB2

  nick205  01/03/2022
What else can I say...the keyboard and the customer service.
I now have one keyboard at home and the same at work. A pleasure to at all times. Fantastic customer service and speedy delivery with nice extras in the box too.
5/5 A*
  James  29/04/2021
A lovely bit of kit! I'm a programmer and finally got sick of my normal keyboard. The Filco is very solid and has a lovely key press which is very reliable, it's very easy to feel when it's registered so you can really let it flow once you're used to it.

It took me a while to get the bluetooth connectivity working, but this was down to it being the first bluetooth device I'd used on my computer and I hadn't ever connected the aerial to the back of the motherboard. So very much a user error! Once I did that the connection is solid and keeps up with my fastest typing no problem. There is a very short delay to wake the keyboard on the first press, which if you forget can miss the first half dozen strokes. But it wakes quicker than my monitor and I'm already used to it...

If I could have things entirely my own way I would like the keyboard to be a little thinner. The case itself is about a key's height thick at the front edge. However, this is a personal thing and largely down to the fact that my desk at home isn't a proper desk and is actually a bit too high.

It would be nice if there were additional lights for the bluetooth and connection functions so the num and caps lock lights still worked when using bluetooth. But then I never turn caps lock on or num lock off so I am maybe being unduly picky.

Overall I think the keyboard is great and well worth the money for someone who sits at it all day long. In fact, I am going to have to buy another to keep at work as my one there feels like I'm typing on treacle in comparison!
  Peter  23/04/2019
To be honest, I went with the recommendation of The Keyboard Company, on the basis of what they suggested would be the optimum choice for my needs. I was not disappointed. I am considering purchasing the Tenkeyless model, for my Surface Pro.
Support from the team was first class.
  Tom  23/03/2018
Second one of these I have bought, this time with brown switches.
Great keyboard, just like the first. The only issue I have with the keyboard is that occasionally when using bluetooth the key stick and repeat for about 5 time more than you want to press.
This doesn't happen that often and does not happen when I use it in USB mode, which I try to do most of the time.
It could also have something to do with being on a Mac, which makes the mapping a little different as well.
  Adam B  10/10/2017
I didn't know such quality keyboards existed in the UK until I did some research. I called The Keyboard Company who recommended the Filco Convertible 2 and it's absolutely perfect in all areas. I love it! Thanks guys!
  Richard  14/08/2017
Very impressed with the typing experience and solid build. It's essentially the already excellent Filco Majestouch-2 with Bluetooth, removable mini USB and media keys accessed via the function layer.

Compared to other mechanical keyboards with the same Cherry MX Brown switches the typing feel on this is noticeably better with great stabilisation on the larger keys.

My only criticism is that when connected via USB a key press is still required to wake the keyboard. This power saving feature should only be required when using Bluetooth.

Filco have kept things simple and added a reliable wireless solution to an already proven keyboard line, highly recommended.

  Finn  20/07/2021
Nothing to fault with the product and service. Little surprised by the nail file!
  techwrangler  28/06/2021
All the feel of the Blue MX switches without the noise.

Well worth the money, as near to the old IBM mechanical keyboards as I've been able to find.
  Alex  19/02/2020
I bought this as my first mechanical keyboard and I'm very satisfied so far. The keyboard itself feels very solid, the MX Brown switches are tactile and comfortable without being too noisy and the flexibility of wireless via Bluetooth with the option to plug in the USB cable as a fallback is great.

I also bought the corresponding blank keycaps (FKCS105BB) to give the keyboard a sleek, minimalist look.

There were a couple of small improvements that Filco could look at for a new version:
1. Include a USB wireless receiver (like the Logitech Unifying receiver) as an alternative to Bluetooth, so you don't have to plug in the USB cable to use your keyboard before your OS has booted up and started the Bluetooth.
2. Option to have the Numlock and Capslock lights work in Bluetooth mode (they are disabled, presumably to avoid clashing as the lights are used to indicate Bluetooth connectionpairing).

However, these are really minor things and overall I have found this keyboard to be excellent.

Finally, the customer service from The Keyboard Company was great - there was initially an issue with my order but on raising it they were extremely fast to respond and it was fully resolved very promptly. I will certainly be looking here first the next time I need a keyboard.
  Ben  01/11/2018
The second Filco keyboard I've bought, and just as good as the first for typing. I'm really impressed by the Bluetooth connectivity, and the quality is as before. It's a premium price but these two are definitely the best keyboards I've used, and once you've used them for a while you'll be very reluctant to go back and try another.
  David P  09/12/2017
This keyboard is solid and heavy as a rock. Even using the same switches (mine has browns) as other brands, this feels much better as the sound is deeper and quieter.

The ability to switch the bluetooth connection between four different computers is a great addition and I wish mice offered it as well. My only (little) complaint is the Filco logo on top of the num-pad. I'd rather prefer it on the front-right, like the TKL model.

100% happy with my purchase and I totally recommend it to any typist or coder.

  Matt  30/09/2017
This is my first experience with a Mechanical Keyboard. It was heavier than expected, but that has proved to be non-detrimental. If anything, it adds to the solid feel and the overall experience of using this keyboard. It is very easy to switch devices, and to go from wired to wireless. The inclusion of charging from USB would be a welcome one, but the battery life seems long so it's not a major issue. Overall I feel much happier with this keyboard than any other I've tried. I'd recommend it to all.


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