When you concentrate on mechanical keyboards, the picture that pops up in most individuals’s minds is that of a thick keyboard with high-profile keys. This new mechanical keyboard by Corsair, although, goes precisely in opposition to that view.
Corsair has now launched its K100 Air Wi-fi mechanical keyboard, but when we weren’t telling you that it’s mechanical, you in all probability wouldn’t be capable to guess so. That’s as a result of this new keyboard makes use of Cherry MX Extremely Low Profile switches, that are only a mere 3.5mm tall in comparison with the 18.5mm common Cherry switches. This makes them look extra like a laptop computer’s scissor keys than to a daily mechanical keyboard.
Extremely Low Profile switches are utilized by a handful of mechanical keyboards from the likes of Alienware with the intention to get that mechanical really feel whereas additionally protecting their skinny profile. They haven’t been used so much on precise desktop keyboards. These switches permit Corsair to make the K100 Air Wi-fi keyboard simply 11mm skinny at its thinnest level and 17mm thick at its thickest level — making the entire keyboard thinner than a daily Cherry MX change.
It’s not low cost, coming in at $280. However for those who can afford it, you may have your self a really skinny, but nonetheless, a high-quality keyboard that’s additionally geared up with RGB lighting, a polling price of 8,000Hz over USB (and a couple of,000Hz wirelessly), and as much as 50 hours of battery life with RGB lighting on (and 200 hours when it’s off).
Supply: Enterprise Wire