We believe that the tactile feedback of a mechanical keyboards appeals not just for gamers, but typists too. With that said, nearly 95% of mechanical keyboards out there are designed only for gamers. We, at Keytron, have spent more than a year to create self-contained switches for easier typing in that Magic Keyboard style. And we are here to offer you the tactile feel of mechanical keyboard with a minimalist design.
The Keytron is a wireless mechanical keyboard with low profile switches in an ultra-slim design. Compatible with Windows or Mac, the Keytron keyboard features RGB light, wired or wireless mode, it can connect up to 3 devices simultaneously. Oh, and the Keytron also is the first in the world to feature a Siri (Mac) or Cortana (Windows) key.
The Keytron is designed for productivity as a typist’s dream. After testing of more than 25 keyboard models, we are bringing all desirable features to a single keyboard; an ultra-thin body (18mm) and switches for a great tactile feel. Compared with other mechanical keyboards, it requires less force and uses less finger travel, which reduces finger fatigue and provides an unmatched typing comfortability.
Many current Mac keyboards are not mechanical, Keytron is one of the few that features macOS function keys (F1 to F12) in a Mac layout with the same as conventional Mac systems.
Keytron is here to make typing easier and better. The Keytron keyboard offers several different key quantities, an 87 and 104 key layout (click here for high-res layout), to best meet your needs. Compatible with both iOS/macOS and Windows/Android, simply switch between the operating systems with the toggle on the side.
Making your life easier, Keytron features a dedicated key for Siri on the Mac layout, Cortana on Windows, dictation, and even a screenshot button. Instead of playing finger twister by having to hold down “cmd + shift + 4” on Macs or “Windows/alt + Print Screen” for Windows to screenshot, just press our dedicated screenshot button. With our convenient design, everything is a key away.
We want to make your life easier, Keytron features a keyboard shortcut for Siri and Dictation on Mac layout, the Cortana on Windows, you can easily become a whiz at using Siri on your keyboard from now on!
Enjoy true wireless freedom with Keytron. This keyboard can connect to your computer wirelessly via Bluetooth for 8 - 40 hours (RGB version, varies with brightness and use case) and 2 - 4 weeks (lights off) as well as by wire via USB type-C, and it works perfectly with iOS, macOS, Windows, Android, and any mobile devices.
After more than a year of R&D and testing of over 5 reputable switches, we finally decided upon the ultra-thin low profile Blue mechanical switches for the Keytron keyboard. These low profile switches are 48% slimmer, at 7.6mm, than conventional switches while still maintaining the same tactile responses.
A 18mm ultra-slim body contribute to the sleek design of Keytron, which meets your desktop aesthetics perfectly.
With a switch height of 6mm, 45g ±15g actuation, and 3mm throw depth, Keytron offer you a quick actuation and comfortable typing you can rarely find in other mechanical keyboards.
A keyboard that can keep up with you. The Keytron mechanical keyboard is engineered with N-key rollover (NKRO) to register as many keys as you can press at once without missing a single character, making Keytron immune to both key ghosting and key jamming.
With a single press of button, Keytron allows you to switch swiftly between 3 devices like a laptop, tablet, and smartphone with a single press of a button. Multitasking even better and keep your desk clutter-free with Keytron.
With the cross-platform compatibility, the Keytron keyboard works with macOS, iOS, Windows, and Android operating systems. With just a slide of a button on the side on Keytron, you can switch between the various operating systems as easy as pie.
A bright and bling RGB keyboard with 4 adjustable levels plus more than 15 different color effects. You can alter the color and the brightness correspond to your mood or setting.
The Keytron keyboard features an aluminum back - and front panel. This gives the keyboard a premium feel and outlook. Using the latest technology we've engineered a thin, yet very strong piece of aluminum. The aluminum panels are strong enough not to cause any deformation and only weight 650 or 805 grams.
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The Keytron mechanical switches are engineered for reliability and long lasting typability. Without succumbing to the common problems rubber-dome keyboards have for short lifespan and inaccuracy, each switch of the Keytron is built with a 50 million keystroke lifespan.
Keytron was formed in 2017 by a group of keyboard enthusiast who has extensive experience in keyboard manufacturing. The group consists of designers, marketers, and production experts. Our core team members, Will Ye has 9 years of experience in keyboard production and related businesses and Sven Zhu has 10 years of experience in industrial design. We’ve dedicate ourselves to creating the most sophisticated mechanical keyboard with a minimalist design.
We’ve partnered with our supplier, Chuand Science and Technology, for supplier chain and production. With 20 years of experience, Chuand constantly produces top-notch keyboards for many well-known keyboard brands over the years (Click here for factory photos). We can assure you that the Keytron keyboard will never fail you.
The above photos shows our moulding, switch on frame and keycaps without spray, click here for more photos.
Risks and challenges
Before launching our project on Kickstarter, we’ve made multiple prototypes for our keyboard, went through multiple rounds of manufacturing feedback with our partners, and built out a detailed schedule. We’re working with a very experienced manufacturer in the industry which created top quality keyboards and switches in the past 10 years.
Therefore, we already have existing tech and partners to cooperate with the product design and production. The above videos and pictures shown on the campaign page are working prototypes of pilot run. We are committed to delivering Keytron on time with the highest quality. Please feel free to shoot us an email to email@example.com if there is any inquiry.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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