Through Hole PCB keyboards – what’s the deal with them?

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The world of mechanical keyboards is vast and full of variety, and among them, through-hole keyboards have been gaining traction recently. Named for their distinct construction, these keyboards use a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) that differs from the ones found in standard custom or pre-built keyboards. When a key is pressed on a keyboard, it’s … Read more

60% vs 65% vs 75% Keyboard

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In the world of mechanical keyboards, size does matter. But it’s not always about going bigger. In fact, the trend is shifting towards compactness and minimalism, with 60%, 65%, and 75% keyboards gaining popularity among typists, gamers, and professionals alike. But what do these percentages mean? And more importantly, which one is the best fit … Read more

Role of ‘Daughterboards’ in High-End Custom Keyboards

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The world of high-end custom keyboards is fascinating, full of jargon and technicalities that can both excite and confuse users. One such term that users frequently encounter is ‘daughterboard’. Longtime tech aficionados, experienced in disassembling game consoles or building PCs, may already be familiar with this term. For newcomers, however, it could be an entirely … Read more

Why Pro Players Tilt Their Keyboard

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The Keyboard Tilt Phenomenon If you’ve ever watched an eSports tournament, whether it’s League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, or Fortnite, you might have noticed something intriguing. Some of the pro players tilt their keyboard at an almost 90-degree angle (almost sideways), a stark contrast to how most of us use our keyboards when we’re … Read more

Keyboard lube alternatives

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This article aims to throw light on such viable alternatives to mechanical keyboard switch lube that aren’t typically marketed for that specific use but can still do the job. It is, however, crucial to clarify that these recommendations are not permanent solutions but rather alternatives to consider if specialized switch lubes are not immediately available … Read more