From Cult of Mac Setups articles, we all know Keychron mechanical keyboards are well-liked amongst Mac customers. The corporate’s glossy new K7 mannequin guarantees to proceed that development. Higher but, you may be among the many first to seize it in Keychron’s Kickstarter marketing campaign.
The K7 includes a 65% compact design, that means it has 65% of a full keyboard format. That makes it moveable. Keychron designed and constructed it to have a low profile in addition to scads of doable customizations.
Configure it your means
Keychron apparently is aware of persons are nuts about their mechanical keyboards, so it provides some ways for people to make the K7 their very own.
- You’ll be able to order the K7 with or with out RGB backlighting.
- Be at liberty to select your individual switches, the mechanical bits below the keys that give them their typing really feel and sound (e.g., clickety clackety). You get to select from Gateron low-profile mechanical switches and optical variations. Mechanical switches are available in Crimson, Blue and Brown (every with totally different traits). Optical switches can be found in Crimson, Blue, Brown, Banana, and Mint.
- A “hot-swappable” model helps you to simply swap out your keys and switches anytime. So you possibly can change up your typing expertise. Keycrhon stated the K7 is “the first-ever low-profile Gateron keyboard that gives a hot-swappable choice.”
Maybe some additional description from Keychron will assist:
The low-profile switches trimmed down the nonessentials of typical switches with out sacrificing their typing expertise. So as to make this actual, we’ve carried out a number of design iterations on the K7’s low-profile optical change construction. Along with the MX fashion stem and stabilizers on each optical and mechanical variations, the K7 supplies an impeccable and constant typing efficiency, whether or not you favor linear (Crimson), clicky (Blue), or one thing in between (Brown, Banana, Mint).
Wired or wi-fi, Mac or Home windows
The brand new keyboard helps each Bluetooth and wired operation and performs properly in each macOS and Home windows environments. It comes with Mac multimedia and performance keys and three devoted keycaps for each macOS and Home windows. See the format right here.
The K7 can pair with as much as three units at one time, similar to a desktop pc, a laptop computer, a pill or a smartphone. A removable USB-C cables comes with the keyboard.
How you can purchase
You’ll be able to place your order by way of Kickstarter now (as of July 15, 28 days stay within the marketing campaign). Costs begin at $64 and go up, relying on the configuration you choose. Keychron stated it expects to ship orders in September.