Kingston sub-brand HyperX has been attempting to bust into the exploding mechanical keyboard section for some time now. Its newest transfer is to staff up with Ducky, a small however much-loved keyboard maker, for a particular version of the Ducky One 2 Mini. It’s a 60% board with Ducky’s physique and software program, however HyperX’s quick linear Pink mechanical switches.
“60%” (about the identical footprint as a laptop computer keyboard) often doesn’t associate with “gaming keyboard.” However HyperX’s aggressive crimson and black styling, uncovered RGB lighting, and 45-gram switches with a fast 1.8mm actuation level ought to make this design interesting to anybody who received’t miss these additional buttons. The PBT doubleshot keycaps are supplied by Ducky, and include alternate caps together with considered one of Ducky’s signature creative spacebars.
See the legends printed on the underside aspect of the caps? Issues like “Macro” and “REC” are necessary: the Ducky software program can reprogram key assignments and macros on the fly, no desktop software essential. It’s all topped off with a removable USB-C cable and keyboard toes with three top choices.
The keyboard goes on sale Might 12th for $110 ($10 greater than the usual Ducky One 2 Mini). Solely 3700 items will likely be produced.