If Cherry have made a mechanical change then Ducky have jammed it into their restricted version Ducky One 711 mechanical keyboard. There are 11 totally different sorts of Cherry MX change used inside their new board. Yup, eleven. On the identical board.
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So it’s not only a intelligent identify, then. The 711 identify breaks down with this restricted version Ducky One board having seven totally different color LEDs in numerous backlighting zones (blue, white, yellow, orange, pink, pink, and inexperienced) and people 11 totally different switches. The totally different Cherry MX switches used are: Red, Black, Blue, Brown, Clear, White, Green, Speed, Silent Red, Silent Black and Tactile Grey.
The totally different LEDs and switches are grouped in other places, for instance the numpad makes use of the stiff, clicky Green, whereas the principle keys on the board use a faster, extra light-weight linear change.
And when Ducky say that is going to be a restricted version launch they aren’t kidding. A Ducky consultant informed me right now they had been solely making 1,999 of the boards for your entire world. So, er…good luck monitoring one down.
You might need higher luck with their different restricted version board, the Ducky Year of the Rooster keyboard. As is Ducky custom, they’ve created a particular Computex board, which this 12 months encompasses a hand-crafted ceramic plate which signifies what color of Cherry MX change the board makes use of.
And they’re creating just a few extra of those than the Ducky One 711, they’re manufacturing 2,017 of them. Well, elements of them are made by hand, in any case.