RAMA Works is well-known in the mechanical keyboard for providing enthusiasts with SOLID, beautiful keyboards. Their team based in Melbourne, Australia is extremely reliable and from what I’ve seen in the hobby, they have been the most successful single vendor of groupbuys. Led by founder RAMA (hence the namesake), RAMA Works provides the custom mechanical keyboard community with the ultimate end-game keyboard options.
So… It’s been a while. But welcome to another episode of What’s On My Desk?! Lots has happened since I last featured my own setup. I’ve been working mostly and when I’m finally off, I usually work on some other projects or study – I’m an actuary by trade so there is a LOT of studying. With the whole work from home shift following the pandemic, I’ve arranged for my desk setup to be easy to switch between “work mode” and “out of office” mode. With a few cable management tricks and some handy gadgets, I’ll show you how I make the switch seamlessly. Here’s what I’ve been using for the past year!
Picture this: it’s 2021 and you are clacking away on your favorite keyboard but something is different. You’ve been home all 2020 playing the same videogames and scrambling to your Zoom meetings but something is off… That amazing mechanical keyboard you used to look forward to coming home to after a long day’s work is just… familiar, old, greasy, used up. You peek at your spacebar and there is an imprint of where your thumb has been resting all year – you know in your heart that your thumb deserves better. It’s time for something new. It’s time to switch out those grimy keycaps you typed on all last year or maybe you’ve had the same keycaps for longer than that
One of the most intimidating things when getting into the custom mechanical keyboard hobby is learning to solder (for us non-electrical background folks, anyway). You got everything you need… now you just need to put it all together. For many keebnerds, soldering is all the fun of building your custom keyboard but at the same … Read more