First impressions/unboxing Mikit kindly sent out a free DK 65 Currant sample for me to check out. My first impression- what a unique look! The purple and yellow color matched case and keycap color way really brings a fun yet deliberate aesthetic. 2 different tones of purple add depth subtlety to the board. Putting the … Read more
“Why the heck do I need a mechanical keyboard?” Is a question I asked when informed of the existence of them. The nature of the beast that are mechanical keyboard switches is that they can consume and flip even the most stalwart skeptic in an instant. In an age where the instant gratification monkey runs … Read more
I was lucky enough to be sent some great gear from Royal Flush Gaming to share with you guys. I received a fully built setup on a hot swappable TKL 67 Barebones board, with thoccy Aflion carrot tactile switches. As well as two other sets of switch types- Afleon Blue Sky Linear switches, and the … Read more
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!
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
They are plenty of cheap gaming keyboards on Amazon but if you are into custom mechanical keyboards, most of what you will find simply won’t cut it. For this reason, I have compiled a quick list of a few keyboards that are well-known in the mechanical keyboard community or widely used among discerning gamers and … Read more