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Need Advice on Mechanical Keyboard for Typing

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Hello everyone,

I am looking for advice on mechanical keyboards for typing (not gaming). I work a desk job that involves a lot of typing and it seems with everyone working from home I am doing a lot more typing than usual. My current keyboard is one the company provided - standard HP membrane. I recently tried a friend’s Corsair (Cherry red) keyboard and it was a much more enjoyable experience. Been doing some research and I think I want something with Cherry blue switches. I thought it would be easy picking something out but it turns out keyboards are more confusing than new cars. I was hoping some people here could share their experiences with keyboards and what they recommend for typing.

Thanks

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A friend has the Corsair K70 Rapidfire keyboard - which felt pretty decent for typing on as ‘a lend’ for a couple of days.

I’m not too sure how it would have fared for hours a day, five or six days week… though I’m happy enough with my boring and plain Logitech MK270 £20 keyboard & mouse 😉 (rock n’ roll)

A good customer of mine has a Razor ‘BlackWidow’ keyboard he swears by - though to me it it looked and felt quite cheap (even with the surrounding & matching LED lights in his ‘rig’).

 

If you are working from home and have someone else in earshot much of the time… be a saint and go for a quiet keyboard - especially if you hard hitter / banger on the keys…

There’ll be far less chance of experiencing the ergonomics of the keyboard close up and around the back of the head 😉
 

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oojason said:

A friend has the Corsair K70 Rapidfire keyboard - which felt pretty decent for typing on as ‘a lend’ for a couple of days.

I’m not too sure how it would have fared for hours a day, five or six days week… though I’m happy enough with my boring and plain Logitech MK270 £20 keyboard & mouse 😉 (rock n’ roll)

A good customer of mine has a Razor ‘BlackWidow’ keyboard he swears by - though to me it it looked and felt quite cheap (even with the surrounding & matching LED lights in his ‘rig’).

 

If you are working from home and have someone else in earshot much of the time… be a saint and go for a quiet keyboard - especially if you hard hitter / banger on the keys…

There’ll be far less chance of experiencing the ergonomics of the keyboard close up and around the back of the head 😉
 

Thanks for the response - Corsair seems to be the brand that pops up most. I am working in the office but only one person from my department is coming in regularly. I asked him if he was okay with me getting a really really loud keyboard and he said he didn’t care!