CVT Avant Prime

A clone of the famous, old Northgate Omnikey keyboard. The one work-day review: Here are a few first impressions that I wanted to write down before I forgot them. This is after using the keyboard for one full work day. Switch feel: So far, they feel very nice. They feel almost the same as the […]

Macally IceKey

Model: Macally IceKey Mechanism: Pantograph Scissor Switch Cost: $43 Other Features: Apple layout. Volume/Eject Keys. Built-in USB 2 port USB hub. Last Updated: May 22, 2006 I saw this keyboard under a different brand when I was in Japan, so I assume its re-branded from an OEM. Key Switches and Tops This keyboard uses the […]

Apple Wireless Pro Keyboard

Model: Apple Wireless Pro A1016 Switch Type: Membrane/Rubber dome Cost: ~$70 The standard Apple bluetooth wireless keyboard that I picked up at the Apple store. Connectivity As this is a wireless bluetooth keyboard, my biggest initial concern was whether I was going to have any connectivity issues, and whether the bluetooth nature of it was […]

Matias Tactile Pro

*Model*: Matias Tactile Pro *Key Mechanism*: ALPS mechanical switch *Cost*: $125 *Other Features*: Integrated USB hub It took me a long time to work up to this one. In hindsight, I should have trusted the reviews on the web and tried it earlier. The 8 hour review. As in, I’ve had it for only 8 […]