KBC Poker Keyboard, Ducky Keyboard

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Here are some high-quality mechanical keyboards from Taiwan.

KBC Poker Keyboard

“KBC Poker keyboard”, from Taiwan.

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According to keyboard geek reviewers, her tongue got stuck in her braces due to the weight of this keyboard.
KBC Poker keyboard
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KBC Poker keyboard preview model. Note the engraved key labeling.

Note the engraved key labels. This means the labels won't rub out. This is high quality, much more expensive to manufacture.

This keyboard is available in any of mechanical switch of Cherry MX {Blue, Brows, Black, Red} versions. 〔➤ Guide to Computer Keyboard Key Switch Mechanisms

KBC Poker vs HHKB keyboard
Happy Hacking (HHKB) (model Professional 2) vs KBC Poker keyboard.

Note that for some models of these keyboards, there's no arrow keys. Also, they don't have {F1, F2, …} keys, no ⇞ Page △ ⇟ Page ▽ keys. You have to press a key combination (with Fn). This is bad. See: Happy Hacking Keyboard Review.

Here's a forum in China about this keyboard: http://bbs.kbc-china.com/bbs.php.

KBC keyboard banner
It's funny. The name KBC stand for: “the Key Board to Cheer you up”. Nice counter to Happy Hacking.

References

Chinese site, with many many photos. http://www.pcwaishe.cn/thread-479757-1-1.html

Ducky Keyboard

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Ducky Girls, at Computex Taipei 2012. Company site at http://www.duckychannel.com.tw/en/index.html

For those who love full-sized keyboard with mechanical switches, there's Ducky keyboard, again from Taiwan. They have lots models, with many different Cherry MX switches. Be sure to check the model spec.

Ducky keyboard DK9008
“Ducky keyboard DK9008” 3872×2592 http://mognet.no-ip.info/2010/10/179

This keyboard seems to feature full n-key rollover. 〔➤ Keyboard Ghosting, N-key Rollover: How Many Keys Your Keyboard Can Take?

Also, note the black-on-black key labels. According to a blogger, the buyer can custom order the label color or key colors.

You can buy them on amazon.

Ducky's official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ducky-Keyboard/

thx to https://twitter.com/Ryuutei

Mechanical Switch Keyboards

There are quite a lot mechanical keyboards you can chose from. Ergonomic ones, or straight ones, or without numberpad. Here's a list: List of Keyboards with Mechanical Switches.

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