Realforce Keyboard

By Xah Lee. Date: .

Keyboards made by Realforce are considered one of the best keyboard among keyboard fans. This is even before the mechanical keyboard craze after 2010.

realforce keyboard 77903 s
Realforce 87U tenkeyless 55g 2016×1512 Realforce 87U tenkeyless
Topre Realforce 104ub keyboard 33194
Realforce Keyboard English Layout XF11T0. Topre switch. Realforce 104 Keyboard

Topre Realforce 89s Keyboard 10th Anniversary Keyboard

Topre Realforce 89s keyboard 10th anniversary 10207
Topre Realforce 89s keyboard 10th anniversary limited keyboard. Topre Realforce Keyboard Japanese Layout [image source https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=45011.0 ]

This keyboard has Japanese layout. Note the very short space bar. This is actually superior design than normal USA layout, because, huge space key is a waste of space. See: Tiny Space Bar on Japanese Keyboards.

The traditional huge space bar came from mechanical type writers, and habit dictate since. See: Computer Keyboard Design Flaws.

Review of Realforce Keyboard

Realforce keyboard are very expensive, typically over $200. They use topre key switch, and high quality build, keycaps, key label. However, they are typically not programable.

See:

In my opinion, it's not worth it. But, better than Happy Hacking Keyboard.

If you have a question, put $5 at patreon and message me.