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This past January Cherry revealed an upcoming keyboard design called the Cherry MX Board 6.0. We have taken a look at the 3.0 but the 6.0 that they showed was a complete departure from anything they have done in the past. For one the entire keyboard was backlit and it had a heavy duty aluminum casing. But more importantly with it they were showing off a new technology called RealKey. Basically Cherry designed a way to almost completely drop any key lag while also giving full N key rollover and no ghosting. To do that they actually had to step back and go back to analog rather than the standard digital signals that all of the keyboards use today. Well after a few delays, I can finally say that I have spent nearly two weeks testing the Cherry MX Board 6.0 and I’m finally ready to sit down and talk a little about the keyboard and RealKey technology that it introduces.

Product Name: Cherry MX Board 6.0

Review Sample Provided by: Cherry

Written By: Wes

Pictures by: Wes

Amazon Link: HERE

 

Specifications
Keyswitch Cherry MX Red
Dimensions 17.87 x 5.78 x 1.1 Inches
Weight

Keyboard: 1350g /2.9 lbs

Wrist rest: 257g / .56 lbs

Housing color Aluminum (Sanded-Finish)
Keycap color Black
Keycap Inscription Laser
Cable Interface USB
Cable Length 200cm / 6.56 feet
Storage Temperature -4 – 122 F
Operating Temperature 32 – 122 F
Current Consumption 479 mA
Reliability MTBF >80,000
NKRO Full N-Key Rollover

 

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garfi3ld replied the topic: #36719 17 Jun 2015 17:16
Due to delays on our Infinity review we ended up with two keyboard reviews this week. The Cherry MX Board 6.0 is an especially interesting one, you should all check it out. Have a great day!

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