FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif – Nov. 16, 2020 – HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced its second collaboration with keyboard manufacturing company DuckyChannel International Co. Ltd – the limited-edition HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini mechanical gaming keyboard. Built with a black colorway and 60 percent form factor, HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini features HyperX red linear mechanical switches built for performance, longevity and an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard includes RGB exposed backlit keys for brighter illumination with radiant lighting effects and utilizes the Ducky One 2 Mini keyboard design and Ducky PBT double-shot seamless keycaps.
“Known in the gaming market for their high-quality and performance-oriented mechanical keyboards, we are excited to join forces with Ducky again on our second limited-edition keyboard collaboration,” said Jennifer Ishii, keyboard business manager, HyperX. “The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini is a great addition to the HyperX keyboard line-up and provides HyperX and Ducky fans with a new all-black color option to complement their gaming system configurations.”
HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini features an ultra-compact 60 percent form factor with a space-saving layout to maximize desktop real estate for ultimate mouse movement. The keyboard uses HyperX red linear mechanical switches designed with a shorter actuation point and shorter travel time for more responsive switch action. HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini utilizes exposed LED designs of HyperX switches with Ducky PBT double-shot seamless keycaps with secondary functions printed on the sides of keycaps for quick recognition. Ducky Macro 2.0 support allows users to personalize lighting with onboard keyboard controls and customize macros, offering up to six custom hardware enabled profiles.
HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini is a limited-edition keyboard with a total of 6,500 units available worldwide. Each keyboard is laser marked with a unique edition number on the base of the keyboard. HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini features a stylish black on black design on a sleek and durable frame with three adjustable keyboard angles. HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini also includes a Ducky keycap puller, additional colored keycaps (including Ducky Year of the Rat Key) and an exclusive HyperX-designed spacebar.
The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini gaming keyboard is available for $109.99 MSRP in the U.S. and $149.99 MSRP in Canada through HyperX’s Online Shop. The limited-edition keyboard will go on sale on Nov. 18 at 8 a.m. PST. It is also available in Europe. For more information on the HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini global availability, please visit the HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini product page.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience some product and shipping delays. HyperX is taking every possible measure to work with partners to minimize the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery.
HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini Specifications:
Switch HyperX Switch
Light effects Per key RGB lighting
Connection type USB Type-C to USB Type-A
Anti-ghosting 100% anti-ghosting
Key Rollover N-key mode
Media control Yes (Hotkeys)
OS compatibility Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7
Switch HyperX Red Switch
Operation Style Linear
Operating Force 45 g
Actuation Point 1.8 mm
Total Travel Distance 3.8 mm
Life Span (Keystrokes) 80 million
Length 1.6 m
Width 302.0 mm
Depth 108.0 mm
Height 40.0 mm
Weight 599.0 g
HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand is known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and over-clockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 70 million memory modules, 10 million gaming headsets and one million keyboards worldwide.