A blend of quality and performance, the Rosewill Micro RK-9000 BL mechanical keyboard takes your typing experience to the next level. It utilizes 100% Cherry MX mechanical key switches for an enhanced typing feel and an outstanding lifespan of millions of key presses. The aluminum casing is solid and durable, providing a sleek elegant style and a premium feel. It incorporates a 32-bit ARM processor and a 128KB memory for superior performance. Firmware is upgradable via USB. Last but not least, it comes in a compact form factor with no dedicated numeric keypad, making for enhanced portability when you are on the go, and saving space on your desktop when you're at home.
Major flaw ruins otherwise perfect keyboard
This review is from: Rosewill Micro RK-9000 BL Aluminum MechanicalKeyboard, Cherry Blue MX switch, 32-bit ARM processor, 128KB on-chip memory, Swappable Key Placement for Different OSes
Pros: Very clean look even with stock keycaps. Its a properly executed 60% keyboard. The bottom right is slightly unusual but easy to get used to and makes pretty good sense when you think about it. Everything else i like about this board is just keyboard preference, if this type of board is what you're into you will like this one.
Cons: Major problem with this board is its bottom metal edge. The lines that look so nice also create a sharp edge for your thumb to rub against. I put tape along the edge to soften it but it seems like a huge oversight on rosewills part. not as important but another detracting point is the odd layout makes replacement key caps more difficult to source
Other Thoughts: I am on the fence between taking the board apart and spraying it with a rubberized material and filing the edges. I dont want to return it because i do like the key layout. I dont use a wrist pad, if you do you might not have the problem i do.
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