Shop for Mechanical Keyboards at NCIX Canada
Mechanical keyboards are suited for the discerning typist and enthusiast gamers that needs far superior tactile feedback compared to traditional rubber dome membrane type keyboards. Each keys on the mechanical keyboard are spring activated which offers much smoother and more linear key input feel, while ensuring a quick and predictable key return to the original position. At NCIX Canada, we offer a broad selection of mechanical keyboards from the popular vendors such as Logitech
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Mechanical Keyboard Buying Guide
The types of mechanical switches used on these keyboard provide a vastly different typing and gaming input experience:
Cherry MX Black
Offers minimal tactile feedback and audio feedback, making them ideal for noise sensitive environment. An input is only registered when the key is depressed fully. User will not feel the key travel which makes Cherry MX Black ideal for RTS gamers that require fast and multiple key inputs.
Cherry MX Red
Cherry MX Red is built upon the foundation of Cherry MX Black but requires lower force to actuate the key.
Cherry MX Blue
This key has a slight bump during input and produces a clicking sound upon actuation. The key input is registered at the halfway point during the actuation. The reduced travel distance makes this type of keys the ideal choice for fast typist and data entry. It also reduces finger fatigue and improved typing comfort.
Cherry MX Brown
This key is identical to Cherry MX Blue but is much quieter with minimal clicking sound during key press.