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Sharkoon PureWriter TKL keyboard: Mechanical, compact and slim.

TKL means TenKeyLess, that is, without the numeric keypad, and thanks to this simplified layout and the reduced aluminum frame to the minimum, the PureWriter keyboard measures 355×127 mm at a height of only 23 mm.

Sharkoon expands its range of mechanical keyboards and introduces the new PureWriter TKL with Kailh low-profile switches: these innovative mechanical switches are at the base of the compact and flat design of the new keyboard.

TKL means TenKeyLess, that is, without the numeric keypad, and thanks to this simplified layout and reduced aluminum frame to the minimum, the Sharkoon PureWriter keyboard measures 355×127 mm at a height of only 23 mm with the feet closed, including its weight in only 503 g: it also offers various technical optimizations such as n-key rollover, anti-ghost-key and 1000 Hz polling frequency.

The keyboard is currently available in two versions that are distinguished by the type of Kailh switch used:

  • The Red ones provide a linear command, unlatchable switch point, a click point pointing to a 45g force and a distance of the execution point of 1.5 mm.
  • The blue ones offer an acoustic and tactile feedback command, a detectable switch point, a point-click point of 55 g and a drive point distance of 1.5 mm in this case.
  • The Brown switches will come later.

The height of the covers, in both versions is only 6.2 mm and the mechanisms have a life cycle of 50 million drives; the new keyboard is also equipped with a blue LED backlight, which can be operated with many pre-programmed effects or individually on each button, programmable on-the-fly and all-in-one with five recallable profiles: the software is not needed in how many settings are set and recalled directly using key combinations on the keyboard.

Together with the PureWriter TKL, two USB cables are supplied, both with micro USB keyboard side and USB-A device side (PC or mobile device), the two cables differ only by length: the 50 cm one is suitable, for example, with notebook, and the one for 150 cm for desktop PC Connection.

Additionally, this proposed keyboard, using an appropriate OTG adapter, is also guaranteed to work with Android devices such as smartphones and tablets, will be available shortly.