Thermaltake MEKA PRO Cherry Red Mechanical Keyboard Review

Can this keyboard justify the price?

First I want to give a huge shout out to Thermaltake for sending this product for review! This is the Thermaltake MEKA PRO Cherry Red gaming keyboard.

I’m sure many of you already know who Thermaltake is but in case you don’t here’s some info on the company.

 

About Us

Our Mission – Delivering the perfect user experience

Every myth starts out as a dream, and at the beginning of every legend is a desire. The challenging, creative and competitive features of the Thermaltake Group offer an exciting and fascinating user experience that can be shared by everyone, while allowing users to transcend themselves in terms of function and potential.

Thermaltake Group’s three main brands—Thermaltake, Tt eSPORTS and LUXA2—have been merchandising high-quality products throughout the world, successfully establishing firm footholds in six major markets, including Europe, America, Oceania, Japan and China, with 95 regional distributors and more than 4,000 premium retailers.

All product planning is governed by close observation of the global PC peripheral market, and by keen understanding of consumer demands. Thermaltake creates direct contact opportunities with resellers and consumers by participating in major global ICT exhibitions and trade shows every year, and by developing innovative marketing strategies for the promotion of new products. Meanwhile, Thermaltake has incorporated a composite marketing system by making branch offices and regional distributors both the distribution channel and the technical support or service center, thereby providing customers access to instant support. By maintaining close contact with end users, we have managed to strengthen our corporate competitiveness and create momentum for the kind of growth that generates major accomplishments.

 

Product Overview and Specifications

CHERRY MX RED KEY SWITCHEST he MEKA PRO uses CHERRY MX switches with built-in gold-crosspoint contacts, gold-plated contact closures, and pressure-resistant metal alloy springs for the most precise, accurate and feel for every touch. The switches also come rated with a 50-million keystroke lifespan for utmost durability. The CHERRY MX Red switch provides linear contact without a tactile switching point for minimal spring resistance and easy operation.

 

Specifications

COLOR BLACK
NO. OF MACRO KEYS 6
NO. OF GAME PROFILES ONE
GRAPHICAL UI NO
WEIGHT(G) 1200 GRAMS
GOLD-PLATED USB YES
INTERFACE USB
ANTI-GHOSTING KEYS YES / N KEY ROLLOVER (USB)
ON-BOARD MEMORY SIZE 256 BIT
POLLING RATE 1000 HZ
BACK-LIGHT YES, FULL RED LED
WRIST REST NO
ON-BOARD AUDIO JACKS NO
SMART CABLE MANAGEMENT NO
USB CABLE DETACHABLE NO
MULTIMEDIA KEYS 7
ON-BOARD USB PORT NO
CABLE LENGTH 1.8 M
DIMENSION 449.8 X 142.6 X 37.7 MM
 

 

Switch Specifications

SWITCH TYPE MECHANICAL
SWITCH NAME CHERRY MX MECHANICAL RED
ACTUATION POINT RED : 2.2±0.6 MM
KEY STROKE RED : 4 – 0.5 MM
ACTUATION FORCE 45G(RED) WITH OPTIMIZED TACTILE FEEL
KEY LIFESPAN 50 MILLION CLICKS LIFETIME

 

Now that we have all that out-of-the-way let’s get on to the unboxing!

You can buy the Thermaltake MEKA PRO Cherry Red Mechanical Keyboard HERE on Amazon.com for $89.99

 

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