Hyperkin Releases SNES-Themed Mechanical Keyboard

Celebrate the purples and grays of your childhood.

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Hyperkin's Hyper Clack Mechanical Keyboard now comes in an "iconic retro-style color scheme," which is code for, "this is a keyboard based on the Super Nintendo color scheme. The 104-key keyboard is decked out in the grays and purples that go so well together for some reason.

In addition to the SNES color scheme, the Hyperkin keyboard features Gaote Blue tactile switches. If you get bored of the SNES color scheme, the keyboard is customizable with any Cherry MX-compatible keycaps. It connects to a PC or any other compatible device via USB and runs $99.99

If this SNES-themed keyboard catches your fancy, you can get it now from Hyperkin Lab

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    December 13, 2016 12:01 PM

    Jason Faulkner posted a new article, Hyperkin Releases SNES-Themed Mechanical Keyboard

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      December 13, 2016 12:10 PM

      That will go great with my Mario Paint mouse.

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      December 13, 2016 12:48 PM

      Does it turn brown over time?

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        December 13, 2016 1:20 PM

        Yes, no matter where you put it in your house it will begin to sun yellow within one year of purchase.

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      December 13, 2016 12:49 PM

      Cute

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      December 13, 2016 3:17 PM

      Pretty cool. I kinda want this.

      Problem is, this $3 logitech keyboard from Goodwill is working fine.

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      December 13, 2016 5:41 PM

      It looks less like a snes than I expected. Just doing the colors isn't enough I guess, or maybe you need to keep the proportion of colors the same too.
      Like you need more grey, less light purple and way less black.

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        December 14, 2016 1:20 AM

        I guess you could order custom key caps

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          December 14, 2016 2:34 AM

          Interestingly their keycaps are a different shape than you usually see. They've got angular sides you can see in a couple of the closeups.

          Though they're still cherry MX style switches, so you could of course replace them with whatever you wanted. Hyperkin has posted about the board in /r/mechanicalkeyboards.

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            December 14, 2016 3:05 AM

            Yeah i didn't notice that till you mentioned it... Little shield shapes

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