This Aukey mechanical gaming keyboard comes packaged in a simple recycled brown cardboard box with a detailed information sleeve. Provided in the package are the Aukey KM-G3 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, instruction manual and warranty card. The keyboard is 17 inches (43cm) long and 4.5 inches (11.5cm) wide. Including the base and keys, it stands at roughly an inch (2.5-3cm) tall. It connects to your computer using a standard USB cable, which is 64.5 inches (164cm) long.
There are a number of LED light settings which you can use; 9 backlit styles and 5 gaming key guides. To switch between the 9 backlit styles is very simple; you hold the FN button on the bottom row and click the INS (M1) button. When you are set on the continuously lit or fading one colour settings, you can hold the FN button and click the DEL (M2) button. Each click will cycle through a selection of 7 colours.
For the game guide settings, hold the FN button and click on one of the number buttons, between 1 and 5. Each number denotes a game style; 1 is FPS (First Person Shooter), 2 is CF (Cross Fire, an online game), 3 is COD (Call Of Duty), 4 is LOL (League Of Legends, an online game) and 5 is RACE (Racing games). Using the FN button, you can also use a variety of multimedia key combinations.
The colours are very bright so you can see them easily in a dimly lit room, although, you can alter the brightness settings so you can customise your own keyboard.
The keyboard looks and feels of high quality. I love the variety of colour options and backlight settings. Personally, I am not to keen on the clicking sound from the keys but I know that other like this. The keyboard is compatible with use on Windows Vista, Win 7, Win 8 and Win 10 as well as Mac OS and Linux.
I would recommend this to any fellow gamer.
The Aukey mechanical gaming keyboard is currently on sale at Amazon UK for £55.99. You get a 24 Month Manufacturer Warranty when you purchase the keyboard. This is noted in the manual along with the warranty card.
Aukey is a Chinese company that supports eco-friendly products and packaging. Visit their website at www.aukey.com
* I was kindly sent these as a free sample by Aukey. I was not obligated to leave a review for them but I have done so on my own accord. The opinions in the review are entirely my own and are not influenced by the manufacturer, seller or anyone else. *
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