Happy Hacking Keyboard Pro 2

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Happy Hacking Keyboard Pro 2 - The HHKB Pro 2 is a legendary 60% compact mechanical keyboard with a unique key layout, PBT keycaps, minimalistic Japanese design, premium build quality and don't forget the venerable Topre switches that provide a heavenly typing experience.

Cheap PBT Keycaps (side-printed)

Cheap PBT Keycaps – Reviewing A Low-budget PBT Keyset

Generally speaking, the stock keycaps found on low to medium budget mechanical keyboards are lacking in quality. That’s because keysets are one of the easiest areas where manufacturers can cut corners to reach a lower manufacturing cost so they can obtain higher profits. The reality is average consumers aren’t even aware of the quality difference between thin ABS keycaps and thick PBT.

Keyboard enthusiasts know better. For most of us, replacing and upgrading stock keycaps to something more substantial with premium materials and high wear resistance is a priority. Continue reading

Replace Keycaps

Keycap Replacement: Facts You Should Know

Custom keycaps and aftermarket key sets are a fun and easy way to customize your keyboard. Most mechanical keyboards have keycaps that can be removed with a simple keycap puller tool. But Why would you want to replace your keycaps anyway? Lots of reasons.

Eventually keycaps made of cheaper materials will begin to wear out. This usually involves yellowing, losing their texture and having the legends fade or even completely disappear. Mechanical keyboards are generally very sturdy, but the keycaps will endure heavy abuse over the years. Just because the keycaps have outlived their effectiveness doesn’t mean the keyboard is ruined. Continue reading