|Thermaltake eSports MEKA G1 Keyboard|
|Reviews - Featured Reviews: Input Devices|
|Written by Steven Iglesias-Hearst|
|Thursday, 13 January 2011|
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Thermaltake MEKA G1 Keyboard Review
Tt eSports is Thermaltake's gaming division focusing on gaming peripherals and accessories and also the gaming culture, their latest entry is the MEKA G1 MEKA G1 KB-MEG005US mechanical gaming keyboard. Mechanical keyboards made with the purpose of gaming are fast becoming popular and there are a good handful of companies marketing their wares if you know where to look. Today Benchmark Reviews has the MEKA G1 in for testing and we aim to see if it is worth the $139.99 MSRP that thermaltake have set.
The MEKA G1 uses the popular Cherry MX Black mechanical switches and it has two built in USB ports and also microphone and headphone pass through ports to make connecting your peripherals easier. A removable palm rest is included along with seven multimedia function keys and a heavyweight 1.5m "Military Grade" braided cable. All of these features make the MEKA G1 more than a standard mechanical keyboard and enhance everyday use.
The MEKA G1 certainly looks the part, it is nice and compact and prefers a more professional look over it's flashy counterparts. The MEKA G1 looks and feels very well constructed and weighs a little over 3lbs which gives re-assurance that it won't buckle under the pressure it is sure to endure. If this is the sort of keyboard you have been looking for then read on to find out if it has what it takes as we test it in a variety of games and applications.
Features and Specifications
Manufacturer: Thermaltake Ltd
Full Disclosure: The product sample used in this article has been provided by Thermaltake.