AZIO MGK1 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (White LEDs, Kailh Blue)

AZIO MGK1 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (White LEDs, Kailh Blue)

AZIO MGK1 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (White LEDs, Kailh Blue)

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Product Highlights

  • Wired 6' Braided USB
  • Kailh Blue Mechanical Key Switches
  • White LED Backlight
  • NKRO over USB
  • Volume Control Wheel
  • Easy Access Hot-Keys
  • Aluminum Face Plate
  • Detachable Palm Rest
  • Compatible with Windows Systems
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AZIO MGK1 overview

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The MGK1 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard from Azio provides white LED backlighting and Kailh Blue mechanical switches to offer visual, tactile, and audio feedback. It connects to a Windows computer system via a 6' braided USB cable. Azio includes NKRO over USB technology that ensures accurate key selections when pressing multiple keys. Furthermore, this keyboard is built with a Windows key lock for gaming, shortcut hot-keys for productivity, and multimedia and volume wheel controls for entertainment. Included with the aluminum face plated keyboard is a detachable palm rest with a soft-touch coating to ensure comfortable typing, and a keycap puller tool.

Mechanical key switches (Kailh Blue)
Gunmetal grey anodized aluminum face plate
White LED backlight with adjustable brightness
Easy access to shortcut keys and volume wheel
Full NKRO over USB
Windows key lock
In the Box
AZIO MGK1 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (White LEDs, Kailh Blue)
  • Soft-Touch Detachable Palm Rest
  • Keycap Puller Tool
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    AZIO MGK1 specs

    Switch Type Mechanical
    Mechanical Switch Type Kailh Blue
    Connection Type Wired
    System Connection USB Type-A
    Full-Functionality OS Support Windows
    LED Colors White
    Built-In Control Device None
    Cable Length 6' / 1.8 m
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 17.5 x 5.4 x 1.4" / 445.0 x 137.0 x 35.0 mm
    Weight 2.3 lb / 1.0 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.0 x 8.5 x 2.5"

    AZIO MGK1 reviews

    MGK1 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (White LEDs, Kailh Blue) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 9.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great keyboard but some caveats... There is no problems with its base functions. I prefer white LED over the red and blues. Heck, I'd even take orange or yellow. Its fairly minimalistic, which I like. And it looks like a copy of the k70, which is fine as well. However, there seems to be some odd problems with it. The spacebar started to squeak after a while. Probably something metal that wasn't lubed well enough. Easy fix though. The tab key is noticeably dimmer than the other keys. I took off the keycap, but the problem isn't with the LED backlighting, but seems to be with the keycap itself.
    Date published: 2015-07-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best combination of price and features. Pros: White LEDs that don't require extra drivers to operate; Blue switch clicky feel and sound; Made my boss jelly and now he wants one; Volume wheel with mute button; Wrist rest; Brushed aluminum surface with individual cutouts per keycap reduce dirt getting inside the keyboard; Adjustable LED brightness; Reasonable price; Not tweeny gamery looking I use this in an office. Cons: I prefer the smoother style volume wheel that's in my Corsair K70. Other thoughts: USB pass through and a softer or rubberized wrist rest like my Corsair would make this thing perfect, but I didn't take off because no where else could I find all these features in the color I want at a reasonable price.
    Date published: 2017-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply amazing! Perfection right out of the box. The switches feel amazing and so does the finish on the key caps. It is comfortable to use with or without the wrist rest as well. It is also without a doubt the best built keyboard I have ever used. The braided USB cable is very thick and heavy and the gold plated plug should last for years and years. The utilitarian design doesn't take away from the looks of they keyboard either. The lack of software does not hinder this keyboard at all either. Volume and mute controls are flawless as are the media controls. Windows key lock functionality is also great for gaming, which is what this keyboard excels at. If you're looking for a no-frills keyboard that feels amazing and is built like a tank without an enormous price tag, you just found it. I hope to test out many more offerings from Azio in the near future.
    Date published: 2016-01-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not just for gaming! Very fine indeed - this keyboard makes typing a pleasure, well build well spaced keys, having the letters backlite is a joy. lights can be dimmed or shut off. keys have a good sound and feel - removable wrist rest feels great - can't think of thing i would change
    Date published: 2016-11-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from AZIO Gaming Keyboard Great keyboard. Even purchased one for my boyfriend. Illuminated keyboard is excellent feature for late night report writing.
    Date published: 2017-05-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Happy Gamer my son loves it for his games. he plugged it in right away and is enjoying the ease of it. thanks
    Date published: 2015-12-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice keyboard! Sleek, nice touch to the keys! Nice for the price!
    Date published: 2015-12-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great, awesome Types like a well oiled machine
    Date published: 2016-02-28
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