Test Bench 1.0
Changelog

Updated

See previous 0.8 changelog.

Tests

Dimensions

  • Added Depth With Wrist Rest.

Build Quality

  • Added Keycap Material.

Cable

  • Section now named Cable & Connector

Ergonomics

  • Added Incline, measured in degrees.
  • Removed the number of incline settings.

backlighting

  • Added a White Shot.
  • Added a Min and Max Intensity picture.
  • Added Color Mixing
  • Added Effects
  • Moved Programmable from the software section.

Extra Features

  • Added Trackpad/Trackball.
  • Added Wheel.
  • Added Lock Indicator.

Keystrokes

  • Added Operating Force value and Tactile Point on the graph to represent the force to overcome in order to actuate a key.
  • The values are now an average of 8 letter keys per keyboard.

Latency

  • Added Latency Wired.
  • Added Latency Receiver.
  • Added Latency Bluetooth.

Software

  • Introduced Onboard Programming Capabilities.

Usage ratings

  • Introduced Entertainment/HTPC usage.
  • Added the latency score to the gaming usage.
  • Minor tweaks.

94 Keyboards Updated So Far

We are retesting popular models first. So far, the test results for the following models have been converted to the new testing methodology. However, the text might be inconsistent with the new results.

15 Keyboards Planned To Be Updated

We are also planning to retest the following products over the course of the next few weeks:

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