The compact design of this 96% layout (100-key) wireless mechanical keyboard with number pad helps you stay productive while allowing tactile feel during typing.
Up to three devices can be connected via Bluetooth, or a single device can be connected via USB Type-C wired connection. With the syncing ability between your smartphone, laptop, and iPad, you can switch among devices in an instant. A highly reliable, broad-compatible Broadcom Bluetooth chipset powers this device, which is best for use at home, in the office, and in light gaming applications.
Despite the K4 having a unique Mac layout, it is still Windows-compatible, and all its necessary function keys are on the keyboard. We also include extra keycaps that are compatible with both Mac and Windows.
A 4000 mAh battery in the K4 can give it a power of up to 72 hours of typing, or up to seven days of normal use (8 hours/day). This is among the longest keyboard life spans A N-key rollover (NKRO) in wired mode or a 6KRO in
There are 15+ flashing light modes available with this keyboard's RGB backlight. You can use the keyboard in dim environments, and the keycap legends will help you type more accurately. On the linear Red switches, we've included a Gateron mechanical switch with a lifespan of 50 million keystrokes to ensure unmatched tactile responsiveness.
Questions & Answers
The maximum height clearance for a keyboard with inclined feet extended is what is indicated by the above picture Does it fit ?
The height of 2 inches
If the keys are replaceable, can the keycaps be changed?
Yes, this is the version 2 It works with most MX style keycaps, but you need to get the 104/108 cap set to make it work. Take the time to As a response to the commenter who says it's not - It is obvious that version 2 is not yours. Please refer to the Keychron website for the most up-to-date
This is the gateron version with hot swap?
Yes, this is the version 2 It is possible to use 3 and 5 pin MX style switches, however you must purchase the 104 count or 96% MK replacement switch kit. Take the time to As a response to the commenter who says it's not - It is obvious that version 2 is not yours. Please refer to the Keychron website for the most up-to-date
Is a keyboard cover included in the package? When I unpacked the package, I didn't find the keyboard cover. Is there anything I need to know?
Please check the page details, thank you! Hi, there is no keyboard cover included.
Selected User Reviews For Keychron K4 Wireless Bluetooth/USB Wired Gaming Mechanical Keyboard, Compact 100 Keys RGB LED Backlit Gateron Red Switch N-Key Rollover, Aluminum Frame for Mac Windows, Version 2
This is a good keyboard, but there are still a few points to work on
The keyboard I received just arrived so I can put it to use on my Macbook Pro and Windows desktop. Once I have a chance to connect it to my phone, I will do so, but I wanted to get something out for folks as soon as I can. 2) It makes more clicks and noise than the brown switches, which are quieter. I was wondering if this would be too loud for me, but it was really good. As a group, the browns were virtually nonexistent. Definitely a pro in my book. 3) The keyboard is located high on the table. The height of the keyboard is a lot higher than on my other non-battery keyboard. I don't know if that will be a challenge, but I use a wrist rest anyway, so it's not a big 3) The documentation is poor. How long can it really take in an outsourced environment. I needed to hold Function +2 to pair the second device. The first device will pair using Function +1 and the second will pair with Function +2. My documentation says to hold function + 1 to pair, but I didn't really try that, I just put them into any slot. You do not need a manual, just don't believe the instructions. 4) The keycaps came off easily, but the switch itself would not come off. I honestly thought I might have damaged it, but it still wouldn't The keyboard can be connected to Bluetooth using the USB connecting cable. Now that I've done that, I'm putting it in practice. It will connect to the last device after you tap a key, but only if you turn it off. I use the same mouse as I do.
| Aug 18, 2020
It has a footnote too, which is great
Overall, I think the keyboard is built well and has a nice feel to it. For replacing my Das Keyboard w/ Blue Cherry, I was looking for a wireless keyboard with brown switches. This keyboard is capable of an excellent job if used for work, but I am unable to speak about performance in games. I feel that the price point was reasonable and I wasn't overcharged.
No problems with the Bluetooth connection have arisen. As a result of the power save mode, it may disconnect intermittently throughout the day, only to reappear quickly The connection works. My battery lasts about 10 work days, which is not as long as I would like, but is convenient because it can be recharged via the USB port This connector consists of a C pin. It is most likely a result of my usage of the keyboard LEDs that I'm having trouble with battery life. With the compact size of this keyboard, there are a couple of areas that I have to re-learn when typing. There are quite a few light programs built in, you cycle through by pressing the key in the top right of the keyboard. On the ten-key there is a zero key It has a smaller key because the up-down is smaller Once occupied by half of the zero key, the area around the arrow key now belongs to the It takes a little while for me to get used to using It is critical. In addition, finding the arrow keys while typing without looking is still a challenge. With a full size keyboard, they are all by themselves and I can easily find them. In my opinion, the biggest complaint I have has to do with the height of the keyboard. I would say that it is 7mm higher than my Das Keyboard. The extra height didn't make a difference in terms of the feel of the keyboard at first, as so-called regular wrist pads aren't flush with the keyboard. I had to have a friend use his 3D printer to create a wedge to conceal the wrist pad. The Keychron wrist pad was not the one I purchased. I bought a wooden wrist pad from Amazon. There's no information here as to whether or not the wrist pad on keychron is different. In general, I am pleased with the Gatreon Brown switches, which I found to be remarkably comfortable. It was told to me that Cherry Browns feel very similar to Cherry Browns, although I haven't tried them. As I've used it for a few months now, I am not planning to return it, but if Keychron were to release a keyboard that corrected the height, I would buy.
There are a few problems with this keyboard but, at the beginning, I will say that it is a good keyboard
It is reliable and the mechanical keys work well. Despite the software's simplicity, it is (for me) a much more usable app than Apple's These keyboards have a 'style' to them. However, I do have some reservations about recommending this keyboard to anyone looking for a good alternative. This means 1*. A key (any key) is sometimes causing the keyboard to 'wink out' when you first turn on your computer and turn on the keyboard. After a few seconds, the keyboard becomes inoperative and the backlight goes out. This issue usually lasts a few seconds, but can be frustrating. has also been completely unpredictable to the best of my knowledge. 3.
This is achieved by not setting up spatial distinctions between keyboard areas, such as arrow keys and numerical keypad, in an attempt (undoubtedly successful) to compress the keyboard. Even though I try not to look at the keyboard when typing, I have no choice when I use the arrow keys in particular. My hands are all too likely to slip, or to type the wrong characters, such as a "1" or a "0". It is a huge waste of time to waste so much time like that. I tried to suggest some solutions, but to no avail Here is what you need to know. 3
I'm sorry to say, but technical support is In response to the previously mentioned problems and firmware issues (see below), I sent an email and followed up by email. The responses I received from both were purely automated and did not address my questions in any way. It was extremely annoying. I noted (in my first email) the spatial problems with the arrow keys, and offered to buy an extra "5" or "F" or "J" key in order to replace one of the arrow keys - but they would not accept my offer. It received no response of any kind. The four
. You can update the firmware on Keychron keyboards by visiting their website. Here is the warning found at the top of the page As you know Do not update the firmware of your keyboard if everything works fine with it. A chance that it will damage your keyboard exists. " In other words, try not to fix an inoperable system. This would be in keeping with the term, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it. " It Furthermore, you must disable the Mac OS Gatekeeper security feature in order to apply the update. The questionable nature of Keychron technical support means that I did not risk the process (at best, it is a questionable one). Overall, this keyboard is a good one, but one that is not without certain issues that prospective buyers should be aware of.
| Feb 08, 2021
The keyboard I recently purchased is great and I really enjoy it
I used to use the cheap keyboard that came with the device, but I decided to invest in this keyboard. I've only encountered one problem with the labeling of the switches to toggle between Bluetooth and Win/Mac, and that's it so far. It is very small and the letters are black. Thus, they blend into the black case, making it very difficult for me to read them. On a future version, maybe you can make the stamp/overlay a bit larger with a white stamp, making it a bit easier to read for those with vision.
| May 01, 2021