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Maxell CKI-1

Maxell CKI-1
alaAverage 3.2

9 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Maxell CKI-1. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and design.

price, design, durability

On average, users rate this product 64/100.

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illuminated keyboard


very good value, all lights still working, nice when the house is dark, don't need to tuern a light on to type ; the volume control is much easier than using a mouse

none to date

May, 2013

Consumer review (

Got a good one and it's a decent value for the price


This keyboard got bad reviews for key quality on other sites, but I've had no issues. The caps/num/scroll lock keys may appear too bright when viewed from directly overhead, but appear fine when sitting at the keyboard. Also a simple push of a button...

Backlit keyboard with full proper key layout. Slim design for those who prefer flat keyboards, and unfoldable legs for those who do not. Backlight is not too bright, and not too dim. Was plug and play, and while I usually don't find a use for the extra...

Keyboard may be a bit slim for some, and the enter key has an odd arrangement

Jul, 2012

Consumer review (

Almost the perfect keyboard


first, I have no idea what others are refering to when they say the lighted keys are dim. In the daytiime they are a blue glow, when the room is dark they are clear as can be. EXACTLY what I wanted... It has all sorts of function keys, some which work...

Oct, 2011

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Worst Keyboard Ever


Bought it for the illumination. The keyboard is useless to me because the ENTER key is so much shorter than standard keyboards. I'm constantly typing the backslash or apostrophe instead of ENTER. Also, the keys stick or don't depress fully, meaning you...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (

illuminated keyboard


the illumination is good but the keys stick a little... nice design and looks cool... evrything is nice except for the keys sticking and havin git miss letters... but over all not to bad

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

Good keyboard


I bought this for my mother and it works great, illuminated light is great, she can see it and have not had any trouble at all. I tested it out myself and no complaints. My mom loves it!

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (

Still working in the dark


It works ok as a keyboard, but the illumination is not bright enough to make a difference in a dark room. Definitely not for those with poor eye sight.

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (

Jonathan Warren


The keys are unresponsive, difficult to engage, and actaully jam. The lighting works OK and it's sturdy, but there is absolutely no excuse for the keys on a $30 keyboard to not work properly. Defeats the purpose of having a keyboard that one can not...

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Many keys do not work properly. Many keys requier hard and numerous pressing for response. Very poor craftsmanship. Lighting effect works fine, but it's a keyboard first, and it fails miserably at that task. Do not waste your money or time on this very...

Product Specifications


Backlight: Yes
Color of product:Black
Internal: No


Device interface:USB
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY


Mouse included: No

System Requirements

Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows ME