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Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard RK-9000BR with Cherry MX Brown Switch

Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard RK-9000BR with Cherry MX Brown Switch
alaScore 85

301 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 301 reviews of Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard RK-9000BR with Cherry MX Brown Switch. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. Comments about the usability and reliability are generally positive. The design and durability are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard RK-9000BR with Cherry MX Brown Switch is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard RK-9000BR with Cherry MX Brown Switch

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 236 user reviews of Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard RK-9000BR with Cherry MX Brown Switch from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Keyboards on Amazon.com. Comments about the usability and design are generally positive. The reliability and durability are also appreciated.

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84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard with Cherry MX Brown Switch (RK-9000BR)

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Great Case

 

The LED's light up when plugged in. I disassembled the board to confirm the solder joints on the USB connector did not separate (as was a problem in a previous revision of this product). The controller is removable / replacable! Unfortunately, finding...

Sturdy, steel backplate. Typing on it feels great; very solid

I think the controller burned out on me just after the 2 year mark

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solid keyboard, but

 

The LED's light up when plugged in. I disassembled the board to confirm the solder joints on the USB connector did not separate (as was a problem in a previous revision of this product). The controller is removable / replacable! Unfortunately, finding...

Sturdy, steel backplate. Typing on it feels great; very solid

I think the controller burned out on me just after the 2 year mark

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Good keyboard, poor design choice.

 

I would have gladly given this a 5 star review, had my connector not died two months after I purchased the keyboard. The port was extremely loose, to the point where if I touched it, it wiggled. This was not a case of overuse, in this case I've only...

Great key feel ; Perfect size keyboard

Poor design choice for connector ; Removable power cord

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Broke right after warranty expired

 

I have never spent money on a keyboard until this one. I always thought the benefit of a nice keyboard was just not worth the money that could be spent elsewhere. With out any mistreatment or movement at all the keyboards cable connector stopped...

Nice simply responsive keys

Broke right after my 30 day warranty expired ; Loud

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Bad USB design

 

I got the refurb. / open-box version for half-price so I won't add to the cons that it was full of cat hair and had food crumbs inside. I've taken the case apart. I think it should be possible to remove the mini-USB jack and solder the cable directly...

Key action is great. My first contemporary mechanical keyboard

The detachable USB cable is just terrible. I can think of no reason to have a detachable cable on a keyboard. The fact it's a mini-USB is just adding fuel to the fire. I couldn't get through one mission on Dishonored without it coming loose

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Rosewill RK-9000BR

 

This keyboard feels great! very simple to use and great feedback on the keys. The keycaps have held up well, the only thing that broke was that the USB connector became loose after a while and it stopped working. Well so I called Rosewill after 2 years...

USB connector seems to be the weak link of this keyboard but the actually keyboard is fantastic

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Customer Service is AMAZING

 

This keyboard feels great! very simple to use and great feedback on the keys. The keycaps have held up well, the only thing that broke was that the USB connector became loose after a while and it stopped working. Well so I called Rosewill after 2 years...

USB connector seems to be the weak link of this keyboard but the actually keyboard is fantastic

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Best Keyboard I've Ever Owned

 

I would have liked the option of Cherry MX Black switches, as I do not need the tactile bump any more than I need the click mechanism (I'm somewhat heavy-handed on the keys). Also worthy of note, and I think it's mentioned in the product specs, you...

Small ; Quiet ; High quality ; Driverless ; I have little desk space, so small is always a bonus. I mostly use my PC for gaming, and like to keep quiet, so the Cherry MX Brown switches, lacking the click mechanism, are excellent and quiet, though not...

Not enough to dock an egg for, but the edges of the aluminium upper body are indeed sharp, as another reviewer noted on the Cherry Blue model of this keyboard

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It will fail, just a matter of time

 

Keys are great. Red metal plate below keeps gives sturdy look

USB connector. Keyboard was on the single desk whole time. Just died one day - bad connection with mini USB. Such a disgrace to have only one thing that can fail and that thing fails for everybody every time. How NewEgg even can still sell this? Is the...

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Clean Typing Machine

 

It's makes a great starter mechanical keyboard. Which allows you to decide if the more expensive units have the features like. Sure it has laser print keys and a questionable usb jack. However, in a later version Rosewill could return to unit with a...

Clean design ; Great key switches ; Braided cables for both usb and PS/2 ; Full n-key roll over with PS/2 ; 1 year labor and 3 year parts

Had to order from Newegg's page on a online Auctioning and store front site ; Needs O-ring dampers installed in keys to reduce noise and bottom out distance ; Laser print keys ; Usb Jack on keyboard

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