Published on May 7th, 2020 | by Adrian Gunning
HyperX Teams up with Ducky and Launches HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company Inc., today announced a collaboration with DuckyChannel International Co. Ltd, a keyboard manufacturing company, with a limited edition 60% form factor HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini mechanical gaming keyboard.
The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini mechanical gaming keyboard features HyperX red linear mechanical switches built for performance, longevity and an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard includes RGB exposed backlit keys for brighter illumination with radiant lighting effects and utilises Ducky One 2 Mini keyboard design and Ducky PBT double-shot seamless keycaps.
“Ducky is happy to work closely with HyperX to develop the HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini with HyperX switches to give users the best combined gaming keyboard experience,” said Erik Hsieh, DuckyChannel International Co. senior marketing executive. “Our collaboration with HyperX is all about delivering solid and reliable mechanical gaming keyboards, we can’t wait for our users to use the HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini.”
The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini features an ultra-compact 60% form factor with a space-saving layout to maximise desktop real estate for ultimate mouse movement. The keyboard uses HyperX red linear mechanical switches designed with a shorter actuation point and shorter travel time for more responsive switch action. The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini utilises exposed LED designs of HyperX switches with Ducky PBT double-shot seamless keycaps with secondary functions printed on the sides of keycaps for quick recognition. Ducky Macro 2.0 support allows users the ability to personalise lighting with onboard keyboard controls and customise macros offering up to 6 custom hardware-enabled profiles.
“We are excited to announce our limited-edition keyboard collaboration with Ducky, known for their high-quality and performance-oriented mechanical keyboards in the gaming market,” said Jennifer Ishii, Keyboard Business Manager, HyperX. “The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini is a great addition to the HyperX keyboard line-up and provides HyperX and Ducky fans with a 60% form factor mechanical gaming keyboard utilising HyperX switches”.
The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini is a limited edition keyboard, with a total of 3,700 units available worldwide. Each keyboard is laser-marked with a unique edition number on the base of the keyboard. HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini features a stylish black and red dual-colour bezel design on a sleek and durable frame with three adjustable keyboard angles. The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini also includes a Ducky keycap puller, additional coloured keycaps and a Ducky Year of the Rat spacebar.
The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini gaming keyboard is available for $189 AUD and is a limited release available from May 13 (AEST). For more information on the HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini global availability, please visit the HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini product page.