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Filco Launches the Majestouch 2S Metal SUS Stainless Steel Keyboard

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If you've been on the lookout for a truly durable keyboard, Filco might have what you've been waiting for in the shape of the Majestouch 2S Metal SUS, a keyboard housed inside a 1.6 to 2 mm thick SUS304HL (HL for hairline finish) stainless steel chassis. The keyboard weighs in at almost 4.4 kg, although this does include the integrated wrist rest.

Besides its sturdy chassis, the Majestouch 2S Metal SUS features screw-in height-adjustable legs and if these aren't tall enough, an optional kit for even more height is available. Filco offers four different Cherry MX switch options for the US ANSI models, brown, blue, red and silver (speed), whereas the Japanese version has to make do without the blue switches.



The keyboard has a hardwired USB cable, but it also comes with a PS/2 adapter. A small pad for the wrist rest is also supplied, that should make it slightly more comfortable to type on the keyboard. The supplied keycaps are made out of PBT, with a rather unusual light green colour for the legends. Rather unusually, Filco has gone for purple LEDs for the "lock" indicators. If you're looking at picking one up, expect to pay a premium for it, as both the US and Japanese versions are going for the equivalent of US$336.

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Very industrial looking.

Reminds me of back in the day when Corsair first came to their market with their K95. A keyboard made out of aircraft grade aluminium. Wish i had kept it rather than selling it off because i dumb and wanted different colour LEDs
 
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Did you make it yourself?
 
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honestly would love to thave this but 340 bucks......yikez
 
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Abomination at exorbitant price. Bend press sheet metal with gaps the size of Marianna trench? For 340US?

Whatever happened to real engineering and DFM/DFA design? Is everyone out to scam everyone?
 
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Did you make it yourself?
Nah, had the local metalshop do it, my metal shears leaves too sharp edges and it gets so messy with blood in the keyboard...

That said, Filco does warn potential buyers from lifting it by the edges, as even though they have deburred the metal, there's still a chance you can cut yourself on it, hence the carrying handle a the back.
 
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I think I'm in love.
Only thing that's missing to make it a debt-inducing instant buy: Stamped Metal Keycaps. I'm still waiting for someone to make those.
 
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I think I'm in love.
Only thing that's missing to make it a debt-inducing instant buy: Stamped Metal Keycaps. I'm still waiting for someone to make those.

I would be happy with just a aluminium top keycap to prevent any wear and tear
 
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Looks like it's geared for industrial machine shops etc, but that open deck means all sorts of crap is going to get in under the keys.
If there was a sealed silicone membrane over the keys that would make more sense.
 
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Reminds me of an Bloody/A4tech mech keyboard controversy few years ago in my country. Chinese brands weren't proliferated like right now. So the cheapest entry into mechanical keyboard was some A4tech/Bloody board. And homes in our country usually have piss-poor grounding. Piss-poor as in you try to piss somewhere and **zap**. So anyway heard lotsa complaints about people being electrocuted by those boards. Scared me off of metal body boards forever despite how premium it feels.
 
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Hi,
Think this is the over priced key board thread of the week winner at least it has a key pad lol
 
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The wrist rest looks sharp enough to double as an axe! Definitely not for those that get angry and throw things.
 
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Wow, I love the look of stainless. This however, looks like a high school kid made it in shop class. Top it off with that price, $336! For that price, it should be machined stainless steel, not some bent sheet metal monstrosity.
 
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Expect to be playing right beside a chimney in winter because this keyboard would get so freezing cold your hands would turn blue.
 
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