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Redragon K530 Draconic Keyboard

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Redragon enters our keyboard review database with the 60% form factor K530 Draconic. Available in black or white, there are also 16.8 M RGB colors to look at. This well-priced keyboard even offers excellent wired and wireless connectivity, swappable switches, and software remapping of keys!

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I own this keyboard, but do not use it because of the following negative aspects
1. The green charging indicator on the left side is always on and way too bright for the evening, it projects a green beam onto your table
2. The keycaps have a little plastic on the top side that you need to deburr, poor quality control or standards here
3. The profile of the keycaps is rather small and uncomfortable, if you have medium-big fingers it doesn't feel very ergonomic

I do not recommend anyone this keyboard, especially at this pricepoint, considering there are many better options (including PBT keycaps) in this segment. A tip from someone who owned many... Kemove Snow-/Shadowfox. The software is not very good, more of a "set and forget", but it is usable. Other than that, it surpasses the quality of the Redragon by miles. Superb PBT Keycaps, excellent build quality, no metal ping (rigid steel plate), quiet stabs and very smooth switches.
 
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Am I the only person who likes having arrow keys and the number pad on my keyboard?
 
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Ich habe die Tastatur, verwende sie aber nicht, da ich folgende Punkte als negativ empfinde:
1. Die grüne LED für den Indikator des Ladestands ist immer an, für Abend zu hell und sieht hässlich aus
2. Die Tastenkappen sind nicht sauber verarbeitet, es ist an jeder Taste ein unsauber abgeschnittener Überhang von Plastik
3. Das Profil der Tasten ist kleiner als normal, es fühlt sich sehr unangenehm an, darauf zu tippen

Ich empfehle niemanden diese Tastatur, es gibt weitaus besseres in dem Preisbereich. Inklusive PBT Keycaps.
English only dude.
 
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Nah dude... I also need them to be present on my keyboard... it drives me nuts to not have my numpad... my boss sometimes needs a hand with his surface book and I hate the thing... it's useless... excel data input is so dang slow... I used some laptops that got around that by using Fn key to alter some letters kind of in a shape of a numpad but it was weird using them because letters normally are scattered while numbers on a numpad are alligned...
 
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It's good to see a keyboard with both wired and wireless options, although I personally would prefer a dedicated USB receiver to Bluetooth. I also couldn't live without my numpad, but i recently found a keyboard which tickles both needs - 60%, narrow, AND has a numpad (Havit KB487L). If only it was backlit and had brown switches... oh well, the search for a replacement for my trusty G710+ continues.
 
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It's good to see a keyboard with both wired and wireless options, although I personally would prefer a dedicated USB receiver to Bluetooth. I also couldn't live without my numpad, but i recently found a keyboard which tickles both needs - 60%, narrow, AND has a numpad (Havit KB487L). If only it was backlit and had brown switches... oh well, the search for a replacement for my trusty G710+ continues.

That Havit is a nice find, I might consider that. Was looking for more keyboards with the numpad on the left side.
 
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side connector reminds me of keychron k2
 
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Am I the only person who likes having arrow keys and the number pad on my keyboard?
No, you’re not. 60% is gaining popularity and companies are responding accordingly. That’s all. It doesn’t mean full keyboards are the minority, nor does it mean they’re being phased out lol.
 
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Who's 60% keyboard marketed for really? Person with a really small desk?
When I asked a friend they said it's for gamers, but I could only see the lacking of Function keys and numpad could limit the control in many games.

Even if these keyboards are sold at incredibly cheap price (which they are not), they're still not worth it in my opinion. Having buttons that you rarely use is better than not having ones when you need them.
 
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Oh, finally getting some redragon products in here. You guys need to review the K556. The weighted aluminum chassis is fantastic for us hard typers. Our development team uses that specific keyboard at work. Nothing but high praise from it. We bought them about 2 years ago. Our devs average 120 wpm at 10 hours a day 5 days a week. The key caps have all held the abuse so far. No wear from our units.
 
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