A DCX Review: Good Keycaps for the Price, Even Better on a Deal
With many, many more people joining the keyboard hobby, vendors have been stepping up with the availability of keycaps. Most notably, the rise of alternatives to GMK. Not just cheap clones, but also more premium sets to attempt to match the quality of the German GMK. In this case, Drop's answer is DCX, their form of doubleshot ABS keycaps. There's a few things that I want to note that are different from other Cherry profile keycaps. 1: Packaging While packaging doesn't affect the performance of the keycaps themselves, it definitely has an effect on how premium a product feels, especially in an unboxing experience. I'm happy to say that not only are the boxes clean and simple in jet black and few brandings, but also the keycaps themselves also come in nice plastic trays that enclose each keycaps securely. I've never been able to unbox a GMK set without seeing a mess of keycaps with their paper trays. While plastic isn't necessarily that great for the environment, I tend to keeps...
Jun 3, 2023
While I wish I could spend the rest of the day and Drop’s article word limit on talking about all of the different switch brands we know of out there today, alas I cannot. Even though this was only a precursory glance of what all is out there, this should be enough to help many newcomers gain some sort of traction in understanding just exactly what they are looking at when buying switches. If you happen to need some more help, perhaps check out the article I wrote on Switch Marketing Terms: What to Know and What to Ignore. Or, if you’re really feeling adventurous, go buy some random brands and try them out!