News: HyperX Teams up with Ducky and Launches HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
It’s a collaboration between HyperX and Ducky, resulting in a super small & portable 60% mechanical gaming keyboard. It uses HyperX red switches (80 million click rating), lighting effects, 3 adjustable angles and Ducky PBT double-shot keycaps with secondary functions printed on the side for quick reference.
Read the full press release with images below:
Limited-Edition Ducky and HyperX Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Collaboration Features HyperX Red Switches and Ducky 60 Percent Keyboard Design
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif – May 6, 2020 – HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced a collaboration with keyboard manufacturing company DuckyChannel International Co. Ltd on a limited-edition 60 percent 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 utilizes the 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, senior marketing executive, DuckyChannel International Co. Ltd. “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 percent form factor with a space-saving layout to maximize 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 utilizes 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 to personalize lighting with onboard keyboard controls and customize macros offering up to six 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 percent form factor mechanical gaming keyboard utilizing 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-color 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 colored keycaps and a Ducky Year of the Rat spacebar.
The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini gaming keyboard is available for $109.99 MSRP and is a limited release through HyperX’s Online Shop, available starting on May 12. For more information on the HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini global availability, please visit the HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini product page.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience some product and shipping delays. HyperX is taking every possible measure to work with partners to minimize the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery.
HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini Specifications:
|Light effects||Per key RGB lighting|
|Connection type||USB Type-C to USB Type-A|
|Key Rollover||N-key mode|
|Media control||Yes (Hotkeys)|
|OS compatibility||Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7|
|Switch||HyperX Red Switch|
|Operating Force||45 g|
|Actuation Point||1.8 mm|
|Total Travel Distance||3.8 mm|
|Life Span (Keystrokes)||80 million|
HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand is known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and over-clockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 65 million memory modules, 10 million gaming headsets and one million keyboards worldwide.
Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC, console or mobile device at hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.
About DuckyChannel International Co. Ltd
Based in Taiwan, Ducky founded its own brand in 2008 and became a manufacturing company that has strived to provide users with mechanical keyboards of the highest standard since day one. Fast forward to now, we are one of the top mechanical keyboard manufacturers in the world and have built a reputation for providing products that are innovative, performance oriented and solidly built. Our ultimate goal is to have our logo be synonymous with excellence and product satisfaction.