Ever since reviewing my first low-profile keyboard a few years ago, I have been using it as my daily driver keyboard at work and loving it. When Cherry reached out to us with the offer of an in-house low-profile keyboard of their own, I was quick to jump on the offer. While mostly known for their mechanical keyboard switches, Cherry does in fact offer keyboards of their own. The MX 10.0N RGB is a full-sized, 108 key board, with, as you would presume, Cherry MX low-profile switches. Follow along as we take a look at this new keyboard from Cherry to see if the low-profile format is still my go-to for day-to-day typing duties.
Dimensions: 425mm x 127mm x 16mm
Anti-Ghosting: N Key Rollover
Backlit Customization: Yes
Cable Length: 1.6m
Detachable Cable: Yes
Exchangeable Keycaps: Yes
Keycap Labeling: Laser
Switch Type: Mechanical, Cherry MX low-profile RGB Speed
Switch Travel: 3.2mm
Switch Operating Force: 45cN
Switch Lifetime: 100 million actuations
Materials: Aluminum, Plastic (ABS)
Number of Keys: 108
Programmable: Yes (With Software)
The retail packaging for the MX 10.0N RGB is so subtle, as it should be, considering how thin the keyboard inside is. A white box encapsulates the keyboard, and the top of the box features a large image of the keyboard, along with a few highlights regarding the Cherry MX low-profile switches and Cherry’s optional software.
Out back are Function, Contents, and Requirements lists in multiple languages, giving buyers all of the pertinent information they might need before making a purchase.
With the box opened up, we see the keyboard is protected by an internal cardboard structure and plastic wrapping. There is nothing too flashy about the packaging that Cherry uses here, but the overall execution is good, and does a good job protecting the contents.
Included with the keyboard are a warranty information sheet and user guide, as well as a 1.6m USB-C cable. The cable has a small Cherry logo on the Type-A side, and while we would have loved to see a nicely braided cable, the rubber one that comes with the keyboard works just fine.