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:
Switch HyperX Switch
Light effects Per key RGB lighting
Connection type USB Type-C to USB Type-A
Anti-ghosting 100% anti-ghosting
Key Rollover N-key mode
Media control Yes (Hotkeys)
OS compatibility Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7
Switch HyperX Red Switch
Operation Style Linear
Operating Force 45 g
Actuation Point 1.8 mm
Total Travel Distance 3.8 mm
Life Span (Keystrokes) 80 million
Length 1.6 m
Width 302.0 mm
Depth 108.0 mm
Height 40.0 mm
Weight 599.0 g