10 Best Retro Mechanical Keyboards of July 2022

Rank Product Name Score
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Keychron C2 Full Size Wired Mechanical Keyboard Compatible with Mac, Keychron Brown Switch, 104 Keys ABS Retro Color Keycaps Gaming Keyboard for Windows, USB-C Type-C Braid Cable
Keychron C2 Full Size Wired Mechanical Keyboard Compatible with Mac, Keychron Brown Switch, 104 Keys ABS Retro Color Keycaps Gaming Keyboard for Windows, USB-C Type-C Braid Cable
9.64
2
NACODEX AK510 RGB Retro Mechanical Keyboard 104 Keys Anti-Ghosting - PBT SA Spherical Keycap - Customizable RGB Backlight - Programmable Macro Function (RGB Blue Switches)
NACODEX AK510 RGB Retro Mechanical Keyboard 104 Keys Anti-Ghosting - PBT SA Spherical Keycap - Customizable RGB Backlight - Programmable Macro Function (RGB Blue Switches)
9.56
3
FIRSTBLOOD ONLY GAME. AK510 Retro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - PBT SP Spherical Keycaps - Classic Grey-White Matching - RGB Backlight - Brown Switches
FIRSTBLOOD ONLY GAME. AK510 Retro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - PBT SP Spherical Keycaps - Classic Grey-White Matching - RGB Backlight - Brown Switches
9.76
4
HUO JI E-Yooso Z-88 Typewriter Mechanical Keyboard, Rainbow LED Backlit, Vintage Retro Style with Red Switches, Compact 81 Keys Hot Swappable for PC, Mac, White
HUO JI E-Yooso Z-88 Typewriter Mechanical Keyboard, Rainbow LED Backlit, Vintage Retro Style with Red Switches, Compact 81 Keys Hot Swappable for PC, Mac, White
9.64
5
Typewriter Style Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, White Retro Punk Gaming Keyboard with Blue Backlit, 104 Keys Blue Switch Wired Cute Keyboard, Round Keycaps for Windows/Mac/PC
Typewriter Style Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, White Retro Punk Gaming Keyboard with Blue Backlit, 104 Keys Blue Switch Wired Cute Keyboard, Round Keycaps for Windows/Mac/PC
9.58
6
Keychron C1 Tenkeyless Layout 87 Keys Wired Mechanical Keyboard for Mac, Keychron Mechanical Red Switch/Retro Color ABS Keycaps/USB Type-C Cable Computer Gaming Keyboard for Windows PC Laptop
Keychron C1 Tenkeyless Layout 87 Keys Wired Mechanical Keyboard for Mac, Keychron Mechanical Red Switch/Retro Color ABS Keycaps/USB Type-C Cable Computer Gaming Keyboard for Windows PC Laptop
9.54
7
Havit Mechanical Keyboard, Wired Compact PC Keyboard with Number Pad Red Switch Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 89 Keys for Computer/Laptop (Black)
Havit Mechanical Keyboard, Wired Compact PC Keyboard with Number Pad Red Switch Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 89 Keys for Computer/Laptop (Black)
9.78
8
FINEDAY Keyboard 2.0, Retro Wireless Mechanical Keyboard, Typewriter Designed, Blue Switch, Full 104 Keys with Bluetooth 5.0 & USB up to 4 Devices, Wired & Wireless for Desktop PC/Laptop Mac/Phone
FINEDAY Keyboard 2.0, Retro Wireless Mechanical Keyboard, Typewriter Designed, Blue Switch, Full 104 Keys with Bluetooth 5.0 & USB up to 4 Devices, Wired & Wireless for Desktop PC/Laptop Mac/Phone
10
9
Azio Retro Classic Bluetooth (Elwood) - Wireless/USB Wired Walnut Wood Vintage Backlit Mechanical Keyboard for PC/Mac, Walnut Wood (MK-RETRO-W-01B-US)
Azio Retro Classic Bluetooth (Elwood) - Wireless/USB Wired Walnut Wood Vintage Backlit Mechanical Keyboard for PC/Mac, Walnut Wood (MK-RETRO-W-01B-US)
9.36
10
Basaltech Typewriter Style Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, Retro Steampunk Vintage Keyboard with White LED Backlit, 104-Key Anti-Ghosting Blue Switch Wired USB Metal Panel Round Keycaps
Basaltech Typewriter Style Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, Retro Steampunk Vintage Keyboard with White LED Backlit, 104-Key Anti-Ghosting Blue Switch Wired USB Metal Panel Round Keycaps
9.48

Top 10 Retro Mechanical Keyboards of 2022

Keychron

1
Keychron C2 Full Size Wired Mechanical Keyboard Compatible with Mac, Keychron Brown Switch, 104 Keys ABS Retro Color Keycaps Gaming Keyboard for Windows, USB-C Type-C Braid Cable

by Keychron

9.64/10

Keychron C2 Full Size Wired Mechanical Keyboard Compatible with Mac, Keychron Brown Switch, 104 Keys ABS Retro Color Keycaps Gaming Keyboard for Windows, USB-C Type-C Braid Cable

Color Keychron Brown Switch
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand Keychron
Rating 9.64/10

Features

  • The Keychron C2 (non-backlight version) is a 104 keys full size wired retro color keycaps mechanical keyboard made for Mac and Windows. Engineered to maximize your productivity with most popular full size layout with number pad.
  • With a layout optimized for Mac, the C2 has all necessary multimedia and function keys (Num Lock works with Windows only), while compatible with Windows, and comes with a dedicated Siri or Cortana key. Extra keycaps for both Mac and Windows operating systems are included.
  • Designed with reliability in mind, the C2 comes with USB Type-C wired connection with a braid cable, which ensures a constant power supply, and best to fit home and light gaming. Inclined bottom frame and 2 level adjustable feet (6˚ & 9˚) makes the C2 more comfortable to type.
  • The pre-installed tactile Keychron Brown switch providing unrivaled tactile responsiveness with up to 50 million keystroke durable lifespan.
  • Outfitted the C2 Non-Backlight version with retro-inspired color scheme looks as good in the office as it does in the game room.

NACODEX AK510

2
NACODEX AK510 RGB Retro Mechanical Keyboard 104 Keys Anti-Ghosting - PBT SA Spherical Keycap - Customizable RGB Backlight - Programmable Macro Function (RGB Blue Switches)

by NACODEX

9.56/10

NACODEX AK510 RGB Retro Mechanical Keyboard 104 Keys Anti-Ghosting - PBT SA Spherical Keycap - Customizable RGB Backlight - Programmable Macro Function (RGB Blue Switches)

Color RGB Blue Switches
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand NACODEX
Rating 9.56/10

Features

  • 【SA Spherical PBT Keycap】Compared with the original height of OEM and Cherry, SA spherical keycap has the highest height and is more plump and more complete. The side lines naturally gather at the upper end, making it more suitable for fingers. 90% high purity PBT material and double-shot injection process are more comfortable and durable.
  • 【Personalized Retro Design】The classic gray and white color match adopts retro narrow frame design and is equipped with three orange personalized keycaps, among which the space key is very interesting, it’s printed with the type of Google Chrome "offline dinosaur" pattern and 404 words. The perfect combination of retro and modern.
  • 【Customizable RGB Retro Keyboard】RGB retro gaming keyboard has 10 RGB lighting modes. you can freely choose the color of each key from 16.8 million colors via the drive and also turn off the backlight and side lights at any time. Double-shot injection keycaps, provides clear backlight and characters, perfect mechanical keyboard for office or home.
  • 【104 Anti-Ghosting & Blue Switches】Typewriter mechanical keyboard blue switches provides "click" and tactile feedback, providing accurate and responsive key commands for typing and gaming. 100% anti-ghosting gaming keyboard with full-key flip function, will not losing or confusing keystrokes in any use case.
  • 【Wide Compatibility】NACODEX AK510 retro computer keyboard compatible with Windows7 /8 / 10, Windows XP/ IOS and Mac OS etc. Equipped with a metal key puller for easier cleaning and replacement of keycaps.
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FIRSTBLOOD ONLY GAME. AK510

3
FIRSTBLOOD ONLY GAME. AK510 Retro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - PBT SP Spherical Keycaps - Classic Grey-White Matching - RGB Backlight - Brown Switches

by FIRSTBLOOD ONLY GAME.

9.76/10

FIRSTBLOOD ONLY GAME. AK510 Retro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - PBT SP Spherical Keycaps - Classic Grey-White Matching - RGB Backlight - Brown Switches

Color Brown Switch
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand FIRSTBLOOD ONLY GAME.
Rating 9.76/10

Features

  • 【RETRO COLOR MATCHING】Classic Grey-White Matching, we designed this keyboard and chose this color scheme, hope to get the keyboard back to its original shape, and hope it can also take you to find the original intention.
  • 【ULTIMATE COMFORTABLE】SA spherical PBT keycaps. Compared with the common keycaps, SA spherical keycap is more plump and complete in the shape, and the side lines gather naturally at the upper end, making it better fit with the fingers. In addition, the PBT material provides more delicate surface and a better touch feeling.
  • 【CUSTOM BROWN SWITCHES】Special Modified Brown Switches offer the same experience as Cherry MX Brown and life span reaches up to 60 million. The mechanical switches are softer and quieter than other switches, perfect for typing and office use, especially in the office.
  • 【RGB LED BACKLIGHT】Choose the color of each key from a spectrum of over 16.8 million colors freely via the software, choose what your favorite and what works best for you, and bring you wonderful visual experience and fun. Double-shot Injection molded keycaps, offering clear bright backlight and lettering on the keycaps won't be scraped off.
  • 【PROFESSIONAL GAMING KEYBOARD】104 keys N-key rollover. Professional software, supports DIY keyboard and macro editing. Extreme durability ensures the stable performance and players can do whatever they would like. 1.6 anti-interference braided cable, ensures stable data transmitting and greater durability. It will become your trusted partner.

HUO JI

4
HUO JI E-Yooso Z-88 Typewriter Mechanical Keyboard, Rainbow LED Backlit, Vintage Retro Style with Red Switches, Compact 81 Keys Hot Swappable for PC, Mac, White

by HUO JI

9.64/10

HUO JI E-Yooso Z-88 Typewriter Mechanical Keyboard, Rainbow LED Backlit, Vintage Retro Style with Red Switches, Compact 81 Keys Hot Swappable for PC, Mac, White

Color rainbow, red switch,white
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand HUO JI
Rating 9.64/10

Features

  • ❤ Vintage Typewriter Style ▶ Unique round keycaps with a floating-key design in profile bring you a nostalgic feeling with the eye-catching retro aesthetic
  • ❤ Outemu Red Switches ▶ Custom mechanical switches designed for longevity, responsiveness, and durability. Offer the best LINEAR and QUIET typing experience. As well being ever so QUIETER than brown and blue switches
  • ❤ Anti-ghosting 81 Keys, N-key rollover ▶ Allowing multi-keys to work simultaneously with high speed. Each key is controlled by independent switch, let you enjoy high-grade games with fast response
  • ❤ Preset 9-mode Backlighting and Color-Flashing Speed ▶ Double-shot injection molded keycaps for clear backlighting and extreme durability.
  • ❤ Durability and Wide Compatibility ▶ Made of top ABS and metal material, with matte-finish texture and gold plated USB connector, it is sturdy and robust. Compatible with Windows10,Windows 8,Windows 7,Mac OS X,Windows XP, Windows VISTA

Camiysn

5
Typewriter Style Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, White Retro Punk Gaming Keyboard with Blue Backlit, 104 Keys Blue Switch Wired Cute Keyboard, Round Keycaps for Windows/Mac/PC

by Camiysn

9.58/10

Typewriter Style Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, White Retro Punk Gaming Keyboard with Blue Backlit, 104 Keys Blue Switch Wired Cute Keyboard, Round Keycaps for Windows/Mac/PC

Color -
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand Camiysn
Rating 9.58/10

Features

  • 【 Does The Mechanical Keyboard with Clicky Clack ? 】 - Yes, this gaming keyboard use the blue switch which offer medium resistance, audible click sound and tactile feedback
  • 【 How to Control The Light ? 】 - This white mechanical gaming keyboard offer multiple blue light modes. Press Fn + Ins to choose light mode, Press Fn + ↑ / ↓ to bright / dim the light, Press Fn + ← / → to change speed
  • 【 What System Does It Match ? 】 - The plug of our retro gaming keyboard is USB port, which make it as easy as plug and play. This wired mechanical keyboard adapt to Win 2000/ 7/ 8/ 10/ XP, Vista, Linux, Mac, etc
  • 【 Durable & Special 】 - These keycaps adopt two-color injection molding process, which is durable. And the unique round keycaps make this keyboard so different to traditional keyboard
  • 【 Both For Office & Gaming 】 - With 26 anti-ghosting keys and adjustable rear feet, this cute keyboard has good performance both in office and gaming
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Keychron Keychron C1K1Z

6
Keychron C1 Tenkeyless Layout 87 Keys Wired Mechanical Keyboard for Mac, Keychron Mechanical Red Switch/Retro Color ABS Keycaps/USB Type-C Cable Computer Gaming Keyboard for Windows PC Laptop

by Keychron

9.54/10

Keychron C1 Tenkeyless Layout 87 Keys Wired Mechanical Keyboard for Mac, Keychron Mechanical Red Switch/Retro Color ABS Keycaps/USB Type-C Cable Computer Gaming Keyboard for Windows PC Laptop

Color Keychron Mechanical red switch
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand Keychron
Rating 9.54/10

Features

  • Keychron C1, a tenkeyless (87 keys) USB Type-C wired mechanical keyboard (non-backlight) crafted to maximize your workspace and enhance productivity.
  • Designed with reliability in mind, the C1 comes with USB Type-C wired connection with a detachable cable, which ensures a constant power supply, and best to fit home, office and light gaming use while connecting with your laptop or PC.
  • With a unique Mac layout, the C1 has all the necessary multimedia and function keys while still being compatible with Windows. Extra keycaps for both Mac and Windows operating systems are included.
  • With the Keychron mechanical switch providing unrivaled linear responsiveness on the Red switch with up to 50 million keystroke durable lifespan.
  • Engineered with retro-inspired color Double-shot ABS keycaps, inclined bottom frame and two level adjustable feet (6º and 9º) provides a great ergonomic support for long lasting typing comfort.

havit KB487L-US

7
Havit Mechanical Keyboard, Wired Compact PC Keyboard with Number Pad Red Switch Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 89 Keys for Computer/Laptop (Black)

by havit

9.78/10

Havit Mechanical Keyboard, Wired Compact PC Keyboard with Number Pad Red Switch Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 89 Keys for Computer/Laptop (Black)

Color Black
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand havit
Rating 9.78/10

Features

  • 【Compact Keyboard with Numpad】Unlike bulky full-sized layout, this 85% keyboard saves more desk space but keep the numkeys which is essential. Press Fn+Backspace to lock/unlock the numkeys (Note: The numpad lights up ONLY when it's unlocked, the rest of the keys don't have lighting)
  • 【Colorful PBT Keycaps】 Constructed from unique and high-quality durable PBT keycaps, Havit mechanical keyboard has excellent touch experience and long serving time. Colorful keycaps can bring a more pleasant mood during games or work, decorate your space and enhance your life.
  • 【Red Switches Keyboard for Different Needs】Perfect for office typing or playing games. Havit HV-KB487L wired keyboard frees up your desk during work, after working sessions, you can enjoy the keyboard for gaming, or bring it with you as the size is compact and easy to carry out.
  • 【Ergonomic Comfort】The design of this mechanical gaming keyboard is based on ergonomics, the two keyboard kickstands provide comfortable angle for typing and effectively reduces the burden on the wrist.
  • 【Wide Compatibility】This 89 key mechanical keyboard is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows VISTA and other systems. Cautions: For Mac OS and Chrome OS system, the Num Lock function is not available, so the number pad is unable to be locked and will stay on.

FINEDAY

8
FINEDAY Keyboard 2.0, Retro Wireless Mechanical Keyboard, Typewriter Designed, Blue Switch, Full 104 Keys with Bluetooth 5.0 & USB up to 4 Devices, Wired & Wireless for Desktop PC/Laptop Mac/Phone

by FINEDAY

10/10

FINEDAY Keyboard 2.0, Retro Wireless Mechanical Keyboard, Typewriter Designed, Blue Switch, Full 104 Keys with Bluetooth 5.0 & USB up to 4 Devices, Wired & Wireless for Desktop PC/Laptop Mac/Phone

Color Black
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand FINEDAY
Rating 10/10

Features

  • 【 Connectivity 】 With Bluetoooth 5.0 connect up to 3 wireless devices & one USB connection, Use USB & Bluetooth at the same time total of 4 devices. FINEDAY Keyboard 2.0 "compatible with" iPad Pro size devices, Easily put the device on the holder
  • 【 Blue switch keys 】 Enjoy the Ultimate Retro Keyboard with Clickety-Clackety Typewriter Feels
  • 【 NEWTRO 】 A retro typewriter keyboard that lets you experience NEWTRO (New Retro) with the most up-to-date technology, Immerse yourself in nostalgia and get those creative juices flowing while boosting typing speed and accuracy. Designed & Produced by FINEDAY, Every details are designed by FINEDAY
  • 【 Left lever 】 works as an Enter key just like old typewriter, Enjoy your typing experiences just like you're using an old typewriter from 1874
  • 【 Left wheel 】 controls the LED backlight brightness. Clean and sharp white LED backlight
  • 【 Right wheel 】 controls the volume of the connected device, No need to touch your device to adjust the sound, Easily roll the wheel!
  • 【 Compatible 】 Windows/iOS/Android
  • 【 Number pad 】With a number pad, with full 104 keys, easily work with numbers
  • 【 Ergonomic 】 A 9.22-degree cradling angle for ergonomic comfort: Easily stow your devices in the mounting stand to type for long time intervals without feeling any strain on your neck
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Azio MK-RETRO-W-01B-US

9
Azio Retro Classic Bluetooth (Elwood) - Wireless/USB Wired Walnut Wood Vintage Backlit Mechanical Keyboard for PC/Mac, Walnut Wood (MK-RETRO-W-01B-US)

by Azio

9.36/10

Azio Retro Classic Bluetooth (Elwood) - Wireless/USB Wired Walnut Wood Vintage Backlit Mechanical Keyboard for PC/Mac, Walnut Wood (MK-RETRO-W-01B-US)

Color Elwood
Prime Status Yes
Warranty 1 Year Limited
Brand Azio
Rating 9.36/10

Features

  • A Classic Reborn: Design Originated By Vintage Typewriters And Crafted With Ultramodern Features, The Azio Retro Classic Is The Perfect Amalgam Of Past, Present, And Future
  • Genuine & Luxurious: Genuine Leather Or Wood Top Plate. Leather Reflects Taste, Craftsmanship, And Exclusiveness While Emitting A Unique Charm That Inspires
  • Tactile. Clicky. Backlit: The Backlit Mechanical Keys Are Tuned To Be Tactile And "Clicky", Reminiscent Of Vintage Typewriters
  • Forged. Polished. Plated: The Keyboard Frame Is Forged With Aluminum Alloy And Plated Into A Beautiful Chrome/Satin Finish To Accompany The Leather Top Plate

Basaltech

10
Basaltech Typewriter Style Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, Retro Steampunk Vintage Keyboard with White LED Backlit, 104-Key Anti-Ghosting Blue Switch Wired USB Metal Panel Round Keycaps

by Basaltech

9.48/10

Basaltech Typewriter Style Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, Retro Steampunk Vintage Keyboard with White LED Backlit, 104-Key Anti-Ghosting Blue Switch Wired USB Metal Panel Round Keycaps

Color Red
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand Basaltech
Rating 9.48/10

Features

  • 【Mechanical Blue Switch Gaming Keyboard】 - Mechanical Blue Switch Gaming Keyboard (Cherry Blue Equivalent) for ultimate gaming performance. Retro keycap looks like a classical typewriter, brings you comfortable typing feeling & stable clicking touch. The Mechanical Keyboard Keys offer medium resistance, audible Click Sound & Tactile Feedback. Sensitive and Responsive. Easy to press and fast response.
  • 【30 Lighting Effects and One Key To Switch】- This white backlit mechanical gaming keyboard has 30 LED backlit modes, you can hold the knob 3 seconds to switch the backlit mode, and rotate it to adjust the lighting brightness.
  • 【All 104-Key Anti Ghosting Keyboard】- This is a Full-Size keyboard, and all 104 keys non-conflict. N-key rollover. Allows multiple keys to work simultaneously with high speed. Let you enjoy high-grade games with fast response. 12 easy-to-reach multimedia keys.
  • 【Metal Panel & Removable Keycaps】- This keyboard is made of top-grade metal panel and heavy-duty plastic body, with matte-finish texture, sturdy and robust enough to protect it from scratch. The blue switch mechanical keys stand up to hardcore gaming.
  • 【PC Gaming Keyboard Compatibilty】- Support computer systems including Windows10 / 8 / 7, Mac OS X, Windows XP, Windows VISTA, etc.
  • 【Fast Shipping Way】We will ship the item from new jersey warehouse in US. It will be arrive at your place within 3-5 days by UPS expedite. Its even fast than amazon PRIME. GO GE IT.

Best Retro Mechanical Keyboards brands

  • Keychron
  • NACODEX
  • FIRSTBLOOD ONLY GAME.
  • HUO JI
  • Camiysn
  • havit
  • FINEDAY
  • Azio

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