Rosewill RK 9000 Mechanical Keyboard

Mechanical keyboards are the latest hype among gamers and rightfully so; advantages aside, the feel alone is much superior if compared to rubber dome keyboards. No enthusiast who ever used a mechanical keyboard would get back to using a rubber dome keyboard, no matter of how high quality it may be. Today we are going to have a look at mechanical keyboard offerings from a unique company, Rosewill. Rosewill offers their standard RK-9000 keyboard with four different key switches, Cherry MX Red, Black, Brown and Blue. We have thoroughly tested the Red and Black flavors over the past few weeks, bringing you this review.

Mechanical keyboards are the latest hype among gamers and rightfully so; advantages aside, the feel alone is much superior. No enthusiast who ever used a mechanical keyboard would get back to using a typical rubber dome keyboard. Today we are going to have a look at mechanical keyboard offerings from a unique company, Rosewill. Rosewill offers their standard RK-9000 keyboard with four different key switches, Cherry MX Red, Black, Brown and Blue. We have thoroughly tested the Red and Black flavors over the past few weeks, bringing you this review.

Manufacturer’s features and specifications

  • Highly durable professional gaming keyboard
  • Extremely responsive and accurate for hours of comfortable gaming
  • Gaming-grade lifetime: 50 million clicks
  • Durable red metal inner chassis
  • N-Key rollover: 104 Key could press at the same time, avoid any key jamming (Only PS2 mode, at USB Mode 6-key rollover)
  • Cherry MX Switches: linear feeling with light operating force, 50 million life cycle of the switch, comfortable typing for long term use, fast response on each key.
  • Laser printing design for the keycap
  • Gold plated USB and PS/2 connector to ensure low latency
  • High quality braided cable

 

Model No.

RK-9000 / RK-9000RE

Color

Black

Type

Mechanical Keyboard

Interface

USB and PS/2

Normal Keys

104

Key Switch

Cherry MX Blue Switch (RK-9000)

Cherry MX Red Switch (RK-9000RE)

Key Pitch

19.05mm

Key Stroke

4.0mm±0.5mm

Total Travel

4.0mm-0.4mm

Operating Force

2.0±0.5 oz

Switch Life

50 x 10^6 Times

Operating Power

4.0 V

Dimensions

440(L) X 138(W) X 38(H) mm / 17.32"(L) X 5.43"(W) X 1.52"(H)

Keyboard Weight

1600g / 3.53 Lbs

Operating System Supported

Microsoft ME/ 2000/ XP/ Vista/ 7

Package Contents

1 x RK-9000RE Keyboard 
1 x USB to Mini USB cable 
1 x PS/2 to Mini USB cable 
1 x User Manual

Parts

3 Year limited

Labor

1 Year limited