Drop Alt

Drop Alt
Looria Grade
A

Based on 128 reviews

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Review highlights
  • Great for people who are new to mechanical keyboards
  • Best bang for your buck
  • Easily the most accessible customizable keyboard on the market
  • Hotswap switches without any soldering
  • Form factor is great

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ZSA Planck EZ: A Powerful, Backlit, Open-Source, 40% Mechanical Keyboard

I suffer from wrist and finger pain when typing, sometimes to where I can't type without excruciating pain. Here are my experiences.I have the Drop version of the Planck, as well as the ErgoDox EZ, the Drop ALT, Logitech G915, two Havit low-profile gaming keyboards (TKL and full), and the AA battery...

Negative
daggersandscars
hackernews.com
hackernews.com

The fancy choice

The Drop Alt offers the best typing experience and the most customization with hot-swappable switches and full programmability, but it’s expensive.

Positive
4 months ago
nytimes.com
wirecutter.com

Love it! I have the susuwatari on my drop alt. I’m tempted to put them on my 75% now!

Positive
ooharloo
1 year ago
reddit.com
reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards

DevTerm - An Open Source Portable Terminal for Every Dev

The keyboard layout is a bit awkward for a development console. I'll would prefer a more standard 65% layout like the whitefox or Drop ALT Keyboard. I think they choose the layot to have a gameshell compatible keys, but not sure if good decision.

Negative
fbn79
hackernews.com
hackernews.com

Drop ALT

The Drop ALT is a highly-customizable mechanical keyboard. It's available in several mechanical switches and is hot-swappable, so you can easily change the switches without any soldering. Drop also sells different keycap sets to give it a unique aesthetic. It's well-made with an aluminum frame, and ...

Positive
Kelsey Linhares
4 months ago
rtings.com
rtings.com

Wow, never seen a Drop Alt looks so good! Everything works together so well, well done!!!

Positive
SnooApples9216
1 year ago
reddit.com
reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards

Dope 65%

This keyboard may be the last one you ever need... if you know exactly what you want: aka a dope AF 65% keyboard. If you are looking for dedicated function keys, consider the CTRL keyboard. PROS: -This keyboard is literally and figuratively very solid. The construction and build quality is superb an...

5.0
duskmoonflow
3 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

Ask HN: What's your keyboard and what you love and hate about it?

I've had this one for six months and I've never felt so enamored with a PC accessory: https://drop.com/buy/drop-alt-mechanical-keyboardI had a Das keyboard before this for ~6 years, and it was great, but I just didn't love it like I love this one.Things I love:- The body is weigh...

Positive
brundolf
hackernews.com
hackernews.com

Dope 65%

This keyboard may be the last one you ever need... if you know exactly what you want: aka a dope AF 65% keyboard. If you are looking for dedicated function keys, consider the CTRL keyboard. PROS: -This keyboard is literally and figuratively very solid. The construction and build quality is superb an...

5.0
duskmoonflow
3 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

Drop Alt 100% i bought it a few months back and was struggling between that and the ducky but i gotta say im happy with the drop alt and it has amazing build quality.

Positive
JustScxr
2 years ago
reddit.com
reddit.com/r/keyboards