GK61 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard – 61 Keys Multi Color RGB Illuminated LED Backlit Wired Programmable for PC/Mac Gamer (Gateron Optical Yellow, Black)


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Weight: 536 g
Dimensions: 29.2 x 10.2 x 4 cm; 536 Grams
Brand: HK Gaming
Model: GK61
Colour: Black
Batteries Included: No
Manufacture: Hong Kong Keyboards
Colour: Black
Dimensions: 29.2 x 10.2 x 4 cm; 536 Grams

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67 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

     United Kingdom

    Golden Review Award: 3 From Our UsersFirst of all I had to return one lavender GK61 keyboard I got which was faulty due to the equals and plus /f12 (=+) key was triggering the whole top right set of keys ({[]}=+ and enter) so that’s mainly why I gave 4 stars, another thing is that the keyboard feels quite sensitive which can be a bad thing for gaming for example resting my finger on key caps sometimes select that key, this can be annoying when playing a game like Fortnite when your ready your finger on a building key and it accidentally triggers.

    Some good things on the GK61. Hot-swappable switches gives you a the chance to upgrade. the typing experience which is smooth and satisfying, the sound of the keys are a little clicky and thoccy ( Gateron mechanical yellows), the color of the keyboard is very accurate to the listing image’s and the rgb is very vibrant and has a lot of customizability with the app.

    Overall the GK61 is worth the 69.99 price tag due to the pleasing experience I’ve had so far with typing and performance in long gaming sessions.

  2. EZKMichelexat says:

     United Kingdom

    Golden Review Award: 3 From Our Userswell nice looking keyboard compact and everything else but i can see to use the F1 to F12 keys and cant Ctrl+Alt + del also the software is bugged cant update firmware.

  3. ImogenIqbal says:

     Germany

    The keyboard is good, but I got a typo on my keyboard kry (two esc keys instead of ‘1!’)

    Deciding whether to keep it or return it because I really like the keyboard.

    Update: They were kind enough to give me a refund of 10 and keep the keyboard(I can just replace the key now). So 5 stars for that.

    All Good, except a Typo on my Keyboard.

  4. BookerDelancey says:

     Germany

    War als Geschenk gedacht und hat seinen Zweck gut erfllt.
    Alle sind bisher zufrieden mit der Qualitt. Kann ich gerne weiterempfehle

  5. Anonymous says:

     United States 🇺🇸

    I hated that the keyboard feels so slow, I got yellow switch’s but my apex pro tkl is better.

  6. Anonymous says:

     United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    I brought for my daughter, she says it’s very responsive and has a quality build.

  7. Anonymous says:

     United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    Golden Review Award: 2 From Our UsersIt’s a really nice keyboard, especially if you are new to mechanical keyboards, I recommend getting a set of keycaps like I did, the stock ones aren’t as good as some other ones you can get, overall great keyboard

    Really good

  8. LiliaBaerqyvcf says:

     United States 🇺🇸

    My son really wanted this keyboard for gaming. He loves the size, and switches, as well as the convenience of the hot swappable switches

  9. JuniorDevereaux says:

     Italy 🇮🇹

    Tastiera funzionale e ottima per il gaming. Figlio la utilizza molto ed pienamente soddisfatto.

  10. Larry Elliott and nRichard Partington says:

     United States 🇺🇸

    Best keyboard I’ve ever owned and it really gives the best performance

  11. Bill Thomas says:

     United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    Great to the touch right size for gaming Great value

  12. Anonymous says:

     United States 🇺🇸

    Very good keyboard, the switches are super good, and the only cons is the keycaps but overall they are good.

  13. Anonymous says:

     United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    Bought for my 11 year old to use in conjunction with his Xbox. It is perfect, good size and very hard wearing considering how vigorously the keys are used! According to him it’s easy to use and set up. It was a good buy and reasonable price!

  14. Felica85Atv says:

     United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    Bought for my son to replace his disastrous first choice and this one has stood up well to many hours of gaming. Very pleased.

  15. LeoraWooden says:

     Canada

    everything works as it should, has a nice clack to it thats not loud unless you’re bashing on the keys. doesn’t need to be pushed in fully for the keys to register. and you can swap keycaps easily.

    everything works as it should, has a nice clack to it thats not loud unless you're bashing on the keys. doesn't need to be pushed in fully for the keys to register. and you can swap keycaps easily.

  16. Anonymous says:

     India

    I have been using this keyboard for over a month now I believe. And from my limited experience i can safely comment on a few things

    Packaging
    – Ok the packaging for this is pretty shady lol. My box was all dinged up, the sticker that is supposed to
    hold it close was open and lost all it’s adhesive 🙂 But regardless, inside the keyboard was pretty safe
    and hadn’t moved or been damaged at all

    Build
    – Sturdy build with no loose parts or rattling’
    – Aluminum switch plate feels premium and gives a good feel
    – Keycaps are decent, not the best but didn’t expect them to be. I would suggest upgrading to PBT
    keycaps as this board is pretty much build to be customized.
    – Cable is of decent quality as well, so is the keycap puller and switch puller
    – This keyboard also says “pre lubed” like every other mechanical keyboard lol, but it’s very minimal and
    has no effect on the sound/feel even if you wipe it off. I recommend lubing them on your own.
    I would recommend Petreplus 2700 if you’re not looking to spend 5k on 10grams of krytox205g0 lol.
    I have a review on the lube too, and in my experience, it’s a good lube if used correctly.

    Switches
    – I have the brown switches. Good, fast, smooth, and sound if very pleasing as well.
    – Again, pRe lUbEd, so wipe that stuff off, and lube them yourself, that will just elevate the experience.

    Cons
    – The PCB and switch plate sit very deep into the case, which is good for sturdiness and security, but then
    if you want to add foam to your keyboard, that would be a bit difficult. Maybe i didn’t do it right, but
    thats my experience.
    – The software is janky AF. HK gaming really needs to focus on this, otherwise, their brand image will
    never be able to get better as their software feels like something from Windows XP. But the keyboard
    isn’t very software dependant, so it isn’t much of an issue. There are keys to switch between light
    modes, but if you want to keep custom lighting then you’ll need the software, which is relatively simply
    to use, even though it looks very very old lol.
    – This board is a 60% which might be small for a lot of people. I didn’t mind it at all, in fact I loved it. I edit videos and photos, and i didn’t face any problems, and I love the compact size. But I know most people don’t, so listing it here as a con.

    All in all, I would recommend this board due to its high customizability. You can go for the Keychron V2 hot swap version if you want something bigger than a 60% as well, but this was cheaper than that for me and based on reviews pretty much giving in direct competition as a good budget mechanical keyboard
    But I am happy with my decision, hope this helped you in making yours too.

  17. Anonymous says:

     United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    perfect size for gaming, lots of features for rbg customization to suit your preferences. the keys are clicky but not too loud and feels really satisfying to use. perfect for gaming. can’t get any better for the price

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