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Cooler Master SK622 Review

Rating: 7.5.

Today we’re looking at the latest 60% wireless mechanical keyboard from Cooler Master, the SK622, arriving as the successor to 2019’s SK621. It’s a feature packed, lightweight little keyboard, offering a choice of wired or Bluetooth connectivity, RGB lighting and TTC Low Profile mechanical switches. Could this be just the thing you are after?

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Timestamps:

00:00 Start
00:15 Details on the keyboard
02:15 RGB info / software
03:00 Build quality and layout
04:11 Key mapping
05:03 Switches
05:35 Sound test
06:03 Functionality
07:44 Battery life
08:10 MasterPlus Software
10:09 Closing Thoughts

 

Specifications:
  • TTC Low Profile Mechanical Switches (Red/Blue/Brown)
  • Ergonomic keycaps
  • Aluminum & Plastic Keyboard construction
  • Available Keyboard Colours – Space Grey & Silver
  • LED Colours – RGB
  • Polling Rate – 1000Hz (Wired Mode), 125Hz (Bluetooth Mode)
  • Keyboard MCU 32bit ARM Cortex M0
  • On Board Memory 512 KB
  • “On-The-Fly” System Yes
  • Multimedia Keys Through FN
  • Compatible OS – Mac OS X 10.10+/iOS 5+/Android 3.2+/Windows 8 and above
  • Software Support – Cooler Master MasterPlus+
  • Wireless Connectivity – Bluetooth 4.0
  • Battery – 4000mAh (2000mAh × 2)
  • Included 1.8m USB Type-C (Keyboard Side), USB 2.0 Type A (Computer Side)
  • Keyboard Dimensions (L X W X H)Standard: 293 x 103 x 30.28 mm, Feet Open: 293 X 103 X 43.03 mm
  • Keyboard Weight 446g / 0.983lbs (without cable)
  • 2 Year Warranty

You can buy the Cooler Master SK622 for £84.95 (down from £110) from Overclockers UK HERE.

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Pros

  • Lightweight.
  • Solid, durable construction.
  • Inclusion of arrow keys.
  • Support for pairing up to 3 devices via Bluetooth.
  • Fully customisable RGB per key LED backlighting.
  • Pre mapped multimedia keys accessible through the FN button.

Cons

  • Small right-hand shift button.
  • Oddly placed delete key.
  • Unintuitive mapping of JKL multimedia functions.

KitGuru Says: The Cooler Master SK622 is a great option for those who need a lightweight, portable gaming keyboard but having to adjust to the short shift key and oddly-placed delete key may make adjusting your typing style a challenge. 

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Rating: 7.5.

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