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Do Some Retro-Inspired Typing With This Wireless Mechanical Keyboard

Alvin Ward
The Durgod Fusion keyboard offers a retro typing experience.
The Durgod Fusion keyboard offers a retro typing experience. / Durgod
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Today’s computer keyboards are lighter and more functional than ever before, but there’s a lot to be said for an interface with some heft to it. In the 1980s and 1990s, mechanical keyboards had massive keys that moved with a satisfying "plonk."

You can get some of that feel back with the Durgod Fusion, a retro-style keyboard currently on Kickstarter that’s already far exceeded its initial funding goal and can be picked up for $109.

Each keyboard features color buttons, the option to go wired or wireless, shortcut multimedia buttons, and a comfortable ergonomic tilt. You can choose between three different styles, including the gray, white, and orange Original; the blue, white, and yellow Navigator; and Steam, which mimics the gray, black, and red color scheme of the original Nintendo Entertainment System.

The Durgod Fusion comes in three different styles.
The Durgod Fusion comes in three different styles. / Durgod

Each keystroke offers a classic “click” action. At 14 inches, it’s also easily portable. The keyboard is powered by a rechargeable battery that can last up to 40 days. There’s Bluetooth connectivity, too.

You can grab one keyboard for the early bird promotional price of $109 on Kickstarter or two for $209. The Durgod Fusion is expected to ship in October.

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