This AWFUL Typewriter Keyboard Raised $350K

  • Published: 13 October 2018
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    You’re telling me you want a wireless back-lit mechanical keyboard with a vintage tactile typewriter feel? No problem!..But which one is the best?

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Comments • 4 606

  • Glassy
    Glassy  2 days back

    I actually know someone who owns the Azio keyboard. It's quite expensive but it looks nice, feels authentic, has nice keys, etc. Pretty much every thing you'd expect out of a high quality keyboard. From what I know it isn't made for gaming but you can try, and if you spend more time typing then actually using it for other purposes then I'd gladly pick this up if you want something different

    • DEdd Cuber
      DEdd Cuber  3 days back

      Alright Sebastian

      • Toast
        Toast  3 days back

        the retro classic posh is my aesthetic

        • Sin
          Sin  5 days back

          3:20 "hey James! James?" The chill background music while Linus is yelling james

          • John Maton
            John Maton  5 days back

            Linus any idiot would have realised that's not how the stand goes on

            • Kresimir Jelusic
              Kresimir Jelusic  7 days back

              the chinese writing says "A VERY PLEASANT STEW!"

              • rkjsoo
                rkjsoo  2 weeks back


                the link to the items lol

                • Rap
                  Rap  2 weeks back

                  They need a micro type c and then it might take off.

                  • Pusheen VIII
                    Pusheen VIII  2 weeks back

                    I would love the retro classics with different keycaps like some Vic 20 modified keycaps

                    • Andre Red5
                      Andre Red5  3 weeks back

                      You put it in wrong, its the other way and its suppose to click in, STOOPID....

                      • FIREFIRE WBO
                        FIREFIRE WBO  3 weeks back

                        E Ink? You mean storage lol

                        • FireBomb
                          FireBomb  3 weeks back

                          Wrong shirt😂

                          • jimbobbyrnes
                            jimbobbyrnes  4 weeks back

                            Keyboards are throw away items. If you payed 200 dollars that means you will eventually throw away 200 dollars.

                            • jimbobbyrnes
                              jimbobbyrnes  4 weeks back

                              +ツIvin If that were true then stock brokers would be bankrupt and land owners would be poor.

                            • ツIvin
                              ツIvin  4 weeks back

                              jimbobbyrnes i mean if you spend money on something its being thrown away, at the time of buying it.

                          • Tom Atkinson
                            Tom Atkinson  4 weeks back

                            I like it how you call out for James when it dawns on you it has real wood backing...Elwood. It's the Blues Brothers keyboard baby! Help me!

                            • MrVendetta420
                              MrVendetta420  4 weeks back

                              The Azio one is pretty cheap now at £65

                              • Caleb Jackson
                                Caleb Jackson  1 months back

                                Interest in antique typewriters has been skyrocketing lately (along with the prices) which is probably a big part of the reason these things are cropping up all over the place now (it's what brought me here). The Rymek keyboard seems to be a cheaper knockoff of the Qwerkywriter, which raised a bunch of money on kickstarter back in 2014. Much like the Rymek, the Qwerkywriter also has a replica paper tray (that's what that flimsy aluminum "something" is supposed to be) and a replica return lever (the other "more different aluminum something"), with the added bonus that they actually work. The paper tray will support the weight of a phone/tablet, and the return lever actually functions as an enter key would. Fans of typewriters will recognize the keycaps that the Rymek is sporting as being inspired by the Royal Quiet Deluxe, which introduced Dreyfuss keys (designed by Henry Dreyfuss), or as they are more commonly called tombstone keys (because they look like little tombstones). But, for some reason, Rymek put them upside down... Being someone who is interested in both typewriters and mechanical keyboards myself, I am dying for a good tombstone key keycap set, and it blows my mind that Rymek would make a product so off base that it could actually be disappointing to both keyboard enthusiasts and typewriter enthusiasts.

                                • Tonio Antonio
                                  Tonio Antonio  1 months back

                                  7:57 The hold is placed incorrectly, it has to be placed the other way around it seems.

                                  Dumb yet 2,5 million views.

                                  • Beast Beats
                                    Beast Beats  1 months back

                                    Can I have one of those keyboards

                                    • antony luong
                                      antony luong  1 months back

                                      Why do they have 2 iPhones on a desk being forgotten

                                      • Gman Ghost
                                        Gman Ghost  1 months back

                                        so its either these keyboards or a gaming keyboards.... which would you choose? (they are about the same price for a good one)

                                        • Shion Tomoe
                                          Shion Tomoe  1 months back

                                          That was a obvious fraud on kickstarter, some cheap chinese crap was sold as a cool and costly type-writer keyboard. And he put that holder thing the wrong way. Is this a trolling video?

                                          • Peter Peter
                                            Peter Peter  1 months back

                                            Those keyboards would be good for a steampunk styled PC system.

                                            • John Doe
                                              John Doe  1 months back

                                              You told us not to hit you with pebkac but I'd like to point out the difference in angle between the picture and your setup on the tablet holder bar thingy. I think you've got it in backwards.

                                              • Raymond Mogg
                                                Raymond Mogg  1 months back

                                                it's actually "KnewKey"

                                                • Genna Ross
                                                  Genna Ross  1 months back

                                                  Hmmm, ....keep my $20 keyboard that I could not care less if someone spills their coffee into it, or buy a $200+ one ?

                                                  • Peter Peter
                                                    Peter Peter  1 months back

                                                    You pay $20? I can get two for that price.

                                                • Joseph McConnell
                                                  Joseph McConnell  1 months back

                                                  Your obvious lack of comprehension of physics and spatial reasoning has led me to decide I won’t be watching any more of your videos. You should just delete this one as it kind of makes you look dumb.

                                                  • NoCultist
                                                    NoCultist  1 months back

                                                    OMG you cant even use what you review!? I get that there is no manual but the aluminium resting piece should so obviousle go the other way around...

                                                    • Rugg0064
                                                      Rugg0064  1 months back

                                                      9:38 master of ergonomics

                                                      • DaFlyingPineapple
                                                        DaFlyingPineapple  1 months back

                                                        3:25 look iphone boxes

                                                        • Jungle Ginger
                                                          Jungle Ginger  1 months back

                                                          Hipsters ruin everything

                                                          • Carson Laubach
                                                            Carson Laubach  2 months back

                                                            I thought that the rymek keyboard was going to be cool but then when you were using it I thought that that keyboard is complete shit. It's made out of almost all plastic and it would just look stupid in front of a monitor.

                                                            • Lil Squidward
                                                              Lil Squidward  2 months back

                                                              clickity clack clack

                                                              • Yarumasi
                                                                Yarumasi  2 months back

                                                                resident evil 2 collectors edition came with one of these recently

                                                                • BeyondTheFacts Reviews
                                                                  BeyondTheFacts Reviews  2 months back

                                                                  sounds like poop

                                                                  • ppLegendarycraft
                                                                    ppLegendarycraft  2 months back

                                                                    This guy is a piece of shit

                                                                    • Miklos Horthy
                                                                      Miklos Horthy  1 months back

                                                                      so i am assuming you bought this abomination

                                                                  • GHOSTHazeChiller
                                                                    GHOSTHazeChiller  2 months back

                                                                    Yeah right. Fit your retro typewriter Keyboard, with god damm LED's. Those People really cant get sht right.

                                                                    • 親指
                                                                      親指  2 months back

                                                                      lmao you using bing?

                                                                      • krzycaleb
                                                                        krzycaleb  2 months back

                                                                        My friend can get 103 wpm

                                                                        • MLG Shooter
                                                                          MLG Shooter  2 months back

                                                                          u use a tv for monitor? wut

                                                                          • TeRaRiA RaNdOmNeSs
                                                                            TeRaRiA RaNdOmNeSs  2 months back

                                                                            Memory express has higher prices than micro center and amazon

                                                                            • Hazillo
                                                                              Hazillo  2 months back

                                                                              This guy critisises too much sometimes.

                                                                              • Bosko423
                                                                                Bosko423  2 months back

                                                                                Want a keyboard... get a keyboard.
                                                                                Want a tipewriter,.... get a tipewriter....yes i still use one. o7

                                                                                • cadleo
                                                                                  cadleo  2 months back

                                                                                  Imbecile, the brace is on backwards. It is a shit keyboard, however.

                                                                                  • Gigidag77
                                                                                    Gigidag77  2 months back

                                                                                    The retroclassic looks gorgeous I have to say.

                                                                                    • Concept Productions
                                                                                      Concept Productions  2 months back

                                                                                      it sounds like a toy when u put it down on the desk...

                                                                                      • Concept Productions
                                                                                        Concept Productions  2 months back

                                                                                        @LInusTechTips you had the thingy at the back on right side up at the beginning, but when you tried to put the ipad it didn't stay up and touch the pad becuz it was UPSIDE DOWN ... keyboard is still crap either way.... lol

                                                                                        • jr5607
                                                                                          jr5607  2 months back

                                                                                          I think you have the holder thing backwards

                                                                                          • mee7o
                                                                                            mee7o  2 months back

                                                                                            you put it in the wrong way