MIIIW designers and engineers have unveiled and released a new Polyclear keyboard in the form of BlackIO 83. Launched on Kickstarter this month, the keyboard shows a “postmodern design aesthetic” and features hotswappable switches and can be used with both windows. and Mac operating systems. The wireless keyboard has a 4000 mAh battery, but it can also be used via the builtin Bluetooth connection or with the included cable.
Sponsor upfront contributions are now available for the cuttingedge project from around £139 to £118 (depending on current exchange rates), offering a significant discount of around 29% off the final retail price, while Kickstarter crowdfunding is in full swing.
“Inspired by postmodern design aesthetics, the BlackIO 83 features transparent keycaps, is configurable with QMK and VIA, and features an 83key design. This is an amazing keyboard that works like a dream and skillfully combines functionality and aesthetics.”
Assuming the BlackIO 83 crowdfunding campaign successfully reaches the required donation target and the project is progressing smoothly, worldwide shipping is expected to take place sometime in January 2023. To learn more about the BlackIO 83 keyboard project, check out the promotional video below.
“By simply connecting to your device with a cable, BlackIO 83 supports codelevel customization via QMK/VIA. You can crop and add your own keys, customize lighting effects, create macros, and more. Now, with BlackIO 83, you can remap any key to suit your needs or mood. You can even customize different settings at each level of the BlackIO 83 for different operating systems, and this can help you be more efficient by getting the most out of your keyboard.”
“Boost your productivity by connecting wirelessly to up to three devices via stable Bluetooth 5.1 for seamless multitasking on your laptop, phone and tablet. You can even connect 2 more devices via 2.4G USB wireless connection and TypeC wired connection. Enjoy seamless control of all your devices with BlackIO 83.”
For a complete list of all available campaign commitments, extended targets, additional media and technical specifications for the keyboard, visit the official BlackIO 83 Crowdfunding Campaign page by clicking on the link below.
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