Keychron Q1 QMK Custom Mechanical Keyboard - Version 2(US ANSI Layout) – Keychron Canada

Keychron Q1 QMK Custom Mechanical Keyboard - Version 2(US ANSI Layout)

SKU: Q1-J1
$251.00

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The Fully Assembled version includes:
  • The keyboard PCB, the case, and the steel plate.
  • Keycaps (included Mac & Windows keycaps).
  • Gateron switches.

The Barebone version does not include the keycaps and switches.

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Gateron Phantom Yellow & Silver Switch version uses the double-shot ABS keycaps and aluminum plate.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard

Keychron Q1

A fully customizable 75% layout mechanical keyboard featured QMK / VIA support; designed with all the premium features with unlimited possibilities.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Features of Keychron Q1 knob version

The Q1 is a revolutionary all-metal keyboard with customizable capabilities for every switch, keycap, stabilizer, knob, and even the plate. It’s designed for a personalized experience and premium typing comfort.

The sculpting of a piece of art.

This keyboard is not just a tool, but a piece of art on your desk. The Q1 is created with a 6063 aluminum CNC machined body, polished, anodized and sandblasted finish, and twenty-four manufacturing processes.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard

You can assemble every part. 

To build a fully customizable keyboard, we designed every component to be able to assemble easily. Therefore, you can customize and adjust each component as you wish.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard

PS: Changing the knob with a badge or key requires an additional PCB (sold separately).

Double-Gasket Design

Double Gasket Design is an industry innovative structure. In addition to the gaskets on the plates, we added silicone pads between the top and bottom cases. It significantly reduces the resonance between the metals, which in return, reduces the noise of the impacted metals. This Double-Gasket Structure allows the keyboard to maintain the flexibility of the gasket structure and make the overall typing sound better. 

Keychron Q1 Double-Gasket Design
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An Epic Core Inside The Keyboard

A powerful ultra-low-power ARM architecture MCU equipped with 128K Flash will provide more flexibility for developers. The polling rate is 1000 Hz right out of the box, which makes the latency hardly noticeable even in competitive games.

*The special edition (Orange Yellow and Champagne Gold version) is equipped with MCU ATMEGA32U4.

Please note that the knob color may be slightly different with the case (the blue and grey only) as these parts are manufactured separately.

Programmable Knob

Designed to enhance your creative workflow, the premium rotary encoder allows you to customize your favorite keys and macros through the innovative VIA software with ease.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard

You can easily customize the knob to your desired key or macro commands like zooming in/out, adjusting screen brightness, brush size, opacity, volume, selecting video clips or photos, or backlight hue.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard

Switch layouts between macOS & Windows.

Built with the Mac users' experience in mind while still retaining the compatibility for Windows devices, the Q1 is one of the only few in the market that comes with a Mac multimedia key layout for Mac enthusiasts. With VIA, you can configure your keymap for both Mac and Windows devices.

OSA Profile Double-shot PBT Keycaps

For the new double-shot PBT keycaps, we built a new profile. It has a similar height to that of the OEM profile and has a SA-like shape. We named it the OSA (OEM spherical angled) keycap. The PBT keycaps will provide excellent oil resistance, enhance the type feel, and prevent the legends from fading out.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
Program with QMK & Launcher
Program with QMK & Launcher

Program with QMK & Launcher

The open-source QMK firmware means endless possibilities for key remapping, macros, shortcuts, and more. Now you can easily customize each key with the Keychron Launcher web app.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
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* Please use the latest version of Chrome / Opera / Edge browser to open the Launcher and connect the keyboard to your device via wired mode.

Hot-swappable

The hot-swappable sockets are mounted on the PCB, so you can install or change the switches without soldering. The PCB supports both 3 pin and 5 pin MX mechanical switches.

South-facing RGB LED Lights

The south-facing RGB is designed to better illuminate the keyboard backlight from the typist’s angle with the premium non-shine-through PBT keycaps installed. The south-facing RGB is also free from interference when the user installs Cherry-profile alternative keycaps on their keyboard.

Note: The Q1 V2's top case has sharper corners to make it much more compatible with third-party keycaps, such as MT3, SA, XDA, etc.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard

Pre-lubed Gateron G Pro Switch

Every detail counts when it comes to a premium typing experience. An optimized mold with more precise positioning and less wobbliness will certainly improve your fingertip feel. Pair that together with our revamped stabilizers and factory pre-lubed Gateron G Pro switches, a smooth travel experience is guaranteed.

Keychron Q1 Gateron G Pro Switch Features
Keychron Q1 Gateron Phantom switch features

Note: The Phantom switches have phantom light effects that allows the RGB backlight to have the switches' own case color.

We have the Q1 purple mounted with Keychron K Pro banana switches, offering a slightly different tactile typing feel to G Pro browns for your choice.

Keychron Q1 Gateron Phantom switch features
Keychron Q1 Screw-In PCB Stabilizers

All New Screw-In PCB Stabilizers

The screw-in design increases stability and makes it easier for changes and upgrades. Precise craftsmanship makes the stabilizers more stable and less wobbly. The big keys' (space bar, shift, enter, delete) typing experience is now more stable and smooth. The Keychron Q1 V2 also supports third-party stabilizers including Cherry or Durock.

Looking for ISO Layout?

The Q1 ISO collection comes with fully assembled keyboards with 🇬🇧UK, 🇩🇪German, 🇩🇰🇫🇮🇮🇸🇳🇴🇸🇪Nordic, 🇨🇭Swiss, 🇫🇷French, and 🇪🇸 Spanish layout, and the “Barebone ISO" option is suitable for all ISO countries (e.g.: 🇮🇹Italy, 🇵🇹Portuguese, 🇭🇺Hungary, etc.) to build their keyboard with keycaps in their preferred languages and switches.

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard
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What's in the box?

Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard Fully Assembled Version
Keychron Q1 75% Custom Mechanical Keyboard Barebone Version

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