This AWFUL Typewriter Keyboard Raised $350K

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Comments • 4 548

  • Hazillo
    Hazillo 6 hours ago

    This guy critisises too much sometimes.

  • Bosko423
    Bosko423 7 hours ago

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

  • cadleo
    cadleo Day ago

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

  • Gigidag77
    Gigidag77 2 days ago

    The retroclassic looks gorgeous I have to say.

  • Concept Productions
    Concept Productions 3 days ago

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

  • Concept Productions
    Concept Productions 3 days ago

    @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 3 days ago

    I think you have the holder thing backwards

  • deftsoup
    deftsoup 3 days ago

    you put it in the wrong way

  • bswtsp21
    bswtsp21 3 days ago

    You put on the back wrong on the rymek.

  • Loredan
    Loredan 4 days ago

    It is not funny reviewing something totally un fucking prepared. It just makes you look like a sad-ass geek clown. Congrats.

  • Colter Pett
    Colter Pett 4 days ago

    Whats your opinion on the Dell SK-8115?

  • SmolPuppyxoxo With Candy

    For most of you that don’t know. When a TheXvidd sponsors a brand they do it to earn money. Weird

  • Aquinn21
    Aquinn21 7 days ago

    Linus you have your windows activated!

  • Fiduan Haider
    Fiduan Haider 7 days ago

    The aluminum holder maybe goes the other way around

  • 0303wong
    0303wong 8 days ago

    7:14 not nuts, probably rich

  • kureci_sadrokarton
    kureci_sadrokarton 10 days ago

    I wish that Razer made one... I want that

  • Ceastic Deception
    Ceastic Deception 12 days ago

    Holy shit your tv just tells me what to buy 1:15

  • Neutrino
    Neutrino 13 days ago +2

    It says something like " Typewriter Keyboard" or something, i can't see it well.

  • Regular Bloons Player
    Regular Bloons Player 13 days ago

    Getting devices ready...

  • The Solemn Nut
    The Solemn Nut 16 days ago

    Rich kid want to make a business and their chinese parent will donate the money.

  • KappaKorps
    KappaKorps 18 days ago

    For $189 dollars for that keyboard, you could buy a genuine razer Blackwidow chroma v2 for that and have it last 3-4 years longer

  • Alois Jirasek
    Alois Jirasek 18 days ago

    And what about the most annoying thing about "modern" keyboards - THE LAYOUT ? I spotted "FN" nonsense on right WIN key, is it configurable or it is like other stupid keyboards these days when they just removed WIN key and replaced with FN key? WHY THEY DO THAT??? Why they don't put FN key somewhere else? I hate PC keyboards with non-standard layout ..... they shouldn't be sold as PC keyboards at all .... anyway, these keyboards are perfect gift - for someone you don't like;)

  • Brush Weiyn
    Brush Weiyn 19 days ago


  • maevian
    maevian 20 days ago

    If they would sell the Azio Retro Classic Elwood in a TKL config I would actually buy one :p

  • Andrew Ring
    Andrew Ring 25 days ago

    Their Indigogo says they began research in June 2017, but there is a youtube with the same keyboard that someone bought in a different color and better keys, with the same lighting effects, in February 2017 called a Hellboy MX520. The original keyboard that it looks like they ripped off, has holes where the usb supports go into, instead of just a weird fat plug end.

    • Andrew Ring
      Andrew Ring 25 days ago

      If you're going to blatently copy someone else's design and even use their molds, at least don't act like it's some new design and concept you came up with yourself. they're using the 300k to what.... differently shaped key pads?

    NONVANTE K 26 days ago


  • ShrinkRay
    ShrinkRay 26 days ago

    it costs about 75usd on taobao. link:

  • Duncie Hickie
    Duncie Hickie 27 days ago

    Alberta ftw

  • Thebeast33
    Thebeast33 27 days ago

    Linus is like the Gordon Ramsey of tech

  • IRIS IRIS official
    IRIS IRIS official 28 days ago

    My keyboard feels like a typewriter all the buttons sometimes get stuck while typing

  • Fneandro Official
    Fneandro Official 28 days ago

    Why are u using bing!

  • Susanna Vargas
    Susanna Vargas Month ago

    This is the second time I’ve noticed cannabis on your screen 8:37

    • Jaded Empath
      Jaded Empath 2 days ago

      He's Canadian - the nation legalized cannabis FOUR DAYS after this video was uploaded on TheXvid. Likely even people who never had or will smoke/consume it would have the word/image popping up all over their screens due to media coverage, or even just on their minds due to 'current events'.

  • Sarah Royal
    Sarah Royal Month ago

    Lol why is everyone so salty that people are willing to pay a lot for aesthetics? Not everyone is hard core gamers or computer geeks but still want their shit to look cool dang. And complainging about hipsters? Is it 2015 or 2019 I'm confused

  • GhOsT 👻
    GhOsT 👻 Month ago


  • Ostrich Banana
    Ostrich Banana Month ago +1

    The reason the rubber pad didn't touch you tablet was because you put the aluminum thing on backwards. not trying to defend this shltty keyboard, but just thought I'd point that out.

  • ChromaXon
    ChromaXon Month ago

    my house doesnt cost 350K

  • FYTTELYTTE!!! Coffee lover

    WAIT WUT this episode is sponed by memory express and skillshare? is that even a thing to have two sponsors for one vid?

  • OMEG4 00F
    OMEG4 00F Month ago

    lol imagine gaming typewriter xD

  • xRaddicKx
    xRaddicKx Month ago

    Oh edupz hello there

  • Massimo Gigante
    Massimo Gigante Month ago

    That Nokay one looks so cheap

  • TaiTai
    TaiTai Month ago +1

    i really like this guy his attidue and he is realy funny

  • Knitemair
    Knitemair Month ago

    You should've also checked out lofree, even though it's less typewriter-ish and more like a modern approach to the typewriter

  • Bear dude
    Bear dude Month ago

    the last one was really embarrassing xD

  • Solid Snek
    Solid Snek Month ago +1

    Not really a retro kinda guy but those azio keyboards are beautiful.

  • J Potter
    J Potter Month ago

    They are now trying to unload these (the Azio, not the awful Rymtek) via MassDrop....but only a compact version. Good luck!

  • increditoaster
    increditoaster Month ago

    I wonder how much Linus actually agree's with his sponsors and would recommend them.

  • Jaroslav Kral
    Jaroslav Kral Month ago

    These things are beautiful.

  • Jack Jackson
    Jack Jackson Month ago

    Steampunk culture brought us there

  • Auguste
    Auguste Month ago

    "pardon my french" ???????

    • Auguste
      Auguste Day ago

      +Jaded Empath we (frenchppl) are more ethical and right than you, the proof is ... we do not have an expression that belittles a society ...

    • Jaded Empath
      Jaded Empath 2 days ago

      it's a common term used to excuse unintentional profanity; go ask your parents.

  • Blue Plague
    Blue Plague Month ago

    Not gonna lie, love this stuff.

  • ぎス駅Trippy
    ぎス駅Trippy Month ago

    So they use Bing as their search engine?

  • AimZ _
    AimZ _ Month ago

    a $10 keyboard is better than that sh*t :)

  • Michelangelo Cifaldi

    Enjoyed the content but couldn’t get over the fact of the metal back thing kept getting put in the wrong way. Doesn’t matter though cause it’s a bad keyboard as we can see

  • Maximilianmus Leader

    I think your tv/screen is too small, you should make it bigger

  • MadMax052
    MadMax052 Month ago

    this guy worries a lot about shit that doesn't even matter at all. Like he is convinced the different key types affect his typing that much...

  • kodi christian
    kodi christian Month ago


  • Mailo Kirmes
    Mailo Kirmes Month ago

    You put that metal thing in the wrong dorection thats why your iPad fell down

  • Jas Persa
    Jas Persa Month ago

    I can hear the hipsters and girls who wear pants to their ankles so you can see just a little bit of skin with black boots, a beretta and clear round glasses drooling

  • Techhh
    Techhh Month ago

    this is skyrim but in keyboards!

  • G Rant
    G Rant Month ago

    Does he ever figure out he needs to turn the tablet holder around....?

    • Jaded Empath
      Jaded Empath 2 days ago

      Why? He did it the 'right way' first, but that LOOKED even MORE wrong - holding the phone/tablet at a REALLY low angle.
      ...also, how would he know it's 'wrong' if the manufacturer missed putting a manual in that box (great quality control for the packing and fulfilment department - I've seen that other reviewers DID find manuals in their packaging, not that they helped much)

  • JBpiification
    JBpiification Month ago

    Linus 15 cents does not sound like a lot but at mass scale that adds up very quickly making USB-C not worth if for many cheap products

  • Flerger Bergitydersh

    "USB-C is only a cost difference of 15 cents..."
    Me: Wow, then why aren't there more-
    "Over a *high quality* micro-b connector"
    Me: Oh. Well, that's the reason, isn't it? How many micro b connectors are actually "high quality?" Isn't that the issue?

  • stormtroopette
    stormtroopette Month ago

    You always do such a great job Linus. Amazing personality, humor, very likeable AND knowledgeable. I trust you for my tech news. So thorough too.

  • Paul Krawitz
    Paul Krawitz Month ago

    It'd be sooo cool if their would be a White and Red coloured keyboard... 😊

  • Robert Hjalmarsen
    Robert Hjalmarsen Month ago

    The Elwood one looks nice I think 😂 would go well with industrial steel/wood setups that a lot of people have

  • James Owens
    James Owens Month ago

    Maybe because USB C is not universal?

  • Xenon
    Xenon Month ago

    do you use they way that they are teaching in shool where you keep you fingers on the home row

  • Ratan Raj Shekar
    Ratan Raj Shekar Month ago

    Just fucking type already

  • Under Foxy
    Under Foxy Month ago

    Wait a minute Linus has the same keyboard as bullet barry, this just in - Linus = bullet barry

  • americanace96
    americanace96 Month ago

    You think those keyboards cost a lot? Look at They have a keyboard similar to the one used in a show I used to watch and that one costs $1,000!
    (that show was Warehouse 13 if anyone remembers or is interested)

  • 기현 Arikadou
    기현 Arikadou Month ago

    Wasn't there a typewriter esc Redragon keyboard?

  • Cearon
    Cearon Month ago

    I wonder how many tries that intro took! 😏

  • SCS Gaming
    SCS Gaming Month ago

    Is that BING???!!!!

  • David O'Herlihy
    David O'Herlihy Month ago

    Why do all Canadian websites look like shitty 2000’s website

  • 皮皮shrimp
    皮皮shrimp Month ago

    the chinese on the box (you viewed )means not make sence in chinese! mabe is some kind of brand>?

  • Abendschein
    Abendschein Month ago

    That metal piece is backwards.

  • zesty pocky
    zesty pocky Month ago

    Linus uses Bing?!

  • Crazy Gamer
    Crazy Gamer Month ago

    It just sits there?!?

  • jerryteacup
    jerryteacup Month ago

    Hey, if they model a typewriter they ARE supposed to be really clunky. :D And that shit-expensive one is apparently trying to even look like one. How come you missed that, Linus? :D

  • Zdestroyer
    Zdestroyer Month ago

    you should rate this computer

  • Michael Nix
    Michael Nix Month ago

    Linus really isn't too bright, huh? mechanically speaking, that is. putting that backrest in the other way-round would have had it sitting upright rather than laying down...

  • George Wang
    George Wang Month ago

    LOL knewkey just rebranded a chinese keyboard. the $350k was just used for tape that matches the chinese box.

  • Lawrence
    Lawrence Month ago

    Are those keyboard mechanical or not?

  • Otto Mattic
    Otto Mattic Month ago

    You had the stand backwards

  • E X T I M E
    E X T I M E Month ago

    I didn't know there were 2300 people that work for KnewKey

  • Super Saiyan Commenter

    wait... linus didnt drop something.
    no frickin' way.

  • Harry Green
    Harry Green Month ago

    0:25 how many takes?

  • TheSpoi
    TheSpoi Month ago

    whats the point of putting a paper holder if it cant type onto paper

    • TheSpoi
      TheSpoi Month ago

      oh god it doesnt even work

  • Moonded
    Moonded Month ago

    Wait a minute. Linus has my first name as his last name?! How is this possible. I thought Sebastian is only a Surname never a last name.

  • Smonki
    Smonki Month ago

    lol mate

  • Rich Smith
    Rich Smith Month ago

    People will pay insane amounts for the most stupid things.

  • arvenyon
    arvenyon Month ago

    I use the ASIO Retro Wood thing there as a daily keyboard in my office at work. My other programmer colleagues in the office dont mind the loud clicking sound. After about a half a day I got totally used to the keyboard and I am typing about 134 correct words per minute. It's an awesome feeling and definitely worth the money, for me as a nerd. Also its signed.

    • arvenyon
      arvenyon Month ago

      And yeah, its real wood.

  • Eddie Suen
    Eddie Suen Month ago

    same keyboard as the hellboy mx520 from china. hence the repacking and rebranding.

  • Cerbyo
    Cerbyo Month ago

    i tried teh azio one instore, it was completely disgusting feeling. idk how anyone would spend money on that crap. ur hand is cold and smells like metal. idk how or why you'd want to pay a premium for that....and loud clicks....and a horrible feeling each time the key compresses, like ur snuffing out all life on earth.

  • NothingButShame
    NothingButShame Month ago

    When I looked at the the title more than my house...

  • M4iximos
    M4iximos Month ago

    Your stupid the rip off cherry keyboard back holder thing was put on the wrong way.

  • Nathan Strain
    Nathan Strain Month ago +2

    9:53 "The shape of them is absolutely f**king awful! Pardon my French."

  • Sarcastamus Raconteur

    My right testicle hangs lower than the fact,quite a bit lower....just saying...

  • AɴɢᴇʟᴏTM
    AɴɢᴇʟᴏTM Month ago

    How to have a typewriter keyboard:
    Step 1: get a keyboard with cherry mx blue switches
    Step 2: Get typewriter keycaps

  • WarPigz0
    WarPigz0 Month ago

    Take a page from James Rolfe's (AVGN) book and work your ads into the narrative. He has fun with all of his and I don't just skip them. Win, fucking, win.