Redragon K556 Mac Gaming Keyboard

Last updated: February 5, 2021

With a typical lifespan of 50 million keystrokes, the Redragon K556 Gaming Keyboard is built to last. You'll also get eight spare switches in case you ever need to replace any. This compact keyboard also includes a number keypad, which isn't always found on smaller keyboards.

We looked at the top Mac Gaming Keyboards and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Mac Gaming Keyboard you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 70 expert reviews, the Redragon K556 Gaming Keyboard placed 3rd when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

MECHANICAL BROWN SWITCHES: Offering the best tactile typing experience, also being ever so slightly quieter, fitting for office or gaming use. And you will get 8 spared switches as a gift.【No CD software included, please download software from】18 BACKLIT MODES: Press FN+INS-PgDn to enter Pro-gamer mode. RGB LED adjustable lighting with 6-themed backlights -18 lighting models. You can also adjust their brightness with FN+“↑”and“↓” Besides, there is a 9-color single backlit mode for this keyboard. 100% ANTI-GHOSTING 104 KEYS.ERGONOMIC, DURABLE AND WATERPROOF DESIGN: This IP67 keyboard is made of full metal material, with matte-finish texture, sturdy and robust enough to protect it from scratch. It allows multi-keys to work simultaneously with high speed. KEYCAPS DESIGN: The Redragon K556 features a custom designed keycap that has been made shorter to reduce the time it takes for your actions to register. FLEXIBLE REMOVABLE KEYCAPS AND WIDE COMPATIBILITY: With Key Cap Puller. Support computer system including Windows10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Mac OS X, Windows XP, Windows VISTA, etc.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Plenty of RGB lighting options.
Its mechanical brown features offer the best tactile typing experience to the user. They are very quiet, fitting for gaming and for office use. The keyboard comes with 8 spare switches as a gift to the buyer.
The Redragon K556 is made with custom Brown Switch mechanical keys and it is shipped with 8 Blue Switches to replace the keys if needed. Keyboard has a 50 million keystroke lifespan.
One of the amazing things about the mechanical keyboards is that each keycap in the device can removed and cleaned separately.
Can swap out the keys with the eight blue switches included.

What reviewers didn't like

A braided cable would have been nicer given the quality look of the rest of the keyboard.
some people don’t particularly care for the clickety-clack that these type of keyboards bring
When gets a little dust, the keys make a lot of noise.Cleaning with water could damage RGB.
The software is not great, and there is no software available to download from the website.
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