- by David_W @Apr 15, 2011
A STAR HAS BEEN BORN Some say that the constellation Eridanus symbolizes the path of the reckless journey by Phaethon with the stolen chariot of Helio. In ancient Greek Zibal means “river” which could symbolize the river where Phaethon landed after being struck down by a Thunderbolt from Zeus. Zibal together with its surroundings are not well known by mankind, there are still secrets to be revealed.
MODEL OVERVIEW The Mionix Zibal 60 is a fusion of the best keyboard components together with great gaming features that gives you the edge to your game. Engineered with non-tactile, mechanical, black cherry MX switches that deliver the best feel to every keystroke. Multi-level backlight illumination paired with six key rollover that allows you to perform up to six simultaneous keystrokes with all keys, make the Zibal 60 standout from the crowd. In addition to the performance features, the Zibal 60 offers smart functions that include a two port usb 2.0 hub, audio/mic extensions and media control keys for full integration with your desktop setup.
FEATURES •Black Cherry MX Mechanical key switches Mechanical non-tactile Cherry MX black switches with 18K Gold plated switch connectors ensures durability and longer life time. •Comfortable design Designed with a detachable wrist rest to be comfortable throughout long gaming sessions. •Backlit key illumination Every switch is fitted with a single green LED and you can choose from the three different lighting modes. •Three lighting modes On, Off and WASD select between the three lighting modes On, Off and WASD. •Multi-level brightness control Three level adjustable brightness control. •Mionix Action key The Mionix Action key provides instant access to all the media and illumination functions. •Six Key Rollover Register up to six keystrokes simultaneously. •Rage proof durability Fends off rage blasts thanks to the 1.6 mm thick steel frame and heavy duty braided cable. •Built to last Lifespan of 50 million keystrokes and wear resistant laser printed keycaps •Connect-through port for audio Superior audio quality thanks to the insulated shielded cables •Full speed USB 2.0 hub Inbuilt with a two port USB 2.0 hub powered by its own USB cable. •Plug n Play Complete Plug n Play, all functions can be performed without any software or drivers.
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I was relatively happy with my Zibal until it started to randomly cut out in use. It frequently stops working and takes a few seconds to get back up, I may have to unplug and plug it back in, I may have to reboot, and I may even have to plug in a replacement until it decides to start working again.
While moving to mechanical keyboards is definitely worth it, I recommend staying away from this one. The LED system randomly died on me today and that is not an excusable thing for a keyboard that exceeds the $100 mark. This is not the first I've heard of the problems for the Zibal.
So far I haven't had any major issue with this keyboard. It's a little pricey, even on sale, but it sounds and feels a lot better than most of the other mech keyboards. The wrist rest was the deal breaker as most of the other keybaords didn't have one.
I've had this bad boy for about 2 months now its an excellent addition to my setup, it looks clean and shiny, ive seen people complaining about the keys wearing off but that didnt happen to me after 2 months, would buy again!
First off, this thing is built like a tank. The comments about it being "rage proof" are completely true. I'm pretty sure if I smashed this thing over my oak desk 500 times, the desk would beg for mercy, not the keyboard. Not to mention the cord is as thick as my middle finger. The cherry blacks are amazing, I have tried the cherry blues and they are WAY to sensitive the blacks are.
This is my first mechanical keyboard coming from a Logitech G15. This this is built like a tank, feels very sturdy. Cherry black keys takes a bit of getting used to. They are also heavier than other keyboards. My fingers were tired after a while but I'll eventually get used to it.
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