CM Storm QuickFire TK
|Branding||CM Storm QuickFire TK|
|Product family||CM Storm QuickFire|
|Features||Backlighting, detachable braided cable, Windows key Lock gaming mode, media keys, keypuller|
|Layouts||ANSI, ISO Spanish, UK, German, Nordic and others|
|Keyswitches||Cherry MX switches: red, brown, green, blue|
|Switch mount||Plate mount|
377.5 x 138 x 33 mm /|
14.9 x 5.4 x 1.3 inches
|Weight||800 g / 1.76 lbs|
|Precedes||Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro M|
The CM Storm QuickFire TK is a backlit, compact size keyboard with integrated numeric keypad ("ten-key"). It is produced by Cooler Master's peripheral division CM Storm and is a part of their "QuickFire" line of mechanical keyboards.
There is a side-printed variant called the CM Storm QuickFire TK Stealth.
It has n-key rollover over USB through the use of a scheme that is known to not work with MacOS X.
It is rumoured to have been based on the Plum 96. That keyboard has a similar but not exact layout, and a similar scheme for achieving n-key rollover.
The bottom surface has three channels for cable management (back, left and right).
The CM Storm QuickFire TK comes standard with a braided, detachable, USB-to-mini-USB cable (1.8 m / 71 inches long) with gold-plated connectors. The polling rate is 1000 Hz / 1 ms. The bottom has rear rubberized standoffs and four rubber feet.
The keycaps are made of black ABS plastic which are "grip" and UV coated, and with a futuristic font used for the keycaps' legends. The backlight is regulated/accessed via the
F4 keys. To turn the backlight ON or OFF use
The basic media keys (volume-up, down, mute, play/pause, forward, back and media stop), are activated as secondary funtions (
Fn) on the top row (
Known part numbers
|Model (part) number||Switch type||Case colour||LED colour|
|SGK-4020-GKCL1||Cherry MX Blue||Black||blue LED|
|SGK-4020-GKCR1||Cherry MX Red||Black||red LED|
|SGK-4020-GKCM3||Cherry MX Brown||Black||white LED|
|SGK-4020-GKCG1||Cherry MX Green||Black||green LED|
|SGK-4020-GKCM2||Cherry MX Brown||White||white LED|
|SGK-4020-GKCR2||Cherry MX Red||White||red LED|
|SGK-4021-GKCL1 ("Stealth")||Cherry MX Blue||Black||white LED|
|SGK-4021-GKCM1 ("Stealth")||Cherry MX Brown||Black||white LED|
|SGK-4021-GKCR1 ("Stealth")||Cherry MX Red||Black||white LED|