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KBP V60 MTS front.jpeg
Branding V60 Mini
Manufacturer KBParadise
Product family 60%
Layouts 60-key, ANSI
Keyswitches Matias switches
Interface USB
Years of production current; in production
Price ~ $105+


KBP V60 MTS (V60 Mini MTS) is the 60% line of computer keyboards from KBParadise that uses Matias switches.

Description: The Variants

As of now, there are 3 variants of KBP V60 MTS. The variants are completely identical in every respect, except they feature a different variant of Matias switches:

  • MTS-C: tactile and non-dampened clicky Matias switches;
  • MTS-Q: tactile and dampened clicky Matias switches. The sound is much more subdubed in this variant but still audible; and
  • MTS-QL: this is the quiet linear variant. The tactile feedback is absent, while the already non-clicky variant switches are dampened.

There is absolutely no difference in the appearance/looks among the variants and even the packaging is the same except for the side label on the box identifying the variant (e.g., Matias Quiet, Matias Quiet Linear, etc.).

Reception & Summary

KBP V60 MTS has received mostly very positive reviews. It's a solidly built 60% keyboard that definitively saves desk space and is easy to carry it around. KBP V60 MTS is a welcome addition for the users who rely on Matias and/or Alps switches in their daily work, but it may also be a good 60% keyboard alternative for others. KBParadise's success in integrating Matias switches into their V60 Mini line has sparked further public interest and, as a result, a tenkeyless (TKL) version (V80MTS) with Matias switches was released in July 2015.

Full specs

MTS variant model name: V60MTS-C V60MTS-Q V60MTS-QL
Switch name: Matias Click Matias Quiet Click Matias Quiet Linear
Part #: PG155B02 PG155B01 KS102Q
Tactile: Yes Yes No
Clicky: Yes Yes (sound dampened) No (sound dampened)
Stem colour: white grey red
Actuation force: 60 g (+/- 5 g) 60 g (+/- 5 g) 35 g (+/- 5 g)
All KBP V60 MTS variants share:
Dimensions: 292 × 102 × 41 mm / 11.5 × 4.0 × 1.6 inches
Weight: 544 g / 1.2 lbs
Available case/keycaps colours: black/black
Keycaps/legends: ABS, laser-engraved
Switches: Matias switches
Switch mount type: Plate mount
Keycap mount: Alps mount
Contact mechanism: Metal leaf and spring
Interface: USB
Cable: Detachable
Travel distance: 3.5 mm
Actuation point: 2.2 mm (+/- 0.2 mm)
DIP switch: yes, 6
Backlight: no
Included: extra keycaps, USB cable, keypuller, user manual
OS requirements: Win XP/Vista/7/8; Mac OS X


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