How long do mechanical keyboards last
Most membrane keyboard can be used for 1-3 years, but it is not difficult to use mechancial keyboard more than 5 years, if you take care of it, you can use more than 10 years.
So maybe you want to know why the mechanical keyboards can used so much long time. One of the most important factor is the mechanical Switch.
Including Gateron, and Cherry MX switches are readily accessible on the market with varied actuation types. These mechanical switches have a very long lifespan. They often get between 50 and 100 million keystrokes every rating. Your keycap legends may deteriorate, but your switches will still work well.
Durable Not Faded Keycaps
If you have bought membrane keyboard before, you will know it is easy that the membranke keyboard will get faded. But if you choose the high quality mechanical keyboard you will not get this bad experience. You can choose the PBT material keycaps. PBT keycaps are well known for their very matte finish, resilience to wear, and oil resistance. Even if you use your keyboards for lengthy periods of time when typing or playing games, you won't notice the keycaps deteriorating or getting greasy.
Take Good Care Of Mechanical Keyboard
There will be some wear and tear with long-term use. It’s important to take care of them. You can clean them twice a week, or four time a month. Just make the keycaps and switch surface don’t have the dust or etc. If you can do these, it is easy to using the mechanical keyboard more than 5 years.