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Matias announces Backlit version of its Wireless Aluminum Keyboard

LAS VEGAS, Thursday, January 6, 2016 — Matias today announced Backlit models of its Wireless Aluminum Keyboard in Silver and Space Gray.

“We took Apple’s iconic Aluminum Keyboard with Numeric Keypad as a starting point, and built from there — adding Bluetooth with multi-pairing support (4 devices), rechargeable 1‑year battery life, and now new models with backlighting and a 2nd dedicated battery just for the backlight,” said Edgar Matias, CEO of Matias.

“With 2 internal batteries, you don’t have to worry about the keyboard dying if you use the backlight too much. The keyboard battery is separate so it will keep working, independent of the backlight battery, for up to a year on a single charge. The backlight battery should last 1 to 2 weeks on a charge (depending on use),” said Matias.

The keyboards will be on display at CES this week, in LVCC Booth #9522 (iLounge Pavilion, North Hall).


Blue Hour / L'Heure Bleue / Hora Azul

Silver

Space Gray

Dark from above


Price & Availability

The Matias Wireless Aluminum Keyboard with Backlight is available for $139 (US) from Matias and authorized resellers.

Pre-order now from matias.ca and receive FREE shipping worldwide, for delivery in June.


http://matias.ca/aluminum/backlit


The original model (without backlight) is available NOW for $99 (US) from Matias and authorized resellers.


http://matias.ca/aluminum


About Matias

Co-founded by an inventor and an accountant, Matias led the way in re-establishing the mechanical keyboard market, starting in 2003 with the release of its award winning Tactile Pro Keyboard for Mac, and more recently with the development of its own ALPS-inspired Matias Mechanical Keyswitches.


SUMMARY

Aluminum in Silver & Space Gray

Pairs up to 4 Bluetooth devices, with dynamic layout support for Mac, iOS, Windows, and Android

Backlit with innovative 2‑battery design

Rechargeable 1‑year battery life for keyboard functions + 1 to 2 weeks for backlight

MSRP:  $ 139

Size & Weight:

17.35 x 4.58 x 0.8 inches
(44.1 x 11.6 x 2 cm)
1.4 lbs (636 g)

Micro-USB Charging Cable:  3.25 feet (1 m)

Aluminum thickness:  0.14” (3.5 mm)

Web:

http://matias.ca/aluminum/backlit


PRESS CONTACT

Edgar Matias
pr@matias.ca
(416) 821-0998
Twitter: @matiasblog

Wireless Aluminum Keyboard with Backlight, Tactile Pro, Matias, and the Matias logo are trademarks of Matias Corporation. Mac, iPad, and iOS are trademarks of Apple, Inc. The owners of other trademarks are respectfully acknowledged.