This typewriter keyboard will actually make you work faster

If you love the look and sound of an antique typewriter, you'll want to check out this gadget. This typewriter keyboard looks just like a retro typewriter and its keys make that satisfying click-clackety sound. But its tech is completely modern. Keep reading to see how this gorgeous, yet practical, keyboard can boost your productivity.

This typewriter keyboard will actually make you work faster
Fineday Retro Bluetooth typewriter keyboard on an office setup

If you spend a lot of time writing for work, you know how important it is to have a good keyboard. And if you’re into writing, it’s likely you also have a soft spot for typewriters. Who can resist the click-clackety sound of their thoughts pouring onto paper? Unfortunately, the work typewriters arsenal no longer suits the needs of the modern professional. Or does it? The company behind the Fineday Retro Bluetooth Typewriter Keyboard has created a keyboard that looks and sounds like a typewriter from the 1920s and it’s equipped with all of today’s tech.


The Fineday Retro Bluetooth Typewriter Keyboard envisions a kind of workspace where beloved designs of past machines have the capabilities that people today need to get work done. This typewriter keyboard boasts shiny black metal and saddle-shaped keycaps reminiscent of typewriters from the 1920s. It also lets writers revel in their tactile typing experience and audible feedback. And it’s wired or wireless connection, hotkeys, and other tech features boost typing speed and accuracy, according to the company’s Indiegogo page. It sounds like a great keyboard for anyone who enjoys writing.

This retro keyboard provides a satisfying typing experience

At its core, writing is a tactile act. There’s something gratifying about feeling your fingers fly across a keyboard as you compose your thoughts. And the sound of keys clicking as you type is oh so necessary. It’s these elements you’ll get with this Bluetooth typewriter keyboard. This gadget features ergonomic saddle-shaped keys with OUTEMU blue axis mechanical switches. They give off that noteworthy sound and pushback you love as you type.

Fineday Retro Bluetooth typewriter keyboard

Fineday Retro Bluetooth typewriter keyboard with a person typing

This keyboard is a classic tool for the modern writer

While this writing gadget’s design calls to mind the great works of past literary geniuses, you won’t keep this keyboard on your desk just for inspiration’s sake. No, this keyboard is also a powerful tool that will help you get work done. That’s because it allows you to work on three devices at once. So, you can connect this keyboard to your desktop, phone, laptop, and tablet and work seamlessly between them thanks to a strong Bluetooth 5.0 connection. It also works in both wired modes for when you need to be a speed demon and is compatible with Windows, iOS, and Android devices.

Fineday Retro Bluetooth typewriter keyboard

Fineday Retro Bluetooth typewriter keyboard next to a brick wall

Multi-function hotkeys make typing effortless

Do you know what your grandparents probably wished their typewriters had? Hotkeys. And this typewriter keyboard has them. They let you automate some of your repeated typing actions so that you can work faster. The Fineday Retro Keyboard has a Windows’s logo key, and Mac users can use it as a Command key.

Fineday Retro Bluetooth Typewriter Keyboard

Fineday Retro Bluetooth typewriter keyboard with a tablet in its holder

A number pad helps with spreadsheets

It’s easier to type in numbers on a number pad. And if your work also involves spreadsheets, you’ll appreciate the Fineday Retro Bluetooth Keyboard‘s number pad. It’s a new addition to this retro keyboard’s 2.0 version—one users of the 1.0 version had requested. You’ll speed through your calculations with this useful feature as you’ll never have to take your eyes off your screen. Your accuracy will also improve because you won’t have to stretch your fingers to reach the numbers above the letter portion of the keyboard.

Fineday Retro Bluetooth Typewriter Keyboard

Fineday Retro Bluetooth typewriter keyboard with desk accessories

A typing experience that’s truly comfortable

Another cool design element of this keyboard is its mounting stand. It holds smaller devices like a tablet or phone while you type at a 9.22-degree angle. This allows you to work from these devices for a long time without neck strain. It also makes it easier to work from both your desktop and smartphone or tablet at once.

Fineday Retro Bluetooth Typewriter Keyboard

Fineday retro Bluetooth typewriter keyboard on a white desk

LED backlighting brightens your typing experience

Finally, this keyboard has a soft white LED backlight. This feature helps to illuminate your desk and as you work, allowing you to see everything clearly as you type. What’s more, you can easily adjust the brightness of the backlighting with the left roller knob, a design feature that makes this keyboard look just like a real typewriter.

This typewriter keyboard is a great gadget for writers, creatives, and anyone who appreciates past product designs. Its aesthetics are beautiful and adds character to any desk. Plus, this antique-inspired design will actually help you get work done with its ergonomic keys and ability to let you work between your devices simultaneously. Placing your device on the stand only improves your productivity. This Bluetooth keyboard makes a great gift not only for writers but for any professional who spends hours at their keyboard.

Fineday Retro Bluetooth Typewriter Keyboard costs $158 and is available for preorder on Indiegogo.

Do you like products that make use of past designs? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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