10 Best Backlit Membrane Keyboards Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best backlit membrane keyboards that will meet all your needs can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most seasoned expert. While many companies still create good backlit membrane keyboardss, the market has turned its attention toward advanced models that carry higher price points.

In our quest to find the most suitable models, we focused on features like comfort, adjustability, and durability. We recommend you take a close look at each product we listed here and see the features you need for your personal use.

Keep reading to learn more…

Top 10 backlit membrane keyboards : Editor’s Pick

10 Best backlit membrane keyboards Reviews:

1. Philips Wired Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo, Quiet RGB Backlit Membrane Keyboard with LED Optical Mouse, Island Style- Chiclet Keys for Gaming, Business and Office

Features :

  • Quiet Comfort- Comfortable, Quiet, and Accurate. Full keyboard with Quiet, Island Style Chiclet keys designed for longevity, and responsiveness. Keyboard offers less resistance for a silent feedback.
  • Multi Use- Quiet enough for Office environment and business use, yet precise and fun (backlit!) For gaming, The perfect combo for Office, business and gaming use. Win-Win!
  • Ergonomic- Ultra thin keyboard with comfortable feel and adjustable back feet for the perfect angle. Thank to its splash proof design you can rest assured when there are inevitable spills. Tested to last 1 Million Keystrokes.
  • Dynamic Lighting- This illuminated RGB mouse and keyboard bundle can respond to your every click, without programming. The “island-style” keys on the keyboard feature translucent edges that let the full color of this RGB keyboard shine through.
  • Compatibility- This Phillips Keyboard and Mouse is compatible with Windows, Linux and macos 10.3 or higher, PC, Chromebook and some Consoles. No additional Software or Drivers Required. Plug and Play

2. Redragon K512 Shiva RGB Backlit Membrane Gaming Keyboard with Multimedia Keys, Linear Mechanical-Feel Switch, 6 Extra On-Board Macro Keys, Dedicated Media Control, Detachable Wrist Rest

Features :

  • 6 Onboard Macro Keys – 6 onboard macro keys (G1~G6) are programmable and work on the fly without any additional software. The keys are easy to edit and can perform a variety of different macros.
  • True RGB Backlight – Full dynamic RGB backlighting allows for countless lighting possibilities limited only to your imagination. The keyboard comes with 7 pre-set lighting modes and an additional 6 slots for customizable modes. The board also allows for brightness control which ranges from very bright to completely off if you don’t need the lighting.
  • 26 Anti-ghost Keys & Dedicated Media Controls – Featuring anti-ghosting keys that allow for 26 keys to work simultaneously for fast and accurate game responses the way you intended. The dedicated media controls let you play, pause, and skip multimedia right from the keyboard so your gameplay is smooth and uninterrupted.
  • Detachable Wrist-Rest – Ergonomically designed with a detachable wrist-rest that connects with magnets allowing for easy setup. The wrist-rest offers additional comfort for longtime use.
  • Professional Software & Durability – Software is available to set immersive and vivid backlight effects according to your taste and configure multiple macro functions. The keyboard passes 10 million keystrokes tests making sure it is durable for the long run. The double-shot injection molded keycaps ensure that the keys never fade and are very durable.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Weight 2.094391489

3. LANGTU Membrane Gaming Keyboard, Colorful LED Backlit Quiet Keyboard for Study, All-Metal Panel USB Wired 25 Keys Anti-ghosting Computer Keyboard 104 Keys – L1 Black/Silver…

Features :

  • Metal Panel Keyboard–Our gaming keyboard is designed with an Aluminum alloy panel. Cool brushed metal panel not only enhances the texture of the keyboard but also extremely improves the durability of the whole keyboard. This light up keyboard has a water-resistant function, you don’t have to worry about spilled liquids damaging it.
  • Soft & Responsive Keys–All keys are very soft to touch and offer very precise keystrokes, ideal for work or gaming. It has a lifespan of 5,000,000 clicks. The double-colored injection keycaps offer crystal clear uniform backlighting and the letters will never fade away.
  • Cool Rainbow Backlight Keyboard– The colorful keyboard has a 7-color rainbow LED backlight, and each key is colored brightly, so you can type and play games even in a dark environment without difficulty, and the soft light won’t hurt your eyes. You can adjust the brightness and breathing speed of the backlit according to your preference. Let you immerse the game world in a cool atmosphere(Note: The light is not RGB, the color of the light can’t be changed).
  • Ergonomic Design–The scientific stair-step keycap design makes it easy for the finger to reach all keys, maximizing the comfort of your hand to meet the needs of a long-time game or work. 25 keys Anti-ghosting technology allows you to use more combinations to win a game. 12 combinations of multimedia keys facilitate the operation of your work or game and improve efficiency.
  • Strong Compatibility & Quality Assurance– LANGTU USB wired keyboard meets the need of gamers, typists, programmers, writers, and combines your office and gaming experience. No driver needed, Plug-and-Play. Support Windows 2000 / 10/8/7 / ME / XP / VISTA, MAC, Linus. We stand behind our product, If you are unsatisfied with the product for any reason, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.2
Width 5
Length 17.7
Weight 1.543235834

4. POWZAN Light Up Quiet Gaming Keyboard – Membrane Silent Wired Keyboard with Low Profile Lighted Key for Computer, Windows PC Gamer – Full Size, Black

Features :

  • 【 LESS NOISE AND RESPONSIVE KEY 】Unique high scissors switch allow for quiet and efficient typing – excellent for your daily use especially compared to a noisy mechanical keyboard. Quiet but provide comfortable and smooth typing and clicking.
  • 【 SPLENDID LED BACKLIGHT WITH CLEAR LETTER 】In the dark, you can see the letters clearly with illuminated letters on keycaps. You can also adjust brightness according to your preference. Easy-to-read keys take a prominent position on your desk and will stay there 24/7.
  • 【 ADVANCED ANTI-GHOSTING TECH & WIN-LOCK FUNCTION 】This LED backlit keyboard allows most 19 keys to work simultaneously with high speed. With pressing FN Win lock, it can lock the Win function to avoid mistakenly pressing it for gaming. The keyboard will bring the best and fast gaming experience.
  • 【 ON THE FLY MULTIMEDIA KEYS 】104 Keys full size corded keyboard with numeric keypad & multimedia keys. Shortcuts let you do more with less efforts during gaming. Enjoy convenience at your fingertips.
  • 【 PLUG AND PLAY COMPATIBILITY & RELIABLE SERVICE 】 Compatible with Windows XP, VISTA, 7, 8, and 10; wired USB connection; there is no need to download and install any software or drivers onto your device before using it. POWZAN promises provide best customer service. If for any reason you’re not completely satisfied, we’ll refund your 100% money.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.14
Width 5.82
Length 16.83

5. Basaltech Mechanical Feeling Keyboard with LED Backlit, 104-Key Quiet Membrane Keyboard for Gaming or Office, Ergonomic Silent Water-Resistant Light Up Wired USB for Computer,Mac,Laptop

Features :

  • 【Brown Switch Mechanical Feeling Keys】- The membrane keyboard comes with mechanical brown switch feeling keys for ultimate gaming performance. Offering the best tactile typing experience, also being ever so slightly quieter, fitting for office or gaming use. Standard 104-key keyboard layout, we keep the keyboard as it is, without adding any elements, focus on providing you with the best experience of use.
  • 【19-Key Anti-Ghosting Gaming Keyboard】- 19 keys as follows can work simultaneously: Tab, Q, W, E, A, S, D, Shift-L, Z, X, C, B, Ctrl-L, Alt-L, Space, ↑, ↓, ←, →. You can fully enjoy your game without program errors. Exceptionally silent keyboard can reduce 90% clicking noise, click freely no matter you are at work or meeting, in the library, at coffee or at home without bothering others.
  • 【7-Color Illuminated Keyboard】- 7 colors LED adjustable lighting and double-shot injection molded keycaps for crystal clear backlighting. Easily recognize the letters in the dark. Press Fn+Tab to change the backlit color. Press Fn+Esc to choose the lighting effects modes (Mid Brightness, Hight Brightness, Breathing, Turn Off). Support computer systems including Windows10 / 8 / 7, Mac OS X, Windows XP, Windows VISTA, Linux, etc.
  • 【Quiet Click Design for Office】- Exceptionally silent keyboard can reduce 90% clicking noise, click freely no matter you are at work or meeting, in the library, at coffee or at home without bothering others.Plus the white backlight and frosted texture of the frame structure, simple, fashionable and elegant. Best gift for your friends or family.
  • 【Best Customer Service】We provide unconditional 30 days Money-back Guarantee. Any request or suggestion of our keyborads, please feel free to contact us. Basaltech always focus on designing and making the best products to our customers. Your satisfaction is our priority.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 2
Width 18
Length 6
Weight 1

6. Amazon Basics Matte Black Wired Keyboard – US Layout (QWERTY)

Features :

  • Low-profile Keys Provide a Quiet, Comfortable Typing Experience
  • Hotkeys Enable Easy Access for Media, My Computer, Mute, Volume down, Volume up, and Calculator; 4 Function Keys Control Previous Track, Stop, Play/pause, next Track on Your Media Player
  • Simple Wired USB Connection; Works with Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10
  • Ships in Certified Frustration-free Packaging; Backed by an Amazon Basics 1-Year Standard Limited Warranty

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.06
Width 5.01
Length 17.39
Weight 0.98

7. ROCCAT Magma Silent Membrane Switch PC Gaming Keyboard with 5 Zone/10 LED AIMO RGB Top Plate and Detachable Palm Rest – Black

Features :

  • SILENT MEMBRANE KEYS – Equipped with high quality rubber dome keys for silent typing that feels both responsive and reliable
  • ADVANCED ANTI-GHOSTING – Technology to ensure each key stroke of the most-used keys is registered – no matter how frantic the gaming action gets
  • CUSTOMIZED YOUR WAY – ROCCAT’s Easy-Shift[plus] technology adds a secondary function to compatible keys; Just hold down the designated modifier key for double the command power in an instant
  • AIMO ILLUMINATION – ROCCAT’s proprietary lighting eco-system connects compatible devices present vivid lighting scenarios right out of the box, without the need for extensive configuration; With full backlighting in 16.8 million colors
  • DETACHABLE PALM REST – Lets you adjust your setup to whatever’s comfortable for you, whether it’s a relaxed typing or aggressive gaming style
  • LOW-MAINTENANCE DESIGN – The high-quality membrane layer and translucent top plate are precision engineered to create a sealed surface, keeping dust and dirt out and allowing for hassle-free cleaning

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.574803148
Width 7.87401574
Length 15.74803148
Weight 0.3527396192
Release Date 2021-05-30T00:00:01Z

8. HyperX Alloy Core RGB – Membrane Gaming Keyboard, Comfortable Quiet Silent Keys with RGB LED Lighting Effects, Spill Resistant, Dedicated Media Keys, Compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7 – Black

Features :

  • Signature Light Bar and dynamic RGB lighting effects so you can personalize your battle station and bring it to life with 6 preset LED lighting effects
  • Durable solid Frame for long lasting durability and stability
  • Quiet and Responsive Keys with Anti-Ghosting: Key rollover lets you press keys simultaneously and every keystroke will register and be perfectly executed in the order pressed as quickly as it was input. No lost keystrokes from simultaneous signals
  • Spill Resistant to prevent damage from accidental spills
  • Dedicated Media Controls so you can conveniently control media
  • Quick Access Buttons for Brightness, Lighting Mode, and Game Mode to quickly adjust brightness, lighting profiles, and enable game mode with the touch of a button
  • Keyboard Lock Mode to secure your station while away from keyboard
  • Compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7

Additional Info :

Color RGB
Item Dimensions
Height 1.4
Width 6.9
Length 17.4
Weight 2.5
Release Date 2018-09-13T00:00:01Z

9. Perixx PERIBOARD-330B, Wired Ergonomic Keyboard with Adjustable Wrist Rest, Illuminated Keys, and Membrane Low Profile Keys, 2 Extra USB Ports, US English Layout

Features :

  • ERGONOMIC SPLIT KEY DESIGN – A full-size keyboard with a curved design that separates the keys into several clusters to optimize the placement of the left and right hand to reduce bending your wrist outwards while typing; PERIBOARD-330 is a set of keyboard and an attachable wrist rest raiser with magnet technology to adjust to three different typing angles for a relaxed and personalized typing experience; Featuring 12 multimedia and hotkey functions
  • ILLUMINATED KEYS – Beautiful and adjustable white backlighting for easy to see keys; Suitable for working environment with dimmer lighting
  • 4-WAY TILT SCROLLING – Easily scroll up and down, left to right the pages and applications with the integrated scroll-wheel that can scroll four ways
  • SLIM DESIGN – Curved key top geometry with a naturally arched shape and integrated adjustable palm rest stand that promotes a neutral wrist position on a slim design with low profile keys; A height of 1.5″ (39 mm)
  • SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS – Windows 7, 8, 10; Easy installation with Plug and Play feature, no drivers needed; Package includes: 1x Keyboard,1 x Wrist Lift, 1x Movable Magnet (for height adjustment), 1x manual, and 12-month limited warranty

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.5354330693
Width 8.9370078649
Length 18.2283464381
Weight 1.8518830008
Release Date 2021-03-01T00:00:01Z

10. Membrane Gaming Keyboard, YoChic Rainbow LED Backlit Quiet Keyboard, USB Wired 104 Silent Keys, Crater Architecture, 25 Anti-Ghosting Keys, Spill-Resistant Computer Keyboard for Desktop, Computer, PC

Features :

  • LED Rainbow Backlit: Choose from 5 backlight modes ranging from monochrome to seven colors, the gaming keyboard giving you an immersive gaming experience. Both the word and word spacing are illuminated, and the light effect is uniform. 4-degree adjustable brightness to meet the different needs of day/night use. To avoid interruptions, press FN+Page down to turn off the backlight at night or during work.
  • Crater Architecture: Crater architecture and great performance. Compared with the ordinary wired membrane keyboard, the crater structure wired keyboard has an independent structure, the key life is 2 times longer, and the key test is more than 10 million times. The keys have moderate elasticity, which can reduce the fatigue of long-term use. The keycaps are removable for easy cleaning.
  • Multi-Functions & Anti Ghosting Keys: To facilitate your entertainment or gaming operation, 8 independent multimedia keys and12 shortcut keys are of great help to improve efficiency and user experience in your work or daily use. Advanced anti-ghosting technology allows up to 25 keys to work simultaneously for fast gaming response. In terms of details, you can press the FN+Win key to lock the Win function to avoid mistyping and remove distractions during the game.
  • Ergonomic design: 2 non-slip folding brackets, make the wired gaming keyboard and the desktop at a 6-degree angle, keep it stable, and conform to human usage habits. Even long gaming sessions are not that tiring. Laser engraved keycaps never fade. The character surface is particle-treated to resist sweat and slip while providing a soft click and a comfortable feel.
  • Widely Compatible: The rgb keyboard is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows VISTA, Mac OS, etc. User-friendly, quick control, no driver needed. Our team offers 2 Years Replacement warranties & Life Service Support. Please feel free to contact us when you meet any problem, we will spare no effort to provide the best service to every customer within 24 hours to help you.

Additional Info :

Color Black

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select backlit membrane keyboards

Price

How much should you expect to spend on a product like this? Is it a one-off cost, or is there some kind of recurring element?

When it comes to backlit membrane keyboards, a great value can come in many different forms. It could be a lower price, impeccable construction, and design, or higher durability. We’ll cover all of these different factors below, where we’re sharing our top picks for the best backlit membrane keyboards for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their backlit membrane keyboards!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to backlit membrane keyboards. The range in durability from person to person can be pretty substantial depending on the materials used in the construction. If someone saves $100 on a backlit membrane keyboards, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a backlit membrane keyboards that costs $50 more but wears out after 1 or 2 years. Most people would argue that the second option is the better deal over the long term. Before purchasing, you should consider how long you want to have the backlit membrane keyboards and then read reviews to make sure you know how long you can expect it to last.

Consider Where You Purchase 

 

A vast majority of people now buy their backlit membrane keyboards online rather than going to a brick-and-mortar physical location. That’s largely because online shopping offers greater convenience, and many brick-and-mortar stores can be confusing when it comes to their models, pricing, and types.

While people can’t try out an online backlit membrane keyboards the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the backlit membrane keyboards for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online backlit membrane keyboards are more affordable than their in-store counterparts, because they have less overhead and have cut out the middlemen to pass savings directly to the consumer. If you purchase online, make sure to check to see if they will have to pay extra for shipping or not. A lot of the new companies offer free shipping, but not all.

Types of backlit membrane keyboards

Before even thinking about all the different backlit membrane keyboards available,  You should choose the product types that will be ideal for your task.

Design

Choosing a product based on a design that people will love can be tough. Just because you might like the look and style of it, doesn’t mean it’s the best. Below are some steps you can follow that I’ve used in the past when making decisions on which product designs to choose. Today, a lot of e-commerce sites have the same products. Naturally, it means people use product photos and videos to find the best item. Some of the tips in this article will help you choose or design a successful product.

  • Dimensions. How big are these products?
  • Materials. What are they made from? Is there an advantage to choosing one material over another?
  • Generic characteristics. What sort of features do products in this category include?
  • Product-specific functionality. Do certain products have key characteristics that others don’t? 
  • “Vs.” comparisons. Wireless or wired? Portable or desktop? Metal or wood? These are the key A/B-style decisions typically made early in the buying process.

The Verdict

Finally, we hope that our reviews about these backlit membrane keyboardss will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these backlit membrane keyboards will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer backlit membrane keyboards every few months. This is because they know that people want the better backlit membrane keyboards. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good backlit membrane keyboards tend to trickle down in price. If you start off with a cheaper version, chances are you can afford the more advanced versions of it a few months later.