The right end of the Armato offers the same mesh we saw on the left end and across the top of the keyboard, but this time there is the red volume knob protruding out with the AZIO logo on the end of it. We have also extended the feet at this time, which has all of the keys angled forward, and are much easier to access and use in this fashion.
The cable that powers the Armato is six-foot-long and comes out of the keyboard nearer the right edge. There is a cloth braided sleeve covering the cable, and near the end, we find a Ferrite choke before we run into the gold-plated connection with the AZIO logo cut into the connector.
Even the bottom of the keyboard is highly stylized, and while it looks good, it is done for structural rigidity of the keyboard as well. There are six feet found under the Armato to securely grip the desk, and right in the middle is the product sticker with the model and serial numbers on it.
The feet at the back flip out to elevate the back edge of the Armato and raise things slightly more than half of an inch. The feet click solidly into the open position, and the ends of both feet are rubberized to keep the same level of grip as if the keyboard were still flat on the desk.
After using the keycap puller to remove a few of the caps we see that the Armato is backed with Cherry MX Brown switches. We also see the impact the red painted steel plate has, and also that the torsion bars for the larger keys are built into the keyboard and are not exposed.
The caps are standard. They are single shot keys where each cap is molded in white, and then has a coating of black applied to them. The legends are laser cut, and inside of all of the caps we find Cherry MX style posts, so custom keycaps will be easy to find for this as well.
Because the volume bar is mounted to the inside of the keyboard, it makes opening the Armato near impossible. So, we just moved along and added in the wrist rest to the front of the Armato, and we know it is in place as there is a satisfying click of the magnets grabbing onto the front of the keyboard.
The last thing to do is to power up the Armato and give it a spin. When the keyboard is initialized, the LEDs turn on from the outer edges and move towards the center until all are lit. The LEDs are red beneath all of the keycaps, but the lock status LEDs are white and do not show up well in this image.
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