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Mechanical Keyboard Switches (Gateron)

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Mechanical keyboard switches that are backlight SMD-LED compatible. Compatible with the GMMK keyboard. Comes in various flavors.

DESCRIPTION

GATERON MECHANICAL KEYBOARD SWITCHES (120PC)

The heart of any mechanical keyboard. These mechanical switches are manufactured and produced by Gateron, and are fully compatible with our GMMK & GMMK PRO.  Gateron is the first mechanical switch that brings noticeable improvements over the original Cherry switches that have dominated the market.

The primary difference between Gateron and Cherry switches is, the Gateron switches are much smoother, and bumps are more tactile. It brings a whole new typing and gaming experience, and is growing quickly in popularity within the Mechanical Keyboard scene. The smoothness of each Gateron switch stroke can be best described as: sliding a hot knife through butter.

These Gateron switches are fully SMD-LED compatible, (+) stem, and have a rated lifetime of 50 million cycles.  The switches were designed to be used with our GMMK & GMMK PRO, but can be used with other keyboards and DIY projects just fine.

SPECIFICATIONS

SWITCH TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Manufacturer: Gateron
  • Compatible with the GMMK & GMMK PRO
  • Compatible with Cherry/Gateron/Kailh based keyboards
  • Compatible with + stem keycaps
  • PLATE Mounted
  • Transparent switch housing
  • SMD Led Compatible
  • Lifetime: 50 million cycles

INCLUDED IN BOX:

  • 120 (±1) Gateron Mechanical Switches
  • Tweezers
  • Quick Start Guide

Compatible with the GMMK & GMMK PRO

FAQ

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ALL THE SWITCH TYPES?

Switch Color Type Peak Force Noise Level when Typing What does it feel like?
Clear Linear 35g Silent The lightest switch available, ideal for people who prefer a softer touch when using their keyboard. Minimizes finger fatigue.
Red Linear 45g Silent The ideal, and most common switch preferred by gamers. Smooth as butter, allowing rapid execution of the keys.
Black Linear 50g Silent If the Red switch is too light, then this is your best bet. Still smooth, but requires more force to press down.
Blue Clicky 55g High For those who love the click and clack of a keyboard. Generates a loud click and tactile bump when a key is pressed. Popular for typing and programmers. Note: clacking will annoy your peers.
Green Clicky 80g High The heaviest switch available. For those who love the click and clack of a keyboard. Generates a loud click and tactile bump when a key is pressed. Popular for typing and programmers.
Browns Tactile 45g Medium A hybrid between a Linear and Clicky switches. Does not generate a click when pressed, but the tactile bump is still present. Ideal for those who want a tactile bump and work around peers.

LINEAR VS CLICKY VS TACTILE

There are three main categories of mechanical keyboard switches: linear, clicky, and tactile.

  • Linear switches have the simplest operation, as they move straight up and down without any clicky/tactile feedback.
  • Clicky switches are also tactile but generate a audible click and noticeable bump when pressed.
  • Tactile switches create a noticeable bump when pressed, and no clicky noise.

SO WHAT IS THE BEST SWITCH FOR GAMING?

Typically, the decision comes down to personal preference, and there has been no proven difference on a particular switch providing advantage over another.

  • Linear switches, such as Red Switches, have been long preferred by gamers as it allows for rapid spamming of keys very quickly.
  • Clicky switches are preferred for heavy typers, such as programmers, as it allows you to know exactly when a key has been registered with the clicking noise (aka the actuation point).
  • Tactile switches are the best of both worlds and the most popular type of switch. All the Glorious Modular Mechanical Keyboards come pre-installed with this switch.

WHAT IS THE PEAK FORCE?

  • Force required to press a key all the way down
  • The lightest peak force switch is the Clear with 35g, the heaviest switch is Green with 80g
  • The peak force you chose is completely a personal preference
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Delivery & Return

We want you to be happy with your purchase and we apologize if it is not. For whatever reason that you are not satisfied, we would be most happy to provide exchanges and returns for all items purchased from us if the following conditions are met.

Rules

All exchanges and returns would need to be raised within 10 days of the invoice date for Singaporeorders, and 20 days for overseas orders. For local deliveries, there is an option to exchange at any of our boutiques within Singaporeor through our online portal at www.company.com. All requests for returns however, would need to be strictly made online at www.company.com for both local and overseas deliveries.

Interpretation and Definitions

All exchanges and returns would need to be raised within 10 days of the invoice date for Singaporeorders, and 20 days for overseas orders. For local deliveries, there is an option to exchange at any of our boutiques within Singaporeor through our online portal at www.company.com. All requests for returns however, would need to be strictly made online at www.company.com for both local and overseas deliveries.

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