Kailh Mechanical Key Switches - Linear Black - 10 pack - Cherry MX Black Compatible

Product ID: 4953


For crafting your very own custom keyboard, these Kailh Black Linear mechanical key switches are deeee-luxe! With smooth actuation and Cherry MX compatibility, they're lovely when you want a smooth linear keystroke with a slightly higher operating force than the Reds.

  • Type Linear
  • Operating force: 60 gf (+/-10 gf)
  • Pretravel: 1.8 mm (+/- 0.3 mm)
  • Total travel: 3.6 mm (+/- 0.3 mm)
  • Reset point: 1.8 mm

Comes in a pack of 10 switches, plenty to make a small keyboard or grab a few packs to build a full keyboard.

We also carry the RedWhite, and Brown versions of these key switches, for different key-press feel.

Not to be confused with The Black Keys.. but they do have a bit of soul!

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Technical Details


Build an Art Deco-style, two-key keypad with NeoKey 2 FeatherWing
The only thing better than a nice mechanical key is FOUR!
Also known as the Clackulator, if you pick Blue keyswitches
Stop staggering, type on a grid with your own custom ortholinear mechanical keyboard!
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