Cherry MX Ergo Clear

From Deskthority wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Template icon--Illustration.png This article requires photographic illustration

The Ergo Clear switch is a Cherry MX switch with a slider from a clear switch and a light-weight spring from a brown, red or blue switch.

Availability

The switches are usually made by enthusiasts by combining parts from other switches.

On request, Cherry has stated that they would actually produce Ergo Clears in a slider-colour of choice, provided that they get an order of at least 750,000 switches. Among keyboard enthusiasts there is a controversy, whether such switches should be called "beiges", "pinks" or "violets".

Key feel

Somewhat like the Brown switch, but with a bigger, longer tactile bump.

Some users have described that they experience "sticking", with the slider having difficulty to get back up again past the tactile point.

See also

  • The Cherry MX Panda Clear is a similar switch mod that uses the spring from a Cherry MX Black instead.
  • Some users have used custom Korean springs at 55–60 cN with Clear sliders to get a switch that is in-between the Ergo Clear and Panda Clear in feel and avoid "stickiness".