andrewjoy wrote:Nice review
If you don't like them ML i will take them ... for free .
Its good we are getting a new low profile switch, its silly that they don't make them work with ML caps tho.
KRKS wrote:and whether Matt3o getting them first means they'll only sell them without a six digit MOQ on assdrop or is just a coincidence.
KRKS wrote:Also I couldn't help but chuckle when you called ML's "worst switches ever made".
Kurplop wrote:Thanks matt3o for the preliminary review.
Having built a custom keyboard with ML switches, I'm familiar with their shortcomings yet still enjoy their short throw and less bulky size and still think it was a good choice for my Alumaplop for those reasons and I've been using it exclusively for the last year.
It will be interesting to get a report after the Kailh switches are tested in a keyboard. I remember thinking that the ML's were better than they really were when I just pressed them between my thumb and finger. Let's hope for the best. I think there could be a big market for a smooth operating, low profile switch with a short throw.
andrewjoy wrote:ML in my view get a very bad rep that they in no way deserve, they sound amazing, [...]
cookie wrote:How are they compared to real ML switches?
jacobolus wrote:[Cherry ML] absolutely deserve the bad rap. They’re *suuuuper* scratchy, ...
Findecanor wrote:I have tried one Cherry ML keyboard that did not feel super-scratchy, but I suppose that they are very sensitive to dust.
matt3o wrote:okay. the video was a hands-on not a review. just a first impression but I hadn't time to post a full review.
The switch has indeed a ridge and they are "mountable" on a 1.3mm plate. I say it between "" because you'd need very specifically crafted keycaps that Kailh have not done yet.
Anyway it's not the ridge that prevents standard cherry ML to function. Cherry ML keycaps hit on the clear housing before hitting the ridge. I haven't measured them but I'm pretty sure the stem position on kailh and cherry is different (it's more centered on kailh).
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