Mitsumi standard mechanical lock

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Mitsumi standard mechanical lock
Manufacturer Mitsumi
Family Mitsumi standard mechanical
Switch type Latching action
Sense method Metal leaf
Keycap mount Alps mount, Mitsumi mount, proprietary cruciform
Switch mount Plate mount

The Mitsumi standard mechanical lock is the latching version of the Mitsumi standard mechanical switch, found in both Type 1 and Type 2 variants. Both types have space for a cylindrical LED.

The switch features the same bent-wire latching mechanism as in the Mitsumi membrane lock switch.[1]


Known variants are:

Generation Mount Part number Notes
Mitsumi std 1 latching -- top.jpg Type 1 Cruciform
No photograph.svg Type 2 Mitsumi Monterey K7S caps lock
Mitsumi std 2AM latching -- top.jpg Type 2 Alps
Mitsumi standard mechanical lock Alps mount.jpg Type 2 Alps



  1. 1.0 1.1 ちゃたりたいね — Apple Extended Keyboard II M3501 JAPAN MITSUMI軸 (Japanese only) Dated 2013-03-22. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  2. ちゃたりたいね — Apple TDK-T12V MITSUMI十字白軸 リニア (Japanese only) Dated 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2015-07-29.