[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Modern keyboard question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Nov 20 23:53:49 EST 2018

On 11/20/18 11:50 PM, Evan Koblentz wrote:
>>> I'm thinking about getting a new keyboard for my modern PC.
>>> I want to use squishy keycaps such as these:
>>> https://www.massdrop.com/buy/silica-gel-keycap-set
>>> It says they're Cherry MX compatible.
>>> Does that mean they only work with official Cherry-branded keyboards? Or
>>> is there some other search term to use (etc.) for keyboards that are
>>> Cherry-compatible?
>> It suggests that those keycaps will fit on Cherry MX key switches.
> But how do I know what keyboards have such switches?

  Your bank account will know if you have Cherry MX switches.  If you
didn't specifically buy them, it's not likely that you have them.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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