[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

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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA


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