The company developed the first-ever mechanical switches available to the public with its game-changing Cherry MX line in 1983. … Rated with a lifespan of over 50-million keystrokes, each Cherry MX switch features a 5-pin PCB mount, stainless steel spring, and transparent housing for RGB compatibility.
What are RGB switches?
RGB: RGB stands for Red, Green, and Blue and typically references multicolored backlighting offered by some keyboards. Most mechanical switches support RGB in some guise, but others have improved features such as clear housings to improve light dissipation throughout the keycap.
Why are Cherry MX Browns bad?
They are supposed to be tactile switches. … But in reality the Cherry MX Brown mechanical switches just feel like “broken” or “scratchy” linears, like Cherry MX Red switches that got sand into them. They’re way too light and don’t offer much of a resistance, the tactile bump is just too subtle.
Do I need RGB switches?
You need rgb switches. Even if for some reason your pcb did have rgb lights, most non-rgb switches (like cherry mx switches) would be black or colored meaning you wouldn’t be able to see the rgb. Basically, just make sure you’re buyinh rgb switches.
Do I need clear switches for RGB?
Cherry doesn’t make an RGB MX clear switch, so no. it’s impossible. You would have to make one yourself and use a traditional RGB bulb like that used on Razer boards and the Ducky Disco, but those use Kailh (razer) and Greentech/KBT (Disco) switches. Then you would have to have traces and a RGB controller….