Apple MacBook Butterfly Switch

By Xah Lee. Date: .

The butterfly switch keyboard. Worse design. The butterfly key switches were used in MacBook 2015, and all Mac laptops from 2016 to 2019.

problems of Apple butterfly switch keyboard:

Apple is facing massive keyboard recall and lawsuit.

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MacBook 2015 butterfly switch [2022-05-19 image source https://www.ifixit.com/News/33820/16-inch-macbook-pro-magic-keyboard-throwback]
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MacBook keyboard problem, the β€œbutterfly switch” 2018-05.
[2018-05-07 image source Apple: Recall MacBook Pro w/ Defective Keyboard, Replace with DIFFERENT Working Keyboard change.org]
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Mac, ~2017, with butterfly switch and touchbar. Worst key switch. Kensington Expert Mouse [image source imgur ]
Filmmaker Taika Waititi slams Apple keyboards during post-Oscar interview. 2020-02
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worn keyboards

these videos show how the butterfly-switch works.

replace key and butterfly mechanism on A1707 macbook pro laptop
Nov 7, 2018
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Michelle Kalogeraki
Removing and reinstalling 2015-2017 Apple MacBook Butterfly Key Caps and Mechanism for cleaning
Oct 4, 2021
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Keycap and butterfly clip removal on Apple Retina MacBook and MacBook Pro 2016-2019
Oct 2, 2018 TheBookYard Ltd

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