Mechanical Keyboard: Kailh Switch
Kailh switch is a Cherry MX compatible switch, made by Chinese company “Kaihua Electronics Co., Ltd.”. (凯华).
many big-brand keyboards are starting to use kailh switch, or using a switch custom made by the company, including:
Truly Ergonomic Keyboard, Steelseries, Mad Catz, and others.
Kailh Red vs Cherry MX Red
Note, Kailh Red has 50g force, while Cherry MX Red is 45g.
Kailh vs Cherry MX, is Kailh good quality?
Some say it's made in China, a clone, thus bad. Others points out the company makes lots of industrial switches used everywhere, and Cherry MX's quality control has been going downhill.
as of 2018-04-19, apparently, many keyboard experts consider kailh switch very good.
for more details of the Kailh switch, see:
- http://imgur.com/a/7ujle/, by a keyboard expert “Ripster”
Kailh Switch Keyboards
Key Switch Topic
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