Keyboard Builders' Digest
Save 5% at MKUltra! Code: KBDNEWS [all coupons]
Keyboard Builders' Digest / Tips & Tricks

Switch sound tester

Don tries to standardize sound tests with his testing rig.

KBD.news
Published December 6, 2021

In a previous video, Don introduced a 3D printed testing rig to standardize switch sound tests.

The first video is about the actual setup:

And the next video presents the first result, this time the sound profiles of various MX blacks. So these graphs are not force curves but sound levels in relation to a frequency range:

If you want to replicate the sound of a vintage [Cherry] MX Black you could get the kind of sound by using a standard Gateron MX Black. [...] If you want to replicate the sound of a lubed Gateron MX Black you could use a Kailh Box Black – Don.

Published on Mon 6th Dec 2021. Featured in KBD #55 (source).


Did you like reading this post?

Donate to keep this project alive


Related

Lavender switch review

Durock Lavender switch review by ThereminGoat.

TTC Wild switch review

TTC Wild linear switches reviewed by ThereminGoat.

Everglide Aqua/Water King V3

Video review on the Everglide Aqua/Water King V3 by svizify.

Everglide Aqua King v3 (another)

Everglide Aqua King v3 switch video review by JunKeebs.

Raytheon 226274

This Raytheon 226274 from 1969 came with KB-SR1 switches made of glass!

Moyai V3_R49 stems

Moyai is a parametric playground by paul_gamedev for making MX-style keystems in Fusion360.

×
top