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Cherry MX green keyboard switches emulate IBM Model M feel

crookedvulture (1866146) writes | about a year and a half ago

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crookedvulture writes "Slashdot has already covered the four main flavors of Cherry MX mechanical key switches: red, black, blue, and brown. Now, there's a green MX variant that emulates the feel of the buckling spring switches in old-school IBM Model M keyboards. The green switches combine tactile feedback, an audible click, and a stiff spring that requires 80g of actuation force. They're a stiffer version of the MX blues that more closely matches the characteristics of IBM's buckling spring design. Previously reserved for use with space bars, the green switches have now taken over an entire Cooler Master keyboard. And, unlike the old Model M and contemporary copycats, the new CM Storm Trigger has modern conveniences like an integrated USB hub, LED backlighting, and programmable macros."
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I want one so bad (1)

niftymitch (1625721) | about a year and a half ago | (#43109637)

I want one so bad. The I want the model with built in power and USB hub. It will do wonders for my Raspberry-Pi and or Pandaboard systems.

Perhaps for my birthday.

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