Kailh Choc Switch and ABS Keycaps
Kailh Choc Switch (ChocSwitch) is a mechanical switch based on the "Box technology", which can be used for mechanical keyboards and also for notebook keyboards. The Choc Switch breaks the conventional switch height, based on the trigger principle of Box switch, the switch is made thinner and looks like chocolate when put together, hence the name "Choc Switch".
In fact, as early as Cherry launched MX Low Profile switch， it has already launched Cherry ML switch, which is the earliest mechanical switch using the concept of ultra-slim, it is a thin and light version of Cherry's mechanical switch designed for notebook keyboards. Cherry ML switch can be said to have pioneered the path of the ultra-slim switch, but the launch of Kailh Choc low-profile switch has reached new heights.
The Kailh Choc low-profile switch inherits the zonal and acoustic design of the Kailh Box switch. The Kailh Choc switch is similar to the Box switch in terms of metal shrapnel, but instead of using closed shrapnel, it uses open shrapnel and has a lifespan of 70 million cycles.
The trigger range and total key travel range of Kailh Choc switch are reduced to 1.5mm and 3.0mm respectively, but it still has a strong mechanical feel. It has an innovative internal structure with a balance bar to increase the stability and consistency of the keys, so it is as stable and smooth as the Kailh Box switch in terms of feel.
Currently, Kaih Choc switches have three types: white, red, and brown. With the innovative launch of Kailh Choc switch, the market has triggered a boom in laptop mechanical keyboard switches and the pursuit of low-profile switches.
ABS is impact resistance, heat resistance, low-temperature resistance, chemical resistance, and excellent electrical properties, but also has easy processing, product size stability, good surface gloss, easy to paint, coloring, but also surface spraying metal, electroplating, welding, hot pressing, and bonding and other secondary processing. Extremely strong plasticity reduces the difficulty of processing, and softer texture can provide a good finger feel. With an excellent manufacturing process and quality screening, each keycap is highly resistant to wear and tear, never fading and has a fine frosted feel.
Although the ABS keycaps are easy to have oil stains, there are still high-end keyboards made of ABS. Coyres retains the original advantages of the ABS material, and uses the technology to make the surface of the keycaps frosted, so that it will always give the fingers a dry and refreshing texture. In ABS keycaps sprayed on a layer of wear-resistant material can greatly reduce the chances of oiling, of course, this layer of the material itself is also costly. in addition, some brands also use the piano baking process.
Coyres will also strive to use the best materials and technology to design keyboards and to innovate and bring the latest and best products to consumers.
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