Mechanical Keyboard Vs membrane keyboard
A Membrane keyboard has pressure sensitive membrane (rubber dome) where each keys lies on to register keystrokes.
Mechanical keyboards, however , use mechanical key switches to turn on/off the circuit.
Difference between Membrane Keyboard and Mechanical Keyboard :
|Membrane Keyboard||Mechanical Keyboard|
|It has a rubber layer for working.||It has a mechanism for working.|
|Pressing the key, forces the rubber layer to touch circuit.||Pressing the key, it touches with the mechanism on its side, which is read by circuit.|
|The keys has to be pressed very hard to tell the circuit that which key is pressed.||The key can be pressed gently, and it will work properly.|
|It is economical.||It is expensive.|
|It does not produce sound while clicking the keys.||It does produce a sound on clicking.|
Why using low profile switches
Customer has the option of 1 of the 3 switches, select here.
See the difference between the 3 types of low profile mechanical switch