Product overviews — Vintage MX Browns

Pewter switch overview / FAQ

Light tactile switches Vintage MX Browns

Pewter switch overview / FAQ

Pewter light tactile switch overview   Switch specifications: Manufacturer: JWK Tactile bump: subtle, like a smoothed MX Brown Stem material: POM in a metallic pewter color Housing material: UHMWPE in a smokey cool gray color Spring: 58.5g weight and gold-plated Factory mod: light JWK lube on the stems/legs Travel distance: 4.0mm Mount: 5-pin PCB mount   Motivations: If you survey today’s mech keyboard enthusiast on switches they’ve tried, you might hear a breakdown like “hmm I've used some 12 linears, 6 beefy tactiles, and one light tactile, the MX Brown."  Nicely-tuned Browns can sound and feel great, but the stock...

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