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CHERRY MX SILENT RED

SMOOTH AND SILENT

Linear switching characteristics
45 cN operating force
1.9 mm pre travel
3.7 mm total travel
Silent Play sound
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1 UPPER HOUSING 2 Switching slide / Stem 3 Gold Crosspoint contact 4 Precision coil spring 5 Housing base

INSIDE CHERRY MX SILENT RED

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UPPER HOUSING

Upper Housing is a CAD high precision component made of plastic polymer. With a tolerance of less than 0.01 mm, the component guides the switching slide precisely, forming the CHERRY MX keyswitch’s switching mechanism housing.

2

Switching slide / Stem

A CAD high-precision component made of plastic polymer specifically for the Cherry MX creates the pre travel and the keystroke feel between the upper housing and coil spring. The key cap is attached on the upper part of the stem. The stem of MX Silent switches is made of two components and contains integrated, patented noise reduction technology.

This pink switching slide is responsible for the linear switch characteristics of the CHERRY MX Silent Red. Due to the straight TLS surface, the switch triggers directly.

3

Gold Crosspoint contact

Gold-based, the crosspoint contact is the heart of every CHERRY MX keyswitch and the basis of its incredible reliability and durability. With absolute precision, these triangular cross-contacts meet each other at precise right angles. This unique CHERRY innovation and ornate gold-plating make the electrical contact enclosure self-cleaning and gives the keyswitch permanent protection against corrosion, guaranteeing the keyswitch for more than 50 million operations.

4

Precision coil spring

The keyswitch’s coil spring pressure resistance is the CHERRY MX’s sparring partner for your fingers. The high-density molecular structure of the spring’s metal alloy is calculated individually on the keyswitch and consistently optimized for the keyswitch’s specific pressure force.

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Housing base

Dual-functional, the housing base component is made of plastic polymer and glass fibre. The inner part forms the mounting for the CHERRY MX keyswitch’s switching mechanism. The outer part is both the base and mounting surface for CHERRY’s mechanical keyboards.

CHERRY MX SILENT RED

Description

Like the CHERRY MX Red the CHERRY MX SILENT Red is featured by a linear switching characteristic as well. The operating noises are reliably minimized by a patented damping. The switch with the silent CHERRY MX technology establishes itself as a wise choice regarding to its low spring force and soft actuation.

Technical data

Linear switching characteristics
45 cN operating force
1.9 mm pre travel
3.7 mm total travel
Silent

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