Cooler Master SK650 and SK630 low profile keyboards

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Fox2232 Ancient Guru

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    SK620 is not mentioned, but it has its image there.

    Anyway, Low profile is only 1/2 of the game. Low Travel is 2nd part.

    Official site states:
    "All the durability and precision of traditional Cherry MX switches, now with a travel distance and actuation point reduced by 0.8mm."

    That's not exactly a lot of information. Seems like they shaved that on both distances.
    - Trigger on 1.2mm
    - Total travel 3.2mm

    If it was ~1.3mm and ~2.6mm, I would order it on spot.
     
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    sverek Ancient Guru

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    What does "low profile" stand for? Cause I don't think RGB fits into "low profile" agenda.
     
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    rl66 Ancient Guru

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    yes it is low, the keycap are like 1/3 compared to regular one and the switch are the low version...
    But despite i think it's a "RGB led overdose until puke" the led doesn't take much space as there are pre-fitted led space in the switch on actual production...

    i like the “We created the SK series with design and functionality in mind. Especially for those who are workers by day and gamers at night.”
    because like that you don't mind to buy it "oh no it's to work at Fortnite, so it's OK... lol "
     

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    Is there a variant without all the lights on it?

    A nice flat black one would be perfect, the size of this is nice.
     
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    Early actuation and then much longer travel is not something I am to buy again. That extra time it takes to disconnect is pretty unpleasant. Even dome switches do better at that. They practically stop right after you press enough to make electrical contact. And release connection moment key starts to travel up again.
     
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    rl66 Ancient Guru

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    The low profile switch is only for some few spec right now but i guess it will be extended to all switch color.
    i don't remember exactly but i think it is the silver speed one with the fastest actuation if i remember right (search yourself as i am in GSM 4G Data under snow in the moutain right now lol).
     
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    Fox2232 Ancient Guru

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    Have fun there :D
    I am now with Omron Romer-G. And quite unhappy that one can't place anything under key to make total travel shorter. But from mechanical perspective it would be possible by having keycaps which have inner profile done in way that it hits top of the switch casing. But no such keycaps are around. Other than that it is good keyboard.

    Here is what you referred to: MX LOW PROFILE RGB SPEED
    Clicks at 1.0mm, total travel 3.2mm. But at least MX switches can be easily modified with rubber rings to reduce that total travel.
     

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