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Razer Switches

Sam ChenJuly 16, 2017

Razer switches are mechanical keyboard switches developed by popular gaming peripherals company, Razer. Razer switches are Cherry MX clone switches tuned by Razer and typically manufactured by a 3rd party partner. Known 3rd party manufacturing partners who’ve manufactured Razer switches include Kailh (Kaihua Electronics Co) and Greetech. Razer mechanical switches are used exclusively in Razer mechanical keyboards.

 

Common Razer Mechanical Keyboard Switches

Razer Green

Actuation Force (g): 50

Actuation Distance (mm): 1.9

Full Travel Distance (mm): 4

Lifespan: 80 Million

Other Characteristics: Tactile Bump, Clicky

Razer Orange

Actuation Force (g): 45

Actuation Distance (mm): 1.9

Full Travel Distance (mm): 4

Lifespan: 80 Million

Other Characteristics: Tactile Bump

Razer Yellow

Actuation Force (g): 45

Actuation Distance (mm): 1.2

Full Travel Distance (mm): 3

Lifespan: 80 Million

Other Characteristics: Linear (Silent)

Razer Mecha-Membrane

Actuation Force (g): Unknown

Actuation Distance (mm): Unknown

Full Travel Distance (mm): Unknown

Other Characteristics: Tactile, Clicky

Razer Low-Profile

Actuation Force (g): 70

Actuation Distance (mm): 0.9

Full Travel Distance (mm): 1.6

Lifespan: 80 Million

Other Characteristics: Tactile bump, Clicky

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