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These are the first entry into our Snack Time Switch Line: Banana Split switches are linear switches with a 62g spring, nylon and polycarbonate blended housing, and POM stem.
Note: These were previously sold by other vendors under the working development name 'Macho.' These are not a JWK recolor; they use a proprietary C³Equalz housing mold.
A keyboard switch is the little component that sits underneath the keycap and connects to the keyboard PCB. On a mechanical keyboard, every key has its own switch.
How many switches do I need?
For common sizes, here are some estimates (these can vary slightly by keyboard model):
We recommend buying enough to fill your board, with some extra to spare.
For more switch basics, read our Switches 101 article on Keyboard University →
See the Mech-cessories collection →