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Penguin Pro (Silent Tactile)
Penguin Pro (Silent Tactile)
Penguin Pro (Silent Tactile)
Penguin Pro (Silent Tactile)
Penguin Pro (Silent Tactile)

Penguin Pro (Silent Tactile)

Regular price $13.99

Penguin Pro is a silent tactile switch that is part of the Akko v3 Pro Generation series. Penguin Pro Silent have lubed rails and have been overall improved to provide a more consistent typing experience.

  • Type: Silent Tactile
  • Pre-Travel: 2.0 ± 0.5mm
  • Total Travel: 3.3mm
  • Operating Force: 58gf ± 5gf
  • Bottom Out Force: 60gf Max

    About the Switches

    • Tactile Silent switch. These have a smooth keypress with a tactile bump.
    • Sold in units of 45.
    • Materials: 
      • Stem: POM
      • Top:  polyamide
      • Bottom: polyamide (PA is a type of nylon)
      • Silver contact pins are now palladium gold
      • Phosphor copper leaf is now alloy copper
    • PCB mount.
    • 5 pin
    • Packaged in a tray with cardboard slip cover.
    • Designed and manufactured by Akko.  

        Switches 101

        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 →

        Penguin Pro Force Diagram