Cherry MX Brown Tactile Low-Force Key Switch

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The standard Advantage contoured keyboard utilizes the Cherry MX low-force tactile switch (brown stem). It is a semi-custom low force tactile design created in 1992 to Kinesis’ specifications. “Tactility” is a slightly elevated force around the midpoint of the stroke of the key which lets you know the switch is about to be activated. A tactile response is preferred by many ergonomists, because it cues your fingers that activation is about to occur and is thought to reduce the likelihood or incidence or “bottoming out” the switch with a hard impact. The peak (tactile) force is ~55gm, following by an activation force of ~45 gm.

  • Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
  • Mac OS 8.6 and higher (Not compatible with non-US layouts)
  • Linux
  • 2-Port 1.1 USB hub
  • Onboard memory. Select 24, 36, or 48 macros (56, 38, or 28 characters long, respectively
  • Supports unlimited key remapping.