Check out this great post from Adafruit about the history of Cherry MX keyboard switches.  For those who don’t know, we love the Cherry MX.   In fact, the enable button on the Holoseat controller is a Cherry MX keyboard switch with a custom back-lit key displaying our logo (the LED is orange, of course).  Be sure to watch the embedded factory tour video, it is much fun.

Tedium dives into the history of the Cherry switch company and how they went from microswitches to those sweet MX keyboard switches on all of our desktops. Chery received a patent for it’s fi…

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The History of Cherry MX Keyboard Switches @CherryMX