These deep and clacky sounding switches benefit from a bit of lube and I'd personally say a spring swap, but are otherwise a pleasure to type on
Requires lube and films to sound good. The switch was too tight in a lot of my plates, so it was a pain to get in or out. I even damaged a bit of the top housings doing so.
Smoothness - 8/10
Once lubed, the switch has almost no friction. It does its job as a linear switch and does it well.
Sound - 9/10
Consistent, satisfying clack, I love it.
Feel - 7/10
Might need a spring replacement to feel interesting, its just a very standard linear other than that.
Overall - 6/10
I would rate it higher if it weren't for the issues with the plates. What breaks the switch is me having to risk breaking the switch just to put it into my keyboard
For anyone looking to buy these... It's great on a POM plate but on a brass and aluminum plate the top housing is so tight on the plate that it essentially stays there.... I tried to get it out and it requires so much force that it can break the top housing and I even used a switch puller.
"Unfortunately with some of the new Tecsee made switches like TofuTypes x KNC Linear and Strawberry Ice Milks, there's been reports that they're harder to remove from keyboards with aluminum and brass plates due to the tight fit.
while not having this issue with PC and POM plates as they're softer materials"
for the the price it is honestly not worth the hassle. Do not recommend unless u have softer plate materials which I do not own. Would love to be there disclaimers in the product description to help people navigate through things like this!
I'll start by saying that the price is a little bit much for a un-lubed from factory switch. But if you're someone who needs RGB shine, these are really good choice. For me it was a little bit hard for me to put in my M1 Monsgeek keyboard compared to other tested switches that my mate had. The ice milk switches do sit really tight when are actually in though. (please make a lubed version happen).
Sounds deep and very smooth!