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Offline mrmola

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Why are hall effect switches desirable?
« on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 23:51:20 »
Is it because of their reliability?

On an unrelated note, I know that the space cadet keyboard has hall effect switches, is this why it is so desirable? Is it because of their layout or because of how they look?
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Re: Why are hall effect switches desirable?
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 23:52:29 »
And smoothness, if you feel one. Like on a Wooting one, and smoothness in a keystroke is a big thing for you.

You'll never want to touch much else.

They feel fantastically smooth, but of course the endless reliability is also a huge selling point.

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Re: Why are hall effect switches desirable?
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 26 March 2020, 02:43:24 »
What sold me was how smooth they were, it was ridiculously nice.