Top-rated Haimu tactile switches
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Your guide to Haimu switches
What are Haimu switches?
Haimu is a switch manufacturer mainly known for its partnerships with other switch designers (i.e. they don't release many switches under their own name). In particular, they are known for their silent switches since they do not opt to use the rubber dampening method prevalent in most other silent switches. Instead, they opt for cut-outs, which remove the rubbery bottom-out feel that comes with most silent switches.
Your guide to tactile switches
What is a tactile switch?
Tactile switches are a type of switch that offer users a tactile bump when pressing down and have a relatively subdued sound profile.
What are tactile switches good for?
Tactile switches are good for many use cases: they are an excellent all-rounder. Tactile switches are good for gaming because of the the tactile bump you feel when pressing down. Tactile switches can be good for office work and noise-sensitive environments because they are relatively quiet. Other users like it for its tactility and clacky or thocky sound profile.
Are tactile switches better?
Ultimately, the best switch for you comes down to personal preference. But if you are looking for a typing experience characterized by tactility with a subdued sound profile, then tactile switches are for you.
Do tactile switches feel weird?
Tactile switches should not feel weird: they are known for their tactile bump. However, if you prefer more smoothness when typing, consider linear switches.
Can you type fast with tactile switches?
You can type fast with tactile switches as with any other switch varieties. Once you get accustomed to a switch style, you can type fast on it.
Are all tactile switches good for gaming?
Tactile switches are great for gaming. Gamers love tactile switches for their tactility, which offers them feedback in their keystrokes.
Why do gamers use tactile switches?
Gamers use tactile switches for the feedback “bump” they get when pressing on keys.
Are tactile switches mechanical?
Tactile switches are one variety of mechanical switches known for their keystrokes with tactile bumps. Contrast this to linear mechanical switches, which do not have that bump and are instead smooth.