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Gateron Box Ink V2 Black

Manufacturer: Gateron
Brand: Gateron

An updated, and upgraded version of Gateron Black Ink V2s, featuring a Box "wall" stem. These stems and housing are upgraded to not have much wooble as well.

60g
70g
1.20mm
3.40mm
POM
Coloured (opaque)
Custom (Custom (Proprietary )
Transparent
Custom (Custom (Proprietary )
Transparent
Linear
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Linear switches have a smooth and linear feeling from top to bottom when pressed.

Mount type

PCB
5-pin
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Spring

Standard (stainless steel)

Volume

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normal
Standard switch with no dampers, can be further silenced with lubrication or O-rings.

Lubrication info

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Factory lubed? Slight factory lube
Looking for switch lubrication advice? Here's a great start

Switch film

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The benefits of using switch films on these are negligible. Considered not worth using.
Why use switch film? Here's a good explanation and a great demonstration.

More info on films and Thicc films by Jinra.

Stem construction

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Partial box
The stem on this switch is of the partial box variety eg. Kangaroo/TTC. Popularised by Kailh. It’s known for being more resistant to dust and moisture over long-term use.

ThereminGoat switch score

Gateron Box Ink V2 Black
29
/35
Push Feel
18
/25
Wobble
8
/10
Sound
15
/20
Context
6
/10
Other
76
/100
Total
View full score card on GitHub

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