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Gateron Kangeroo

Manufacturer: Gateron
Brand: Gateron

Tactile Inks.

58g
65g
1.50mm
3.50mm
POM
Coloured (opaque)
Custom (Proprietary )
Transparent
Custom (Proprietary )
Transparent

Force-graph

A force-graph is a good way to help imagine how a switch might feel to the press. Many reputable manufacturers publish such graphs, either in their documentation or in their patents.
Not sure what you’re looking at? Check out Haata’s fantastic guide on reading force curve graphs.

Force graph for Gateron Kangeroo
Tactile
Switch Type icon
Tactile switches have a satisfying tactile "bump" when the switch is activated, providing a little resistance at the start of the press.

Mount type

PCB
5-pin
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Spring

Gold-plated

Volume

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

Lubrication info

Factory lubed icon
Factory lubed? No
Looking for switch lubrication advice? Here's a great start

Switch film

Switch Film icon
Yes, this switch in particular is vastly improved when switch films are used.
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 Kangeroo
28
/35
Push Feel
16
/25
Wobble
7
/10
Sound
11
/20
Context
7
/10
Other
69
/100
Total
View full score card on GitHub View full review on ThereminGoat.com

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Where to buy

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