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Gateron Linjär

Manufacturer: Gateron
Brand: Gateron

Information about this limited run

Designed by the Swedish keyboard community as a one off on a non-profit basis.
The group buy ran until February 20, 2019 with the switches being shipped out in March - April, 2019.

Coloured (opaque)
Coloured (opaque)
Coloured (opaque)

Quotes, thoughts and opinions

Stats and figures are one thing but here are some quotes, thoughts and opinions we've been able to find from across the web regarding these switches.

A properly-executed, cheap, enjoyable one-off switch variant that should be bought aftermarket for both use and collective purposes.


For just the springs alone, they are worth buying, and the switches themselves are perfectly acceptable to use in any build.

Switch Review
Typing test on Percent Canoe Keyboard with GMK Chocolatier Keycaps
Unboxing, and first impressions by MrKeebs
Typing test, lubed
Unboxing and discussion
Brutal 60 SE | Linjär | Typing Sound by orangeosh
Switch Type icon
Linear switches have a smooth and linear feeling from top to bottom when pressed.

Mount type

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Switch Volume icon
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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The stem on this switch is of the standard variety.

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Where to buy

These prices are subject to change at any time and should be used only as a rough guide (plus, quite often switches are not sold individually and can sometimes include discounts for larger quantities).

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