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Can i use outemu switch on a hotswapple gateron keyboard?

So you didn’t read it wrong as of now i own redragon K530 its a outemus switch so i can only swap with other outemus switch so im olanning to buy and do some modding and want to know in the future if i buy a gateron switch keyboard like the krychron K6 for example can i use the outemus switch and just out it in without doing and trimming and stuff?

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The Keychron K6 has a 5-pin PCB, it should work with almost any switch.

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28 minutes ago, JaxonUchiha said:

The Keychron K6 has a 5-pin PCB, it should work with almost any switch.

But the outemus have a weird pin i believe thats why i want to make sure

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Hey there.

1 hour ago, Meczox_ said:

if i buy a gateron switch keyboard like the krychron K6 for example can i use the outemus switch and just out it in without doing and trimming and stuff?

The Keychron K6 (Hotswap Variant) uses Kailh hotswap sockets, which have a cuboid/rectangular opening:

 

KeyChron-K6-Switch-Socket-scaled.jpg

 

I think the caveat is that Outemu switch pins are more cylindrical or have a slightly larger diameter than Gateron/Kailh switch pins (which are relatively flat):

 

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Right: Outemu. Left: Kailh.

 

YMMV if you're planning to outfit a Keychron K6 with Outemu switches. I've heard of some having no issues putting Outemus into a Kailh hotswap board (Reddit), which others suggest the Outemu pins are thicker and should be filed down to avoid damaging the sockets in the long-term (GeekHack).

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outemu pins are thinner ... I was able to put outemu in my gmmk ... I juste don't know if the gmmk use the same hotswap socket as the k6

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