Cherry MX Red Switches

Cherry MX Red Switches

  • Linear switch
  • Actuation force: 45g
  • Quiet - no click
  • Plate or PCB Mount
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Cherry MX Red is a smooth linear switch with a light actuation force of 45g.

Sound Test


ModelCherry MX Red
BrandCherry MX
Switch TypeLinear
Actuation Force45g
Bottom Out Force-
Pre Travel2.0mm
Total Travel4.0mm
Stem StructureMX
Stem Material-
Top Housing Material-
Bottom Housing Material-
MountPlate or PCB
SMD LED SupportYes
Lifespan100 Million

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