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Is GMK keycaps an OEM profile?
Cherry or OEM profile keycaps can come in ABS or PBT. Generally, OEM profile keycaps found on stock mechanical keyboards are made of a thin ABS plastic. Cherry profile keycaps are generally found in ABS plastic because GMK uses high-quality and thick ABS plastic to make their keycaps.
What profile are GMK Samurai?
Sculpted in Cherry profile, GMK Red Samurai is compatible with Cherry MX switches and clones.
What does SA profile mean?
What are SA profile keycaps? SA stands for spherical all. These keys feature a spherical design and have rounder, concave tops. In achieving a spherical-like design, SA profile keycaps stand taller than most other profiles, which gives the overall look of the keyboard a unique flow.
What are GMK sets made of?
Instead of being made from polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), GMK uses acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plastic for its keycaps. ABS is a softer plastic that’s easy to manufacture, but it gets shiny and smooth over time when used for keycaps.
What is Infinikey?
Infinikey Port is a set of keycaps that was originally available to pre-order through a Group Buy. Buying a set of keycaps does not include a keyboard. You need a mechanical keyboard with MX-style switches to put these on, which you’ll have to buy separately. Group Buy (GB): a pre-order for these keycaps.
What does GMK mean keycaps?
The maker of these beloved keycaps is the Germany-based company GMK. The name itself is an acronym that stands for the founders of the company Günter, Meinhardt, and Kredler. While the company was founded in 1992, it only started manufacturing keycaps in 2011.
Why is ABS better than PBT?
PBT plastic is less common but is usually higher quality than ABS. ABS keycaps feel smooth and develop a greasy shine over time, while PBT keycaps feel textured and are more durable. As you can see, PBT keycaps are usually better, but in some situations ABS keycaps can be superior.