Gateron Yellow Switches are linear switches with a unique sound. It accomplishes this by utilizing a Gateron Milky Yellow top housing in combination with a black bottom housing. Often referred to as Gat Yellow, KS-3 Switches, Milk Yellow, or Gateron yellow, these switches are the go-to for a reliable linear switch on a budget.
Gateron Milky Yellow Features:
- 10 included in each pack
- Actuation 50g
- PCB Mount with 5 pins
- Available In:
- Milky top housing and black bottom housing
- Full Black Housing
- Travel 4.0mm
- Meticulously hand lubed by MPKeebs
- Lubed with Krytox 205G0 Lubricant
- Stock springs lubed with Krytox GPL 105 Oil Lubricant
- Process involves applying a light coat to the rails of the bottom housing and a normal-to-mid size coating on the stems.
Note: In the event the switch does not fully travel in housing, we ask to ensure that both top and bottom housings are tightly secured.
- 10 Gateron Yellow Switches
The Gateron switches are amazing. For my first custom keyboard they are very smooth and sound great without needing to lube them. The shipping, however, was not the greatest. Several switches had bent pins and were unusable. I recommend buy buy an extra ten switches in case the switches have bent pins from shipping.
Good value in switches. I honestly can’t tell the difference versus more expensive linear switches, especially after lubing them.
They came in on time, and was a very simple and small package. It comes in this small cardboard box you can open and then has a bag with the switches inside (No padding, but that's not a huge problem for me). Some of the switches pins were bent (Around 4-ish), but it's not a problem because I bought extra switches. Very nice budget switch with minimal scratching, but it's still very good for it's price. Overall, very good switches for a budget builds.
Switches were good, came on time, overall good build. Only problem i have is that some came with bent pins but can't completely blame that on the other end.
These switches are commonly called the budget king and its for a good reason. Decent out of the packaging, but lubing them took them to the next level. Super smooth, sound and feel amazing. I would highly recommend these to anybody just getting into mechanical keyboards. I ordered 70 switches and only had one bad switch, order came super fast and in nice packaging. Would buy again!