Switch Mod Plates

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Switch Mod Plates

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Switch tester plates tools used to organise switches for lubing and modding, known as 'lube stations' by other designers.

These units differ from the competition by being grippy, holding switches in place as you work on them. After you're done modding switches, simply close the top housing and push them out from below.


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Specs

Sizes: 3x8, 4x10

Material: 6mm matte frosted acrylic

Origin: Australia


Features

Grippy slots

Unlike other 'lube stations' on the market, my units have grippy slots which mean switches are held in place by the plate (like my tester units).

This can be a pro or a con depending on your workflow, but I personally prefer this as do many of my keyboard friends.

The main purpose of this is to allow you to rotate the plate around as you lube the bottom housing. Bumps will not cause switch parts to go flying off the plate. And lastly, the plate can be used as a switch tester - important if you want to check your work for consistency.


Switch support

Tester plates support any MX style switches such as cherry, kailh, kailh box, outemu, tecsee, durock etc. Some switches may sit a bit tighter or looser. Tester plates are a bit tighter than mod plates (which can be used as testers).

Material and finish

The acrylic is clear with a silky smooth satin/frosted texture on both sides, that resists dust and fingerprints. This is the same material used for my keyboard stands and other products.

Rubber feet

Clear 3M rubber feet are pre-applied on each unit so it's ready to use after removing packaging. 4x6 units have an extra 2 bumpons in the center to maintain stability.


Where to Buy

Switch Tester Plates are currently available from 3 aussie vendors.

Switchkeys
Custom KBD
Mountain Keyboards


Direct purchase is also possible by messaging me on discord. If you are international, I recommend checking out the vendors above as they'll have better rates.

Discord: @Ninja#5071

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