Low Profile Cherry Switches, Anyone?

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Just wanted to drop this in here: http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/cherry-releases-new-mx-low-profile-rgb-high-precision-switch.html
" Cherry is announcing the MX Low Profile RGB. A shallow switch that features a brand-new design with a low profile. This allows the implementation of mechanical keys in a much more compact format, making the CHERRY MX Low Profile RGB suitable not only for use in notebooks but also for building unusually thin high-end keyboards.
The CHERRY MX Low Profile RGB is the first truly new development in mechanical switches in more than 30 years. The company's R&D department has invested a lot of time and effort in achieving a total height of only 11.9 millimeters without compromising on characteristics and quality. The MX Low Profile RGB is about 35 percent shallower than the standard MX switches, and thanks to its unique design it can be used just as easily for mechanical keyboards in high-end notebooks as for unusually thin mechanical desktop keyboards. The new CHERRY switch was fully developed and built in Germany,  its the "Made in Germany" seal representing the best product quality and the highest manufacturing precision. "

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- More info in the link - thought it was cool.
I saw this and it got me thinking I might want to try swapping one of my #pads switches out to low-pro's or something, might be kinda fun.
*Edit* - Just realized that it appears the dimensions of the bottom are different between the Low-Pro's and the normal ones, so maybe you can't swap them out D: That'd be a shame.
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entirelyamelia
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Jun 7, 2021
I wonder if these will be easier to get keycaps for than existing low profile switches.
evilstormer
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Mar 14, 2021
Want
mingye
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Mar 13, 2021
It seems the low profile ones can work on the same PCB as the high profile, am I right?
Pequenininho
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Jun 7, 2021
Oi27
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Dec 19, 2020
Kailh did made something exactly similar (Choc V2 switches) recently.... except the pins on the bottom had a nonstandard footprint, making them incompatible with hotswap boards! If Cherry doesn't do this, they have the lowpro market in the bag.
Shalakazaam
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Dec 18, 2020
does gateron have low profile option?
wjajr
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Dec 18, 2020
I would like low profile switch option in a shift type keyboard.
Keth
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Jan 1, 2019
Still waiting for MX Clear RGB...not much hope of a tactile switch in this package.
Recel
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Dec 31, 2018
Dank.
Stpn
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Dec 31, 2018
Is it possible to get a drop for these?
A community member
Jan 15, 2018
I'll be all over this for a portable keyboard--anything between 60% and 75%.
suaspnte
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Mar 15, 2021
Just don’t forget that you’ll need low-profile keycaps too so they don’t bottom out on the PCB/plate.
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