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Seimitsu Alutimo

Available Early April

Seimitsu Alutimo – Enhancing Performance for a New Generation.

Mechanical Revolution:
Seimitsu is stepping into the future with the ‘Alutimo,’ a cutting-edge pushbutton integrating Cherry MX microswitches geared towards high-speed performance.

Cherry MX Speed Silver:
Experience the swiftness of MX Speed Silvers, renowned for rapid input execution. Furthermore, the Alutimo is adaptable, allowing customization with different Cherry MX microswitch profiles.

Innovative Design:
A groundbreaking MX switch holder mechanism ensures uninterrupted connectivity without signal disruptions. With Alutimo’s appealing Solid and Clear color variations in 30mm and 24mm sizes, a fresh aesthetic awaits.

Interchangeable Microswitch:
Effortlessly swap the pushbutton microswitch with other Cherry microswitches using optional spacers provided by Seimitsu.

Key Features of Seimitsu Alutimo:
– Available in 30mm and 24mm sizes
– Dual-Piece Plunger design for artwork customization on Clear Alutimo versions
– Hot-swappable MX profile Microswitches (3-Pin)
– Customize MX Switches with 1.0mm (Included) and 0.2mm Spacers (Available Separately)
– Simplify swapping with the Seimitsu Switch Extractor Tool (Offered Separately)

Cherry MX – Color / Mechanical Characteristics

   
Switch Type   
   
Operating Force   
   
Actuation Point   
   
Total Travel   
   
MX Blue   
   
Clicky/Tactile   
   
60g   
   
2.2mm   
   
4.0mm   
   
MX Brown   
   
Tactile   
   
55g   
   
2.0mm   
   
4.0mm   
   
MX Red   
   
Linear   
   
45g   
   
2.0mm   
   
4.0mm   
   
MX Black   
   
Linear   
   
60g   
   
2.0mm   
   
4.0mm   
   
MX Speed Silver   
   
Linear   
   
45g   
   
1.2mm   
   
3.4mm   
   
MX Silent Red   
   
Linear   
   
45g   
   
1.9mm   
   
3.7mm   
   
MX Silent Black   
   
Linear   
   
60g   
   
1.9mm   
   
3.7mm   
   
MX Low Profile Red   
   
Linear   
   
45g   
   
1.2mm   
   
3.2mm   
   
MX Low Profile Speed   
   
Linear   
   
45g   
   
1.0mm   
   
3.2mm   
   
MX Green   
   
Clicky/Tactile   
   
80g   
   
2.2mm   
   
4.0mm   
   
MX Clear   
   
Tactile   
   
65g   
   
2.0mm   
   
4.0mm   
   
MX Grey   
   
Tactile   
   
80g   
   
2.0mm   
   
4.0mm   

Alutimo Shim Pack for Precision Adjustment

– Alutimo 1mm Shim
– Alutimo 0.2mm Shim

The shims serve to extend travel distance for enhanced customisation. 

By default, the Alutimo switch features the MX Speed Silver, with a 1mm Shim pre-installed.

Enthusiasts have the flexibility to fine-tune actuation points using the shims. You can opt for concise, quick-acting buttons without shims or ultra-sensitive buttons reminiscent of MX Red/Blue switches using 2 x 1mm shims.

Utilizing the 1mm Shim as Default:

This practice stems from the actuation point variations inherent in the MX Silver switch.

The Speed Silver exhibits a tolerance range of -0.6mm to +0.6mm, a substantial span of 1.2mm. The 1mm shim addresses this spectrum, accounting for potential discrepancies between switches.

For instances where the individual Speed Silver tolerance aligns near -0.6mm, users can remove the 1mm shim for a shortened key press. Conversely, if a particular Speed Silver switch nears +0.6mm, utilizing the Alutimo sans the 1mm shim may result in missed or incomplete key presses.

0.2mm Shim Enhancement:

Enthusiasts can fine-tune individual MX switch discrepancies with the 0.2mm shim, crafting the ultimate responsive MX button configuration.

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New stock arriving soon

A new shipment has arrived

Hi all, just a quick note to let you know that we’ve got new stock from Seimitsu, Sanwa and Phreakmods arriving in the next couple of weeks. 

More springs, more JLF, LS-32 and LS-40 joysticks, more buttons, ball and bat tops!

If there’s something you’re after and we’re out of stock, create an account and add those parts to your wishlist. The system will email you the moment we restock those parts.

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Happy Holidays!

Christmas tree on the deck

Season’s greetings from us at Pincade! 2023 is drawing to a close and we want to thank you for your support and custom this year. We’re planning on making 2024 a bigger year for arcade and pinball parts so let’s close off with a bang! We’re knocking between 10 and 15% off Sanwa OBSF and OBSC buttons so stock up in readiness for your summer project. Not only that, we have just received a new shipment of stock from Japan, here are a few new items you won’t have seen at Pincade before:

This new lever is our first Samducksa product and is their Knee Lever Neo edition. Designed in collaboration with Jaemin Knee Bae this is a high end lever for your next Tekken tournament.

I love KDiT’s accessories, they have a gorgeous, vibrant colour that’s hard to photograph but in person are simply stunning. These translucent battops have a hollow metal insert – run a wired LED up a hollow shaft into one of these and light them up from the inside. We also have balltops in the same style

Sanwa’s new silent stick, the JLX-TPML-8YT-SK features a new leaf microswitch developed in conjunction with Omron – featuring 5 levels of actuation. Now you can tune the actuation point individually on up, down, left and right of your stick.

As always if there’s something you’re after and you don’t see it in our store reach out to us via the Contact Us page. We’re keen to stock more of the products you want and if we end up getting your product in we’ll give you a discount voucher in thanks.

We really appreciate all your reviews and orders – the bigger we can make Pincade together the cheaper we can offer a wider range of pinball and arcade parts.

Last, seasons greetings to our competitors out there, we acknowledge your efforts and we enjoy seeing the industry grow.