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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.