Gateron Silent Yellow Linear Switches

  • A batch of Gateron Silent Yellow linear mechanical keyboard switches.

Gateron Silent Yellow Linear Switches


These Gateron Silent yellow switches are perfect for people that want a cheap and smooth linear typing experience but want to use their mechanical keyboard at the office or in a shared environment with other people. Your colleagues, friends, and spouse will thank you for being so considerate by using these switches. The silent yellows will sound similar to the silent blacks but have a lower operating and bottom-out force. Perfect for people who need to type for long extended periods of time.

Sound Test:

Jae (Youtube)


  • 2mm actuation | 4mm bottom out
  • 50g operating force | 60g bottom-out force
  • 5pin PCB mount | Can be clipped to 3pin plate mount

Here is a guide on how many switches you'll need for different keyboard sizes (Always order a few more just in case if you're unsure):

  • 120 - full size
  • 92 - TKL
  • 80 - 75%
  • 70 - 65%
  • 65 - 60%
  • 45 - 40%