Apple tries to take into account the wishes of users. So, in the current laptops of the manufacturer, the mechanism of the keyboard type “scissors” is used, which came to replace the unsuccessful “butterfly”. However, the company can not always realize the most unusual requests by virtue of physical restrictions or common sense. Therefore, the enthusiast assumed the work on the introduction of a mechanical keyboard in MacBook Pro.
The updated scissor mechanism of switches in Apple laptops can boast of improved operation and response with a quick text set. Nevertheless, some devices owners still believe that the real mechanics is not replaced. True, due to the design features of compact devices, Apple cannot use bulky mechanical switches. But the brave enthusiast took the initiative to his hands and did what some were waiting for.
The author of the YouTube channel Squashy Boys disassembled a personal MacBook Pro and turned a compact device into a mechanical printed machine. To do this, he had to modify the aluminum body of the device, as well as partially disassemble the RK Royal donor keyboard.
The non-standard keyboard had to be fixed with an adhesive gun, but the connection of third-party iron did not cause problems – the keyboard is wireless and connected via Bluetooth. As a result, the enthusiast gathered the working system and now owns the first MacBook Pro with a mechanical keyboard on board.
Unfortunately, the laptop is completely not closed, but the owner enjoys work on mechanics with RGB backlight.