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Cherry MY part number schema

This page summarises the Cherry MY part number schema. See common schema for a more detailed look at the Cherry part number schema.

As an unlisted type, the only data comes from part number MY1A-21NC, cited by Cherry USA as that of the (type 3) actuator; this part number is also listed in a topic on KBDMania without explanation of its origin, but it may have come from Datacal (who never responded to queries).

1: Keymodule

Value Meaning
M Keymodule

2: Series

Value Meaning
Y Cherry MY (FTSC: full-travel sealed contact) actuator module

3: Contact design

Value Meaning
1 Undetermined, but it may have no value considering that MY actuator modules do not have switch contacts

4: Switch characteristics

Value Meaning
A Undetermined, but it may have no value considering that MY actuator modules do not have switch contacts

5: Force and behaviour

Value Meaning
2 Found in “type 3” (third-generation) MY switches, of no known meaning

6: Keystem

Value Meaning
1 Undefined, but all MY switches are Cherry MX mount

7: Standard features

Value Meaning
N Undefined, but as MY actuators have no electronics of any kind, this is likely “None”

8: Additional characteristics

Value Meaning
C Undefined