Switches are Clicky; Here's Why

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  • Published on:  Sunday, August 11, 2019
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    Click clack I was taken aback. Wonderin’ ‘bout those switches of light, yeah.
    Let’s find out what the point is of all that clacking, shall we?

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  • Kickassman 4

    Kickassman 4

     2 hours ago

    There is some level of Childish tendencies. "(Warning)" Please don't do this. I had my Auto play on and I decided to listen to this guy out.

    This guy is way to excited to Plug and Unplug. as you see in this Diagram (http://prntscr.com/q7foi1)

  • Whiffling Tit

    Whiffling Tit

     5 hours ago

    I love my clicky blue cherry switch keyboard, but I'm switching to a quieter brown cherry soon in favor of having a quieter keyboard that still has that satisfying tactile clicky feeling.

  • SapphireFlame


     7 hours ago +1

    So that's why lightswitches buzz when held at midpoint.

  • D Zuke

    D Zuke

     9 hours ago

    Ooooooooh, electric sparks...

  • Dodge Williams

    Dodge Williams

     10 hours ago

    came for clicking noises, stayed for accidental lessons in arc welding

  • Jake Smith

    Jake Smith

     13 hours ago

    UK Viewer here, how come the US plug sockets don't have switches on them?

  • Der ohne Namen

    Der ohne Namen

     14 hours ago

    Those sparks doesnt appear in european outlets

  • Falcrist


     14 hours ago +1

    4:33 "Nothing is a perfect insulator"
    Actually, if you want to get REALLY technical, "Nothing" (as in, empty space) isn't a perfect insulator either.

  • Yoonseong Do

    Yoonseong Do

     20 hours ago

    I do silent switching intentionally sometimes to not wake people up in the room

  • DB-47


     20 hours ago

    Some older trams like Czechoslovakian Tatra T3 / T3SU(CS) have line contactor, that makes noticeable clack sound when turning on and even louder when breaking higher current (60 - 540A (750 A max when overcurrent trips contactor instantly) at 600 V DC). Newer trams are fully solid state but still have line contactor as backup beacuse lowering pantograph under overcurrent would cause huge electric arc

  • chris d

    chris d

     20 hours ago

    Well its 4:40 in tge morning and i learned something new and totally usless to me lmao

  • Mob


     21 hours ago

    9:49 when I was 6 Years old, I used to do that and somehow the damn thing short circuited and my house's main room was lit on fire

  • Defensive Wounds

    Defensive Wounds

     22 hours ago

    14:42 - this reminds me of when I am setting up mics for my drumkit and other equipment for my band! lol

  • BeagleBear Gaming

    BeagleBear Gaming

     23 hours ago

    1 min in and i am already smile watching your video. thanks

  • Lil Cumstain

    Lil Cumstain


    why the fuck did i get entertained by a dude explaining switches

  • steam train Ty

    steam train Ty


    this video clicks with me.

  • Runco990



    Hah! I still have an ancient light switch that's totally silent! It has a sealed mercury tilt switch inside. Ooooo..... DEADLY!!! Not. But I can see why they stopped making these.
    Bet it was expensive in it's day.

  • Joanne Spanner

    Joanne Spanner


    A switch is a person who likes... no.

  • IrrelevantScrm



    if you poke a light switch instead of smacking the wall as hard as you can you're living life wrong

  • Sam N.

    Sam N.


    brains are funny things... i was rewatching this and during the "ooh a spark" portion I faintly smelled ozone each time... like happened with my old ionizer that gave off visible sparks if touched
    so my brain went "that bright thing makes this smell, so let's pretend we smell that"
    It stopped when you stopped playing with the plug.