If you are a fan of linear switches, then here is a keyboard switch Healio v2 switch from Zeal Pc that is both silent and linear.
Here, you will find all details for the Healios v2 Switch to take your keyboard setup to the next level.
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What are Healios Switches (V2)?
Healios v2 switches are Silent and linear switches from Zeal PC. The Healios switches have a transparent body with a translucent orange-colored stem.
They can be fitted in plate-mounted keyboards.
Healio Switch Specifications
|Switch Type||Silent Linear|
|Bottom Out Force||63.5g|
|Mount Type||PCB Mount|
|Number of Variants||1|
Healios V2 Review
The Healios v2 switches from Zeal Pc are linear, and you will get a great typing experience from a linear switch.
They are easily identifiable by their Distinct Orange Stem and the transparent Housing of the Switch.
With RGB keyboards, they emit enough light due to their transparent design which adds an aura to your keyboard.
Linear switches are great if you look for a smoother typing experience from your keyboard. The linear switches are silent compared to the other mechanical switch types, tactile and clicky.
If you like typing for long, then the Healios v2 switches can be an excellent choice for you. When you work in offices or if keyboard switch noise can be a concern, the linear type of switches can be a savior for you.
Housing and Body
The Healios V2 has a transparent housing, which will not block any lights if you mount it on a keyboard with RGB lighting. Thus the lighting would be great.
The build quality of the housing and the switch is also good. Hence the switches would be a great choice to use with an RGB lighting keyboard setup.
The stem of the switch is of Orange color and is the silent type, that is when you click you won’t get any clicky noises which you get with clicky switches in mechanical keyboards.
The stem feels smooth and silent when clicked. Every click feels consistent and up to the mark.
Spring and Force
The spring fitted in the Healios V2 has a bottom-out force of 63.5g. So, it is not too stiff and is fine.
The Healios v2 switch can support a keyboard that has a plate mounting. These switches have added two plastic legs in the bottom that add rigidity when you solder it on the PCB.
You need to check your mechanical keyboard PCB has additional two pin mounting holes in it for the two legs of the switches. Otherwise, you need to remove the switch legs to mount to the keyboard PCB.
The mounting process is straightforward, and these switches fit pretty well to the PCB.
Healios V2 Sound test
It is very much silent and has a slight scratchy sound to it.
You can lube these switches with a quality lube like Krytox 205g0 to make them sound better. This is an awesome linear switch grease that you can use.
Here is my overall experience of the Healios V2 switches…
The Healios V2 is really silent on usage. They feel very smooth which makes it an awesome choice in linear switches.
Where to Buy Healios V2 Switches?
Healios V2 switches are available online and you can easily get one set of them from the Zeal PC Website.
Healio V2 FAQs
Are Healios v2 Switches worth it?
The Healio switches are a quality product for your mechanical keyboard and are worth it. These switches exceeded the expectation that I had from a linear switch.
Are the Healios Silent?
Healios v2 switches are silent. They are of a linear type so, you get an equal amount of smoothness with the silence of these switches. You will feel these switches buttery smooth. You can even lube the Healios v2 to get an even smoother typing experience.
Conclusion: Are Healios V2 Switches good?
Let’s conclude the review of Healios v2 Switches.
Overall, considering the price point and the features, I liked the Healios v2 switches. The bottom-out force can be a bit lower as per my expectation. However, the switches feel great and are not wobbly, so a great plus point to the switch.
If you would like to get tactile Variant Switches from Zeal PC, you can check the Zealios V2 review here.
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