More Photos of K18 Key Hinges

Hinge clip mechanisms used by this type of keyboard - Type K18

Many keyboards use different sizes of the same hinge type for the special large and small keys on the keyboard. View the photos below for a comparison of the space where the key belongs compared to the regular size hinge used by the letter keys.

Our replacement key kits will include the matching hinge size for whichever key you are ordering.

Regular Hinge Size
This size hinge is used for the letter keys as well as number keys on the keyboard.

Regular Hinge Size Space
This is the space where the regular size hinge would fit.

Large Hinge Size
This size hinge is used for the large keys (Ex: Backspace, Enter, etc.).

Large Hinge Size Space
This is the space where the large hinge would fit.

Large Hinge Size (2x Hinges)
This size key uses 2 small hinges.

Large Hinge Size Space (2x Hinges)
This is the space where the 2 small hinges would fit (Shown with the rubber spring)

Small Hinge Size
This size hinge is used for the “F” and “Arrow keys” keys on the keyboard.

Small Hinge Size Space
This is the space where the small hinge would fit (Shown with the rubber spring)

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