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ohls:
As a first time builder, my plan is to recreate something similar to this redditor's atomic purple gameboy keyboard. They managed to dye a clear case and keycaps to get the final result.



I've sourced the parts that seem to do the job, but I'm not 100% sure they are compatible. Would you guys mind giving me some feedback on my parts list? And what I might be missing, or could be improved?

Case: GH60 (60%), clear case from AliExpress
PCB: DZ60RGB V2 HOT SWAP CUSTOM KEYBOARD PCB
PCB Foam: DZ60 RGB PCB FOAM
Plate: PC PLATE-B (2.25U left shift)
Switches: Kailh Silent Pink Switch or Lavender Linear Switch
Keycaps: OEM profile, ABS clear keycaps from AliExpress (I couldn't find any PBT set for reasonable price)
Switch films: None. I've heard Kailh switches should be fine without?
Stabilizers: GMK SCREW-IN STABILIZERS
Feet: KBDFANS RUBBER FEET

Additionally, here are some personal preferences:

* Arrow keys is a must
* Linear switches
* I prefer 65%, but couldn't find parts, thus went for 60%.
* Not too concerned about the thocks (since it's an experimental build), but will put effort to lube for the experience itself.

Edit, update to wireless build:
Case: GH60 (60%), clear case from AliExpress
Kit (PCB + Plate + Stabilizers): GK64XS 60%, 64 keys, hot swap, Bluetooth
Switches: Boba gum RGB (62g)
Keycaps: DCS Clear Keys (Polycarbonate)



nevin:
- MOST 60's have the same mounting holes, might have to check against pcb when you get it. (might have to shave off a standoff in the case)
- make sure the plate you're looking at support the layout you want. (the listing is saying plate B, and also says what stabs are needed: (3) 2u, (1) 6.25u)

- stabs... go with pcb mount (screw-in stabs) your brand of choice
- if you want some blank grey caps to go with it look for thick pbt oem profile
- films... on this type of budget build... nah....

65%... TOFU65?

there's been a handful of gameboy inspired keyboard stuff.... here you go....
https://thekey.company/products/gmk-dmg
https://drop.com/buy/zmkc-pocket-game-console-artisan-keycap
https://ramaworks.store/products/thermal-seq2

... and your links are goofed.
coming up as

--- Code: ---http://%22https//www.aliexpress.com/item/32909665228.html%22
--- End code ---
should be

--- Code: ---[url=https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32909665228.htm]title[/url]
--- End code ---

ohls:

--- Quote from: nevin on Fri, 09 July 2021, 16:26:02 ---- MOST 60's have the same mounting holes, might have to check against pcb when you get it. (might have to shave off a standoff in the case)
- make sure the plate you're looking at support the layout you want. (the listing is saying plate B, and also says what stabs are needed: (3) 2u, (1) 6.25u)
(Attachment Link)
- stabs... go with pcb mount (screw-in stabs) your brand of choice
- if you want some blank grey caps to go with it look for thick pbt oem profile
- films... on this type of budget build... nah....

65%... TOFU65?

there's been a handful of gameboy inspired keyboard stuff.... here you go....
https://thekey.company/products/gmk-dmg
https://drop.com/buy/zmkc-pocket-game-console-artisan-keycap
https://ramaworks.store/products/thermal-seq2

... and your links are goofed.
coming up as

--- Code: ---http://%22https//www.aliexpress.com/item/32909665228.html%22
--- End code ---
should be

--- Code: ---[url=https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32909665228.htm]title[/url]
--- End code ---

--- End quote ---

Thank you for your guidance! I also fixed the links, got the formatting incorrect (should not have quotation marks around the links like in HTML).

- I should have looked more closely on the PCB page, because apparently the description had listed the compatible mounts. Gonna pick one of the KBDs listed there.
- Will look into some reviews for screw-in stabs in that case.
- Thanks for the blank keycaps, need it for black accent.
- No films, gotcha!
- About 65% Tofu, the acrylic case that comes with the kit is unfortunately frosted, which diffuses the light too much compared to what you'd see on transparent gameboy color. The only 65% clear case I found was this one on AliExpress. Looking at all the reviews, the fit is apparently too tight for most PCBs.

ohls:
Do most general purpose cases fit battery packs, e.g. if I were to get a PCB with bluetooth support?

I'm looking into applying this "GK64XS" kit to the clear case I linked in the first post. I've noticed the height were different, but not sure if that's any indication.

Below are the dimensions of the "clear case" (but in black variant), there's no info on how tall the standoffs are. And no info on how tall the battery is for the bluetooth keyboard kit.


yui:
for the battery, yes, or no, it really depend on your battery, you can find batteries small enough to fit in any cases but the capacity is going to be low and so will need to be charged often, i think i have the same model of plastic case you look at at home so it you give me the dimensions of the battery you want to use i could check.
although i thought tinting ABS caps was close to impossible as ABS melts before most dyes activate, but i may be wrong, other than that i see nothing that jumps to me as incompatible.

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