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Offline Halverson

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #100 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 00:08:15 »
Sorry if I missed it, but what kind of prices we looking at approximately at this high MOQ?

the switch per-se is not terribly expensive, the problem is that we need new keycaps, stabs, plates, case, ....

Matt3o: Are you planning on designing your own cases?  Or will these drop into standard "MX" ones?

we need a whole new case, yes. Technically it works on a cherry mx switch plate, but it's not a perfect fit.

Hmmmmm hopefully plans for a kit come up someday :)
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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #101 on: Sun, 29 January 2017, 05:19:07 »
This is more or less what I wanted to do.



basically an HHKB with split spacebar. Unfortunately I don't have all the key size to make it perfect, but I can settle with that for a prototype.

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #102 on: Sun, 29 January 2017, 16:44:15 »
This is more or less what I wanted to do.

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basically an HHKB with split spacebar. Unfortunately I don't have all the key size to make it perfect, but I can settle with that for a prototype.

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #103 on: Sun, 29 January 2017, 20:16:59 »
I'm not a big fan of the HHKB layout, however as long as it's fully programmable - for example I can implement dual space-fn layers with the space bars then I'm all good.

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #104 on: Thu, 23 February 2017, 03:23:43 »
soooooo, where can the rest of us buy these??  Looking to try to build my own Teensy keyboard.

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #105 on: Wed, 01 March 2017, 15:06:24 »
I guess the blaring non-response means we can't?

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #106 on: Thu, 02 March 2017, 07:14:31 »
I guess the blaring non-response means we can't?
It's going to be a little while yet, yes. You can try and contact kaihua like matt3o but it's probably better just to wait it out.

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #107 on: Mon, 17 April 2017, 10:22:48 »
Still interested in April!

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #108 on: Tue, 25 April 2017, 09:38:42 »
I love all the work being done with the ML-based switches! 60% keyboards with this profile of switch would be pretty neat, since it would be a great travel option/take to class option!

Cheers, and keep up the good work : )

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #109 on: Tue, 25 April 2017, 16:23:51 »
I'm really interested to here more about these switches too - registered just to say so! Hope keycaps happen soon - When they do a group buy should be able to happen since you can already pick these switches up on Globalsources.

Is there any more info Matt3o?

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #110 on: Tue, 25 April 2017, 18:38:53 »
I just want to pop in and see if there's more info on these switches and their keycaps yet
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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #111 on: Sun, 21 May 2017, 00:37:08 »
Bump.


I would very much like to build my own custom board out of these.

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #112 on: Sun, 21 May 2017, 10:42:42 »
Still interested in April!

Still interested in May!

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #113 on: Sun, 21 May 2017, 10:44:37 »
I'm also still interested.

There was a post by Kailh on /r/mechanicalkeyboards about a week ago saying to contact them about switches, but still haven't heard anything about keycaps. The rep that was in that thread had rather rudimentary English skills so communication was difficult at best.

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #114 on: Sun, 21 May 2017, 11:26:14 »
I'm still interested. It would be awesome to build a slim Planck with these for travel

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Re: New low profile Kailh switches (cherry ML inspired)
« Reply #115 on: Wed, 24 May 2017, 11:22:21 »
I've been very busy with the MT3 keycap profile, but I'm still interested in doing something with this switch.

We are trying to run another batch of WhiteFox (with or without massdrop), as soon as that is defined I can move on other projects.