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Offline Subdromat

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Aluminium or Wood Case for fullsize board
« on: Fri, 24 September 2021, 05:41:33 »
Hello,

maybe this topic is discussed ,i have questions about third Party cnc produced cases for fullsize 104 key Boards. I have 2 full size Filco Keyboards , blue and red switch.Just looking for cases,but nothing to buy. WASD told me woudnt fit Filco because of their own Caps.

So why noone offer fullsize cases? To hard to produce ,cant be

Offline Faceman76

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Re: Aluminium or Wood Case for fullsize board
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 24 September 2021, 21:49:04 »
https://nkeys.mx/

Someone working on a full size AL case and PCB.

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Offline Leslieann

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Re: Aluminium or Wood Case for fullsize board
« Reply #2 on: Sat, 25 September 2021, 03:20:39 »
Few make cases alone because it's too keyboard specific and dependent on someone else.
Say you spend a bunch developing a case for Filco and they decide to alter something and it no longer fits or they discontinue it? Your product is now worthless.

Then there's the fact that the PCB is actually really quite easy and cheap to make, so no sense in riding someone else's work unless you have a good reason. More so, you can add whatever features you want with little to no extra cost.
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