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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #150 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 19:26:22 »
I'm trying to put mounting holes in my dxf file. Does anyone have a drawing for a poker case compatible plate I can overlay. If what I'm saying doesn't make sense it's because I don't know what I'm doing. Please be kind :)
The file I use is not exactly precise with regard to where the mounting holes are in relation to the PCB. It overcomes the lack of precision by having the holes be larger than necessary. I don't think you really want that. :(

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« Reply #151 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 19:32:47 »
I'm trying to put mounting holes in my dxf file. Does anyone have a drawing for a poker case compatible plate I can overlay. If what I'm saying doesn't make sense it's because I don't know what I'm doing. Please be kind :)
The file I use is not exactly precise with regard to where the mounting holes are in relation to the PCB. It overcomes the lack of precision by having the holes be larger than necessary. I don't think you really want that. :(

I'm just getting used to draft sight now. With the previously attached file is all I have to do is add the holes and widen the border?

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« Reply #152 on: Wed, 06 August 2014, 05:04:10 »
Sorry if this is a noob question but im looking at the "phantom plates" file and im having an issue where the dimensions of the plates are 5.302mm x 13.982mm instead of 119mm x 344mm. Am I doing something wrong or is it the file? I checked it out using FreeCAD, Inkscape, and OpenSCAD.

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« Reply #153 on: Wed, 06 August 2014, 06:53:43 »
Sorry if this is a noob question but im looking at the "phantom plates" file and im having an issue where the dimensions of the plates are 5.302mm x 13.982mm instead of 119mm x 344mm. Am I doing something wrong or is it the file? I checked it out using FreeCAD, Inkscape, and OpenSCAD.
Sounds like the dimensions are in inches, not mm.

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« Reply #154 on: Fri, 08 August 2014, 03:16:43 »
man, that drawing on the official cherry pdf is utter useless. it has zero measurements required for anyone designing a plate... sigh...

anyway, i just uploaded a simple model (in openSCAD) here http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:421524

it has all the correct measurements to 1. attach keycaps. 2. attach to a plate. everything else is a gross approximation :)

license is share-alike. fwiiw... and there are versioned source at bitbucket (github for grownups :) that you can fork/etc...

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« Reply #155 on: Fri, 08 August 2014, 04:54:01 »
Added the only picture with measurements that i could find in this thead to mm. (wth, SAE? are you guys fro real? :)

anyone can help me with the mount that only has the extra 4 spaces (2x2)? i think that is the best one.... can't find the exact measurements for that one.

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« Reply #156 on: Fri, 22 August 2014, 23:00:52 »
Where are the screw holes located between the ] and \ key and the tab and q for a 60% plate?  Are the screw holes just in the middle of the two switches? Also what is the radius of them?

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« Reply #157 on: Sat, 23 August 2014, 08:53:31 »
Where are the screw holes located between the ] and \ key and the tab and q for a 60% plate?  Are the screw holes just in the middle of the two switches? Also what is the radius of them?

If you center them between the two switches, and use a raduis of 3.175mm, the fact that they aren't perfectly aligned with the screw holes will be compensated by their size. That's what I use. :)

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« Reply #158 on: Sat, 23 August 2014, 12:39:12 »
Where are the screw holes located between the ] and \ key and the tab and q for a 60% plate?  Are the screw holes just in the middle of the two switches? Also what is the radius of them?

If you center them between the two switches, and use a raduis of 3.175mm, the fact that they aren't perfectly aligned with the screw holes will be compensated by their size. That's what I use. :)

Cool thanks  :thumb:

Also can I make the plate compatible with both a pure and poker layout by using the 2.75 universal switch cutout?

It seems to look like it would.

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« Reply #159 on: Sat, 23 August 2014, 14:53:08 »
Where are the screw holes located between the ] and \ key and the tab and q for a 60% plate?  Are the screw holes just in the middle of the two switches? Also what is the radius of them?

If you center them between the two switches, and use a raduis of 3.175mm, the fact that they aren't perfectly aligned with the screw holes will be compensated by their size. That's what I use. :)

Cool thanks  :thumb:

Also can I make the plate compatible with both a pure and poker layout by using the 2.75 universal switch cutout?

It seems to look like it would.

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Yes, but then you MUST use PCB mount stabilizers. Because you just cut away the area in the plate where stabilizers would mount.

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« Reply #160 on: Sat, 23 August 2014, 15:08:52 »
Where are the screw holes located between the ] and \ key and the tab and q for a 60% plate?  Are the screw holes just in the middle of the two switches? Also what is the radius of them?

If you center them between the two switches, and use a raduis of 3.175mm, the fact that they aren't perfectly aligned with the screw holes will be compensated by their size. That's what I use. :)

Cool thanks  :thumb:

Also can I make the plate compatible with both a pure and poker layout by using the 2.75 universal switch cutout?

It seems to look like it would.

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Yes, but then you MUST use PCB mount stabilizers. Because you just cut away the area in the plate where stabilizers would mount.

So do I need to use this cutout with the little tabs on the bottom? Is there another that would also get the left side of what would be the shift switch in a pure layout for more stability? Or maybe even a shorter cutout with the tabs for the stabs off centered? I'll draw a mockup of what I was thinking when i get home.

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« Reply #161 on: Fri, 03 October 2014, 00:14:48 »
Is there any teensy 3.1 layouts avallable for tinycad or eagle?
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« Reply #162 on: Mon, 06 October 2014, 16:08:49 »
Is ISO Enter for Cherry MX usually stab bar open inward or open outward?
For 60% / Poker II compatible plate, what is the dimensions on x and y for edge of the plate, as well as distance from edges relative to the Esc key? Is the corners filet at 0.0787in / 2mm?

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« Reply #163 on: Fri, 17 October 2014, 05:25:14 »
I'll be updating some of the files hopefully by the end of the weekend and also update the OP.

Things to update:
- Update plate components to include alps-only switch cutouts (For non-stab requiring keys) and hybird MX-Alps switch cutouts.
- Update plate components to be colored coded so it is easier to organise and remove extra drawings
- Update plate components to include stabilizer cutouts for setups using acrylic plates with PCB-mount stabs
- Add to OP: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:421524
- Add to OP: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=47744.msg1384268#msg1384268
- Fix Dropbox file links
- Thumbnails for the files that don't already have one

If there is anything else, please let me know.

I also hopefully sometime in the near future intend to post the completed, fixed acrylic cases for the other projects I had started such as the TKL/60%/1800/Lube stattion/GHPad/QazPad/etc. No promises though. :D

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« Reply #164 on: Fri, 17 October 2014, 06:06:47 »
it's really file mx cad i can make clone :))
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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #165 on: Fri, 24 October 2014, 16:46:52 »
I added a sample MX mounting plate to the second post as an attachment at the end (60%, ANSI 125 layout).

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« Reply #166 on: Fri, 24 October 2014, 21:51:18 »
Does anybody have a .dwg for a keyboard with with Matias ALPS switches?

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« Reply #167 on: Fri, 24 October 2014, 22:18:43 »
Does anybody have a .dwg for a keyboard with with Matias ALPS switches?

You just need this picture. It's a rectangular hole 12.9x15.6mm. Still 19.05mm spacing center to center. :)


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« Reply #168 on: Fri, 24 October 2014, 23:56:49 »
You just need this picture [for Alps/Matias plates]. It's a rectangular hole 12.9x15.6mm. Still 19.05mm spacing center to center. :)

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This differs from all the specs Iíve seen, which call for 12.8 x 15.5mm switch holes, with tolerances of -0.0 / +0.1 mm for each dimension. If your hole gets to be 12.95 x 15.65, which your diagram specifies as okay, the switch starts to be a bit loose, though it should still work.

The ideal width also slightly depends on the thickness of the plate. I highly recommend making a test plate in whatever material/process you plan to use, with switch holes of various dimensions, before making your final copy.

Personally I find that 12.7 x 15.45 holes work well enough for the switches Iíve tried (but any smaller and it gets iffy), so Iíd aim for dimensions of 12.8x15.5 +/- 0.05mm.
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« Reply #169 on: Sat, 25 October 2014, 01:29:10 »
Thanks friends, those measurements will be helpful. This CAD thing is really hitting me where it hurts (the brain). I can't seem to get the spacings or the measurements worked out at all. So many levels of zoom and different grids and blurg.

Anyway, these resources are still helpful, so thanks! :))

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« Reply #170 on: Wed, 05 November 2014, 08:04:48 »
Does any one know what the distance from the keycaps to the inner edge of the top part that's usually used is? I'm trying to design a housing and assume that it would be the same with the gaps between 2 keycaps (and so what is it by the way?)

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« Reply #171 on: Wed, 05 November 2014, 08:42:44 »
I don't really understand your question, an illustration would be immensely helpful

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« Reply #172 on: Wed, 05 November 2014, 17:26:15 »
Does any one know what the distance from the keycaps to the inner edge of the top part that's usually used is? I'm trying to design a housing and assume that it would be the same with the gaps between 2 keycaps (and so what is it by the way?)
Gap between keycaps depends on the keycaps. Some are bigger than others, but center-to-center spacing is almost always consistent (.75 inches). Youíll need to look at a spec sheet, or bust out some calipers, if you want to find how much space there is with your specific keycaps.

Same goes for any part of a case that sits next to the keycaps. The gap varies dramatically from one keyboard to the next. If youíre making your own case, use however much space you personally prefer.

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #173 on: Thu, 06 November 2014, 04:18:09 »
Does any one know what the distance from the keycaps to the inner edge of the top part that's usually used is? I'm trying to design a housing and assume that it would be the same with the gaps between 2 keycaps (and so what is it by the way?)

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2.5mm is the bare minimum (I usually add something on my custom cases depending on material and case design)

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #174 on: Thu, 06 November 2014, 14:41:16 »
SP's DCS caps are .715" square for the single unit caps.  Use .75" spacing between switch centers and the math isn't that hard.  Other profile caps can be a touch different as well as caps from other companies such as BSP and GMK.  SP's DSA caps are a touch closer together at the bottom of the skirt.  Though I am not sure how much.  This is just from the difference in how my wire cap puller fits between keys of different profiles.
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« Reply #175 on: Thu, 06 November 2014, 16:37:08 »
SP's DCS caps are .715" square for the single unit caps.[...] SP's DSA caps are a touch closer together at the bottom of the skirt.
DSA are .725" square.

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« Reply #176 on: Fri, 07 November 2014, 01:18:13 »
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« Reply #177 on: Wed, 12 November 2014, 08:11:26 »
After all these months of use, am I the first to notice an error in this?  There are switch patterns for everything from 1.0x to 2.75x, but there seem to be TWO 2.25x patterns.  It appears that the 2.50x pattern is wrongly labeled "2.25".  (Is there actually a 2.50x keycap anyhow?)

The published version has vectorized labels, so I cannot correct this.  So I am reporting it instead.

But if someone can and will fix that item, perhaps they could address some or all of the following:

 - The ISO Enter key pattern is not labeled at all.  (It is the one that looks like a 1.25x2.0 vertical pattern.  It is not.)
 - The 6.0x spacebar pattern only covers the Cherry offset 6.0x spacebar, not the SP 6.0x spacebar.
 - Spacing for simple Costar stabilizers are missing entirely.
 - There is no author, version, source, scale, or copyright label at all.

This isn't my document, and I am just using a free copy of DraftSight, so I can't fix these things.  I can use it as-is, and probably so can anyone else who can design a plate, but it should probably be fixed nevertheless.

TL;DR The 2.50x switch pattern is mis-labeled. I can't fix that or some other things myself, so I am reporting it.

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #178 on: Wed, 12 November 2014, 08:34:02 »
Thanks Ron, for finding these issues, I should probably address some of those things ASAP, which I will most likely in the weekend. Sorry for the delay, but I'm extremely busy at work this week as I just had a software deployment today, so the next few days are going to be a bit hectic.

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #179 on: Wed, 12 November 2014, 09:14:20 »
Thanks Ron, for finding these issues, I should probably address some of those things ASAP, which I will most likely in the weekend. Sorry for the delay, but I'm extremely busy at work this week as I just had a software deployment today, so the next few days are going to be a bit hectic.

Thanks for the quick reply.  Enjoy the post-deploy happiness!

FYI, I found specs for Costar switch stabs, but NOT spacebar stabs.  (I need 7x for my prototype GH-122.)
http://deskthority.net/keyboards-f2/costar-stabilizer-plate-measurements-t5872.html
http://deskthority.net/resources/image/8093

Again, I'd fix the doc myself, but I have crappy CAD software ATM.

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #180 on: Wed, 12 November 2014, 09:31:55 »
Thanks for the reference image.

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« Reply #181 on: Wed, 12 November 2014, 09:45:05 »
Thanks Ron, for finding these issues, I should probably address some of those things ASAP, which I will most likely in the weekend. Sorry for the delay, but I'm extremely busy at work this week as I just had a software deployment today, so the next few days are going to be a bit hectic.

Thanks for the quick reply.  Enjoy the post-deploy happiness!

FYI, I found specs for Costar switch stabs, but NOT spacebar stabs.  (I need 7x for my prototype GH-122.)
http://deskthority.net/keyboards-f2/costar-stabilizer-plate-measurements-t5872.html
http://deskthority.net/resources/image/8093

Again, I'd fix the doc myself, but I have crappy CAD software ATM.

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The hole dimensions are of course the same for spacebar stabs, but for 7x the distance from switch center to stab hole center would be 57.15mm. FYI, there are NO 7x Costar stab wires, so you would need to bend your own.

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« Reply #182 on: Wed, 26 November 2014, 18:43:09 »
Where are the screw holes located between the ] and \ key and the tab and q for a 60% plate?  Are the screw holes just in the middle of the two switches? Also what is the radius of them?

If you center them between the two switches, and use a raduis of 3.175mm, the fact that they aren't perfectly aligned with the screw holes will be compensated by their size. That's what I use. :)

Cool thanks  :thumb:

Also can I make the plate compatible with both a pure and poker layout by using the 2.75 universal switch cutout?

It seems to look like it would.

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Yes, but then you MUST use PCB mount stabilizers. Because you just cut away the area in the plate where stabilizers would mount.


One interesting thing I noticed about this switch cutout is that you can use two switches to act as the stabs for a right shift key and not have any middle switch. This probably only works for handwiring because you can move the switches around a little more but just a nice thing to know.


Just one small question, will these stab cutouts support Costar stabs?

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« Reply #183 on: Wed, 26 November 2014, 21:55:16 »
Where are the screw holes lo.cated between the ] and \ key and the tab and q for a 60% plate?  Are the screw holes just in the middle of the two switches? Also what is the radius of them?

If you center them between the two switches, and use a raduis of 3.175mm, the fact that they aren't perfectly aligned with the screw holes will be compensated by their size. That's what I use. :)

Cool thanks  :thumb:

Also can I make the plate compatible with both a pure and poker layout by using the 2.75 universal switch cutout?

It seems to look like it would.

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Yes, but then you MUST use PCB mount stabilizers. Because you just cut away the area in the plate where stabilizers would mount.


One interesting thing I noticed about this switch cutout is that you can use two switches to act as the stabs for a right shift key and not have any middle switch. This probably only works for handwiring because you can move the switches around a little more but just a nice thing to know.


Just one small question, will these stab cutouts support Costar stabs?

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Yes it will support both costar and cherry plate and PCB mount iirc
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« Reply #184 on: Wed, 26 November 2014, 22:01:31 »
Sure will. :thumb:

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« Reply #185 on: Sat, 27 December 2014, 21:31:56 »
Could someone turn this layout into a 6mm thick top piece/plate, sort of like sprit's 2S case?
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« Reply #186 on: Sat, 27 December 2014, 23:39:19 »
Yes, but the switches won't lock in, they'll stay in place but not snap in.

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« Reply #187 on: Sun, 28 December 2014, 01:04:11 »
Yeah, that shouldn't be a problem
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« Reply #188 on: Sun, 28 December 2014, 23:25:46 »
Or at least does someone have the files for sprit's 2S case or a similar 60% case where the top layer is also the plate?
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« Reply #189 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 01:16:16 »
Or at least does someone have the files for sprit's 2S case or a similar 60% case where the top layer is also the plate?

Well I think you could just extend the area around the switch cutouts on a regular 60% plate and put some screw holes on the corners or whatever. But if you want it to work with sprit's case you would need to get the measurements and align the plate screw holes with the case screw holes and make sure they are the same size.

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« Reply #190 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 01:58:27 »
Or at least does someone have the files for sprit's 2S case or a similar 60% case where the top layer is also the plate?

Is the sprit PCB compatible with poker/pure?

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« Reply #191 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 14:20:22 »
Or at least does someone have the files for sprit's 2S case or a similar 60% case where the top layer is also the plate?

Is the sprit PCB compatible with poker/pure?

It looks pretty standard to me. I just want to do a case somewhat similar to that and wanted to get an accurate price estimate
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« Reply #192 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 14:56:34 »
Or at least does someone have the files for sprit's 2S case or a similar 60% case where the top layer is also the plate?

Is the sprit PCB compatible with poker/pure?

It looks pretty standard to me. I just want to do a case somewhat similar to that and wanted to get an accurate price estimate

Yes it is compatible, I had/sold one of his 60% builds. You are basically just looking for a 5mm 60% plate that is poker compatible? Or did I miss something?

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #193 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 14:57:45 »
Check the 60% acrylic case thread, I might (No promises) upload a new version which has some minor fixes. But the case design should be functional for the sprit 60%, you might have to change the plate layer to your layout.

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #194 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 19:30:15 »
Or at least does someone have the files for sprit's 2S case or a similar 60% case where the top layer is also the plate?

Is the sprit PCB compatible with poker/pure?

It looks pretty standard to me. I just want to do a case somewhat similar to that and wanted to get an accurate price estimate

Yes it is compatible, I had/sold one of his 60% builds. You are basically just looking for a 5mm 60% plate that is poker compatible? Or did I miss something?
Kinda, though looking back now I forgot to actually include the layout in question: http://www.keyboard-layout-editor.com/#/layouts/312bd7677ad391eaf933b63e7771670e
I was thinking the case would be something like the JD40 cases in that there would be just a top and bottom layer and spacers in the middle, so all I'd need would be a plate similar in size to that layout or standard 60% and the same thing without switch cutouts for the bottom plate
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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #195 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 19:59:34 »
Or at least does someone have the files for sprit's 2S case or a similar 60% case where the top layer is also the plate?

Is the sprit PCB compatible with poker/pure?

It looks pretty standard to me. I just want to do a case somewhat similar to that and wanted to get an accurate price estimate

Yes it is compatible, I had/sold one of his 60% builds. You are basically just looking for a 5mm 60% plate that is poker compatible? Or did I miss something?
Kinda, though looking back now I forgot to actually include the layout in question: http://www.keyboard-layout-editor.com/#/layouts/312bd7677ad391eaf933b63e7771670e
I was thinking the case would be something like the JD40 cases in that there would be just a top and bottom layer and spacers in the middle, so all I'd need would be a plate similar in size to that layout or standard 60% and the same thing without switch cutouts for the bottom plate
In a week or two my plate building tool should be at a point where I can automate the generation of that plate and the associated layers to make either a jd40 style case with spacers or a full layered sandwich case.  I still have to get a plate cut with all my cutouts to verify they all work perfectly because I drew most of my cutouts from scratch based on specs.

I am hoping to have something online that people can start playing with soon. I will have to have a disclaimer on there till I have had a chance to test all of my cutouts.

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #196 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 20:44:09 »
Or at least does someone have the files for sprit's 2S case or a similar 60% case where the top layer is also the plate?

Is the sprit PCB compatible with poker/pure?

It looks pretty standard to me. I just want to do a case somewhat similar to that and wanted to get an accurate price estimate

Yes it is compatible, I had/sold one of his 60% builds. You are basically just looking for a 5mm 60% plate that is poker compatible? Or did I miss something?
Kinda, though looking back now I forgot to actually include the layout in question: http://www.keyboard-layout-editor.com/#/layouts/312bd7677ad391eaf933b63e7771670e
I was thinking the case would be something like the JD40 cases in that there would be just a top and bottom layer and spacers in the middle, so all I'd need would be a plate similar in size to that layout or standard 60% and the same thing without switch cutouts for the bottom plate
In a week or two my plate building tool should be at a point where I can automate the generation of that plate and the associated layers to make either a jd40 style case with spacers or a full layered sandwich case.  I still have to get a plate cut with all my cutouts to verify they all work perfectly because I drew most of my cutouts from scratch based on specs.

I am hoping to have something online that people can start playing with soon. I will have to have a disclaimer on there till I have had a chance to test all of my cutouts.
Ooh, that sounds really cool :thumb: Look forward to trying it out
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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #197 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 22:03:29 »
Or at least does someone have the files for sprit's 2S case or a similar 60% case where the top layer is also the plate?

Is the sprit PCB compatible with poker/pure?

It looks pretty standard to me. I just want to do a case somewhat similar to that and wanted to get an accurate price estimate

Yes it is compatible, I had/sold one of his 60% builds. You are basically just looking for a 5mm 60% plate that is poker compatible? Or did I miss something?
Kinda, though looking back now I forgot to actually include the layout in question: http://www.keyboard-layout-editor.com/#/layouts/312bd7677ad391eaf933b63e7771670e
I was thinking the case would be something like the JD40 cases in that there would be just a top and bottom layer and spacers in the middle, so all I'd need would be a plate similar in size to that layout or standard 60% and the same thing without switch cutouts for the bottom plate
In a week or two my plate building tool should be at a point where I can automate the generation of that plate and the associated layers to make either a jd40 style case with spacers or a full layered sandwich case.  I still have to get a plate cut with all my cutouts to verify they all work perfectly because I drew most of my cutouts from scratch based on specs.

I am hoping to have something online that people can start playing with soon. I will have to have a disclaimer on there till I have had a chance to test all of my cutouts.
Ooh, that sounds really cool :thumb: Look forward to trying it out
You can see the progress so far and add comments and suggestions in my thread dedicated to the topic. The link is in my signature. I will try to post the URL here, but tapatalk my be stupid, we will see.

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #198 on: Mon, 29 December 2014, 23:45:44 »
If anyone in here is interested in my plate building tool, I just posted some of the initial themed mockups of the UI I am working on for the tool.  Let me know if you guys have suggestions, questions, etc...

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=65189.msg1576318#msg1576318

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Re: GH CAD Resources Hub
« Reply #199 on: Wed, 31 December 2014, 15:03:35 »
So how much do the switch cutouts add to the price of cutting material?
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