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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #602 on: Fri, 22 July 2016, 13:08:06 »
okay so posting this again :)

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #603 on: Fri, 22 July 2016, 13:35:37 »
phew new drop

so it seems...  :blank:

Do we have DCS midnight 50% discount this time?

I missed the first time. Really need midnight to cover my Whitefox  :thumb:

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #604 on: Thu, 28 July 2016, 01:25:01 »
Hello,
Does anybody know where I could buy a Azerty key set for the white fox ?
Ideally that look the same so I can keep the fox keys ?

Thanks

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #605 on: Thu, 28 July 2016, 07:21:16 »
Hello,
Does anybody know where I could buy a Azerty key set for the white fox ?
Ideally that look the same so I can keep the fox keys ?

Thanks

As far as I know, Azerty isn't supported by the international expansion because it's not used enough to ever meet MOQs (I was in the same boat with Belgian Azerty). Switch to Qwerty and use the international layout, I can type anything I want in French :p
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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #606 on: Tue, 02 August 2016, 10:35:51 »
I wasn't able to get in on the first drop, but I've got a TrueFox with Gat Browns on the way. This is my first mech build and I"m incredibly excited.

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #607 on: Tue, 02 August 2016, 11:04:06 »
Hello,
Does anybody know where I could buy a Azerty key set for the white fox ?
Ideally that look the same so I can keep the fox keys ?

Thanks

As far as I know, Azerty isn't supported by the international expansion because it's not used enough to ever meet MOQs (I was in the same boat with Belgian Azerty). Switch to Qwerty and use the international layout, I can type anything I want in French :p

You can always use the alphas of an original Azerty key set, along with the modifiers of the Fox, or any other alternative key set that matches its modifiers.

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #608 on: Tue, 02 August 2016, 16:18:39 »
You can always use the alphas of an original Azerty key set, along with the modifiers of the Fox, or any other alternative key set that matches its modifiers.

Hi I've been directed by eksuen to WASD : 88-key-iso-cherry-mx-keycap-set
I should be able to get an Azerty cherry mx set of keys from them.
I believe the oly key that is fox specific is the right shift...



Thanks for the reply.
« Last Edit: Tue, 02 August 2016, 16:27:48 by decker »

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #609 on: Tue, 02 August 2016, 16:36:02 »
You can always use the alphas of an original Azerty key set, along with the modifiers of the Fox, or any other alternative key set that matches its modifiers.

Hi I've been directed by eksuen to WASD : 88-key-iso-cherry-mx-keycap-set
I should be able to get an Azerty cherry mx set of keys from them.
I believe the oly key that is fox specific is the right shift...



Thanks for the reply.

I am afraid those key caps are too cheap to be considered, their only advantage is that you can get them printed as you wish, I can make some pictures comparing some of them with OG Cherry and Granite as reference; but, believe me when I say that you'd better save some money and invest in a good set instead.

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #610 on: Tue, 02 August 2016, 16:52:44 »
I am afraid those key caps are too cheap to be considered, their only advantage is that you can get them printed as you wish, I can make some pictures comparing some of them with OG Cherry and Granite as reference; but, believe me when I say that you'd better save some money and invest in a good set instead.

Arg !

What do you have in mind ?
Where can I buy good quality cherry mx caps and have them in Azerty ?
I don't think I'll join the drop that ends in 5 days if I dont have a clear view regarding the Azerty caps solution.

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #611 on: Tue, 02 August 2016, 17:31:44 »
I am afraid those key caps are too cheap to be considered, their only advantage is that you can get them printed as you wish, I can make some pictures comparing some of them with OG Cherry and Granite as reference; but, believe me when I say that you'd better save some money and invest in a good set instead.

Arg !

What do you have in mind ?
Where can I buy good quality cherry mx caps and have them in Azerty ?
I don't think I'll join the drop that ends in 5 days if I dont have a clear view regarding the Azerty caps solution.

Yeah, they aren't the highest quality and will not last you as long as double-shots or dyesubs, but that's the tradeoff to get a completely custom layout printed. You'll have a hard time finding a "good set" with Azerty layout.

EDIT: My other suggestion was to get a set in DSA and swap the alphas to Azerty. The keys for symbols and punctuation may not all match, but at least it will get you part of the way there.
« Last Edit: Tue, 02 August 2016, 17:34:42 by eksuen »

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #612 on: Tue, 02 August 2016, 18:10:06 »
I am afraid those key caps are too cheap to be considered, their only advantage is that you can get them printed as you wish, I can make some pictures comparing some of them with OG Cherry and Granite as reference; but, believe me when I say that you'd better save some money and invest in a good set instead.

Arg !

What do you have in mind ?
Where can I buy good quality cherry mx caps and have them in Azerty ?
I don't think I'll join the drop that ends in 5 days if I dont have a clear view regarding the Azerty caps solution.

If you are not already a DT member, I suggest you to join that board, from time to time, there are Azerty sets or keyboard for sale, most of the used sets are double shots, while they are not new and may have some shine they are always superior to those thin key caps. It is your call though; but, based on my own experience, I'd bet you will regret to get them, but be my guess, do not believe me, try for yourself, who knows, maybe you like them.

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #613 on: Fri, 10 March 2017, 18:36:37 »
Wait, so does the plate support switch-top removal?

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #614 on: Mon, 13 March 2017, 16:00:25 »
Wait, so does the plate support switch-top removal?

Mine from the first run appears to.
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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #615 on: Tue, 11 April 2017, 13:00:58 »
Wait, so does the plate support switch-top removal?

Can confirm, the R2 WhiteFox allows for switchtop removal.
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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #616 on: Sat, 29 April 2017, 04:37:23 »
Can confirm, the R2 WhiteFox allows for switchtop removal.
new be here. sorry for asking what is 'switchtop removal' and what is the average pricepoint of WhiteFox?

Does the WhiteFox support full RGB lighting through hardware and firmware?

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #617 on: Sat, 29 April 2017, 05:21:35 »
new be here. sorry for asking what is 'switchtop removal' and what is the average pricepoint of WhiteFox?

Does the WhiteFox support full RGB lighting through hardware and firmware?

Switchtip removal in general means that the plate of the keyboard have these notches, for easy removal of MX switch top cover without desoldering the whole switch. This will aid easy maintenance and troubleshooting.


Average price for brand new Whitefox from Massdrop, would be around 180 usd. Depending on what type of switches and add-on you choose, prices varies.

Currently Whitefox does not support Full RGB out of the box, unless you would like to diy mod it yourself.

Some FAQs of Whitefox can be found here. http://matt3o.com/whitefox-faq/

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #618 on: Sat, 29 April 2017, 05:36:44 »
switch top cover without desoldering the whole switch.
Ahh now i get it, thanks for the explanation. It means that one could disassemble the switch and, for example, exchange the inside spring, while the bottom switch half remains soldered to the PCB. I was thinking that every mount plate is or should be constructed that way.

180$ is the lowest a buyer must invest?

While this special mkb/project might be worth this kind of money, it is too much for my portemonnaie. i love my mkb and all but i don't want to be overdoing it. It is crazy enough imho that i am looking at replacement switches on Aliexpress omg.

Thanks again for the answers, i am probably out of this thread from here on  :rolleyes:

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Re: The long journey of the WhiteFox
« Reply #621 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 18:09:36 »
I would like to join Whitefox kickstarter.  I am not sure about switches. I prefer tactile switches (Zealios 65g and 67g, MOD-Ms).   Are Halo switches similar?