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Offline corygrapher

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Are those domes in novatouch same as those in a realforce 87u?
« on: Thu, 11 January 2018, 22:34:25 »
I know leopold domes are not same as realforce domes. Plum niz domes are not realforce domes. Are those novatouch domes made by topre? Thanks.

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Re: Are those domes in novatouch same as those in a realforce 87u?
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 11 January 2018, 22:52:15 »
They are not the same.

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Re: Are those domes in novatouch same as those in a realforce 87u?
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 11 January 2018, 23:12:07 »
Novatouch domes are legitimate Topre domes but they are not the same as the realforces.

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Re: Are those domes in novatouch same as those in a realforce 87u?
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 12 January 2018, 14:28:49 »
Really?  I was under the impression that all 45g domes are the same and all 55g are the same and all variable domes are also the same.

Just the sheets are cut differently to fit different keyboards but quality/hardness should be the same no?  Though I know Leopold/Type Heaven use silver spring and Realforce uses gold spring.

Anyone can confirm this?

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Offline zslane

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Re: Are those domes in novatouch same as those in a realforce 87u?
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 12 January 2018, 17:42:02 »
I imagine that is what klennkellon meant by "made by Topre, but not the same as Realforce", i.e., same material, different layout.

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Re: Are those domes in novatouch same as those in a realforce 87u?
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 12 January 2018, 20:55:12 »
I imagine that is what klennkellon meant by "made by Topre, but not the same as Realforce", i.e., same material, different layout.

Right yeah that makes more sense.

I was gonna say I did a dome swap back then and there wasn't any perceivable quality difference at all.  Just the sheet were cut a bit differently otherwise it's pretty much the same.

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