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Offline bueller

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Enough teasing already!
« on: Sun, 24 November 2013, 08:16:24 »
http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=50380.0

We're dying for more information!
It's a good width!  If it's half-width it's too narrow, and full-width is too wide. 

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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 03 December 2013, 19:14:13 »
An affortable, decent quality CM HHKB would make me forgive, move on and make me want to buy another CM product.
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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 03 December 2013, 19:31:58 »
An affordable TKL conventional layout CM Topre board (e.g. the insanely popular QFR/QFS, of which I have two) would be great!
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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 10:27:23 »
they would make a ton of cash off of us farming the switches.....

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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 10:36:56 »
Something tells me things will be quiet regarding this till the new year, CES is in 2 weeks.
It's a good width!  If it's half-width it's too narrow, and full-width is too wide. 

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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 10:44:17 »
Something tells me things will be quiet regarding this till the new year, CES is in 2 weeks.

That's what I heard through the grapevine.....:eek:

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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #6 on: Sat, 01 February 2014, 21:30:10 »
Hey Carter, do you have any more Novatouch TKL news and videos to share? Is the branding going to be more subtle above the cursor keys like CM Stealth?

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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #7 on: Fri, 07 February 2014, 10:31:28 »
wow, no words for that. Topre mx compatible!

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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #8 on: Sat, 08 February 2014, 11:13:33 »
I don't understand the desire to produce hybrid switches when there is a large (and growing) user base for standard topre boards.

CM is in a position to own this corner of the market now that other manufacturers are leaving.

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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 08 February 2014, 11:18:56 »
I don't understand the desire to produce hybrid switches when there is a large (and growing) user base for standard topre boards.

CM is in a position to own this corner of the market now that other manufacturers are leaving.

I could understand your point if these weren't compatible with standard Topre keycaps but seeing as this supports both Topre and MX I don't see how it could hurt them.
It's a good width!  If it's half-width it's too narrow, and full-width is too wide. 

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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #10 on: Sat, 08 February 2014, 11:31:48 »
I don't understand the desire to produce hybrid switches when there is a large (and growing) user base for standard topre boards.

One just needs to look at the number of options available for replacement MX keycaps compared to the dwindling supply of Topre ones to understand the appeal of hybrid switches.

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Re: Enough teasing already!
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 10 February 2014, 06:05:34 »
I don't understand the desire to produce hybrid switches when there is a large (and growing) user base for standard topre boards.

CM is in a position to own this corner of the market now that other manufacturers are leaving.

I could understand your point if these weren't compatible with standard Topre keycaps but seeing as this supports both Topre and MX I don't see how it could hurt them.

Wait, they take both Topre and MX caps? I thought they were just Topre switches that used MX caps instead of Topre ones.

Damn, this just gets better and better. I want these stems all over my RF. As long as they aren't wobbly compared to the stock ones that is.