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Offline Hadriencollider

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Cherry profile keycap dimensions?
« on: Thu, 18 April 2019, 20:09:01 »
I'm trying to make 3D models of Cherry profile keycaps (Alphas, modifiers and numpad keys) in Autocad but I keep coming up short in my search for dimensioned drawings. I've found a couple but one was modified for 3D printing use and the other was not fully dimensioned.

How are you fellow/budding keycap designers able to model them when information seems so scarce? Did you have to take the measurements of the keycaps yourself and work with that info?

Any help or pointers would be much appreciated and sorry if this has been asked before. I'm pretty new to all this.

Offline Hadriencollider

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Re: Cherry profile keycap dimensions?
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 21:07:16 »
101+ views and no replies. It must truly be a mystery. Guess I'll have to figure this one out myself.

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Re: Cherry profile keycap dimensions?
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 23:32:52 »
i saw some at some point but i can't seem to find them at this exact moment
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Re: Cherry profile keycap dimensions?
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 19 April 2019, 23:50:07 »
you have to take the measurements of the keycaps yourself and work with that info

Offline ErgoMacros

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Re: Cherry profile keycap dimensions?
« Reply #4 on: Sat, 20 April 2019, 01:21:41 »
I just used Google, searched for: Cherry profile keycap dimensions?
and it returned:    https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=47039.0

Maybe that's a start?
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Re: Cherry profile keycap dimensions?
« Reply #5 on: Sat, 20 April 2019, 01:27:07 »
Google "perfection." Might be easier.

Offline iso

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Re: Cherry profile keycap dimensions?
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 08 May 2019, 02:43:43 »
You can download CAD/printable model Cherry MX
Or import the model on your favourite 3d program, measure, compare, modify.

https://www.thingiverse.com/search?q=cherry+mx&dwh=445cd287fe23969