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Offline jabar

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #150 on: Thu, 30 May 2013, 00:42:03 »
The keycaps supplied with the special FC660C release are identical to standard Topre WASD, arrow keycap clusters. They are dyesubbed and noticeably different.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #151 on: Fri, 31 May 2013, 18:04:03 »
Got mine. Ohhh happy day. (3 ordered for 2 other friends).
Got a friend to ask his coworkers at the Korea branch of his company for some help. No charge for transport to Paris. WIN. Around 175 dollars per keyboard thanks to him ! <3





Another keyboardlover friend did a video (again) but the sound is weird in the 1st part (loudness ON :D)


I use it on my Mac but with a weird AZERTY / Mac layout, still need to find a way to have <> in my layout.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #152 on: Fri, 31 May 2013, 23:31:19 »
what cable is that? it looks sick

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #153 on: Sat, 08 June 2013, 05:51:47 »
Acetrak,

Have you tried any Realforce/HHKB caps on the 660C?
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #154 on: Sat, 08 June 2013, 06:01:33 »
It's very nice ! :D

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Re: Leopold FC660C
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #156 on: Sun, 30 June 2013, 22:28:33 »
Still haven't swapped this keyboard out since I received it...
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #157 on: Sun, 30 June 2013, 22:30:32 »
Still haven't swapped this keyboard out since I received it...

What do you mean by swap out?

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #158 on: Mon, 01 July 2013, 06:36:28 »
Nice review. I could almost use this board if it wasn't for needing Home+End all the time.

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #159 on: Mon, 01 July 2013, 11:44:36 »
Nice review. I could almost use this board if it wasn't for needing Home+End all the time.

Fn+Left and Fn+Right, easy and intuitive

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #160 on: Mon, 01 July 2013, 13:57:24 »
When I found this out I became a bit more elated with the board.  That's far more useful than where it is marked on the keyboard.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #161 on: Mon, 01 July 2013, 14:37:38 »
Nice review. I could almost use this board if it wasn't for needing Home+End all the time.

Fn+Left and Fn+Right, easy and intuitive

Although I use this board I have mapped Ctrl+A and Ctrl+E to home and end respectively as I have it in terminal.

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #162 on: Mon, 01 July 2013, 19:18:46 »
After a few days of using this board, I've come to like it a lot.

I always thought topre switches were for me. I never really liked cherry all that much (had tried browns and blues). Sometimes when I would type on it, it would be pretty nice. Others, not so much. Felt like a scratchy keyboard made of lego pieces.

I like the FC660C a lot more than any cherry board I've tried. It is a lot smoother and does not feel that much like rubber domes to me. I type on one everyday almost at school or work, and the difference is huge.

I wouldn't go back to cherry, and I think (just like headphones I decided on 3-4 yrs ago), my keyboard hunt ends here :). I could only see myself wanting a keyboard with more keys, but that hasn't seem to have been an issue so far, so I doubt it ever will. I originally wanted a Realforce but it remains too expensive to purchase in Canada. That being said, I haven't missed any keys that my Filco TKL had that this doesn't.

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #163 on: Mon, 01 July 2013, 21:17:33 »
I got bored with it after a while, but going back to it is a nice change of pace.  If they ever come out with a 55g version...maybe it won't feel this mushy.  I still think the space bar is too stiff compared to the rest of the keys.  The layout is great, though.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #164 on: Mon, 01 July 2013, 22:21:36 »
The extra weight on the spacebar comes from a spring that you can remove. I put it on my backspace.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #165 on: Mon, 01 July 2013, 23:42:10 »
What do you mean by swap out?
haven't used any of my other umpteen boards  :p
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #166 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 02:55:58 »
What do you mean by swap out?
haven't used any of my other umpteen boards  :p

Does this mean you're on your way to the marketplace to sell your umpteen boards?
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #167 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 16:03:01 »
Ordered a 55g 87U to do a dome swap :)) This is gonna be epic.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #168 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 16:16:43 »
Ordered a 55g 87U to do a dome swap :)) This is gonna be epic.

You might as well use the dye sub pbt goodness from the RF, the alpha keys at least :)

Or you gonna dome swap and throw it on classified?
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #169 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 16:27:50 »
Ordered a 55g 87U to do a dome swap :)) This is gonna be epic.

You might as well use the dye sub pbt goodness from the RF, the alpha keys at least :)

Or you gonna dome swap and throw it on classified?

Think I'll swap then chuck it on the classifieds.

Seems a shame to have a $250 keyboard not getting any love ;D
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #170 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 16:36:08 »
The extra weight on the spacebar comes from a spring that you can remove. I put it on my backspace.

Thanks...I took it off and that solved that annoyance.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #171 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 17:01:49 »
The extra weight on the spacebar comes from a spring that you can remove. I put it on my backspace.

Thanks...I took it off and that solved that annoyance.

Not being overly familiar with Topre (only just got a HHKB), and thinking about getting a FC660C at some stage (if the white ones come out), is there much involved in removing said spring?
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #172 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 17:04:21 »
Not being overly familiar with Topre (only just got a HHKB), and thinking about getting a FC660C at some stage (if the white ones come out), is there much involved in removing said spring?

Nah man, you literally pop off the spacebar and it's just a loose spring sitting over the switch stem :P high-tech!
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #173 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 17:44:45 »
Not being overly familiar with Topre (only just got a HHKB), and thinking about getting a FC660C at some stage (if the white ones come out), is there much involved in removing said spring?

Nah man, you literally pop off the spacebar and it's just a loose spring sitting over the switch stem :P high-tech!

As simple as that?  I was expecting a bit more lol
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #174 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 18:13:26 »
WFD explains it well in his video. They added the spring on top so you can remove if you don't like it but it's probably there to reduce the sound of the "slap" the spacebar makes when you press it.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #175 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 19:47:02 »
Well, your thumbs are stronger than your other fingers and the space bar is the heaviest key, so it is technically more ergonomic to have a spring there.  Some MX blue keyboards will use a green for the space bar for the same reason.  Personally, I don't like it.

All the stabs are rattly on mine.  Removing the spring didn't change anything.  Typical for Topre?  It might be a tad tricky to lube them.
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« Reply #176 on: Tue, 02 July 2013, 20:12:43 »
I do have fairly strong thumbs, and in fact I hadn't noticed that both my keyboards with MX blues had greens for the space bars.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #177 on: Wed, 03 July 2013, 00:12:39 »
Not being overly familiar with Topre (only just got a HHKB), and thinking about getting a FC660C at some stage (if the white ones come out), is there much involved in removing said spring?

Nah man, you literally pop off the spacebar and it's just a loose spring sitting over the switch stem :P high-tech!

As simple as that?  I was expecting a bit more lol

I did this too, it was very easy.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #178 on: Wed, 03 July 2013, 02:50:16 »
TBH the space bar doesn't bother me. I'm still getting used to the form factor.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #179 on: Wed, 03 July 2013, 09:08:13 »
Nice review. I could almost use this board if it wasn't for needing Home+End all the time.

Fn+Left and Fn+Right, easy and intuitive

Usually I'm doing Shift+Home etc. so using FN would add yet another layer.

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #180 on: Wed, 03 July 2013, 11:36:01 »
The extra weight on the spacebar comes from a spring that you can remove. I put it on my backspace.

This was my preferred usage, I also flipped the back space.

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #181 on: Wed, 03 July 2013, 16:00:35 »
Fn+Left and Fn+Right, easy and intuitive

Usually I'm doing Shift+Home etc. so using FN would add yet another layer.

Yeah, me too. I still found it super easy to just use my thumb to hit Fn and my fingers to hit left/right.

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #182 on: Wed, 03 July 2013, 20:17:50 »
I've had the 660c for about 2 weeks, but I'm already noticing a fade in some of the letters on the keyboard. Are there any decently priced replacement Topre keycaps that will fit on it?
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #183 on: Thu, 04 July 2013, 21:10:03 »
Yeah, me too. I still found it super easy to just use my thumb to hit Fn and my fingers to hit left/right.

I'm still unsure how I would do a Ctrl+tilde. Is there a way to swap default esc and tilde so I wouldn't have to use 3 keys?

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #184 on: Thu, 04 July 2013, 21:19:44 »
Yeah, me too. I still found it super easy to just use my thumb to hit Fn and my fingers to hit left/right.

I'm still unsure how I would do a Ctrl+tilde. Is there a way to swap default esc and tilde so I wouldn't have to use 3 keys?

Holding function and pressing Q toggles between Esc and ` as default, it will light up the LED under insert to tell you it's on or off :)

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #185 on: Thu, 04 July 2013, 22:45:25 »
Damn you guys are making me want one.  ;)

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #186 on: Thu, 04 July 2013, 22:47:30 »
I still want a white one.

Anyone seen a white one in the wild yet?
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #187 on: Sat, 06 July 2013, 06:00:48 »
yeah! i wanna white one too! :x

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #188 on: Tue, 09 July 2013, 04:14:14 »
I would really like some sweet keycaps for this thing...
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #189 on: Tue, 09 July 2013, 17:00:39 »
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If you have any questions please feel free to ask in thread. It's past my bed time so I'll answer tomorrow. Peace out.

Thanks for the review. I have a FC660C on backorder from EK. It should arrive by the end of the month. Already I know I will want to replace the keycaps, or at least the alphas. Two questions:

1. Where can I get Topre keycaps in white/light gray to fit the FC660C? Even if the caps for the 87u fit, EK is out of stock. However, they do have HHKB Pro 2 keycaps -- would these work?

2. I might leave the spacebar as is because it is an odd size that is difficult to find. If I left the spacebar and perhaps the modifiers, would there be too much of a profile mismatch between the new keys and the stock ones?

BTW, I have just received the FC660M. Keycaps for this Cherry model should be easier to find, but again there would be a profile mismatch if I kept some of the original keycaps. The spacebar might be the most difficult one to replace.

Thanks for any suggestions on this.

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #190 on: Tue, 09 July 2013, 17:18:56 »
...
If you have any questions please feel free to ask in thread. It's past my bed time so I'll answer tomorrow. Peace out.

Thanks for the review. I have a FC660C on backorder from EK. It should arrive by the end of the month. Already I know I will want to replace the keycaps, or at least the alphas. Two questions:

1. Where can I get Topre keycaps in white/light gray to fit the FC660C? Even if the caps for the 87u fit, EK is out of stock. However, they do have HHKB Pro 2 keycaps -- would these work?

2. I might leave the spacebar as is because it is an odd size that is difficult to find. If I left the spacebar and perhaps the modifiers, would there be too much of a profile mismatch between the new keys and the stock ones?

BTW, I have just received the FC660M. Keycaps for this Cherry model should be easier to find, but again there would be a profile mismatch if I kept some of the original keycaps. The spacebar might be the most difficult one to replace.

Thanks for any suggestions on this.

good luck finding a 6x spacebar.

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #191 on: Mon, 12 August 2013, 07:47:59 »
Great review! Thank you  ;D

Offline MJ45

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #192 on: Mon, 12 August 2013, 10:49:21 »
HHKB & Realforce space bars are 6x but ABS.

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #193 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 05:34:09 »
This keyboard looks promising, but I have just one concern: Is it possible to type Shift-Esc on this thing? That is sometimes useful, for example in Chrome it activates the Task Manager.

Can someone confirm if it's possible to type Shift-Esc somehow? Shift-Fn-Esc or something?

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #194 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 06:00:58 »
I like the layout on this.
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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #195 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 06:05:40 »
I hope mine comes in today but I'll probably have to wait until tomorrow :( Can't wait!!!

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #196 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 13:34:04 »
Just got mine in the mail the other day, loving it so far!


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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #197 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 17:04:26 »
I'm still waiting for a white one, but as my non-existend IT budget has been depleted, I am unlikely to be able to get one if a few white ones suddenly appear.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But thatís incorrect. Itís in HHKBís slogan, but when Americaís cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #198 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 17:31:26 »
I'm still waiting for a white one, but as my non-existend IT budget has been depleted, I am unlikely to be able to get one if a few white ones suddenly appear.

I am in the same boat as you when it comes to a white one but I caved because I wanted to try a small form factor Topre for my new work. If a white one comes out, I'll just sell this one and pay a lil' more for the white one :D This is all assuming I end up liking Topre :))

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Re: Leopold FC660C
« Reply #199 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 17:37:05 »
I'm still waiting for a white one, but as my non-existend IT budget has been depleted, I am unlikely to be able to get one if a few white ones suddenly appear.

I am in the same boat as you when it comes to a white one but I caved because I wanted to try a small form factor Topre for my new work. If a white one comes out, I'll just sell this one and pay a lil' more for the white one :D This is all assuming I end up liking Topre :))

I caved in and got HHKB Pro 2 ;)

I would have bought the FC660C in white in a heartbeat if it had been available at the time.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But thatís incorrect. Itís in HHKBís slogan, but when Americaís cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

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