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Offline futurecrime

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #250 on: Sat, 03 March 2018, 19:20:06 »
Hi Guys, I'm just soldering switch LEDs into my board right now. What's the default shortcut for turning them on and off? I just want to check they're working before I faff about with programming stuff...

i believe it's done in firmware

As in, I have to program/flash it first before I can test it?  Well... damn.

it's jigon, takes 2 minutes

Yep. It was my first time. Easier than expected. Cheers man.

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #251 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 11:03:55 »
any chance this will be rerun? I need a decent 660 layout custom. this kbd66 is giving me problems.

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #252 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 11:17:41 »
any chance this will be rerun? I need a decent 660 layout custom. this kbd66 is giving me problems.

I think your best options in the available soon schema of things are probably the Zephyr or the Clueboard

I have the Clueboard and alternate it with the St as my daily drivers. I passed on the Zephyr because it is a winkeyless layout which is not for me but looks like a really nice board.

If this ever does re-run in some version jump on it though, I love my St.

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #253 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 11:20:42 »
Wish I jumped on this. I just realized lz offered an acrylic insert. Such a nice board.


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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #254 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 11:21:52 »
any chance this will be rerun? I need a decent 660 layout custom. this kbd66 is giving me problems.

I think your best options in the available soon schema of things are probably the Zephyr or the Clueboard

I have the Clueboard and alternate it with the St as my daily drivers. I passed on the Zephyr because it is a winkeyless layout which is not for me but looks like a really nice board.

If this ever does re-run in some version jump on it though, I love my St.
My only problem with the clueboard is no support for in switch leds. Other than that I wouldn’t mind buying one


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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #255 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 19:13:48 »
My only problem with the clueboard is no support for in switch leds. Other than that I wouldn’t mind buying one


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I don't really care for in switch LEDs myself, so actually just installed a Clueboard PCB into my St :-)

As an FYI for anyone else that might be considering this:

1. The Clueboard PCB as shipped will not work with the spacer, as the CB PCB does not have clipped corners, you will either need to clip or file the corners on the PCB or file out the inside corner of the spacer to make room
2. If you don't use the spacer, there is not sufficient clearance in the case for the clueboard pcb reset switch

I just unsoldered the reset switch since under QMK you can map a key combo to reset, and worst case short the pins. Since the switch is not externally accessible in the ST case (unlike the CB case) this is not a big deal.

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #256 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 19:15:33 »
any chance this will be rerun? I need a decent 660 layout custom. this kbd66 is giving me problems.

I think your best options in the available soon schema of things are probably the Zephyr or the Clueboard

I have the Clueboard and alternate it with the St as my daily drivers. I passed on the Zephyr because it is a winkeyless layout which is not for me but looks like a really nice board.

If this ever does re-run in some version jump on it though, I love my St.
My only problem with the clueboard is no support for in switch leds. Other than that I wouldn’t mind buying one


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I have two St's and one has a Clueboard in. It has places for leds in some of the switches (arrows and a few others) and the underlighting is amazing, better than the Leeku PCB that comes with the St. But anyway, good luck in your search!

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #257 on: Tue, 13 March 2018, 19:19:32 »
My only problem with the clueboard is no support for in switch leds. Other than that I wouldn’t mind buying one


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I don't really care for in switch LEDs myself, so actually just installed a Clueboard PCB into my St :-)

As an FYI for anyone else that might be considering this:

1. The Clueboard PCB as shipped will not work with the spacer, as the CB PCB does not have clipped corners, you will either need to clip or file the corners on the PCB or file out the inside corner of the spacer to make room
2. If you don't use the spacer, there is not sufficient clearance in the case for the clueboard pcb reset switch

I just unsoldered the reset switch since under QMK you can map a key combo to reset, and worst case short the pins. Since the switch is not externally accessible in the ST case (unlike the CB case) this is not a big deal.

Maybe a different version of the Clueboard but I had no problem installing my PCB in polycarb St case, which I'm pretty sure is the same design as the alu one.

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #258 on: Sat, 14 July 2018, 16:41:22 »

Maybe a different version of the Clueboard but I had no problem installing my PCB in polycarb St case, which I'm pretty sure is the same design as the alu one.

Hi, I'm about to setup my LZ with a clueboard, but I can't figure out the right way to set it up, so going through each layer top to bottom is:

- Cover
- Plate
- Plastic insert
- Switch
- PCB
- Base ?

I tried setting it up a few ways (without soldiering) but they all seem unstable.

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #259 on: Sun, 15 July 2018, 22:09:37 »

Maybe a different version of the Clueboard but I had no problem installing my PCB in polycarb St case, which I'm pretty sure is the same design as the alu one.

Hi, I'm about to setup my LZ with a clueboard, but I can't figure out the right way to set it up, so going through each layer top to bottom is:

- Cover
- Plate
- Plastic insert
- Switch
- PCB
- Base ?

I tried setting it up a few ways (without soldiering) but they all seem unstable.

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #260 on: Mon, 16 July 2018, 03:48:52 »

Maybe a different version of the Clueboard but I had no problem installing my PCB in polycarb St case, which I'm pretty sure is the same design as the alu one.

Hi, I'm about to setup my LZ with a clueboard, but I can't figure out the right way to set it up, so going through each layer top to bottom is:

- Cover
- Plate
- Plastic insert
- Switch
- PCB
- Base ?

I tried setting it up a few ways (without soldiering) but they all seem unstable.

Put your switches through the plate and into pcb. Solder. Screw into top piece. Sandwich the diffuser between all that and the base and screw it all together.

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #261 on: Tue, 17 July 2018, 10:58:00 »
Put your switches through the plate and into pcb. Solder. Screw into top piece. Sandwich the diffuser between all that and the base and screw it all together.

Got it, thanks. LZ didn't provide an Alps compatible plate, so it doesn't seem like the switches fit. Did you use a custom plate?

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Re: [GB] LZ St (COMPLETED)
« Reply #262 on: Tue, 17 July 2018, 14:07:47 »
Put your switches through the plate and into pcb. Solder. Screw into top piece. Sandwich the diffuser between all that and the base and screw it all together.

Got it, thanks. LZ didn't provide an Alps compatible plate, so it doesn't seem like the switches fit. Did you use a custom plate?

Ah no wonder you were having trouble! No I used a poly plate he provided which is MX compatible. AFAIK he didn't make an alps plate. Best bet is to mail him and see if he'll give you the file for the plate then mod it yourself or see if someone in the community can help you mod it/get it made.