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Offline chyros

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"Project N" Wyse WY-50 (Kailh BOX Navy)
« on: Sat, 17 February 2018, 09:56:19 »
This video took a LOT of time to make, but I'm happy with the result :) . Hope you enjoy the video! :D

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Re: "Project N" Wyse WY-50 (Kailh BOX Navy)
« Reply #1 on: Sat, 17 February 2018, 17:32:43 »
Great video as per usual!

I am confused as how the "nomenclature" could be better considering switch naming hasn't made any real sense since IBM got out of the game.

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Re: "Project N" Wyse WY-50 (Kailh BOX Navy)
« Reply #2 on: Sat, 17 February 2018, 20:07:49 »
It would be nice if you could tell the switch characteristics by some sort of code, but I bought a 25 switch tester from Novelkeys and filled it with all of the interesting tactile and clicky Cherry compatible switches out now. There are so many that are so similar yet slightly different, it's crazy. But the box navy and box jade are in a league of their own. Closest I've found to an Alps and buckling spring feel in a cherry type switch.

Chyros, I hope you try a board full of jades as well. They are everything I always wished ergo clears could be. Light, crisp, and crazy tactile. I did put a pale blue switch under the space bar, since I was worried about the light spring of the jades. But every other key's response is just fine (QFR with Costar stabs).
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Re: "Project N" Wyse WY-50 (Kailh BOX Navy)
« Reply #3 on: Sat, 17 February 2018, 21:14:40 »
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Re: "Project N" Wyse WY-50 (Kailh BOX Navy)
« Reply #4 on: Sun, 18 February 2018, 03:04:28 »
“That’s good. That’s really good.”
That quote is a reference, by the way xD .
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Re: "Project N" Wyse WY-50 (Kailh BOX Navy)
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 28 March 2018, 18:46:19 »
Thank you Thomas for this review. It convinced me to get the Navys on Massdrop. I have Pale Blues right now and cannot wait for Navys to ship - in May! :P
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Re: "Project N" Wyse WY-50 (Kailh BOX Navy)
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 04 April 2018, 14:32:53 »
I never understood the appeal of box switches but your review has changed my mind. In a few months I might consider doing a build with them.
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Re: "Project N" Wyse WY-50 (Kailh BOX Navy)
« Reply #7 on: Sun, 15 April 2018, 22:18:05 »
Awesome review!

This review actually made me buy a custom 60% with navy's. I dont have it yet but im anticipating that I will love them, specially because I have a ducky one TKL with cherry blues and think they are too light and not tactile enough.

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Re: "Project N" Wyse WY-50 (Kailh BOX Navy)
« Reply #8 on: Fri, 25 May 2018, 05:19:27 »
Great video!
I also bought Navys switches, but haven't decided when to use it.  :)