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#61


(its this adapter)

Will probably make a video or something about it, is the adapter for my Model F so i can finally use it on a modern system :DDD
@Big_Al_Tech YAY finally can use the awesome capacitive buckling spring on the model F soon :D


#62


@Thinking_Emoji Keyboardception
Sorry couldn't help myself.


#63

This took effort.
Well played.


#64

I always play my keyboards well.


#65

Yea I had to get something similar to my ssk, SDL > USB Soarers converter. Much fun will be had.


#66

Got my first mechanical keyboard today ( Corsair k65 cherry brown switches ) and I'm in love! Typing on it is immensely pleasurable.


#67

🙂 corsair FTW


#68

Does anyone know of a way to easily have a diy keyboard that would be cost effective? Most pcbs are rather expensive, and the housing and whatnot isn't cheap either.


#69

Funny you say that

1.
Cheap mechanical keyboard of your favorite size, example being a Redragon:

2.
Switches of your favorite kind:

.3. Then do lots of soldering.


#70

If I am going to do that, then I might as well go with the PCMaster race keyboard thing. (I don't remember the actual name).


#71

I mean, if you want to build it from total scratch will be more expensive .... But more customizable. So yeah


#72

I was just curious if there was a rather cheap pcb/housing kit that would be below the cost of a prebuilt after you add in the price of the keys and keycaps.


#73

Itll be around $100-200 if you go full custom, is why I recommend above usually; is cheaper & most of the hard stuff minus the soldering is done for you


#74

De-soldering is a pain in the butt though.


#75

Only issue with them is not having a linux version of cue!


#76

Easier than soldering everything together, programming a Teensy and soldering it, and the whole building the rest of the keyboard imo.


#77

You would think that someone like Corsair would be down for supplying a kit where you basically order your own keys and solder them yourself. the PCMR one is the closest to it, but it comes with keys that I don't want. So that is a waste of money.


#78

It's not cue. But it's software that lets one change the lights on corsair boards.

I'm not an rgb guy, so I don't know if this works.

But it does say it supports the k65.


#79

Thanks for the link :) I actually downloaded it about 10 mins ago haha. It's a bit buggy but it gets the job done.


#80

$99 for everything except switches and caps. Could probably get a Chinese special for cheaper.