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Jaybib
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Feb 5, 2020
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Two major things hold me back from buying this board. Having to clip switches and plate mount stabs. Fix these two problems and this board would be really sick.
Feb 5, 2020
Columbo
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Feb 5, 2020
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Agreed, there is no reason for plate mounded switches only. Same goes for the stabs. They also need to configure onboard eeprom so we don't have to deal with custom mdloader and patched QMK.
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Feb 5, 2020
Jaybib
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Feb 5, 2020
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It's not about being lazy it's about the switch being ruined and adding extra wobble.
Feb 5, 2020
seoulfoodz
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Feb 5, 2020
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I have 3 different keyboards with clipped switches in hotswap sockets, Drop Alt with (Zealios 67g V2 clipped) , NK65 (67g Zilents clipped), KBD 75 v2 (Sakurios 62g clipped) not a single one of these 3 are wobbly in anyway. If you want to add in a 4th I have an unused Nouvelle 60 print from Keyboardbelle with a hotswap PCB that doesn't have a plate in it and the switches are not wobbly even in that.
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Feb 5, 2020
swirle13
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Feb 12, 2020
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currently using a hotswap M60-A with leg holes and I have a couple other boards that are hot swap and don't have pcb legs and neither are wobbly. If you have a quality plate with good tolerances, wobble isn't an issue.
Feb 12, 2020
Leeyo
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Feb 14, 2020
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I have used plate mount switches and clipped pcb mount switches on an NK65 (5 pin) pcb, a GMMK (3pin), an alt and DZ60 builds with both non-hotswap and hotswap PCB's and have no wobbly switches. I can maybe see switches being loose/wobbly if on a plateless build, but on KB's with a plate, it shouldn't make any difference unless the plate itself is crap and has poor tolerances.
Feb 14, 2020
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