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shsieh
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Feb 4, 2020
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Is the new version still 3 Pin for switch? It gets pretty annoying to clip all the switches when most switches out there are 5 pin.
Feb 4, 2020
Elbert
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Feb 4, 2020
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Yes, the PCBA is still the same.
Feb 4, 2020
Pulstura
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Feb 4, 2020
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Would you guys consider making a pcb that allows 5 pin? That’s the only thing stopping me from jumping on these.
Feb 4, 2020
aklorian
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Feb 4, 2020
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I must've glossed over the details of this being a new version. Where is that stated? Thanks!
Feb 4, 2020
Andy.k
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Feb 4, 2020
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I wouldn't get these if these were 5 pins. 3 Pins works both ways, but once you clip old switches you can't even switch out for past switches you might have clipped.
Feb 4, 2020
Pulstura
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Feb 5, 2020
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You can still use plate mount (3 pin) on a pcb that allows pcb mount (5 pin) switches.
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Feb 5, 2020
Andy.k
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Feb 5, 2020
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Yeah if you want a loose switch. Makes a lot more sense the other way around. 3pin switch on a pcb mount meant for 5 pin instead of a plate mount? I luled
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Feb 5, 2020
Pulstura
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Feb 5, 2020
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This board has a plate for the switches. So a plate mount switch shouldn’t be anymore loose on a PCB that allows 5 pin. The additional 2 holes shouldn’t impact the stability of a plate mount switch.
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Feb 5, 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), and DZ60 build with both non-hotswap and hotswap PCB's and have no loose switches. I can maybe see switches being loose 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
Andy.k
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Feb 14, 2020
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yeah Cause you have a plate. I’m talking about for those who use 3 pin on pcb mounts without mount plate guides
Feb 14, 2020
whricom
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Apr 27, 2020
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I agree with Pulstura. any chance you guys might consider coming out with an option of a 5 pin hot-swappable pcb like RAMA and Monstargear do with their boards? The main reason I ask is because since this is a hot-swappable, you obviously can swap switches anytime you want. The problem comes with what to do with the switches you took out that you don't longer need. When you go and try to sell these, they will now lose some value just because not a lot of people are willing to buy 3 pin switches in places like r/mechmarket. 5 pin switches will always sell faster than the 3 pin ones.
Apr 27, 2020
Elbert
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Apr 28, 2020
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We'll absolutely consider it, but no ETA to provide on changes.
Apr 28, 2020
Pulstura
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May 10, 2020
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Just saying when 5 pins out you have at least 1 buyer waiting ;)
May 10, 2020
altmanmcdangerous
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Oct 7, 2020
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That’s what actually prompted me to return an alt. As long as they sell 3-pin I’m staying away and even swayed 2 friends away from drop over it — one went kbdfans the other novelkeys
Oct 7, 2020
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