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MarieAnnette
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Oct 20, 2017
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How do I tell which of the WASD/Arrows set goes in what row? They're not labeled .__. Edit2: Okay, nevermind, I have 4 keys labeled R1, 3 labeled R2, and one last one for R3. This still seems a little off, but better than what I was doing before. After looking at the keys in person, the spacebar image seems horizontally stretched. The flowers on the WASD and arrow keycaps form a round shape, but the blossoms on the spacebar make for more of a flattened oval -- the flowers are wider horizontally than vertically. They're still pretty, but I'm not sure if I would have bought them if I had known in advance. It's pretty obvious looking at it in person, especially next to the regular 1u keycaps because the flowers don't have the horizontal distortion in those. Click to see a larger size of the spacebar, I circled a flower to demonstrate.
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For those who are curious, the logo on the zip-lock bag the keycaps came in says IDOBAO, the bar code label says Robo Co. Ltd, but that hasn't helped me find a manufacturer from my quick Google search.
Oct 20, 2017
LevelSteam
Oct 23, 2017
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Did you check on the underside of the cap? Most PBT blanks that I've seen have the row number shot into them like this:
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The R1 in this case corresponds to row one, and since it's a blank if can go anywhere.
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Oct 23, 2017
BlueCrowned
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Oct 23, 2017
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I thought the stretched image was pretty clear in the drop photos..
Oct 23, 2017
MarieAnnette
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Oct 24, 2017
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Nope, there aren't any labels on the back but I did figure it out eventually. Thanks!
Oct 24, 2017
LevelSteam
Nov 1, 2017
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I just got mine today and they're labeled on the back. Maybe you just got a batch that wasn't or something.
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Nov 1, 2017
MarieAnnette
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Nov 3, 2017
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Ok, thanks for posting that. While I was taking a picture of my keys to show you mine don't have it... I actually found the faint row label on my keys. Your keys look smoother than mine, like mine came from a messier cast or something. I've got 4 circles from the casting, roughness around the corners, and row markings only visible if I hold them at the right angle. So thanks, now I'll go check which ones I installed on my board and see if I guessed the right ones.
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Nov 3, 2017
LevelSteam
Nov 3, 2017
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Yours definitely look like they were cast from a different batch. My spacebar is kind of messed up and won't fit properly so I'm talking to support about that right now. It seems like there's a lot of variance in the quality of these caps :/
Nov 3, 2017
knicks707
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Nov 3, 2017
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It does look stretched. The pink cherry spacebar that I got looks fine.
Nov 3, 2017
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