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tokyo60 Assembly Guide.

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With season 2 closed out and on it's way, here's the a quick photo guide for tokyo60 assembly from the discussions page broken out as a how-to post!
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1) Place stabilizers on PCB and screw into place.

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2) Snap a few switches into the case to center the PCB
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3) Place the PCB into the case, USB end first. Push down so the switches snap into the PCB taking care not to bend any pins
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4) Lightly screw the PCB into the top of the case. There are 6 screws in total.

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5) Turn the case over and snap in the remaining switches, taking care not to bend any pins.
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Note: The switches on 'Esc' and '1' are turned 180' to accomodate for the usb connector.

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6) If any pins are bent, you can pop the switch out using the tip of a pen.

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7) Tighten the screws on the PCB.

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8) Place keycaps onto the switches. Give each keycap a firm push to secure them properly.

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9) Stick the rubber feet onto the bottom of the case
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10) Screw the bottom and top case together. The depression on the bottom case should face the front of the keyboard.

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11) Plug in your tokyo60 and start typing!
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Troubleshooting:
Some of my keys don't work:
If there's a key that doesn't work, check for a bent switch pin. Pop the key out from the bottom with the tip of a pen. Straighten out the pen if necessary and re-insert the switch. if this doesn't work, then please contact Massdrop support who can walk you through the process of a PCB replacement.
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elbowyeish
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Feb 24, 2021
keyboard layout takes getting used to. problem is, the keyboard sounds much better without the bottom plate attached. it sounds so hollow with the bottom plate on with holy panda and gmk WoB.
Jay_Ray
0
Jul 30, 2021
Fill the bottom with foam or car sound dampeners. You will be good to go. Hardly any stock custom keyboards sound great out of the box, most people customize it to get the sound they want.
TysonA
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Jan 23, 2021
My v4 PCB came broken, how do I get a replacement asap?
Kanola
4
Apr 30, 2020
Awesome thank you for this guide! As a first time custom keyboard builder, this really helped.
turnKey
94
May 7, 2021
I assembled one a few months back. There's a fairly annoying metallic sound that another commenter describes as "hollow" sounding. I was going to pop it open and add some felt or something, but that same user claims that eliminating the backplate improves the sound.
rowie
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May 29, 2019
Does anyone know how to add function space bar in qmk which is space bar when tapped, function layer when held. I’m not sure if the current qmk configurator has this. Or does anyone have a hex file to share so I can edit to customize my tokyo60.
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here’s the funky keymap that I use that has Spacebar FN when held down. I also have hjkl arrows in addition though so might be weird. https://www.dropbox.com/s/faleb39tomknfot/tokyo60_tokyo-custom.hex?dl=0
rowie
1070
May 30, 2019
Oh thank you! I as well use hjkl instead of the hhkb layout.
vlaadbrain
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Feb 27, 2019
can i use cherry stabilizers with this motherboard? i want to replace the spacebar stabilizer
Mattyd
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Mar 1, 2019
yes you can
Hrharrell
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Dec 14, 2018
Soooooooo. Any news you can share on Tokyo60 season 3? Improvements? Release date estimate?