I’m looking for a mid tier/ lower high end (?) case that fits a 65% PCB.
I need this because i very recently impulse-bought a TADA68 PCB/plate combo for very cheap. And well, now i need to build a keyboard with it i guess.
Not looking to spend very much, tough something aluminum would definitely be preferred.
afaik 65% isn’t really standardized like 60% and I don’t know that there are a lot of options, but I don’t really pay attention to a lot of 65% anymore, so I might not be up to date on what’s out there
well that would be a shame. the combo i bought came with a plastic case, but i would really like to not use that.
this case is atrocious. there’s probably more plastic in the construction of the keycap of a spacebar than in the entire mass of that case. look at it from a funny angle and it flexes under the pressure.
I tried a TADA68 with the standard high-profile aluminum case at a meetup.
It was amazing. The best-value aluminum case on the market, hands-down. It is better in every way than the stock plastic case. Better typing feel and bottom-out, better typing sound and acoustics, better stability and better comfort.
I recall it as being super-thick and sturdy compared to cheap aluminum cases. If I wanted to improve the typing feel of my TADA68, the first thing I would do is use the big aluminum case.
The low-profile case is also good. You can look up photos of builds with that. Someone did what I was thinking of doing, Zealio V1 in a dark gray lo-profile case with Honeywell keycaps and white LEDs. It looked spectacular. I’ve never typed on one, though.