Where to find nice keycaps for cherry mx?

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Where to find nice keycaps for cherry mx?

Hi, I want to build a Datanetics Replica keyboard.

I have a nice PCB for Cherry MX and the switches are still new available.

But where can I find a dark grey xda keyset for that?

With some wrong special key texts I can live but in the web I found only two colored keysets with about 180 keys.

All have only one 1U shift key and the keys on the right side are all not present...

And there is always only a 7U spacebar :(

 

Any Idea?

 

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There are lots of different

There are lots of different Cherry MX compatible keycap sets offered for sale on Aliexpress.

 

 

 

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I believe that the "Classic"

I believe that the "Classic" keycap set for the Unfied Retro Keyboard project now includes all the keys for a Datanetics keyboard, including the 1U shift keys, 1U return key, 8u spacebar, and blank keys. 

 

I have some sets available in medium gray.   If you are interested, PM me.

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Sadly the sets on ali have

Sadly the sets on ali have mostly only one 1U shift key and no 1U Retrun key.

Most of the special keys are wrong. () are always false located.

 

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You may have to buy two sets

You may have to buy two sets in order to get multiples of keys they only include one of.  Also some sets do include a couple different width space bars, albeit they often still aren't the ones you want for retro keyboards.

 

 

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