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Tada68 Mechanical Keyboard

Tada68 Mechanical Keyboard

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I was waiting so long I forgot I ordered this, dayum Ordered 31/10/18, est. ship date 19/02/19 rip me
What is going on with this drop?I had joined the May15th drop for this and after it reached customs in 29th October it stayed there for 2 whole months and now dhl tracking says it's "undeliverable".What do I do
I'm selling my Tada68, purchased from this drop last round. Brand new with silver aluminum case, MX browns, blank keycaps. More info on r/mechmarket: https://www.reddit.com/r/mechmarket/comments/a2urg4/usnm_h_aluminum_tada68_mx_browns_apple_adjustable/
Anyone know how close the blue is to GMK Laser legends?
More switch options please? The text says Zealios, but they are not on the Join Drop page. Maybe some box switches? MX Cherry Clears?
straypacket
Zeals haven't been on the past two or three drops. If you want different switches, ie boxes, I'd just buy a kit from kbdfans themselves https://kbdfans.cn/collections/diy-kit/products/tada68-keyboard-diy-kit?variant=40440860941 and then you can put whatever switches on it you want, and still have them assemble it for you. It's a little more expensive, but you get more options out of it at least.
Im actually trying to sell my Tada.
luisl
How can I contact you?
Damn it Massdrop! Just stop making me buy all these keyboards.
Can someone confirm whether it is possible to flash QMK as the firmware for this keyboard? I saw a few comments to that effect.
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Here you go: https://kbdfans.cn/collections/diy-kit/products/tada68-keyboard-diy-kit They also ship within days of the purchase.
Nster101
Just did mine yesterday using the configurator https://config.qmk.fm/#/tada68/LAYOUT_ansi and the github link posted by @arda. It was easy.
Did all the folks who are getting their orders "early" from the most recent drop order Gateron switches? Trying to sort out what the pattern is for who gets their boards now vs. February.
cnuulhu
Mine was delivered a week or so after the drop finished, and I got MX Cherry reds in the plastic case and no extra caps. Hope that helps you narrow it down!
OriginalMattJay
Good to know! There goes my "Gaterons first" theory, but still won't rule out boards with certain switches being more readily in stock. Thanks for the info!
I ordered two keyboards (gat. yellows, gat blacks); both of which arrived this morning. Didn't know it would include an aluminum plate, which I was considering buying separately. I had heard others receiving boards with poor soldering jobs. I will report back if I find the same issue.
Mine “shipped” two weeks ago but tracking still says it’s waiting for the item. Anyone else having this problem?
I got an email with a tracking number but it's safe to assume that it's still shipping in February right?
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Gateron greens, black plastic case, no legends
Definitely could be the case. I received 2 of my boards on wednesday -- both of which are gateron (black, yellow).
This is too late, it ships in Feb!
abnormalvisionary
just received my 2 boards today!
Coprophiliac
Yea, I got mine too. This comment was typed with the very same keyboard. All good.
Damn it! Just missed the drop :(
Anyone know where the company is from?
Does anyone know how frequently these are available on massdrop? I was hoping to get the white case with zealios today.
Ryebreaded
You can buy it whenever you want. https://kbdfans.cn/products/tada68-mechanical-keyboard-gateron-swtich-65-layout-dye-sub-keycaps-cherry-profils When I ordered mine from KBD, it came within days (I live West Coast USA, shipped from China). I am extremely happy with KBD.
Finally got mine, two months late. Does anyone else's keyboard wobble? Upper left corner is low. Super annoying.
The description says that the key caps are double shot pbt but the specs list says that they are printed and the pictures of the caps certainly don’t look double shot?
Williagea
The Tada68 I got last year had dye sublimated caps. The keycaps were one of the best ones I've had though.
Williagea
Just got mine this weekend and they are doubleshot PBT. Cheers
Are the caps Cherry or OEM profile?
josh_b
The stock Tada caps are Cherry profile.
Tom_Jr
Thanks for the info.
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After some delays, I just got my keyboard from the drop in May yesterday (October 26). I already had one Tada68 with Gateron Blacks, which I think is a great board. So I decided to get another to try out the Gateron Whites/Clears, and to have a place to put my steadily growing collection of keysets. I got the white case with blank keycaps, and I was surprised how nice it looked in person. I plan to swap out the caps eventually, but for now they look quite cool. The white switches are extremely light, which is what I wanted, and I actually think I like them quite a bit. But they have a bit of a hair trigger, so you have to be careful about resting your hand on the keys.
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This is basically a drop for the folks living in the US.. because for us EU people say for me living in the tax gouging for normal hardworking folks The Netherlands I have to pay 21% vat and 11% customs fees that's 32% on top of the $147 that's $193.... There are other vendors in the EU that sell that Tada for $147... So Massdrop time to open up a EU warehouse.. everyone else can do it.. so can you..
Is this the premade keyboard? Or is it coming in as a kit?
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Thanks for clarifying.
meatloaf
You can buy it as a kit or fully assembled from KBD, and they only take a few days to ship.
Is there a translucent case for this? Can’t seem to find one online.
Switchy
Not that I'm aware of maybe try hitting up u/jolimon on Reddit for something custom. https://stratakb.com <- his shop
Does it have usb type c?
julianokunha
Mini usb
Any chance of either getting zealios or a kit with no key caps on this drop?
Mine was just shipped
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ThatLambda
My August 30th drop date keyboard has just shipped.
ThatLambda
finally after almost 2 months T_T My 30 Aug order, shipped as well
Has anyone gotten any updates about oct. 8th shipment?
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mine as well
KogasaTatara
Mine too :D
" My name is Matthew with Massdrop Community Support, and I'd be happy to help. It looks like our warehouse has received most of the units and they are working to get them shipped out by the end of the week. I apologize for the delay and appreciate you patience in this matter. " This is for the 8/30 ship date. I hope this means that they'll ship soon.
usurpingcub
You'd think they'd refund shipping costs or something, but alas.
" Judi from Massdrop Community Support here.  I have an update on your Tada68 Mechanical Keyboard order! The product is leaving the vendor today en route to our warehouse, due to arrive there approximately 10/17.  Our warehouse will be working as quickly as possible to get individual orders on their way. "
I've had to put in support tickets 3 separate times to finally get this answer with an actual date.
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Lockhart
It's the 17th. Anyone get updates?
Thornkin
Someone just posted an update they received, 3 hours ago. Warehouse received the items and are hoping to have them shipped out by the end of the week.