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TREASURE TYPE-9 ( SERIES II )


Hello to all,
I am Eric from Treasure, Industrial Designer from France ( https://treasuretypes.com/ ).
This new project is the follow up of my first macropad keyboard of 2018 ( Macropad Type-9 :  https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=91252.0), in a new and improved version.
Interest check was here : https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=100925.0
Group Buy Here : https://treasuretypes.com


TREASURE® Type-9 is a mechanical keyboard macropad in a small form factor
Inspired by Scandinavian and Japanese aesthetics, the design is bold and minimalist. timeless design.

The blend between rounded lines and sharp edges makes it stands out on your desk.
Machined from metal ( Brass and aluminum ),

On the technical side, the Type-9 is an easy to program and enterly solderless, USB C
The kit will be sold with 9 DSA keycaps, USB Type-C to A cable; so you just have to bring your key switches.

Part Number: MPD002

WHAT IS INCLUDED

1 x TREASURE® Type-9 (Series II) case in Brass or Aluminum
1 x Metal Plate
1 x Type-9 PCB ( USB-C )
2 x Custom Moulded Foot (Silicone) in the color of your choice
1 x USB-C to USB-A cable
9 x Blank DSA Keycaps
1 x Cleaning Cloth ( Brass versions only )
1 x Pouch ( Brass versions only)
Screws and allen key
Quick start guide
Packagings


WEIGHT ( built with keycaps - Estimate )
150gr ( Aluminum version )
360gr ( Brass versions )


FEATURES :
Crafted from Aluminum 6061 or Brass
Powder coated case ( Aluminum Version )
PVD Coated, Mirror finished case ( Brass Versions )
Removable Plate
White PCB in switch backlight
Switch Sockets (hot-swappable/no soldering required)
PCB compatible with QMK firmware
Low Profile custom silicone pads with 3M adhesive

Pricing :
Aluminum / White ver. : 99USD
Brass / Chrome Mirror ver : 129USD
Brass / Black Mirror ver : 129USD


NOTE: This is a PREORDER. Shipping will start when manufacturing/assembly has been completed.

Final product and colors can be slightly different from the pictures

Timeline:

Group Buy: October 20th - November 10th
Production: 4-6 Months
Shipping: Spring 2021






« Last Edit: Sun, 01 November 2020, 17:54:02 by EricArts »

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 08:03:00 »
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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 08:43:57 »
Love this!

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 09:00:28 »
Do you think Black chrome or Chrome would more closely match polished stainless steel? my kneejerk reaction is that chrome would, but not all polished metals are as vibrant as each other.

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 10:46:18 »
Got the black chrome pad, excited for it to arrive!

Offline matthewdias

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 12:35:55 »
What material is the plate?

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 12:45:33 »
Do you think Black chrome or Chrome would more closely match polished stainless steel? my kneejerk reaction is that chrome would, but not all polished metals are as vibrant as each other.
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I think Chrome is closer to polished stainless steel.

Love this!

Got the black chrome pad, excited for it to arrive!

Thanks for your support !!

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Thanks !

What material is the plate?

Aluminum plate.


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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 13:30:53 »
In. I am banking on this matching my stainless Norbauer board. 

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #8 on: Sun, 25 October 2020, 11:22:01 »
Picked one up. Good luck with the GB. I hope it goes well!

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #9 on: Sun, 25 October 2020, 11:41:01 »
Thank you !
I am in the process of adding an "update" section to the website and also a discord server.

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #10 on: Sun, 25 October 2020, 21:18:09 »
This is really beautiful! Just ordered a white and a black mirror one. Hope you get a lot of orders!

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 29 October 2020, 19:03:27 »
This is really beautiful! Just ordered a white and a black mirror one. Hope you get a lot of orders!

Thank You Fulanito !
Quick Update : I added a FAQ and an update section to the website ( http://treasuretypes.com/updates )

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #12 on: Fri, 30 October 2020, 17:15:58 »
Will these ship from France or directly from manufacturer?

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #13 on: Sat, 31 October 2020, 16:06:51 »
Everything ships from France.

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 03 November 2020, 17:33:50 »
Got myself a black brass one! PLease update us frequently :D as I am very excited

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 03 November 2020, 17:52:18 »
Hey thanks !
Yes I will update here and on http://treasuretypes.com/updates

Offline Curin Derwin

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #16 on: Thu, 05 November 2020, 19:36:23 »
Ordered one. I think this will pair very well with Adélie.

Offline noob2keyboard

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #17 on: Sun, 08 November 2020, 11:01:17 »
Stoked for this! Ordered!

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #18 on: Sun, 08 November 2020, 11:04:09 »
Making my first ever post on this forum to say this looks great.  Ordered in white - can't wait!

Offline UGunaLOSE

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 08 November 2020, 12:00:13 »
I might need to jump in on this! Beautiful

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 08 November 2020, 23:49:56 »
I wont be taking part in the GB but I still wanted to say this is a super clean design. Nice work, hope it does well!

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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #21 on: Mon, 09 November 2020, 06:39:35 »
Hey thanks everybody !
Last days for the GB


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Re: [GB] Treasure Type-9 ( Series II ) - Macropad USB-C HotSwap 9 Keys
« Reply #22 on: Tue, 10 November 2020, 18:18:18 »
The GROUP BUY has ended for the Treasure TYPE-9, thanks for your amazing support !

Procurement and fabrication will start now.
Updates : https://treasuretypes.com/updates.
Join the Discord for early peeks and project updates! https://discord.gg/nz77Th6sKF
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/treasuretypes