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Offline MelonBred

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[GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | CLOSED
« on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 01:40:09 »
Welcome to the group buy for the MB-44!




Photo Album: https://imgur.com/a/hjTMvT4

Typing test and build stream: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/975409245?t=01h51m38s



Timeline
Starts at 11am CDT on Friday, April 9th.
First come first serve.
Closes on April 30th or until 200 units are sold.
Expecting 3 months turnaround from close of group buy.




Color Options and Details:
• Blue-Grey
• Purple
• Green
• Black

• 40% keyboard with 65%-esque blocker
• 7 degree typing angle
• ESD protection
• Optional rotary encoder support
• Powered by QMK

Layout




Vendor: Aeternus

The base kit will be $250 USD plus applicable taxes and shipping and will include:
• Anodized aluminum case in blue-grey, green, purple or black
• FR4 switch plate
• PCB mainboard and daughterboard
• Hardware, bumpons, JST cable.


The following add-ons will be available for purchase through Aeternus:
• Plate foam ($10 USD)
• Polycarbonate plate ($25 USD)
• Extra mainboard PCB ($35 USD)
• EC11 rotary encoder ($3 USD)


For other plate materials, P3D will be offering MB-44 plates in POM and PETG! These will be available for purchase on https://p3dstore.com/


If those materials don't quite tickle your fancy, the plate file will be made available after the close of group buy.



Thank you for looking!
« Last Edit: Sun, 02 May 2021, 23:41:34 by MelonBred »

Offline MelonBred

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 02:01:04 »
Reserved

Offline adobau

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 11:44:16 »
HYPPPPEEEDDDD! Can't wait!!! 💖

Offline s8erdude

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 11:45:28 »
gib

Offline Kokaloo

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 11:45:54 »
oh boy oh boy oh boy

Offline matthewdias

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 11:48:14 »

Offline bigern302

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 11:48:46 »
Way to go, MB.  We’re finally here!   

Offline paperassgasket

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 11:58:54 »
Alright let's go!


Offline densus designs

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 22:30:34 »
very compact

Offline joedinkle

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #9 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 01:03:05 »
GLWGB!

Offline ZyBeR

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #10 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 01:35:12 »
Do you ship from US or EU?

Offline PabloSummer

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #11 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 05:31:28 »
Hahaha... it is April 9th and 12:30 central european time and it is sold out.....  :eek:  never stood a chance at geting it.....  :(

Offline Jo_hannes

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #12 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 06:59:57 »
Hahaha... it is April 9th and 12:30 central european time and it is sold out.....  :eek:  never stood a chance at geting it.....  :(

Sheesh, Pablo, get with the program. I am kidding, of course, but it clearly says 11am CDT, and just typing that into Google tells me that's 6pm CEST. Now, it's 2pm. Also, 200 units of a 40s board will likely not sell out in seconds. Unless they call it Iron140 or something. /Johannes

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #13 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 10:04:49 »
Hahaha... it is April 9th and 12:30 central european time and it is sold out.....  :eek:  never stood a chance at geting it.....  :(

It says CDT not CET :)

Offline MelonBred

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #14 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 12:18:32 »
Do you ship from US or EU?

This will ship from the US.

Offline MelonBred

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #15 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 12:19:24 »
Meant to reply earlier, but group buy is live! Please let me know if there are any questions c:

Offline MelonBred

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #16 on: Mon, 26 April 2021, 12:55:19 »
Last week to join the group buy! Group buy will close on Friday, April 30th.

Thanks to everyone that has joined so far! I really appreciate your support for the project!

Offline icornish

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #17 on: Tue, 27 April 2021, 09:46:02 »
Is this hotswappable?

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #18 on: Tue, 27 April 2021, 14:43:43 »
Mannnn I am interested but the price for a 40% is a bit high. Gonna mull it over this week. I love the design though

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #19 on: Tue, 27 April 2021, 20:14:27 »
Mannnn I am interested but the price for a 40% is a bit high. Gonna mull it over this week. I love the design though
Price is actually pretty good for 2 piece case, pcb, hardware.

Offline nbc

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 28 April 2021, 13:09:57 »
Newbie here, could somone ID those blue/teal cat keycaps for me?

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #21 on: Wed, 28 April 2021, 13:37:56 »
That's KAT Kitty.

Offline loop | esc lab

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[GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #22 on: Wed, 28 April 2021, 16:19:53 »
Mannnn I am interested but the price for a 40% is a bit high. Gonna mull it over this week. I love the design though
Price is actually pretty good for 2 piece case, pcb, hardware.


F*** it. I'm in. Was gonna go for Whimsy as my first 40% but looks like that one is gonna be indefinitely "2 weeks away".


Got the green one.


GLWGB OP! Excited for this  :thumb:

PS is there a Discord for updates?
« Last Edit: Thu, 29 April 2021, 03:37:49 by loop | esc lab »

Offline MelonBred

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #23 on: Fri, 30 April 2021, 11:12:30 »
Mannnn I am interested but the price for a 40% is a bit high. Gonna mull it over this week. I love the design though
Price is actually pretty good for 2 piece case, pcb, hardware.


F*** it. I'm in. Was gonna go for Whimsy as my first 40% but looks like that one is gonna be indefinitely "2 weeks away".


Got the green one.


GLWGB OP! Excited for this  :thumb:

PS is there a Discord for updates?

Hey thanks for buying in! Yeah we have a channel for this board in the 40% server. Please feel free to join in and send ?rank mb44 in #join-ic-roles-here if you want pings for any updates. The #mb44 channel is currently under GB, but it'll move into Post-GB section after today.
https://discord.com/invite/40percent

Offline MelonBred

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Re: [GB] MB-44 - 40% Keyboard | April 9th - April 30th
« Reply #24 on: Fri, 30 April 2021, 11:13:45 »
Just a friendly reminder that today is the last day to join the group buy! Thanks to everyone that has purchased so far. Really appreciate all the interest and love shown for the project.