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Offline BlindAssassin111

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[GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« on: Thu, 15 April 2021, 13:07:40 »




Specifications:

Top Mount
660 Layout
7 degree board angle
QMK and VIA support
MX and PCB mount stabs
ARM STM32F072CBT6 mcu
All aluminum construction
Designed in collaboration with Emil, ai03, and OneCreativeMind.




DeltaBlade Info:

Color options:
    E-White Top/Weight and Black ano Bottom/Plate
    Black ano Top/Weight and Silver ano Bottom/Plate
    Silver anoTop/Weight and Teal ano Bottom/Plate
    Black ano Top/Weight and Teal ano Bottom/Plate
    E-White Top/Weight and Teal ano Bottom/Plate

Pricing:
    Board: $480
    Extra PCBs and extra plates as well as carbon fiber plates will be available.

Quantity:
    MOQ of 80




Timeline:

Group buy opens May 3rd at Noon CDT and closes on May 31st at midnight CDT
My goal is to have these in customers hands by Q1 2022, but subject to change.




Where to buy:

The GB will go live on www.Viktus.Design at the above time. The site is currently under construction and planned to open up right before the buy.
I am accepting US and international orders and all will ship from me here in Texas.
For international customers I am trying to setup DHL shipping as an option but it might not make it in time so USPS Priority Mail International might be the only thing setup.




Layout Support:



ISO enter and left shift are supported on the PCB but not the included plate, I will make the plate files available later on after the buy to allow you to get custom ones made.




Prototype Pictures:





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Full album:
https://imgur.com/a/eRpYujH




Build Streams:

MechMerlin will be doing a build stream on his twitch April 29th.

Alexotos will be doing a build stream on his twitch April 25th @ 1PM ET.




Special Thanks:

OneCreativeMind for the amazing logos

jrfhoutx for the pain in the ass firmware work that is ARM in QMK along with feedback.

ai03 for your work initially designing the board.

HamKenobi for the amazing pictures of the prototypes that grace this post.

Emil for creating the idea and allowing us to have such a awesome board.




FAQ:

Are you going to make it hotswap? No.

Can you add knob support? No.

Can you add a top left badge blocker? No.

Can you release the files so I can 3D print it? No.

Why is it this price? I don't use a ****ty manu to make my boards, so pricing is a bit higher initially but I trust the quality I get and that is what matters more imo. Also aluminum is about to hit the highest price in 10 years... That along with the mcu shortage driving up pcb prices is just the start of a new norm we have to deal with as designers/vendors and as a community as a whole.



Updates:

To follow the project you can keep up with this thread, my website www.Viktus.Design or via the Viktus Design discord server where I will be most active.

Discord invite: https://discord.com/invite/4w6aUKb
« Last Edit: Mon, 03 May 2021, 19:06:03 by BlindAssassin111 »

Offline firewrath9

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 16 April 2021, 13:50:10 »
so lit bro

Offline thesaint

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 16 April 2021, 16:02:31 »
Dumb question, but is this compatible with the Leopold FC660M PCB?

Offline BlindAssassin111

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 16 April 2021, 16:35:27 »
Dumb question, but is this compatible with the Leopold FC660M PCB?

I would assume not but having never seen one in person I can't confirm for a fact.

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 16 April 2021, 17:27:40 »
i approve delta blade

but my approval doesnt mean anything so it doesnt matter
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Offline maxpower78

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #5 on: Sat, 17 April 2021, 09:38:28 »
Now where do I find a set of GMK Delta to match???

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #6 on: Sat, 17 April 2021, 21:31:21 »
Dumb question, but is this compatible with the Leopold FC660M PCB?
Curious why you would want that? It comes with a QMK PCB and what not. No reason to use a leopold one.
LCK75 so lit

Offline thesaint

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #7 on: Sun, 18 April 2021, 13:10:56 »
Dumb question, but is this compatible with the Leopold FC660M PCB?
Curious why you would want that? It comes with a QMK PCB and what not. No reason to use a leopold one.

Mainly for restoration work, having a old FC660M laying around that I want to do touch ups on, but why you would do such a thing if it comes with a PCB idk, just curious.
Also I was interested in the specific layout since I'm new to the scene and I'm discovering new things regarding the hobby each day.
« Last Edit: Sun, 18 April 2021, 13:13:20 by thesaint »

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 19 April 2021, 20:13:25 »
So hyped for this one, credit card is ready for the GB  :thumb:




Offline BlindAssassin111

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 24 April 2021, 09:41:54 »
Update:


Alexotos will be streaming the build of one of the prototypes tomorrow @ 1pm ET

Offline Firahlol

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #10 on: Fri, 30 April 2021, 00:27:30 »
Is this EU-friendly shipping? In Germany more specifically?
Is there a possibility to declare it a lower price when shipping for customs? Paying an additional 19% + other fees for customs is not nice.

Offline BlindAssassin111

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #11 on: Fri, 30 April 2021, 00:47:53 »
Is this EU-friendly shipping? In Germany more specifically?
Is there a possibility to declare it a lower price when shipping for customs? Paying an additional 19% + other fees for customs is not nice.

I will be shipping from the US as I wasn't able to figure out how to coordinate for a proxy for this in time, so shipping will be a tad expensive depending. I tried to get DHL in time but they won't reply to my emails unfortunately.

As for the value, that is actually illegal and I will not be under declaring the value for orders.

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #12 on: Fri, 30 April 2021, 01:50:30 »
love me some teal, looks good
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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #13 on: Fri, 30 April 2021, 07:41:31 »
GLWGB!

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #14 on: Sun, 02 May 2021, 13:42:28 »
Update:


GB opens tomorrow @ Noon CDT!!!

Buy here

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 04 May 2021, 01:39:15 »
Got my order in this morning, hope I have a build planned out by the time it gets to me.
« Last Edit: Wed, 05 May 2021, 04:13:55 by ItszBrian »

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #16 on: Mon, 10 May 2021, 10:46:15 »
Update:


GB closes in 3 more weeks, get yours while you still can!

Buy here


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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #17 on: Mon, 10 May 2021, 10:55:26 »
Excited to see people like the design.

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #18 on: Mon, 10 May 2021, 11:47:45 »
The prototype pictures look so cool! I wish I could join this gb :(

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #19 on: Mon, 10 May 2021, 12:42:06 »
This is super nice. Is there a pic of the bottom of the black top with team bottom?

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 12 May 2021, 11:47:57 »
has the MQO been reached?

Offline BlindAssassin111

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Re: [GB] DeltaBlade - GB Opens May 3rd
« Reply #21 on: Wed, 12 May 2021, 13:04:08 »
has the MQO been reached?

It has not been met yet.