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Offline 2Moons

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[GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« on: Sun, 14 November 2021, 18:30:42 »


Follow these links to join the Group Buy!
November 14, 2021 - December 14, 2021

   
   US: Mekibo

   CA: ApexKeyboards

  SEA: Monokei.co

    JP: Yushakobo

   EU: Mykeyboard.eu

   AU: Daily Clack

   Worldwide: KBDfans

Expected Ship Date: Q4 2022

Pricing
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NA [Mekibo] (USD)
Basekit - $134.99
Alphas - $62.99
Extensions - $49.99
Spacebars - $29.99
JIS Screwdriver - $40.00
JIS Emergency Exit - $45.00

EU [Mykeyboard] (EUR)
Basekit - €141.99
Alphas - €65.99
Extensions - €53.00
Spacebars - €31.00
JIS Screwdriver - €42.00
JIS Emergency Exit - €47.00

JP [Yushakobo] (Yen)
Basekit - ¥18,700
Alphas - ¥9,240
Extensions - ¥7,150
Spacebars - ¥4,400
JIS Screwdriver - ¥5,280
JIS Emergency Exit - ¥6,600

CA [ApexKeyboards] (CAD)
Basekit - $180.00
Alphas - $85.00
Extensions - $66.00
Spacebars - $42.00
JIS Screwdriver - $40.00
JIS Emergency Exit - $50.00

SEA [Monokei] (SGD)
Basekit - $180.00
Alphas - $85.00
Extensions - $66.00
Spacebars - $42.00
JIS Screwdriver - $40.00
JIS Emergency Exit - $50.00

Oceania [DailyClack] (AUD)
Basekit - $203.00
Alphas - $95.00
Extensions - $75.00
Spacebars - $45.00
JIS Screwdriver - $60.00
JIS Emergency Exit - $67.50

Worldwide [KBDfans] (USD)
Basekit - $142.00
Alphas - $72.00
Extensions - $62.00
Spacebars - $42.00
JIS Screwdriver -
JIS Emergency Exit -



Design & Inspiration
The original idea for this set comes from having a fully functional Japanese kit. Current GMK sets are not functional on a modern Japanese keyboard. This set hopes to inspire the idea of having future GMK IC's the chance to offer a Japanese extension kit as an option. Hopefully this might inspire new types of keyboards to be used. This kit combines both ANSI and JIS.

Base Kit


Extensions Kit


Spacebar Kit


Board Renders






Artisan Collaboration
KeyBee Manufacturing
Both are anodized aluminum with enamel infill.

R1 JIS Screwdriver


R3 JIS Emergency Exit


Legal
Permitted from JSA to use the name JIS https://www.jsa.or.jp/en/ .
Permission from Filco and PFU (Realforce Rep) to use circular images for henkan and muhenkan.
Not permitted to use the official JIS logo.

Discord


Thanks
« Last Edit: Thu, 16 December 2021, 17:30:47 by 2Moons »

Offline 2Moons

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 15 November 2021, 21:37:07 »
Reserved

Offline HungHingDaiLo

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 16 November 2021, 08:22:25 »
Good luck with GB, 2Moons!
Can't wait to see the finished product when it finally shipped!

Offline mini_ninja_64

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 16 November 2021, 09:45:18 »
Is been a long time coming, great work UwU

Offline Pach

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 16 November 2021, 12:14:28 »
We're finally here! This is hype

Edit: Speaking of, I heard that you were planning to make h87 compatible PCBs (and others) for the JIS layout. Got any info on how that's going? and shouldn't need any different plates, right?
« Last Edit: Tue, 16 November 2021, 12:45:31 by Pach »

Offline 2Moons

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 17 November 2021, 22:39:58 »
Good luck with GB, 2Moons!
Can't wait to see the finished product when it finally shipped!

Thank you so much, that means a lot!

We're finally here! This is hype

Edit: Speaking of, I heard that you were planning to make h87 compatible PCBs (and others) for the JIS layout. Got any info on how that's going? and shouldn't need any different plates, right?

87c JIS PCB sitting in my house waiting to go to GB with all of it done. Might need a plate.
88 JIS PCB is already done and should go to group buy really soon. With plates and everything done!
60 percent JIS PCB - Ai03 has one out and I'll be coming out with one after I get plates done.
Safa TKL will offer a JIS ready plate with a 3u spacebar. I have a prototype with the proper plate and I'll be doing a build stream for it soon.
There is a 65% JIS in the hopper which needs a prototype.

In addition people are already adding JIS kitting to new GMK keycap sets! Very exciting!
« Last Edit: Thu, 18 November 2021, 17:35:40 by 2Moons »

Offline konstantin

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #6 on: Sun, 21 November 2021, 14:24:26 »
GLWGB!

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 23 November 2021, 22:22:46 »
This is great, GLWGB 2Moons! Will support!

Offline 2Moons

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | Week 2 | Live until December 14th
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 24 November 2021, 19:51:14 »
GLWGB!

This is great, GLWGB 2Moons! Will support!

Thank you so much. Thank you everyone for the support and supporting future GMK JIS keycap sets!

11/24
The Alphas kit was removed.



Offline dvorcol

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 24 November 2021, 21:38:19 »

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #10 on: Fri, 26 November 2021, 19:42:01 »
I will buy one and hope that in 2023 we have someone make a 60% tray mount PCB that supports JIS LMAO
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Offline Hyperdimension

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 29 November 2021, 00:44:44 »
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How am I supposed to read this? the MOQ is 500 and only 58 units have been sold so far?
« Last Edit: Mon, 29 November 2021, 00:48:31 by Hyperdimension »

Offline Pach

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 30 November 2021, 14:35:09 »
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How am I supposed to read this? the MOQ is 500 and only 58 units have been sold so far?

Was also a little worried by this. However I'm sure this will pick up a lot during the last few days like any set, and if each vendor buys a good amount of extras it's doable.

Offline pancake

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 30 November 2021, 15:54:40 »
I will buy one and hope that in 2023 we have someone make a 60% tray mount PCB that supports JIS LMAO

Closest we'll get for now. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

https://shop.yushakobo.jp/products/2988

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #14 on: Wed, 08 December 2021, 05:04:52 »
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So the alpha set is actually not going to be made in this run?
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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #15 on: Wed, 08 December 2021, 19:10:36 »
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Is this set going to happen whether it meets MOQ or not?
I'm eager to join but the numbers seems rather low as of now.





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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #16 on: Wed, 08 December 2021, 20:26:56 »
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Is this set going to happen whether it meets MOQ or not?
I'm eager to join but the numbers seems rather low as of now.

I'm pretty sure this set will make it. Mekibo is a good vendor and knows when to pull a set, there's a reason why it's still up. Vendors are probably working behind the scenes to make sure that they can buy the set out. I've made sure to pick up a Base Kit and the Emergency Exit artisan!

Offline dvorcol

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | November 14th - December 14th
« Reply #17 on: Fri, 10 December 2021, 13:19:00 »

Offline 2Moons

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | 3 days left!
« Reply #18 on: Sat, 11 December 2021, 18:05:19 »
Thanks everyone. One final push to the finish line.

Offline arcticarc

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | 3 days left!
« Reply #19 on: Sat, 11 December 2021, 21:24:31 »
Will be ordering base, spacebars and emergency exit in a couple days once i get paid! Holidays are tough man. So excited for this set.

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | 3 days left!
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 15 December 2021, 09:58:43 »
Were we able to hit MOQ? I would assume we are still waiting for final numbers to come in.

Offline Arithmetics

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | 3 days left!
« Reply #21 on: Wed, 15 December 2021, 12:14:06 »
JIS Do It

Offline LAWSON

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | 3 days left!
« Reply #22 on: Wed, 15 December 2021, 21:22:46 »
Ordered an emergency exit artisan ;D hopefully we were able to reach MOQ!

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | 3 days left!
« Reply #23 on: Thu, 16 December 2021, 03:41:55 »
I also went in last day. I assume this will be fine, the numbers looked quite okay and I am sure extras will carry this set without issue. /Johannes

Offline 2Moons

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | 3 days left!
« Reply #24 on: Thu, 16 December 2021, 05:26:07 »
I also went in last day. I assume this will be fine, the numbers looked quite okay and I am sure extras will carry this set without issue. /Johannes

Thank you everyone who went in on the last day. There was quite a surge at the end. Once numbers are finalized I'll have dvorcol post it here. Looks like it will be fine. Many more thanks to come. Cheers.

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | GB Closed
« Reply #25 on: Thu, 16 December 2021, 16:36:09 »
I really wanted to get in on this.
...to bad it cost money  :-[

Offline 2Moons

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #26 on: Thu, 16 December 2021, 20:06:04 »
I'm happy to announce that MOQ will be reached on all kits. It was a 2 year project for me that is finally coming to a close. There are too many people to thank that I'm sure I might miss some.

Thank you to all that gave me the idea to run JIS. There are many people who encouraged me to run this.

Konstantin and Kidviddy for kitting and taking the time to help with compatibility.

Mykeyboard for doing a lot of work with GMK on this. Giving advice along the way.

JSA group for legally allowing me to use the word JIS. Realforce and Filco for allowing me to use the henkan and muhenkan icons.

Many people who gave your honest review.

Thank you to everyone in the community for believing in this project and supporting it, without you, it wouldn't be possible.

The future is bright for GMK JIS kitting and new keycap sets like GMK Teradrive are already in IC. Recently, new keyboards have been designed with JIS in mind.

Thank you.
« Last Edit: Thu, 16 December 2021, 20:09:39 by 2Moons »

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #27 on: Thu, 16 December 2021, 20:13:04 »
I'm happy to announce that MOQ will be reached on all kits. It was a 2 year project for me that is finally coming to a close. There are too many people to thank that I'm sure I might miss some.

Thank you for seeing this through, and for finally making JIS support for GMK sets a reality! Many of us complained that it wasn't there, but you were the one who actually did something about it. Congratulations on a successful GB and here's looking forward to a bright future of JIS-supporting GMK keysets!

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #28 on: Fri, 17 December 2021, 03:44:12 »

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #29 on: Wed, 12 January 2022, 11:28:15 »
Argh.....just discovered this....hopefully one of the vendors stock extra..

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #30 on: Thu, 13 January 2022, 19:05:44 »
Argh.....just discovered this....hopefully one of the vendors stock extra..

Mykeyboard.eu has extras on pre-order, if you live in the EU.

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #31 on: Thu, 13 January 2022, 23:41:10 »
Nice

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #32 on: Mon, 17 January 2022, 18:01:42 »
Is there no 1.75u shift in this kit? Because the one in the render looks like a 1.5u, and none of the additional shifts are 1.75u either.

Edit: NVM I'm stupid, the ctrl below is 1.25 so it adds up

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #33 on: Mon, 17 January 2022, 18:02:38 »
Is there no 1.75u shift in this kit? Because the one in the render looks like a 1.5u, and none of the additional shifts are 1.75u either.

It’s in the base kit under the ISO Enter.

Offline XBLRad

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #34 on: Tue, 18 January 2022, 19:49:41 »
Just found out about this set and I can't be anymore upset about missing out. I guess I just have to hope and pray for extras

Offline max.clacks

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #35 on: Wed, 19 January 2022, 10:38:02 »
Just found out about this set and I can't be anymore upset about missing out. I guess I just have to hope and pray for extras

Not sure if they ship to your region, but it looks like it's possible to preorder some of the kits (base kit is available) from mykeyboard.eu.

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Re: [GB] GMK JIS | MOQ REACHED | GB Closed
« Reply #36 on: Wed, 19 January 2022, 11:00:45 »
Just found out about this set and I can't be anymore upset about missing out. I guess I just have to hope and pray for extras

Not sure if they ship to your region, but it looks like it's possible to preorder some of the kits (base kit is available) from mykeyboard.eu.


I'm in NA and when I look for it on the website I can't find it. Are you telling me there is still a way for me to secure a set?!?!?!

Edit: I was able to locate and preorder a set. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!
« Last Edit: Wed, 19 January 2022, 11:09:28 by XBLRad »