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[GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - Closed
« on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 11:33:58 »
"Hello, again" M0110 reboot
Inspired by the OG 0110, M0110 bring some modern touch to the classic design.



GB DATE: starts @ 10 PM GMT+10 on the 10 June and will run for 4 weeks (finish on 8th July @ 10 PM GMT+10 )
Softcap around 250 units
Purchase link will go live at the above time and date through website Thocc Supply
Estimated shipping date: begining of Q4 2021 (~3 month)




Board specs: Price $330 USD (Anodized & PC) or $370 USD (E-White & Beige)


Standard Kit includes:
  • 1 x Top & Bottom case (standard 60% or HHKB)
  • 1 x Polycarb 60% Universal plate [plate file will be released before shipping]
  • 1 x PVD brass weight with engraved "hello" design
  • 1 x 60% Universal Layout PCB - Solder version & 1 x Daughterboard*
  • 1 x set of Poron gasket conversion kit**
*No Hotswap PCB will be offered during this run due to large amount of layout that is available out there
*The daughterboad can be used with other 60% PCB with an JST connection point on the bottom
**Gasket conversion kit will be compatiable with previous run that was done by Drop. Shipping just kit itself will be slow or fast but expensive

Extras:
  • Extra Plate $35 USD each (Aluminium, Carbon Fibre, PC)
  • Gasket pad Kit $11 USD per set
  • PCB Kit $45 USD (main PCB solder only, USB-C daughterboard, JST cable

Soler PCB supported layout
Colour: 5 colour options



From left to right: Beige - White - PC - Grey - Silver [up close render click "MORE" button right below]
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Beige

E-White

PC

Grey

Silver

Additional Renders


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What's changed since IC begin?

1. Removed badge on the HHKB case due to popular demand
2. Substitute Black finish with Beige (all you beige gang is just too strong)
3. Altered Beige color after receiving prototype, the production unit will be a close match to PANTONE 11-0105 TCX rather than the yellow hue with a greenish tint (Comparison album link click here)
4. RETAINED all plate mounting points (Poron pads from the gasket conversion kit will need to stick onto the protruding plate points)
Without the spacebar and sides' mounting points, the plate's bottom and sides sections do not have enough support during typing which resulting in a very soft or sinking feeling near the spacebar, enter, backspace, L&R shift.
  • IF you want to build it with top mont and want a softer typing feel - skip screws near the space bar and left and right side when installing your plate
  • IF you want to use the gasket conversion kit, I strongly recommend using all 8 mounting points and install Poron pads on all of them.

Here is a video demo using all 8 points on an aluminum plate

Here is a sound test video with the gasket conversion kit - Box cream with PBT GOK BoW, no plate or case foam installed



Previous IC link here

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« Last Edit: Fri, 09 July 2021, 07:12:04 by well_cooper »

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 11:34:50 »
RESERVED
10 September - 60% Machining are complete, surface finishing will follow at the end of the machining (beginning of October), PCB due to be finished at the end of next week
11 July - order finalised, submitted to  manufacture

« Last Edit: Fri, 10 September 2021, 06:15:47 by well_cooper »

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 12:08:28 »
Approved :thumb:

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 12:13:16 »
Oh man. So excited.

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 12:15:22 »
Will the daughterboard from this run be able to screw into the case of the drop run?

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 12:20:54 »
Will the daughterboard from this run be able to screw into the case of the drop run?
It will require some modifications to the new daughter board to install into the Drop run case .


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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 12:21:53 »
Oh man. So excited.
Excitement + 1


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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 12:23:26 »
Will the daughterboard from this run be able to screw into the case of the drop run?
It will require some modifications to the new daughter board to install into the Drop run case .


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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 12:27:42 »
Will the daughterboard from this run be able to screw into the case of the drop run?
It will require some modifications to the new daughter board to install into the Drop run case .


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Yes, Iíll come up with a guide on how to make it happen


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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 14:07:48 »
Are you able to provide an approximate weight of a built board?

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 14:08:10 »
The beige is hot af.

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 19:48:43 »
The beige is hot af.
Glade you like it


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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 60% reboot - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 10 June 2021, 05:06:15 »
Are you able to provide an approximate weight of a built board?

PC fully build with alu plate without any case or PCB foam is about 1.3 KG, Aluminium case build with same plate material is around 2 KG
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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 10 June 2021, 05:22:44 »
Thanks!

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - GB Date 10th June
« Reply #14 on: Thu, 10 June 2021, 07:13:17 »
You are welcome :thumb:

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #15 on: Fri, 11 June 2021, 11:45:55 »
Do you have any photos of what the PC verison of the board will look like with gasket kit installed? 

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #16 on: Sat, 12 June 2021, 07:10:45 »
Yes and here it is. For the gasket kit, it will come with 2 thicknesses 0.5mm & 8mm. Thin ones will stick on top of the plate at the mounting point to prevent case ping when the plate rebounds during typing. Thick gasket foam will be on the bottom side of the plate and does most of the support work.

In the prototype shown below, I didn't use any thin ones and can not hear any ping while typing



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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #17 on: Sat, 12 June 2021, 09:59:42 »
Thanks  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #18 on: Sat, 12 June 2021, 10:23:43 »
Dang that PC version looks so good. How does it look with underglow RGB?

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #19 on: Sat, 12 June 2021, 15:59:36 »
Hi, is this compatible with the Plain60 PCB?

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 13 June 2021, 21:32:21 »
Hi, is this compatible with the Plain60 PCB?
Yes however you might have to desolder the USB C port if it is interfering with daughterboard


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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #21 on: Sun, 13 June 2021, 21:34:57 »
Dang that PC version looks so good. How does it look with underglow RGB?
I donít have a picture on hand so here is a Mont60 made by FanC, it is the same material for the M0110 PC version.



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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #22 on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 02:40:58 »
I love the design of this and it ticks all my usability boxes (corner blockers, HHKB split keys and split space bar) but I'm concerned when I look at all the feedback about poor QC and packaging from the previous run. How is it going to be addressed this time if at all?

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #23 on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 03:16:30 »
Dang that PC version looks so good. How does it look with underglow RGB?
Here you go


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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #24 on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 03:28:01 »
I love the design of this and it ticks all my usability boxes (corner blockers, HHKB split keys and split space bar) but I'm concerned when I look at all the feedback about poor QC and packaging from the previous run. How is it going to be addressed this time if at all?
This question was addressíed at the end of the IC post. You can read up the drama happened during Dropís run.

The short version is that this run will be manufactured and QCd in house prior to packing and shipping.


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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #25 on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 06:10:19 »
This question was addressíed at the end of the IC post. You can read up the drama happened during Dropís run.

The short version is that this run will be manufactured and QCd in house prior to packing and shipping

That's reassuring to hear. I read over the IC thread and also found this:

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So, I joined the Drop GB.  There were a few of problems that I ran into:

the plate didn't actually support split space bar layouts.

It looks like this is still going to be a problem from the images/videos shared so far. Are there any plans to correct this?

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #26 on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 06:31:52 »
This question was addressíed at the end of the IC post. You can read up the drama happened during Dropís run.

The short version is that this run will be manufactured and QCd in house prior to packing and shipping

That's reassuring to hear. I read over the IC thread and also found this:

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So, I joined the Drop GB.  There were a few of problems that I ran into:

the plate didn't actually support split space bar layouts.

It looks like this is still going to be a problem from the images/videos shared so far. Are there any plans to correct this?
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I'm aware of that and it was brought up in our discord discussions as well, plate has been fixed since then
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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #27 on: Wed, 23 June 2021, 06:43:45 »
No shipping to EU? Was trying to pick one for me, but it doesn't allow me because of the shipping country.

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #28 on: Wed, 23 June 2021, 06:47:13 »
No shipping to EU? Was trying to pick one for me, but it doesn't allow me because of the shipping country.

Shipping to limited EU country atm, given shipping rates, can vary drastically depending on where you are and what is the COVID situation is locally. DM on discord if you would like a quote for your country

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #29 on: Wed, 23 June 2021, 07:05:29 »
Thank you for the quick answer, I will do it

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #30 on: Wed, 23 June 2021, 12:24:06 »
Already purchased a kit, but had a question. Are you planning on releasing the plate files once the board ships? I'd love to get a (ideally fixed layout) pom plate made.

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #31 on: Thu, 24 June 2021, 07:18:25 »
Already purchased a kit, but had a question. Are you planning on releasing the plate files once the board ships? I'd love to get a (ideally fixed layout) pom plate made.

Yup

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #32 on: Thu, 24 June 2021, 09:13:25 »
Can you provide any shots of the beige units that are not a render? I've recently been interested in color matching that 90's beige box color that so many manufacturers were using and it looks like you're pretty damn close here. I'd be curious to see what it actually comes out like in person.

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #33 on: Thu, 24 June 2021, 14:59:08 »
I missed this. Any extras avail

If you are willing to pay the you can get them here:

https://www.monstargears.com/1949505981/?idx=302
Only part of the set is available (they're out of the alphas, for example)

They were available when I posted, I ordered my full set from Monstargear. Sorry to get people excited.

Can you provide any shots of the beige units that are not a render? I've recently been interested in color matching that 90's beige box color that so many manufacturers were using and it looks like you're pretty damn close here. I'd be curious to see what it actually comes out like in person.
There are prototype shots of the beige both in the IC thread, and the discord. Links for each are found in the OP. I think the beige color may have been updated since those, not sure, you'll have to read the around the thread a little to figure it out.
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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #34 on: Fri, 25 June 2021, 09:18:51 »
Well right, I had read that its been changed a bit so I was interested to see the final product. If its close to what it is being shown as in the updated renders then I'm interested. I didn't care for the beige initially offered. Had kind of a green cast to it that I didn't care for.

No worries at any rate. Just hoping to see more of the board.

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #35 on: Wed, 30 June 2021, 04:57:50 »
Really like this design!

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #36 on: Fri, 02 July 2021, 11:11:14 »
Love the aesthetic, had to grab the beige.

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - LIVE until 8th July
« Reply #37 on: Fri, 02 July 2021, 13:15:24 »
Love the aesthetic, had to grab the beige.

Will be going for silver as for fancy coloring I'm already getting Swiss. By the time this ships I hope to have it all in place, joined the discord for updates and I hope op does not disappoint. Thanks well_cooper this is amazing :D

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - Closed
« Reply #38 on: Mon, 12 July 2021, 12:16:30 »
Dammit, missed this, was wanting to get in.... a nice beige one

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - Closed
« Reply #39 on: Mon, 12 July 2021, 16:14:23 »
Is 3 months still the ETA? This seems like an impossibly fast turnaround compared to every other group buy I've seen/participated it.

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - Closed
« Reply #40 on: Wed, 14 July 2021, 14:19:22 »
I think they did a run in China already. Those group buys usually do go a little faster because the factories are already practiced in producing the case. Though I think with IC shortages this does have a chance at being delayed.

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - Closed
« Reply #41 on: Wed, 14 July 2021, 15:28:14 »
If it were to be extended, I'd happily jump in!

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Re: [GB] "Hello" M0110 retro classic - Closed
« Reply #42 on: Tue, 27 July 2021, 01:17:50 »
Scooped a grey, excited for it!
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