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Offline shammy1260

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #100 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 19:00:01 »
Looks really nice!

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #101 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 19:38:09 »
like the design. but would like to see the logo replaced with a key.
My reasoning for having the blocker has been added to the FAQ

Im down for a soft pink and sage green if there ever going to be any of those colors. If not then maybe blue?
Aside from the blue (might end up being blue/grey, not sure) I am wanting to have versatile colours so pink and green are unlikely sorry.

I'll be in on this if there is ISO compatibility, although, based on your reasoning for not doing split space bars, I don't imagine you'll ISO support.
No ISO support, unfortunately. I'll add this point into the FAQ.

Would be super interested in a polycarb version if possible!
There won't be a polycarb version because the internals is quite complicated and isn't meant to be seen.

I like the top and bottom of the board, but like a couple of others have said, Not feeling that "Gap" in the back of the board at all.
It's here to stay, sorry. I've added my reasoning in the FAQ

Yep, I'd absolutely be in for the E-coat white.
E-coating might not happen depending on the manufacturer. I'll provide an update on this as soon as I find out what options are available.

i'm really into the black one! is a red prototype planned?
Although I've dismissed the idea of pink and green in the reply above due to them not being versatile colours to match with keysets, I've been thinking about a deep red as a possibility since Wilba seems to like red.

Hello, hello, hello! Im also from NZ and fairly new to the mech keeb scene. Its great to find out theres a talented kiwi designer in the scene. Would love to support you and buy this as my first high-end customs!


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Thanks! If you are from Auckland, we have just had our second keyboard meetup and will be planning more events in the future. We have a shared discord with Australia here: https://discord.gg/cuh62BY

I like the layout design and the logo, but I don't like the gap between the bottom weight and the case.
As per the reply above, I've added my reasoning in the FAQ.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #102 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 20:43:14 »
I love the logo and the back plate. I have a xeno on the way so if I love the 75% I will definitely jump in on this.


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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #103 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 21:13:27 »
Been mulling over this one for a couple of days. Super layout and I'm excited to see the pcb and mounting system. In!

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #104 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 21:24:13 »
Possibility of WKL version !? (with right blocker as well)

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #105 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 21:28:51 »
Possibility of WKL version !? (with right blocker as well)
This subject has been touched on in the FAQ. Also, I'm not sure how your right blocker works so I'm curious as to how you'd achieve it. Do you have a KLE?

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #106 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 21:32:30 »
Definitely interested! Love this layout.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #107 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 21:38:32 »
Interested. Looks great!

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #108 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 21:43:52 »
Interested. Have a Satisfaction on order, would love to compare the two.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #109 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 21:47:23 »
Possibility of WKL version !? (with right blocker as well)
This subject has been touched on in the FAQ. Also, I'm not sure how your right blocker works so I'm curious as to how you'd achieve it. Do you have a KLE?

Whooops sorry ! Left blocker !!! I'll read over the FAQ ;)


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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #110 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 21:55:13 »
How thick will the poly plate be?

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« Reply #111 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 22:11:23 »
How thick will the poly plate be?
1.5mm but it will be stiffer than usual due to how it is mounted.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #112 on: Mon, 27 May 2019, 23:35:25 »
Interested for sure, I love the logo.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #113 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 00:29:53 »
I love it! Im definitily in for it!


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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #114 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 00:50:01 »
The logo is very cool, definitely liking the design of it. I kind of wish there is something on top of the right arrow key instead of pure empty space.

Can you tell us more about what you are trying to achieve with this keyboard in terms of feel and sound? Seems like you have a very specific goal because you talked about complicated internals and a new mounting method.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #115 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 01:16:30 »
The logo is very cool, definitely liking the design of it. I kind of wish there is something on top of the right arrow key instead of pure empty space.

Can you tell us more about what you are trying to achieve with this keyboard in terms of feel and sound? Seems like you have a very specific goal because you talked about complicated internals and a new mounting method.
To achieve that extra key above the right arrow key, the  column would need to be shifted an extra 0.25u to the right which makes it inconsistent with all the other separators. Also, not having that extra key there would be make it easier to find, almost like on a tkl.

Regarding sound and feel, it is meant to be like a consistent pcb mount feel with a deep, muted tone. We will see how that goes once I get a prototype in but I doubt I'd get it right the first try since the construction is bit different to other keyboards which makes it harder to predict.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #116 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 01:36:14 »
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A color like LZ's "shine gray" (bright dip anodizing) would be excellent.
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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #117 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 02:12:15 »
+1 for a white color option

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #118 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 06:47:01 »
If this is sub-400, its a yes from me...

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #119 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 07:29:38 »
It's really beautiful keyboard.
I want joining GB.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #120 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 07:38:14 »
This board definitely interests me though depending on the timing of the GB or colors, I probably won't be able to enter it but I just wanted to let you know that I think this is a fantastic design and I love pretty much all aspects of it.
I'm neither here or there for the gap but your reasoning makes me satisfied with it but I LOVE the logo in the corner as I find a board gets very boring when it's just covered in keys.
The weight design is a simple straight line on the back but I love that it shows around the sides of the board.
The layout looks great and I love that the arrow keys are slightly away from everything else.

Nice work man.
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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #121 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 08:56:24 »
YES Please, Very interested might not get the U80 so I can get this. 11/10

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #122 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 08:59:09 »
Love the design. The space to the right of the arrow cluster does kinda stick out (or maybe it's just reading all the comments lol). Could you possibly put in 3 LEDs on that space?

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #123 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 10:36:00 »
Definitely interested. This is similar to the Leopolds but with a nice metal case.  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #124 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 13:18:01 »
Love the design. The space to the right of the arrow cluster does kinda stick out (or maybe it's just reading all the comments lol). Could you possibly put in 3 LEDs on that space?

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The empty space doesn't bother me, but to your idea, I think 3 LEDS arranged in a triangle or upside down triangle would look cool there

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #125 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 14:57:04 »
Amazing design !

Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #126 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 15:02:09 »
Love the design. The space to the right of the arrow cluster does kinda stick out (or maybe it's just reading all the comments lol). Could you possibly put in 3 LEDs on that space?

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The empty space doesn't bother me, but to your idea, I think 3 LEDS arranged in a triangle or upside down triangle would look cool there
Or move the branding there an add that extra key up in that top right corner

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #127 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 15:22:45 »
Love the design. The space to the right of the arrow cluster does kinda stick out (or maybe it's just reading all the comments lol). Could you possibly put in 3 LEDs on that space?

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The empty space doesn't bother me, but to your idea, I think 3 LEDS arranged in a triangle or upside down triangle would look cool there

Love the design. The space to the right of the arrow cluster does kinda stick out (or maybe it's just reading all the comments lol). Could you possibly put in 3 LEDs on that space?

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I've considered LEDs there before but I think it's busy enough as it is.

Love the design. The space to the right of the arrow cluster does kinda stick out (or maybe it's just reading all the comments lol). Could you possibly put in 3 LEDs on that space?

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The empty space doesn't bother me, but to your idea, I think 3 LEDS arranged in a triangle or upside down triangle would look cool there
Or move the branding there an add that extra key up in that top right corner
This is actually the layout that I started with based on which was the layout that 001anthony came up with but I decided to move away from it.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #128 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 15:52:23 »
I finally got around to making a GH account just to follow this. Count me in for blue. I think the current shade is perfect, blue/grey doesn't appeal to me nearly as much.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #129 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 19:59:27 »
I finally got around to making a GH account just to follow this. Count me in for blue. I think the current shade is perfect, blue/grey doesn't appeal to me nearly as much.
Wow, thanks! I'm flattered

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #130 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 20:21:00 »
Purple?

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #131 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 20:34:47 »
Purple?
Unlikely. Purple is a very flamboyant colour and is opposite to my preferences.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #132 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 20:49:56 »
Recently, many people including myself bought GMK Wavez.
Many people will want a Dark Green Color keyboard.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #133 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 21:00:18 »
Recently, many people including myself bought GMK Wavez.
Many people will want a Green Color keyboard.

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I don't think I'm too interested in a deep blueish green colour but I can show you what Wavez would look like rendered on the black which I think would look ok.
I think I'll do a couple of other renders like the blue with GMK Striker since I've already made keycap models of Kuro/Shiro.

Will probably work on these over the weekend.
Let me know what else you guys are interested in seeing.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #134 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 21:03:33 »
I would love to see how Metropolis or Hammerhead would look on this board.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #135 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 21:30:17 »
I would love to see how Metropolis or Hammerhead would look on this board.

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Metropolis and Hammerhead on black?

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« Reply #136 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 21:30:53 »
I would love to see how Metropolis or Hammerhead would look on this board.

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Metropolis and Hammerhead on black?
Yes, please

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #137 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 21:38:00 »
Definitely interested in this!

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« Reply #138 on: Tue, 28 May 2019, 22:47:10 »
I would love to see how Metropolis or Hammerhead would look on this board.

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I purchased the Metropolis and that is exactly why I'm looking forward to this GB!

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #139 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 04:17:39 »
I'm really digging how elegant this is. Also love the faq you've written, it really shows how much thought has gone into this design. Definitely interested.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #140 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 05:13:56 »
I've added a section for render requests.
The first one is of GMK Waves for ever9415.
I've added Metropolis and Hammerhead to the queue.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #141 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 05:51:08 »
The design looks incredible.  It's kind of everything I want in a 75% - I'll be watching this with interest.  The logo design is really sharp, and the isolated clusters make it unique from my other 75%.  Echoing the above, would love to see how Hammerhead looks on this, particularly deep water edition.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #142 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 06:30:27 »
Putting in a request for DRACULA

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #143 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 07:09:59 »
Looks great! im in! Hopefully this release comes with the reverse kuro shiro with red sublegends please!  ;D

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #144 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 08:15:01 »
Looks brilliant. I know you and wilba have worked hard on the mounting design, but I hope that won't severely impact yield rates and QC effort. This exterior aesthetic and layout is so crispy, I'd be happy with a top mount.

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #145 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 08:33:36 »
I don't think I'm too interested in a deep blueish green colour but I can show you what Wavez would look like rendered on the black which I think would look ok.
I think I'll do a couple of other renders like the blue with GMK Striker since I've already made keycap models of Kuro/Shiro.

Will probably work on these over the weekend.
Let me know what else you guys are interested in seeing.

Some color to go with new Serika? Dark gray maybe 🤔

Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #146 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 08:44:22 »
Dark Grey would be nice since purple wont be an option...

I got a couple requests, could you mock up a black case with black lotus pls... And a dark grey with Taro if possible... tyvm

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #147 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 09:02:32 »
Please add ISO support!!!

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #148 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 09:47:43 »
might as well see what it's going to look like in red

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Re: [IC] 7V - 75% Keyboard
« Reply #149 on: Wed, 29 May 2019, 11:52:55 »
I've added a section for render requests.
The first one is of GMK Waves for ever9415.
I've added Metropolis and Hammerhead to the queue.

Metropolis, nice! Serika and Modern Dolch would be amazing.