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[GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« on: Sat, 29 February 2020, 23:31:49 »






Current Shipping ETA: Q1 2021



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I bring you the lost city of Atlantis or if you will "KATlantis"
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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #1 on: Sat, 29 February 2020, 23:32:02 »
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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 11:17:37 »
I've waited for this. Ordered alphas, icon mods and north kits.

People will regret not getting this.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 11:24:38 »
The cannonkeys link is wrong - it points to GMK peaches and cream.


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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 11:31:39 »
The cannonkeys link is wrong - it points to GMK peaches and cream.
Fixed  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 12:07:25 »
Ordered way too much, got the greek alphas instead of the regular alphas to go with the theme, not sure if i should get them also :/

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 13:07:00 »
Ordered way too much, got the greek alphas instead of the regular alphas to go with the theme, not sure if i should get them also :/
Greek alphas > alphas :)

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 14:18:42 »
Woohoo! Can't wait until these deliver; I might die from anticipation before October rolls around.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 14:39:42 »
Ordered way too much, got the greek alphas instead of the regular alphas to go with the theme, not sure if i should get them also :/
Greek alphas > alphas :)

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Haha. Def how I'm feeling. Have plenty of English alpha sets. Feel like Greek on this is cool. Just like base Perestroika.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 19:12:45 »
How long will the GB run? I couldn't find any dates mentioned. Maybe I"m just blind

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #10 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 19:41:29 »
Joined, those colors are just awesome. Nice set Rensuya!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 19:41:47 »
How long will the GB run? I couldn't find any dates mentioned. Maybe I"m just blind

Until the end of the month just like all Cannon Keys sets. I think only a couple of mod-only sets haven't followed that pattern.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #12 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 21:03:40 »
Fantastic first day!


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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #13 on: Mon, 02 March 2020, 21:46:39 »
Got alphas, Colevrak, Greek alphas, Ortho/40s, 60s Icon mods, creatures, Mac, and spacebars. Hyyyyype.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 03 March 2020, 16:23:47 »
Might be a little too late since GB has started and it might affect pricing of the kits! But I thought I'd just give it a shot to ask if any of these changes could be implemented?

1. Adding a navy spacebar (6.25) to the alt alpha set as the rest of the alpha sets have both coloured spacebars. Would have requested the spacebars to be moved to mods sets instead since ergo users wont need the 6.25u spacebars (similar to Minterly's KAT Eternal set) but I think that's a little to late oops.
2. Adding F5-F8 keys to the alt alpha set, so those getting the alphas can choose which Fn keys to swap out.
3. Splitting the alt numpad to its own set, since numpad is already its own set. Not everyone getting the alt alphas necessarily need the numpad set either.

Again, I understand if its too late for any changes but thanks for hearing me out otherwise! Wished I had said something earlier but I didn't notice it until I saw the new renders with the alt alphas and wanted to get them :(. Thank you! :)
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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #15 on: Sat, 07 March 2020, 08:18:10 »
1 week progress update?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #16 on: Sat, 07 March 2020, 15:41:18 »
Might be a little too late since GB has started and it might affect pricing of the kits! But I thought I'd just give it a shot to ask if any of these changes could be implemented?

1. Adding a navy spacebar (6.25) to the alt alpha set as the rest of the alpha sets have both coloured spacebars. Would have requested the spacebars to be moved to mods sets instead since ergo users wont need the 6.25u spacebars (similar to Minterly's KAT Eternal set) but I think that's a little to late oops.
2. Adding F5-F8 keys to the alt alpha set, so those getting the alphas can choose which Fn keys to swap out.
3. Splitting the alt numpad to its own set, since numpad is already its own set. Not everyone getting the alt alphas necessarily need the numpad set either.

Again, I understand if its too late for any changes but thanks for hearing me out otherwise! Wished I had said something earlier but I didn't notice it until I saw the new renders with the alt alphas and wanted to get them :(. Thank you! :)
It's too late to make any changes to this. Once a keyset goes GB, nothing can be done.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #17 on: Sat, 07 March 2020, 15:41:36 »
1 week progress update?
Will post a 1 week update once we get there

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #18 on: Sat, 07 March 2020, 16:09:29 »
1 week progress update?
Will post a 1 week update once we get there
But what if we want week 2 results NOW!?!?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #19 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 06:57:09 »
Might be a little too late since GB has started and it might affect pricing of the kits! But I thought I'd just give it a shot to ask if any of these changes could be implemented?

1. Adding a navy spacebar (6.25) to the alt alpha set as the rest of the alpha sets have both coloured spacebars. Would have requested the spacebars to be moved to mods sets instead since ergo users wont need the 6.25u spacebars (similar to Minterly's KAT Eternal set) but I think that's a little to late oops.
2. Adding F5-F8 keys to the alt alpha set, so those getting the alphas can choose which Fn keys to swap out.
3. Splitting the alt numpad to its own set, since numpad is already its own set. Not everyone getting the alt alphas necessarily need the numpad set either.

Again, I understand if its too late for any changes but thanks for hearing me out otherwise! Wished I had said something earlier but I didn't notice it until I saw the new renders with the alt alphas and wanted to get them :(. Thank you! :)
It's too late to make any changes to this. Once a keyset goes GB, nothing can be done.

Yeah I didn’t think any changes could be made either. Just thought I’d drop a message to consider for future sets. Thanks for the reply though, much appreciated!! Went with the alt alphas in the end so can’t wait for that  :thumb:
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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #20 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 10:24:55 »
I just want to say how much I like the Ergodox kit.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #21 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 20:09:21 »


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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #22 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 00:56:39 »
Forgive me because I'm pretty sure this was brought up a couple times in the IC thread. Can anyone talk a little more about KAT profile? I personally use GMK on all of my boards. I've used OEM too and liked it. SA has always intrigued me, but every time I've tried SA at a meetup, it has just seemed way too tall for me. I've tried MT3 as well, and while I love the look of it, I found it a little uncomfortable (weird might be a better word) if my keystrokes didn't hit perfectly centered on the keycap. Again, I've always found spherical profiles interesting and cool looking, but I just haven't found one that was right for me. I have obviously not yet tried KAT.

I really like the look of this set, but I also plan on buying GMK Nautilus 2, GMK Midnight Rainbow, 4 of the GMK Bleached RAMA caps, the Zambumon Jules, the SOAP macro pad, and maybe the Eclipse F-row-less TKL that's currently in IC. So considering that I'm already spending too much money, I hesitate to order a set that I may dislike the profile of.

Tl;dr
Any insight into how KAT may be for a GMK user that finds SA too tall would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #23 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 07:02:06 »
I’ve not personally used KAT, but from the specifications its closest analog is DSS from Signature Plastics. It has spherically-shaped tops like SA, rather than cylindrical tops like GMK. The height and overall angles of the row-to-row sculpt are somewhat closer to GMK, however.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #24 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 07:34:43 »


I’ve not personally used KAT, but from the specifications its closest analog is DSS from Signature Plastics. It has spherically-shaped tops like SA, rather than cylindrical tops like GMK. The height and overall angles of the row-to-row sculpt are somewhat closer to GMK, however.

Yeah. That last line is why I much prefer KAT over SA

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #25 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 16:42:28 »
Forgive me because I'm pretty sure this was brought up a couple times in the IC thread. Can anyone talk a little more about KAT profile? I personally use GMK on all of my boards. I've used OEM too and liked it. SA has always intrigued me, but every time I've tried SA at a meetup, it has just seemed way too tall for me. I've tried MT3 as well, and while I love the look of it, I found it a little uncomfortable (weird might be a better word) if my keystrokes didn't hit perfectly centered on the keycap. Again, I've always found spherical profiles interesting and cool looking, but I just haven't found one that was right for me. I have obviously not yet tried KAT.

I really like the look of this set, but I also plan on buying GMK Nautilus 2, GMK Midnight Rainbow, 4 of the GMK Bleached RAMA caps, the Zambumon Jules, the SOAP macro pad, and maybe the Eclipse F-row-less TKL that's currently in IC. So considering that I'm already spending too much money, I hesitate to order a set that I may dislike the profile of.

Tl;dr
Any insight into how KAT may be for a GMK user that finds SA too tall would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!

Here's a side view comparing KAT to SA and Cherry (GMK).


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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #26 on: Wed, 11 March 2020, 14:45:40 »
I feel as I'm in the same boat as Shutter_Shock. 

Definitely sweat this set but need to patiently wait for KAT Milkshake before I start dropping $ on KAT profiles. 

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #27 on: Sat, 14 March 2020, 09:17:38 »
Are these PBT or ABS?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #28 on: Sat, 14 March 2020, 09:41:47 »
KAT is PBT.
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Offline Arkells

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #29 on: Sat, 14 March 2020, 21:59:30 »
In for a set of Alphas, Text Modifiers and Creatures!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #30 on: Sun, 15 March 2020, 19:26:07 »
In for French, Alphas, 60s/TKL Mods (Text), Spacebars and RAMA Cap !

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #31 on: Sun, 15 March 2020, 20:50:42 »
In for alphas, text mods, 40s, spacebars, Colevrak, RAMA cap... did I miss any? Nup I think that was it...
edit: oh and creatures ofc

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #32 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 04:56:04 »
My first post in the world of custom KBs and first time participating in a GB! In for alphas, text mods and creatures too, renders look great with a blue kb. Kinda refreshing from all the GMK sets. Hope it pairs well with my first KB purchase.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #33 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 23:03:04 »
planning to get this but was hoping we might see some collabs soon :) . Any idea about dates when we might expect some of these?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #34 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 23:19:46 »
planning to get this but was hoping we might see some collabs soon :) . Any idea about dates when we might expect some of these?
Hopefully soon. I'll reach out to some of the collabs that I originally made plans with and see. I'm really just at their mercy though about when they happen lol

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #35 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 23:24:04 »


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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #36 on: Wed, 18 March 2020, 06:49:22 »
Damn. Killing it. Double moq.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #37 on: Wed, 18 March 2020, 11:35:03 »
Damn. Killing it. Double moq.

I’m convinced this is going to be one of those kits that people will regret not picking up by end of the year.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #38 on: Wed, 18 March 2020, 11:36:27 »
Damn. Killing it. Double moq.

I’m convinced this is going to be one of those kits that people will regret not picking up by end of the year.
Isn't that the case with every kit

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #39 on: Wed, 18 March 2020, 12:11:24 »
Damn. Killing it. Double moq.

I’m convinced this is going to be one of those kits that people will regret not picking up by end of the year.
Isn't that the case with every kit

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Haha. Some more than others. Some barely make moq and then get huge in aftermarket.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #40 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 20:47:49 »


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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #41 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 17:36:40 »
Well, last minute buy I guess, ordered Katakana Alphas, Creatures, Icon Mods, Alphas, Numpad. Never had KAT before so it’s gonna be interesting!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #42 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 19:19:31 »
F me. Does the Rama just need one more buy? Someone buy that ****! Lol

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« Reply #43 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 19:33:22 »
Are we at the last day?

Edit ==

No. Someone will buy the RAMA. We have a couple days.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #44 on: Sat, 28 March 2020, 04:43:24 »
First KAT set for me, looking forward to it. GLWGB!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #45 on: Sat, 28 March 2020, 06:44:57 »
Are we at the last day?

Edit ==

No. Someone will buy the RAMA. We have a couple days.
Haha. I know. Just think it's funny that it's so close.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #46 on: Sat, 28 March 2020, 15:04:12 »
Got only the alphas because i'm broke. Although very nice set  ;)


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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #48 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 08:19:27 »
Just put my order in for Atlantis. Pretty disappointed the deskmats can't be combined and its an additional 10 dollars of shipping...

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #49 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 09:50:43 »
Just put my order in for Atlantis. Pretty disappointed the deskmats can't be combined and its an additional 10 dollars of shipping...

As was explained to me, deskmats come from a separate vendor at a different time from the keycaps and would not be appropriate to send with the keycaps in the same order. Deskmats are also a bit unwieldy of an item to ship, so if you want yours shipped without damage, it costs about $10 to do this domestically.

Well worth the expense IMO. Hope this aids in your understanding.  :cool:
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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #50 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 15:11:36 »
Got only the alphas because i'm broke. Although very nice set  ;)

What mods are you going to use with the alphas?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #51 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 16:10:19 »


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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #52 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 16:44:48 »
Got only the alphas because i'm broke. Although very nice set  ;)

What mods are you going to use with the alphas?

Maybe he has a Pain27 ;)

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #53 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 16:52:23 »
Got only the alphas because i'm broke. Although very nice set  ;)

What mods are you going to use with the alphas?

Maybe he has a Pain27 ;)
Or mix and match with another Kat set

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #54 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 16:59:06 »
Got only the alphas because i'm broke. Although very nice set  ;)

What mods are you going to use with the alphas?

Maybe he has a Pain27 ;)

Then just missing a 2u spacebar.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #55 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 17:13:04 »
Got only the alphas because i'm broke. Although very nice set  ;)

What mods are you going to use with the alphas?

Maybe he has a Pain27 ;)

Then just missing a 2u spacebar.

You're thinking of the Alpha28, the Pain27 has a 6.25u space:

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #56 on: Tue, 31 March 2020, 22:03:05 »
Got only the alphas because i'm broke. Although very nice set  ;)

What mods are you going to use with the alphas?

Maybe he has a Pain27 ;)

Then just missing a 2u spacebar.

You're thinking of the Alpha28, the Pain27 has a 6.25u space:
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You're right, my mistake.  I was confused by Alpha28 links in Pain27's OP.  27 or 28, either way I cannot imagine being productive on something so small.

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[GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #57 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 02:52:46 »
Don't say it... Fight it... Don't say it....

THAT'SWHATSHESAID!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #58 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 13:16:59 »
Today is the last day to join KATlantis! Here is some art of an Atlantean girl to celebrate success!

We're currently at 230,000 units!

Thank you all so much for the support  ;D



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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #59 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 15:31:39 »
We're currently at 230,000 units!

Astounding number, indeed (and I'm betting on it reaching 250.000).

... which begs the post-mortem analysis of kitting: for KAT sets that are known/expected to be as popular as this, with little trouble of far surpassing the MOQ, should we still be doing the "plain English alphas" + "group of foreign languages kit" thing?

I suspect that it'll be better, again, for KAT sets known/expected to far surpass their MOQs, to go with as many alpha sets as national layouts will be involved, so instead of the above, go with alpha kits like this: a) English (USA); b) English (UK); c) German; d) Spanish (Spain); e) Spanish (Latin America); f) Iberoamerican; g) Portuguese; h) Italian; i) Norwegian; .......

This would reduce the total amount of keys produced, the total amount of unused keys and, hopefully, the per kit price to pay.

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« Reply #60 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 16:26:18 »
The only downside I see to that is it could affect resale. I'm not talking about flipping, I'm talking about "eh, I need to get rid of some sets" and trying to sell them. I'm a Colemak user, so I typically get alphas+Colevrak+ during GBs.

With KATlantis, if I decide to get rid of it down the road, I can sell the alphas and will probably be stuck only with Colevrak. Not ideal, but not terrible.

With KAT Space Cadet, which has multiple full custom alpha sets, I'm getting the Colemak+ set of alphas, which I'll never be able to unload if I decide down the road to get rid of the Space Cadet set.

That ultimately didn't change my decision to get the set, but it came into consideration as I put that and Space Cadet's mono-legends into my cart. I'm basically banking that I'll never tire of the sets or that I can find another Colemak user/person with the same taste.
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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #61 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 17:42:53 »
... which begs the post-mortem analysis of kitting: for KAT sets that are known/expected to be as popular as this, with little trouble of far surpassing the MOQ ...

How easy is it to predict GB popularity?

Let's run a contest every month to guess the sales for the upcoming batch of GBs.  Entries close in the middle of each month, for example, covering all GBs known to start after entries close and prior to the next entry deadline.

I think it's been done before, and the results were all over the map.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis
« Reply #62 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 21:05:07 »
We're currently at 230,000 units!

Astounding number, indeed (and I'm betting on it reaching 250.000).

... which begs the post-mortem analysis of kitting: for KAT sets that are known/expected to be as popular as this, with little trouble of far surpassing the MOQ, should we still be doing the "plain English alphas" + "group of foreign languages kit" thing?

I suspect that it'll be better, again, for KAT sets known/expected to far surpass their MOQs, to go with as many alpha sets as national layouts will be involved, so instead of the above, go with alpha kits like this: a) English (USA); b) English (UK); c) German; d) Spanish (Spain); e) Spanish (Latin America); f) Iberoamerican; g) Portuguese; h) Italian; i) Norwegian; .......

This would reduce the total amount of keys produced, the total amount of unused keys and, hopefully, the per kit price to pay.

The problem with going to a ton of child kits is it makes sorting more difficult. At this point I think we are at a pretty fair compromise considering the price.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (LAST DAY!)
« Reply #63 on: Wed, 01 April 2020, 21:29:14 »
the enemy of good...

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #64 on: Thu, 02 April 2020, 11:56:55 »
I'm happy to announce the first of my artisan collabs is with Navacaps! We will be holding the raffle this weekend  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #65 on: Fri, 03 April 2020, 17:01:00 »


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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #66 on: Mon, 13 April 2020, 13:38:26 »
I know the GB is closed (and I joined it). If the order hasn't yet been made final to the printers, here are some recommendations for your Ergo kit:
https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=105714.0

Given that you probably won't want to alter the legends or total key count at this stage, the most important takeaway is that all the 1u keys in the thumb clusters should be R2, not R1.  Likewise, all vertical 1.5u keys should be R2.

Otherwise, those lower keys are just going to be a series of sharp edges for an Ergodox user's thumbs.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #67 on: Mon, 13 April 2020, 23:36:42 »
I’m so bummed I missed this.  :'(

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #68 on: Mon, 13 April 2020, 23:52:44 »
I’m so bummed I missed this.  :'(
I am sure there will be extras when this ships.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #69 on: Tue, 14 April 2020, 21:57:10 »
I hope that rama keycap will be aluminum:-)

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #70 on: Fri, 17 April 2020, 17:14:11 »

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #71 on: Fri, 24 April 2020, 12:29:16 »
Can't wait for my first GB order to arrive. Love the design and Katanas!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #72 on: Fri, 24 April 2020, 15:42:47 »
So excited!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (CLOSED)
« Reply #74 on: Sun, 03 May 2020, 18:40:46 »
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661% over MOQ. Wow.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #75 on: Sat, 06 June 2020, 10:01:10 »
I'm kicking myself for getting into the hobby roughly two weeks after the GB closed. Hopefully, there'll be a R2 one day, or even extras once things start to ship.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #76 on: Sat, 06 June 2020, 12:01:20 »
I'm kicking myself for getting into the hobby roughly two weeks after the GB closed. Hopefully, there'll be a R2 one day, or even extras once things start to ship.

A lot of people bought this set, you'll probably have decent luck finding it on the mechmarket a few weeks after it ships.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #77 on: Sun, 07 June 2020, 03:48:56 »
A lot of people bought this set, you'll probably have decent luck finding it on the mechmarket a few weeks after it ships.

I just went to find my order confirmation for KAT Atlantis, and I can't find it anywhere. I have a "Welcome to My Keyboard" email on the day Denmark announced a general Corona-lockdown, and I must have not actually submitted the order.

This is frustrating, I'm really annoyed with myself, as I made some suggestions in the IC for changes to the Ergo kits, and the result was perfect for me.  Is it likely the 40s/Orth/Ergo/Dvorak kits will be resold, or available as extras after production?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #78 on: Sun, 07 June 2020, 23:26:59 »
I believe I bought more kits than I actually plan to use, so ping me after this ships. I won’t have a 40s kit, but I should have Colevrak and a few others that might interest you.

A lot of people bought this set, you'll probably have decent luck finding it on the mechmarket a few weeks after it ships.

I just went to find my order confirmation for KAT Atlantis, and I can't find it anywhere. I have a "Welcome to My Keyboard" email on the day Denmark announced a general Corona-lockdown, and I must have not actually submitted the order.

This is frustrating, I'm really annoyed with myself, as I made some suggestions in the IC for changes to the Ergo kits, and the result was perfect for me.  Is it likely the 40s/Orth/Ergo/Dvorak kits will be resold, or available as extras after production?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #79 on: Thu, 09 July 2020, 19:33:36 »
Here are some pics of the color samples for you guys to eyeball  :D

We are very happy with these and will be the colors used.






Offline RedBeardDog

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #80 on: Thu, 09 July 2020, 21:01:47 »
Main color much darker then on alpha’s kit picture in store....
i have been thinking that it would be like rama keycap color
 :(

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #81 on: Thu, 09 July 2020, 21:54:36 »
Are there any extra kraken deskmats fs?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #82 on: Thu, 09 July 2020, 22:52:44 »
Main color much darker then on alpha’s kit picture in store....
i have been thinking that it would be like rama keycap color
 :(
I think you might be mistaking surface reflection for lightness. The RAMA cap in the picture is made of a glossy material, while KAT key caps are matte. They look pretty dang close in that photo once you compare the parts of the RAMA that aren’t reflecting.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #83 on: Thu, 09 July 2020, 23:05:23 »
They look fantastic!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #84 on: Fri, 10 July 2020, 10:01:35 »
Those colors look unbelievably good. Just as I envisioned.  :cool:

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #85 on: Fri, 10 July 2020, 11:57:30 »
Now I'm sad that I didn't get the Rama cap.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #86 on: Wed, 29 July 2020, 18:14:03 »
I ordered enough to cover my Minivan and now I wish I'd gotten Alt alphas and icon mods. Hoping the extras sale will come through for me...

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #87 on: Thu, 30 July 2020, 17:11:42 »
I would love to have one set of these, hope there will be some extras!?
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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #88 on: Thu, 30 July 2020, 22:27:55 »
Looking great, excited to receive this set.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #89 on: Tue, 18 August 2020, 09:44:56 »
Is the ETA still around October or has it been delayed for obvious reasons and some not obvious (milkshake issues)?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #90 on: Mon, 24 August 2020, 13:33:16 »
If production isn't well under way by now, don't expect anything by October. Going by the pace of other KAT group buys I'll be surprised if we see this before end of year.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #91 on: Tue, 01 September 2020, 23:46:56 »
According to CannonKeys: https://cannonkeys.com/pages/group-buy-status

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Current ETA: Q1 2021

2020-08-27: While we have not received any new updates from Keyreative directly, we now expect this to ship in Q1 2021
2020-05-18: We have received color samples for KAT Atlantis and have approved the colors.

Don't know if other sites have said anything about this, but I suppose delays are pretty bad given COVID and others factors.

Offline ireverliat

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #92 on: Sun, 27 September 2020, 17:43:11 »
omg best Kat set i've ever seen!
When 2nd round?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #93 on: Mon, 28 September 2020, 03:55:04 »
The spacebar looks insane!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #94 on: Fri, 02 October 2020, 09:20:35 »
The tentacle desk mat is SO cool! And i really love this unique colour combo. That teal is beautiful!

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #95 on: Wed, 11 November 2020, 12:21:28 »
If production isn't well under way by now, don't expect anything by October. Going by the pace of other KAT group buys I'll be surprised if we see this before end of year.
Pretty poor form to have gone well past estimated delivery date and still no updates at all...

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #96 on: Wed, 11 November 2020, 12:28:24 »
If production isn't well under way by now, don't expect anything by October. Going by the pace of other KAT group buys I'll be surprised if we see this before end of year.
Pretty poor form to have gone well past estimated delivery date and still no updates at all...

I've heard shipping is estimated to be some time in Q1 2021.

Offline MediocreTurtle

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #97 on: Sun, 15 November 2020, 07:48:02 »
If production isn't well under way by now, don't expect anything by October. Going by the pace of other KAT group buys I'll be surprised if we see this before end of year.
Pretty poor form to have gone well past estimated delivery date and still no updates at all...

I've heard shipping is estimated to be some time in Q1 2021.
The problem is that it seems that once a GB is over, Rensuya doesn't care about it anymore. It's not hard to write down a comment in the main thing in which GB updates should be provided.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #98 on: Sun, 15 November 2020, 11:54:53 »
KAT Atlantis
Current ETA: Q1 2021

Offline Iamsosmrt

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #99 on: Fri, 01 January 2021, 19:48:40 »
Since we're now in Q1 are there any updates on the GB? Like a estimated delivery date to the vendors/buyers?

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #100 on: Thu, 07 January 2021, 21:22:50 »
Text and Icon Mods are for sale on a few regional sites (ie: Daily Clack)

Offline hammerbrotha

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #101 on: Fri, 08 January 2021, 09:18:30 »
Since we're now in Q1 are there any updates on the GB? Like a estimated delivery date to the vendors/buyers?
Based on the current queue we are a few sets behind. I'm guessing summer or fall.

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Offline MediocreTurtle

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #102 on: Sat, 09 January 2021, 02:00:09 »
Since we're now in Q1 are there any updates on the GB? Like a estimated delivery date to the vendors/buyers?
Based on the current queue we are a few sets behind. I'm guessing summer or fall.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #103 on: Sat, 09 January 2021, 02:37:52 »
What's left before this- lich, oasis, lucky jade?
+ Drifter

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #104 on: Tue, 12 January 2021, 08:02:33 »
What's left before this- lich, oasis, lucky jade?
+ Drifter
and then after that also still waiting for Hyperfuse, Iron and Cyberspace. I feel like Keyreative has made GMK look like amateurs when it comes to how long you can keep taking new orders without delivering on any old ones.

Offline MediocreTurtle

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #105 on: Thu, 14 January 2021, 07:38:20 »
What's left before this- lich, oasis, lucky jade?
+ Drifter
and then after that also still waiting for Hyperfuse, Iron and Cyberspace. I feel like Keyreative has made GMK look like amateurs when it comes to how long you can keep taking new orders without delivering on any old ones.

You missed so many sets there. After Atlantis there is space cadet, arctic, explosion and only then the ones you named

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #106 on: Thu, 14 January 2021, 11:33:23 »
I was just listing the ones I am personally waiting on :P but yeah, there are a hell of a lot of orders backed up which makes me question why they keep taking on more work and providing similar unrealistic timelines.

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #107 on: Thu, 14 January 2021, 11:38:18 »

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Re: [GB] KAT Atlantis (In Production)
« Reply #108 on: Thu, 14 January 2021, 11:47:07 »
Looks like that means further, and significant, delays.