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[GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (85% shipped)
« on: Sat, 07 March 2020, 20:36:43 »


Hello everyone this is the group buy page for the Canvas and Mahjong 65% left hand numpad keyboards. Google forms for orders are up NOW, and are posted here:

>>>HERE IS THE ORDER FORM TO FILL REMAINING SPOTS FROM OTHERS WHO LEFT THE MAHJONG GROUP BUY: CLOSED<<<

>>> Canvas Order Form: Closed not enough orders <<<

Forms will close once 50 Mahjong and 25 Canvas requests are in.
First group buy will ship in US only.
After forms close, I will send out Paypal Invoices giving a week to pay before I choose another person to take your spot.
Production will start once all orders are placed and will take ~3 Months before I receive them. (This is long because of the cornavirus's affects on manufacturing around the world)
Once I receive them I will upload firmware and test each one and should send them out within the month.

Estimate production start Date: June 6, 2020
Estimated Ship Date: August 1, 2020

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Hi-Profile Mahjong Info
For the first group buy there will be 50 of these cases made.
I will not be shipping outside the US for the first group buy.
Kit includes: Top, Bottom, emblem, Switch Plate, PCB, Mounting Hardware (screws, VHB Tape), and Hotswap Sockets.
You will have to Purchase on your own: 2 Aluminum feet, 6 2u Plate Mount Stabilizers, 1 6.25u Plate Mount Stabilizer, Key caps, Key switches,and a USB-C power cable.
The only component you will have to solder are the hotswap sockets.
There will be 5 Powder coat options available and can be different between each bottom and top (or you can leave the case smooth/bead blasted): https://imgur.com/R2IOqIs
Only layout will be 65% + LH Numpad with 2 1.25u right Ctrl/Alt:  https://imgur.com/bVz2kv2

Tech Specs
Material: Top & Bottom (Case) are 6061-T6 Aluminum, Switch Plate & Inlay Design are C360 Brass.
Dimensions (LxWxH): 401mm x 111mm x 21mm
Weight: ~700g (case, plate, inlay)
Angle: None, or 7 deg (with feet)
PCB: Hot-swap switch attachment, Plate mount stabs

Price
- Bottom, Top, Switch Plate, Emblem, PCB, mounting hardware, Hotswap Sockets --- $200
- Buffer for 5% Paypal invoice charge & shipping materials --- $20
- US Shipping --- $30

Additional Parts:
- Bottom (powder coated aluminum) $65
- Top (powder coated aluminum) $55
- Emblem (smooth brass) $25
- Switch Plate (smooth brass) $25
- PCB $30 (If available)

Pictures: https://imgur.com/gallery/0sVRzqA
Color Examples: https://imgur.com/zklCIZ7

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Low Profile Canvas
For the first group buy there will be 25 of these cases made.
I will not be shipping outside the US for the first group buy.
Kit includes: Bottom, Switch Plate, PCB, Mounting Hardware (screws), and Hotswap Sockets.
You will have to Purchase on your own: 2 Aluminum feet, 6 2u Plate Mount Stabilizers, 1 6.25u Plate Mount Stabilizer, Key caps, Key switches,and a USB-C power cable.
The only component you will have to solder are the hotswap sockets.
There will be 5 Anodize options available and can be different between each bottom and switchplate (or you can leave the case smooth/bead blasted) Note that anodize colors cannot be produced very accurately and may slightly different in color: https://imgur.com/kW7wvRv
Only layout will be 65% + LH Numpad with 2 1.5u right Ctrl/Alt:  https://imgur.com/d3mPGkM


Tech Specs
Material: Bottom & Switch Plate are 6061-T6 Aluminum
Dimensions (LxWxH): 396mm x 111mm x 12mm
Weight: ~500g (case, plate, inlay)
Angle: None, or 7 deg (with feet)
PCB: Hot-swap switch attachment, Plate mount stabs

Price
- Bottom, Top, Switch Plate, Emblem, PCB, mounting hardware, Hotswap Sockets --- $150
- Buffer for 5% Paypal invoice charge & shipping materials --- $20
- US Shipping --- $30

Additional Parts
- Bottom (anodized aluminum) $70
- Switch Plate (anodized aluminum) $25
- PCB $40 (If available)

Pictures: https://imgur.com/gallery/kINbk02

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Extra Info

Keyboards will be programmed using QMK from: https://kbfirmware.com/

For more background information on the project: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=104023.0

All files can be downloaded from here: https://github.com/Neil-de-grass-eating-Bisson/Canvas-Mahjong-Keyboards

Link to aluminum Feet: https://kbdfans.com/products/anodized-cnc-aluminum-feet-1pair
You can use any feet you want; though the hole size is made for m4 screws, 100o countersink on the Canvas, and 90o countersink on the Mahjong.

Link to Stabs: https://novelkeys.xyz/products/cherry-stabilizers?_pos=1&_sid=dbac4755f&_ss=r
Make sure you get 6 2u, and 1 6.25u Plate mounted.

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UPDATES

March 16, 2020 - Orders for Mahjong Hi-profile have hit 50; the form is closed for new submissions!
If you need to edit your order please PM me with the changes you would like!
I will try to send out Invoices this weekend, but may not get to them all because i'll be out of town for a day or two. I'll also try to get the Extra PCB's quoted this week; its looking like we'll get a pretty good quote because a decent amount of people put in for them. Updates will keep coming as I make progress.
Canvas Low-Pro is moving pretty slow, so i'll evaluate the interest in a week or so.

March 24, 2020 - I have already gotten a few messages about a request to delay the group buy due to the Corona-virus affecting almost all business in the world. An email has been sent with a form to all people in the Mahjong GB: Proposing a delay for invoices to be released until April 17th at the earliest.
Thanks All!

March 27, 2020 - I will be delaying the GB and checking back in around April 17th and seeing how everything is progressing with the virus; hopefully get a good estimate of when a good time to send out invoices would be. Anyone who will be dropping out due to the delay please send me a PM.
Mid April I will be putting another form up to collect extra entries to offset anyone who can no longer participate in the group buy.
Hope everyone is doing well!

April 24, 2020 - OK! it seems that everyone who contacted me in the past is doing better now and we should be able to continue with the Group buy; I will be sending out Invoices this weekend if there are no other reasons for delay!

April 26, 2020 - Invoices have been sent out today for the Mahjong! check your inbox/spam; if you can't find it and you think you are on the list, please send me a message with your email you used so i can check to see if you submitted an email with a typo.
All invoice recipients will have 10 days to pay from the day they receive the invoice; after the 10 days are up (Wednesday, May 6th)  I will put up another Google Form so I can fill any missing spots.

May 6, 2020 - A form has been posted to allow people to fill the spots of those who have cancelled for the Mahjong Group buy here: Closed, production will start once the required invoices have been paid.

June 1, 2020 - Good News Everyone! We have Hit MOQ and should be able to start production this weekend!
Through the week i'll be letting the remaining unpaid invoices complete their orders up until this weekend where we will start production with or without them!


June 14, 2020 -  CNC components (Top, Bottom, Emblem) have entered production and are set to be complete around July 10th.
Still to be ordred: Switch Plate, PCB's, & Fasteners
Thanks All!

June 14, 2020 -  PCB is now submitted for production; estimated received by July 24th.
Still to be ordred: Switch Plate,  & Fasteners

June 20, 2020 -  Major milestone: all parts have been put into production!!! Fasteners have already been received and everything seems to be going smooth.


July 17, 2020 - All parts have been received; sorting all the shipments and prepping to ship is the next big step! I built up 1 keyboard full and everything is working perfectly!
Pictures of the finished build here: https://imgur.com/a/ayCn2Z9

July 27, 2020 - About 85% of the orders have shipped! A couple of the remaining orders have problems with addresses, and some others with quality issues which i will be talking to the supplier to fix!
« Last Edit: Mon, 10 August 2020, 17:14:06 by Umio1 »

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 10:04:49 »
Approved
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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 10:48:04 »
Oof, US only, that wasn't mentioned in the IC (at least that I saw)... I was really hoping to get one shipped to Canada :(

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 11:20:54 »
Ready for this  :)

Offline Umio1

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 11:39:11 »
Oof, US only, that wasn't mentioned in the IC (at least that I saw)... I was really hoping to get one shipped to Canada :(

Yeah sorry about that, I'm hoping to keep this as simple as possible for the first run just in case there are any logistical issues, etc.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 11:45:19 »
LET'S GOOO!!!!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 12:58:58 »
Nice, looking forward to this.

Offline Shiftbuzz

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 13:16:10 »
Oof, US only, that wasn't mentioned in the IC (at least that I saw)... I was really hoping to get one shipped to Canada :(

As a fellow canadian, this also makes me sad  :(

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 14:15:40 »
Oof, US only, that wasn't mentioned in the IC (at least that I saw)... I was really hoping to get one shipped to Canada :(

Yep, I've been following closely for months... Sad times.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 15:09:31 »
Oof, US only, that wasn't mentioned in the IC (at least that I saw)... I was really hoping to get one shipped to Canada :(

If you live in Greater Van/Lower mainland you can get it shipped to a place in Point Roberts; it's usually what I do for these kind of situations :/

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #10 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 19:05:18 »
Another sad face for US only :( RIP Canada

Enjoy, friends.

Offline kioskhill45

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 19:10:50 »
Is shipping $30 no matter how close we live to Phoenix or how much we order?

Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #12 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 21:12:16 »
Oof, US only, that wasn't mentioned in the IC (at least that I saw)... I was really hoping to get one shipped to Canada :(

If you live in Greater Van/Lower mainland you can get it shipped to a place in Point Roberts; it's usually what I do for these kind of situations :/

Oof, US only, that wasn't mentioned in the IC (at least that I saw)... I was really hoping to get one shipped to Canada :(

As a fellow canadian, this also makes me sad  :(

Another sad face for US only :( RIP Canada

Enjoy, friends.

I'm debating setting up a US address (using nyaddress.ca or similar) and making a stop over the border to pick up the package. I'd be okay with shipping packages to other Canadians if anyone else wanted to use the address as well, feel free to PM me if you're interested. I have a bunch of confirmed trades on r/mechmarket (same username), can verify that account is mine if needed.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #13 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 23:16:21 »
Do I have to solder the hotswap sockets, or can I skip it and just go straight into soldering the switches onto the pcb? Also, what materials are the badge and plate made out of for the hipro version?

Offline pegasus21

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #14 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 23:17:54 »
If you look at the Pcb photos from the ic thread, this doesnít support soldering of switches directly. You need to solder the hot swap sockets.

Offline VoodooBear

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« Reply #15 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 23:42:33 »
PCB is hotswap socket only. Plate and emblem on the Hi-Pro are made out of brass.

Offline yrneh

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« Reply #16 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 00:31:22 »
PCB is hotswap socket only. Plate and emblem on the Hi-Pro are made out of brass.

If you look at the Pcb photos from the ic thread, this doesnít support soldering of switches directly. You need to solder the hot swap sockets.

Thank you!

Offline Umio1

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #17 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 00:43:41 »
Is shipping $30 no matter how close we live to Phoenix or how much we order?

Yes, im keeping this a flat rate just in case something happens (to the shipping prices) between now and shipping the keyboard. Most of the shipping cost comes from weight and package size and not too much on distance.

If you live in the Phoenix metro area I'd be happy to meet up somewhere and deliver it myself to take away the shipping cost.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #18 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 12:01:22 »
What do you mean by "PCB (if available)"?

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #19 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 12:42:02 »
rip, guess i'll be a waiting aussie.  Rooting for your future groupbuy rounds

Offline Umio1

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #20 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 13:23:50 »
What do you mean by "PCB (if available)"?

The PCB manufacturer I'm using doesn't let input your own quantity of parts to order so the next step from 50 PCB's would be 75; though I do have control of how many are assembled. If not enough people want an extra PCB the cost to make those extras would be pretty high.

I'll give the option in the group buy, but before sending out the quote I would ask everyone who wanted an extra PCB if the quoted price for the extra PCB's is reasonable.

Offline Dissitesuxba11s

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« Reply #21 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 14:08:59 »
The PCB manufacturer I'm using doesn't let input your own quantity of parts to order so the next step from 50 PCB's would be 75; though I do have control of how many are assembled. If not enough people want an extra PCB the cost to make those extras would be pretty high.

I'll give the option in the group buy, but before sending out the quote I would ask everyone who wanted an extra PCB if the quoted price for the extra PCB's is reasonable.

That makes sense. Hopefully there's enough interest for extra PCBs. If not, I'll pick one up during the next round of the GB (if there is one).

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile Left Hand Numpad Keyboards
« Reply #22 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 16:27:06 »
oh no, US only, that's disappointing :(

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #23 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 20:13:44 »
If you edit your form will it lower your position in the group buy?

Offline Umio1

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« Reply #24 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 20:28:06 »
If you edit your form will it lower your position in the group buy?

I'll test it right now

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« Reply #25 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 20:29:52 »
If you edit your form will it lower your position in the group buy?

I'll test it right now

Looks like modifying your response will change your position so i would hold off on modifying it till after everything is set.

I turned off the function for now and will enable it later.

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« Reply #26 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 20:30:47 »
Cool thanks for checking.

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« Reply #27 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 20:36:33 »
If you edit your form will it lower your position in the group buy?

I'll test it right now

Looks like modifying your response will change your position so i would hold off on modifying it till after everything is set.

I turned off the function for now and will enable it later.

Shoot, I hope I didn't lower my position too much.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #28 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 20:38:28 »
If you edit your form will it lower your position in the group buy?

I'll test it right now

Looks like modifying your response will change your position so i would hold off on modifying it till after everything is set.

I turned off the function for now and will enable it later.

Shoot, I hope I didn't lower my position too much.

You should be good, 22 responses so far.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #29 on: Wed, 11 March 2020, 12:21:09 »
Oo, since it is a limited run, have you considered serializing?

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #30 on: Wed, 11 March 2020, 14:00:59 »
Oo, since it is a limited run, have you considered serializing?

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I'll look into it; have to find a good location for the text on the case then see if it is worth adding to the board (if it cost's almost nothing ill add it)

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #31 on: Fri, 13 March 2020, 09:12:24 »
First time doing a keyboard like this, how do we tell if we got aboard coming or not or even I ordered right?

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« Reply #32 on: Fri, 13 March 2020, 09:37:43 »
First time doing a keyboard like this, how do we tell if we got aboard coming or not or even I ordered right?

If Umio1 set up the Google Form correctly, there should be a limit of how many people can fill out the form. If you were able to fill it, in theory you should be good. When your order is done (ETA July 2020), Umio1 or whoever their manufacturer/distributer will send you an email through Paypal with a tracking number.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #33 on: Fri, 13 March 2020, 10:09:37 »
That's assuming it hits the MOQ or the total number of units set to be sold in this GB.

I think there are at least 2 main reasons why this GB is moving really slowly.

1. Self soldered hotswap sockets
2. Plate mounted stabs

Is there a number of orders that must be hit for this GB to proceed to manufacturing or will it proceed no matter the number of orders just with increased prices?

Offline Umio1

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #34 on: Fri, 13 March 2020, 11:50:55 »
First time doing a keyboard like this, how do we tell if we got aboard coming or not or even I ordered right?

If Umio1 set up the Google Form correctly, there should be a limit of how many people can fill out the form. If you were able to fill it, in theory you should be good. When your order is done (ETA July 2020), Umio1 or whoever their manufacturer/distributer will send you an email through Paypal with a tracking number.

Yes this is correct.

Once I get all 50 orders, I'll send out Invoices through Paypal that will allow people to pay for their order. Once I get all payments I will complete the quote for production and provide updates on the actions as they happen.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #35 on: Fri, 13 March 2020, 12:04:24 »
That's assuming it hits the MOQ or the total number of units set to be sold in this GB.

I think there are at least 2 main reasons why this GB is moving really slowly.

1. Self soldered hotswap sockets
2. Plate mounted stabs

Is there a number of orders that must be hit for this GB to proceed to manufacturing or will it proceed no matter the number of orders just with increased prices?

Is there a big enough difference between Plate mount and PCB mount stabs other than the connection method?

I'll still be going ahead with the GB if we don't hit the 50, I wouldn't expect more than a $10 increase if anything were to happen (or I could allow a small amount of international orders: this would delay the production little bit). We're almost there though, only 10 more people till we hit 50 orders.

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« Reply #36 on: Fri, 13 March 2020, 12:11:48 »
Is there a big enough difference between Plate mount and PCB mount stabs other than the connection method?

I'll still be going ahead with the GB if we don't hit the 50, I wouldn't expect more than a $10 increase if anything were to happen (or I could allow a small amount of international orders: this would delay the production little bit). We're almost there though, only 10 more people till we hit 50 orders.

Plate mount is more unstable than PCB mount and hence produces more rattle. Also there are more choices of PCB mount stabs.

I saw your PCB layout. It can be hard to redesign it for PCB mount stabs around the USB port and the microcontroller.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #37 on: Fri, 13 March 2020, 12:13:55 »
When done correctly, the stabs aren't a big difference. But plates are harder to reach that threshold imo, and there's more variety of pcb stabs (C3, Zeal, gmk, cherry). Pcbs stabs also look nicer for the most part.

Nonetheless though, still 100% backing this project! The left-hand num pad is something there should be more of! And the price point of this board is supreme!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #38 on: Fri, 13 March 2020, 14:44:27 »
Is there a big enough difference between Plate mount and PCB mount stabs other than the connection method?

I'll still be going ahead with the GB if we don't hit the 50, I wouldn't expect more than a $10 increase if anything were to happen (or I could allow a small amount of international orders: this would delay the production little bit). We're almost there though, only 10 more people till we hit 50 orders.

Plate mount is more unstable than PCB mount and hence produces more rattle. Also there are more choices of PCB mount stabs.

I saw your PCB layout. It can be hard to redesign it for PCB mount stabs around the USB port and the microcontroller.

Yeah, when i was designing i was only thinking of using the plate mounted so there's lots of components under the space bar and backspace:


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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #39 on: Sat, 14 March 2020, 10:20:22 »
To bad US only but I've read the reason.

I'm just a hungry European waiting for a good left hand numpad ;D.
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« Reply #40 on: Sat, 14 March 2020, 20:48:12 »
It is a terrific design especially for CAD user!!! But shipping in US only is so sadddddddd.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #41 on: Sun, 15 March 2020, 02:21:13 »
Now the fun part. Finding the right keycaps for this board!!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #42 on: Sun, 15 March 2020, 09:22:47 »
Now the fun part. Finding the right keycaps for this board!!

I'll rock GMK Darling on these babies, so happy the red colorway uses the same RAL number!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #43 on: Sun, 15 March 2020, 10:11:07 »
Now the fun part. Finding the right keycaps for this board!!

I'll rock GMK Darling on these babies, so happy the red colorway uses the same RAL number!
Nice, I'm thinking of going this route but not sure if I need to get other keys or not https://tinyurl.com/u8qll4g

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« Reply #44 on: Sun, 15 March 2020, 16:03:11 »
Now the fun part. Finding the right keycaps for this board!!

I'll rock GMK Darling on these babies, so happy the red colorway uses the same RAL number!
Nice, I'm thinking of going this route but not sure if I need to get other keys or not https://tinyurl.com/u8qll4g
You'll need a 1.75u right shift

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #45 on: Sun, 15 March 2020, 18:24:00 »
Now the fun part. Finding the right keycaps for this board!!

I'll rock GMK Darling on these babies, so happy the red colorway uses the same RAL number!
Nice, I'm thinking of going this route but not sure if I need to get other keys or not https://tinyurl.com/u8qll4g
You'll need a 1.75u right shift

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Yep, The right shift is a 1.75U

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #46 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 00:49:31 »
UPDATES

March 16, 2020 - Orders for Mahjong Hi-profile have hit 50; the form is closed for new submissions!
If you need to edit your order please PM me with the changes you would like!
I will try to send out Invoices this weekend, but may not get to them all because i'll be out of town for a day or two. I'll also try to get the Extra PCB's quoted this week; its looking like we'll get a pretty good quote because a decent amount of people put in for them. Updates will keep coming as I make progress.
Canvas Low-Pro is moving pretty slow, so i'll evaluate the interest in a week or so.
Thanks All!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Order forms open!)
« Reply #47 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 10:48:25 »
Now the fun part. Finding the right keycaps for this board!!

I'll rock GMK Darling on these babies, so happy the red colorway uses the same RAL number!
Nice, I'm thinking of going this route but not sure if I need to get other keys or not https://tinyurl.com/u8qll4g
You'll need a 1.75u right shift

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Now the fun part. Finding the right keycaps for this board!!

I'll rock GMK Darling on these babies, so happy the red colorway uses the same RAL number!
Nice, I'm thinking of going this route but not sure if I need to get other keys or not https://tinyurl.com/u8qll4g
You'll need a 1.75u right shift

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Yep, The right shift is a 1.75U

Now the fun part. Finding the right keycaps for this board!!

I'll rock GMK Darling on these babies, so happy the red colorway uses the same RAL number!
Nice, I'm thinking of going this route but not sure if I need to get other keys or not https://tinyurl.com/u8qll4g
You'll need a 1.75u right shift

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Yeah I get that but hard to figure out what ones have it. Been looking to go this route  https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32829598531.html?spm=a2g0o.detail.1000060.1.2d066d23pE5FwJ&gps-id=pcDetailBottomMoreThisSeller&scm=1007.13339.146401.0&scm_id=1007.13339.146401.0&scm-url=1007.13339.146401.0&pvid=3bf05907-0c8b-48f5-a23a-b595b75d29ab

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #48 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 11:26:54 »
Hey @ehudpower, get a set that has more than 104 (preferably 150+) caps.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #49 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 11:31:28 »
Hey Umio, how would you choose someone else to take a spot? Would you make another form for the ones who missed out?

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #50 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 13:06:13 »
Hey Umio, how would you choose someone else to take a spot? Would you make another form for the ones who missed out?

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If someone drops out I will give some time notice before reopening the google form for someone to take the spot.

If everything goes well with this group buy I will create another for people that missed and internationals after this has ended.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #51 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 13:54:31 »
Hey Umio, how would you choose someone else to take a spot? Would you make another form for the ones who missed out?

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If someone drops out I will give some time notice before reopening the google form for someone to take the spot.

If everything goes well with this group buy I will create another for people that missed and internationals after this has ended.
Thank you very much Umio!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #52 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 18:57:07 »
Hey @ehudpower, get a set that has more than 104 (preferably 150+) caps.

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Why that many keys?

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #53 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 19:00:38 »
Hey @ehudpower, get a set that has more than 104 (preferably 150+) caps.

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Why that many keys?
Cause they dont show you all the keys available. Just send another set and I'll tell you if it's compatible or not.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #54 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 19:06:00 »
Well I donít know if I can find another set took a while to find that one with my colors

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« Reply #55 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 19:17:01 »
Well I donít know if I can find another set took a while to find that one with my colors

You could stick with your set you found and buy an individual 1.75u, like from here:
https://www.wasdkeyboards.com/row-1-size-1x1-75-cherry-mx-keycap.html

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #56 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 19:20:26 »
Or, if you like the Nautilus colorway, you could get in on the GMK Nautilus round 2 group buy that's starting on April 2 instead of buying the Tai Hao copy that has much more limited compatibility:

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=104475.0

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« Reply #57 on: Wed, 18 March 2020, 13:48:29 »
Or, if you like the Nautilus colorway, you could get in on the GMK Nautilus round 2 group buy that's starting on April 2 instead of buying the Tai Hao copy that has much more limited compatibility:

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=104475.0
Those are nice just wish they were all with yellow lettering

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #58 on: Thu, 19 March 2020, 08:26:38 »
Hi, I was just wondering if you could confirm that I got in on the canvas? Sorry, new to all of this and not sure I did it right- If not I'll probably try get in on a mahjong

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #59 on: Thu, 19 March 2020, 10:28:12 »
Hi, I was just wondering if you could confirm that I got in on the canvas? Sorry, new to all of this and not sure I did it right- If not I'll probably try get in on a mahjong

Yes, looks like you're in the canvas group buy, but it's moving fairly slowly while the mahjong is closed as of now.

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« Reply #60 on: Thu, 19 March 2020, 14:33:10 »
Hi, I was just wondering if you could confirm that I got in on the canvas? Sorry, new to all of this and not sure I did it right- If not I'll probably try get in on a mahjong

Yes, looks like you're in the canvas group buy, but it's moving fairly slowly while the mahjong is closed as of now.

Thanks, I had just popped on to check in this morning, misread, thought the canvas was closed not vice versa. I appreciate you letting me know.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #61 on: Sat, 21 March 2020, 22:45:29 »
So were the emails sent? I just want to make sure I didn't miss them or got in my junk mail!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #62 on: Sun, 22 March 2020, 18:12:50 »
So were the emails sent? I just want to make sure I didn't miss them or got in my junk mail!

They have not been sent out yet, i'll put out a post update once they are sent.
Just getting some last minute order changes for some people before sending anything out.
« Last Edit: Sun, 22 March 2020, 22:10:06 by Umio1 »

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #63 on: Mon, 23 March 2020, 17:28:16 »
Will the lo-pro people be offered an option for a hi-pro version or are we just out of luck if we don't meet MOQ?

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #64 on: Mon, 23 March 2020, 23:33:17 »
Is the time frame change at all by whats going on in the world right now? Asking bec my governor shut down the state for 3 weeks

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Possible Delay)
« Reply #65 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 11:46:32 »
March 24, 2020 - I have already gotten a few messages about a request to delay the group buy due to the Corona-virus affecting almost all business in the world. An email has been sent with a form to all people in the Mahjong GB: Proposing a delay for invoices to be released until April 17th at the earliest.
Thanks All!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Hi-Pro Orders Complete!)
« Reply #66 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 11:49:40 »
Will the lo-pro people be offered an option for a hi-pro version or are we just out of luck if we don't meet MOQ?

The group buy will probably be canceled for the low-Pro if not enough people are interested; it may be hard to get people in right now due to a lot of people being financially affected by everything happening in the world. Most likely will be another run of the hi-pro after this first run is complete.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Delayed till April)
« Reply #67 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 13:08:51 »
March 27, 2020 - I will be delaying the GB and checking back in around April 17th and seeing how everything is progressing with the virus; hopefully get a good estimate of when a good time to send out invoices would be. Anyone who will be dropping out due to the delay please send me a PM.
Mid April I will be putting another form up to collect extra entries to offset anyone who can no longer participate in the group buy.
Hope everyone is doing well!
I will try to work on getting some other PCB designs done in the meantime as possible add-ons/files released to github (PCB mount stabs/non-hotswap board); though i cannot guarantee these will be done anytime soon as they are major changes to the PCB's design. These would most likely not be part of this initial group buy.


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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Delayed till April)
« Reply #68 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 14:33:23 »
Sounds good! Best of Health Everyone! Hopefully time will allow us an add-on pcb!

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« Reply #69 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 17:30:17 »
Sounds good! Best of Health Everyone! Hopefully time will allow us an add-on pcb!

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Yeah and hopefully a board without soldering, I still need to learn how to solder!!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Delayed till April)
« Reply #70 on: Wed, 22 April 2020, 17:16:21 »
Well any update on this? its past April 17 and haven't heard anything

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Delayed till April)
« Reply #71 on: Thu, 23 April 2020, 17:53:56 »
Well any update on this? its past April 17 and haven't heard anything

I'll go ahead and ask around to see how some people are doing and if the group buy should/can continue. Sorry for such a late response, I've been a little unmotivated these past couple of days.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Delayed till April)
« Reply #72 on: Fri, 24 April 2020, 12:24:06 »
ok! it seems that everyone who contacted me in the past is doing better now and we should be able to continue with the Group buy; I will be sending out Invoices this weekend if there are no other reasons for delay.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (INVOICES SENT)
« Reply #73 on: Sun, 26 April 2020, 21:24:42 »
April 26, 2020 - Invoices have been sent out today for the Mahjong! check your inbox/spam; if you can't find it and you think you are on the list, please send me a message with your email you used so i can check to see if you submitted an email with a typo.
All invoice recipients will have 10 days to pay from the day they receive the invoice; after the 10 days are up (Wednesday, May 6th)  I will put up another Google Form so I can fill any missing spots.


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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (INVOICES SENT)
« Reply #74 on: Sun, 26 April 2020, 21:56:42 »
From the amount that I got invoiced, does that mean that extra PCBs are available?

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« Reply #75 on: Mon, 27 April 2020, 02:39:29 »
Received and paid. So excited!   ;D

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (INVOICES SENT)
« Reply #76 on: Wed, 29 April 2020, 14:21:27 »
From the amount that I got invoiced, does that mean that extra PCBs are available?

Yep extra PCB's are available!

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« Reply #77 on: Wed, 29 April 2020, 22:35:04 »
Yep extra PCB's are available!

Awesome! Invoice paid. Looking forward to it.


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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (INVOICES SENT)
« Reply #78 on: Sun, 03 May 2020, 16:21:41 »
When will the canvas invoices be sent out? When 25 cases are sold? Or is there a deadline on it?

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (INVOICES SENT)
« Reply #79 on: Tue, 05 May 2020, 16:43:03 »
When will the canvas invoices be sent out? When 25 cases are sold? Or is there a deadline on it?

Yeah the plan is once 25 people sign up for the buy then i'll be able to send out invoices.

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May 6, 2020 - A form has been posted to allow people to fill the spots of those who have cancelled for the Mahjong Group buy here: https://forms.gle/rrugKP1qd3E3JB3q8, production will start once the required invoices have been paid.
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As of today there are 14 unpaid invoices, so potentially 14 open spots for newcomers.

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Quick update: I will be sending invoices this weekend to those who have put their orders into the backup form; there is enough people in there to where once all the backup invoices are payed, production can start!
Thanks to all those supporting my project, I can't wait to get these made!

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woot woot

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Did production start? If so, what's the current time table?

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Can't believe I missed this when it was first announced, I've been wanting a 65% with a full numpad on the LHS for a while now. Submitted a form for the fill-in slots hopefully there's still room, though I think I forgot to indicate wanting an extra PCB, any chance I could modify that response?

Edit: nvm, all good no need to change the form, just paid. Thanks for GB!
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Did production start? If so, what's the current time table?

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we're about 2 invoices out from production! should be starting hopefully within the week.

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June 1, 2020 - Good News Everyone! We have Hit MOQ and should be able to start production this weekend!
Through the week i'll be letting the remaining unpaid invoices complete their orders up until this weekend where we will start production with or without them!

Thanks All!

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I put myself down for a low pro, but it doesn't look like it's going to hit MOQ. Any chance I can still get in on Mahjong? Thanks!

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Quotes for production have been submitted; will be starting in the next couple days!

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Quotes for production have been submitted; will be starting in the next couple days!
Great news!

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CNC parts (Top, Bottom, Emblem) have entered production!

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CNC parts (Top, Bottom, Emblem) have entered production!

Awesome to hear, guess i picked the right day to look for updates LOL!

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June 14, 2020 - PCB is now submitted for production; estimated received by July 24th.
Still to be ordred: Switch Plate,  & Fasteners
Thanks All!

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Can't wait to start getting teaser photos!

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Mahjong was my first group buy for a board. Super excited!

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June 20, 2020 - Major milestone: all parts have been put into production!!! Fasteners have already been received and everything seems to be going smooth.

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June 20, 2020 - Major milestone: all parts have been put into production!!! Fasteners have already been received and everything seems to be going smooth.

Woo!
Has the factory given you an estimate for completion?

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June 20, 2020 - Major milestone: all parts have been put into production!!! Fasteners have already been received and everything seems to be going smooth.

Woo!
Has the factory given you an estimate for completion?

Yep! estimate production completion as follows:
Top, Bottom, Emblem: July 10th
PCB Manufacturing: Complete
PCB Assembly: July 10-20ish
Switch Plate: July 1st

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June 20, 2020 - Major milestone: all parts have been put into production!!! Fasteners have already been received and everything seems to be going smooth.

Woo!
Has the factory given you an estimate for completion?

Yep! estimate production completion as follows:
Top, Bottom, Emblem: July 10th
PCB Manufacturing: Complete
PCB Assembly: July 10-20ish
Switch Plate: July 1st

going way faster than I thought it would haha. no complaints! excited to get mine :D

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I'm starting to teach myself how to do some stuff on blender and this can't come soon enough. Can't wait for the Left hand numpad!

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The facility making the switch plates sent me some photos of a defect they caught (they're remaking the non-conforming plates) and I thought I'd share a photo because the plates are looking good!


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Look at this guys and his constant updates  ;D

Plate looks great! Minus the defect.

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just got the CNC parts in early, here's some quick pictures to tease y'all:

     

     

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Oh my god, I went with the mahjong green bottom white top combo as a sort of meme but holy **** you nailed the colour. It's going to be rough finding feet that look ok and a keycap set to match but I'm excited to see it in person!

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yeah the color turned out perfect!
I took the pictures  in a dimly lit room so the pic quality inst the best

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Oh my god, I went with the mahjong green bottom white top combo as a sort of meme but holy **** you nailed the colour. It's going to be rough finding feet that look ok and a keycap set to match but I'm excited to see it in person!
I went with a black top stainless bottom and now i'm questioning it. That looks so clean. I bet GMK camping would look pretty good on that.

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Oh my god, I went with the mahjong green bottom white top combo as a sort of meme but holy **** you nailed the colour. It's going to be rough finding feet that look ok and a keycap set to match but I'm excited to see it in person!
I went with a black top stainless bottom and now i'm questioning it. That looks so clean. I bet GMK camping would look pretty good on that.
I made the same change! Still super excited.

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It's beautiful!!!  :)

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All the plates just came in and everything is fitting perfectly; the picture doesn't do it justice, but i think everyone will be really happy with how these turned out!

Now just to wait for the PCB's
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WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW! Honestly so stoked!

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just got the CNC parts in early, here's some quick pictures to tease y'all:

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suddenly many regrets for not ordering the extra green bottom case ;0;

so excited tho!! everything seems to be going well and in good time!

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Just ordered plate mount stabs for mine :).
It's PCB week (hopefully)!

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Just ordered plate mount stabs for mine :).
It's PCB week (hopefully)!

They're currently waiting in Tennessee customs so hopefully they'll be moving to me soon!

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Got the PCB's, and fully built the mine; everything works perfectly!
Next up is prepping all the other boards for shipping!










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Got the PCB's, and fully built the mine; everything works perfectly!
Next up is prepping all the other boards for shipping!

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Looking great Umio1! Really excited to hear our units will be shipping soon also! Can't wait to get mine & get that bad boy put together. Thanks for running this GB man & I'm glad it went pretty smoothly for you. Here's to your next project being as smooth & successful too! 🍻
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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #116 on: Fri, 17 July 2020, 20:25:58 »
I can't wait!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #117 on: Mon, 20 July 2020, 12:49:27 »
Whoa looks great! Especially with that cap set :0 can't wait to get mine!!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #118 on: Mon, 20 July 2020, 23:07:21 »
can I ask what the name of keycaps set

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #119 on: Tue, 21 July 2020, 22:43:41 »
can I ask what the name of keycaps set

The white is "Ducky 4 color grey white Keycaps", can only buy in Taiwan.
The red is https://shop.tai-hao.com/products/abs-104-c01rd101

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #120 on: Mon, 27 July 2020, 17:14:51 »
Got my shipping notice today! ;D

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« Reply #121 on: Mon, 27 July 2020, 18:42:08 »
July 27, 2020 - About 85% of the orders have shipped! A couple of the remaining orders have problems with addresses, and some others with quality issues which i will be talking to the supplier to fix!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #122 on: Mon, 27 July 2020, 19:10:54 »
July 27, 2020 - About 85% of the orders have shipped! A couple of the remaining orders have problems with addresses, and some others with quality issues which i will be talking to the supplier to fix!


I'm probably part of the 15% but if I recall correctly the google form didn't include an address input, would you be using the address from PayPal instead? This wouldn't work in my case since my PayPal address is in Canada where as I planed on having it shipped to my brother in the US (seeing as this GB was US only). Should I expect an email or something?

EDIT: Lol, just checked my junk mail... and it's in there :P replied thanks!
« Last Edit: Mon, 27 July 2020, 19:43:56 by PotatoTM »

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« Reply #123 on: Mon, 27 July 2020, 22:05:04 »
July 27, 2020 - About 85% of the orders have shipped! A couple of the remaining orders have problems with addresses, and some others with quality issues which i will be talking to the supplier to fix!

Very excited! Nothing in my inbox so I assume I'm in the 15% :p

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« Reply #124 on: Tue, 28 July 2020, 09:18:47 »
Looks like Iím in the 15% ;-; but!! thanks for the updates Umio!

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« Reply #125 on: Tue, 28 July 2020, 20:31:18 »
July 27, 2020 - About 85% of the orders have shipped! A couple of the remaining orders have problems with addresses, and some others with quality issues which i will be talking to the supplier to fix!


So how's that other 15% going? I still haven't gotten any emails so I'm not sure if my address had an error or anything.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #126 on: Tue, 28 July 2020, 22:03:18 »
Orders that were delayed: 6, 12, 15, 16, 17, 47, 62, 64, 66

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« Reply #127 on: Wed, 29 July 2020, 06:44:38 »
I'm a little confused which switches are needed given the hot swap sockets. Which switches will work, PCB mounted, plate mounted, or either?

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« Reply #128 on: Wed, 29 July 2020, 08:49:10 »
This is basically just the standard Kailh hot swap sockets. So any switch that work with them works here.

This uses plate mounted stabs

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« Reply #129 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 15:17:38 »
Well, I fell for it.  Somehow I missed that while this is a hotswap PCB, we have to solder those hotswap sockets in ourselves.  It never even occurred to me that someone would run a GB like that.

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« Reply #130 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 15:46:10 »
Well, I fell for it.  Somehow I missed that while this is a hotswap PCB, we have to solder those hotswap sockets in ourselves.  It never even occurred to me that someone would run a GB like that.
Given that Umio set the GB at an amazing price with shipping included, soldering the sockets are not bad at all. They're easier mill max imo.

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« Reply #131 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 15:50:28 »
Well, I fell for it.  Somehow I missed that while this is a hotswap PCB, we have to solder those hotswap sockets in ourselves.  It never even occurred to me that someone would run a GB like that.

Soldering the hotswap sockets is very easy, i can post a tutorial video for people who are concerned or do not have previous solder experience.
If you've had a non-hotswap PCB where you solder the switches in, it should be pretty trivial.

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« Reply #132 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 15:54:40 »
Good news! All the parts I caught doing quality control are being remade and should ship out to me on August 5th.

I'll try to ship them out as soon as I get them!

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« Reply #133 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 17:49:48 »
Good news! All the parts I caught doing quality control are being remade and should ship out to me on August 5th.

I'll try to ship them out as soon as I get them!

Which parts are those? Did that affect ones that already have shipped?

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« Reply #134 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 17:56:04 »
If you're shipping more of these, you might want to consider putting the sockets in something other than those plastic strips.  About half of mine were loose in the box when it got here.

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« Reply #135 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 22:35:11 »
Good news! All the parts I caught doing quality control are being remade and should ship out to me on August 5th.

I'll try to ship them out as soon as I get them!

Which parts are those? Did that affect ones that already have shipped?

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Nope only the unshipped orders

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« Reply #136 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 22:37:50 »
If you're shipping more of these, you might want to consider putting the sockets in something other than those plastic strips.  About half of mine were loose in the box when it got here.

Thanks for the feedback, i guess ill have to bag the others; maybe the strip adhesive came off with heat from travel?

Did everything else arrive ok?

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« Reply #137 on: Sat, 01 August 2020, 17:40:17 »
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Got my Mahjong in today! Everything arrived in great shape, well packaged (Thanks Umio1!), & the build was a very easy one. The only thing I have yet to figure out is how to reprogram it. In the OP Umio1 said to use the https://kbfirmware.com/ site to do it, but there is no preset layout for the Mahjong yet. Umio1, can I just make a json with the same layout in KLE then import it to the site for reprogramming mine or will that not work?

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« Reply #138 on: Sat, 01 August 2020, 18:21:01 »
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Got my Mahjong in today! Everything arrived in great shape, well packaged (Thanks Umio1!), & the build was a very easy one. The only thing I have yet to figure out is how to reprogram it. In the OP Umio1 said to use the https://kbfirmware.com/ site to do it, but there is no preset layout for the Mahjong yet. Umio1, can I just make a json with the same layout in KLE then import it to the site for reprogramming mine or will that not work?

Damn that looks fresh! Json file with the layout should be here for you to edit :) : https://github.com/Neil-de-grass-eating-Bisson/Canvas-Mahjong-Keyboards/tree/master/Mahjong%20Firmware

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« Reply #139 on: Sat, 01 August 2020, 19:08:31 »
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Got my Mahjong in today! Everything arrived in great shape, well packaged (Thanks Umio1!), & the build was a very easy one. The only thing I have yet to figure out is how to reprogram it. In the OP Umio1 said to use the https://kbfirmware.com/ site to do it, but there is no preset layout for the Mahjong yet. Umio1, can I just make a json with the same layout in KLE then import it to the site for reprogramming mine or will that not work?


Damn that looks fresh! Json file with the layout should be here for you to edit :) : https://github.com/Neil-de-grass-eating-Bisson/Canvas-Mahjong-Keyboards/tree/master/Mahjong%20Firmware

Thanks! :thumb:

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« Reply #140 on: Mon, 03 August 2020, 13:25:54 »
Soldering the hotswap sockets is very easy, i can post a tutorial video for people who are concerned or do not have previous solder experience.
If you've had a non-hotswap PCB where you solder the switches in, it should be pretty trivial.
The video would be nice, but I think I could probably work from written steps as well.

What is the best way to solder hotswaps? Tin the contacts on the PCB, seat a socket and then heat to reflow? Or seat the socket, then solder?


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« Reply #141 on: Mon, 03 August 2020, 15:59:08 »
Soldering the hotswap sockets is very easy, i can post a tutorial video for people who are concerned or do not have previous solder experience.
If you've had a non-hotswap PCB where you solder the switches in, it should be pretty trivial.
The video would be nice, but I think I could probably work from written steps as well.

What is the best way to solder hotswaps? Tin the contacts on the PCB, seat a socket and then heat to reflow? Or seat the socket, then solder?

Here is an example of soldering them without pretinning. Simply touch between the pad and the socket contact and add solder: similar to a through-hole but a bit tighter.

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« Reply #142 on: Mon, 03 August 2020, 16:27:30 »
Just got mine today! Looks great. Only question I have is what method am I supposed to use to secure the emblem? It's just a loose piece. Am I supposed to glue it?

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« Reply #143 on: Mon, 03 August 2020, 17:22:48 »
Just got mine today! Looks great. Only question I have is what method am I supposed to use to secure the emblem? It's just a loose piece. Am I supposed to glue it?

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In the parts bag there should be 4 double sided VHB tape strips (the same used to hold car emblems on; you should only need 3 but I included an extra).

1. Undo one side of the tape strip and press it onto the cut-out circle of the bottom case (repeat 3 times)
2. remove the backing of the 3 tape strips
3. align the emblem and press it onto the tape strips

note: once you press the emblem in it will be near impossible to get out


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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #144 on: Mon, 03 August 2020, 17:27:52 »
Soldering the hotswap sockets is very easy, i can post a tutorial video for people who are concerned or do not have previous solder experience.
If you've had a non-hotswap PCB where you solder the switches in, it should be pretty trivial.
The video would be nice, but I think I could probably work from written steps as well.

What is the best way to solder hotswaps? Tin the contacts on the PCB, seat a socket and then heat to reflow? Or seat the socket, then solder?

no pad tinning required

1. apply flux to the pads if you have it
2. seat the socket making sure it does not block any threw-holes
3. press the soldering iron against the pad/socket metal
4. apply solder

Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #145 on: Tue, 04 August 2020, 10:31:38 »
Everything got here safe n sound, cheers to a well run GB compadre

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #146 on: Mon, 10 August 2020, 12:58:30 »
Cheers

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« Reply #147 on: Mon, 10 August 2020, 16:34:13 »
Sadly my board is being held up by USPS... ughhhhhhh so annoying

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« Reply #148 on: Mon, 10 August 2020, 17:10:13 »
Everything got here safe n sound, cheers to a well run GB compadre

Lookin good my dude, I almost went with green modifier caps as well but couldn't find any I liked

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« Reply #149 on: Mon, 10 August 2020, 17:11:25 »
Cheers
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Another Good looking board!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #150 on: Mon, 10 August 2020, 17:13:36 »
Another Quick Update: The remade parts will be coming in this week; I should be able to ship the last 6 that had quality issues this weekend!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (85% shipped)
« Reply #151 on: Mon, 10 August 2020, 21:53:22 »
I am super excited to get mine. I've already seen one in a very similar color combination. Is there any timeline on the parts being remade?

Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (85% shipped)
« Reply #152 on: Mon, 10 August 2020, 23:19:48 »
How do you flash this puppy anyhow? I've never done one that isn't loaded up in QMK.
I grabbed the .json, mapped the keys and exported the .hex. Is this the part where you load it into the toolbox? Cause I don't have any HID recognized.

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« Reply #153 on: Tue, 11 August 2020, 00:30:28 »
I am super excited to get mine. I've already seen one in a very similar color combination. Is there any timeline on the parts being remade?

all parts have been remade and should be shipping out this weekend but 1 person who had some chips when they received it; for that last order the parts should be getting remade this week.

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« Reply #154 on: Tue, 11 August 2020, 00:32:40 »
How do you flash this puppy anyhow? I've never done one that isn't loaded up in QMK.
I grabbed the .json, mapped the keys and exported the .hex. Is this the part where you load it into the toolbox? Cause I don't have any HID recognized.

yep, you'll want to have QMK toolbox and upload the file "flash".
QMK Toolbox will only recognize the micro-controller once you hit the reset button on the bottom of the PCB.

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« Reply #155 on: Tue, 11 August 2020, 00:38:56 »
How do you flash this puppy anyhow? I've never done one that isn't loaded up in QMK.
I grabbed the .json, mapped the keys and exported the .hex. Is this the part where you load it into the toolbox? Cause I don't have any HID recognized.

yep, you'll want to have QMK toolbox and upload the file "flash".
QMK Toolbox will only recognize the micro-controller once you hit the reset button on the bottom of the PCB.

Sorry, I'm fairly new to this, what exactly is flashing and how would I do it when I get the board?

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« Reply #156 on: Tue, 11 August 2020, 00:47:11 »
It refers to writing the flash memory in the microcontroller on the board. In this case, we build a custom firmware using a codebase called QMK and write that to the keyboard. This is so you can define custom macros or any other behavior or just redefine the key mapping.

How do you flash this puppy anyhow? I've never done one that isn't loaded up in QMK.
I grabbed the .json, mapped the keys and exported the .hex. Is this the part where you load it into the toolbox? Cause I don't have any HID recognized.

yep, you'll want to have QMK toolbox and upload the file "flash".
QMK Toolbox will only recognize the micro-controller once you hit the reset button on the bottom of the PCB.

Sorry, I'm fairly new to this, what exactly is flashing and how would I do it when I get the board?

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (85% shipped)
« Reply #157 on: Tue, 11 August 2020, 00:53:56 »
It refers to writing the flash memory in the microcontroller on the board. In this case, we build a custom firmware using a codebase called QMK and write that to the keyboard. This is so you can define custom macros or any other behavior or just redefine the key mapping.

How do you flash this puppy anyhow? I've never done one that isn't loaded up in QMK.
I grabbed the .json, mapped the keys and exported the .hex. Is this the part where you load it into the toolbox? Cause I don't have any HID recognized.

yep, you'll want to have QMK toolbox and upload the file "flash".
QMK Toolbox will only recognize the micro-controller once you hit the reset button on the bottom of the PCB.

Sorry, I'm fairly new to this, what exactly is flashing and how would I do it when I get the board?

If I don't need any macros and don't want to change anything with this board's layout, does that mean I don't need to flash? Or does the board not have anything programmed onto it yet?

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (85% shipped)
« Reply #158 on: Tue, 11 August 2020, 21:19:18 »
It refers to writing the flash memory in the microcontroller on the board. In this case, we build a custom firmware using a codebase called QMK and write that to the keyboard. This is so you can define custom macros or any other behavior or just redefine the key mapping.

How do you flash this puppy anyhow? I've never done one that isn't loaded up in QMK.
I grabbed the .json, mapped the keys and exported the .hex. Is this the part where you load it into the toolbox? Cause I don't have any HID recognized.

yep, you'll want to have QMK toolbox and upload the file "flash".
QMK Toolbox will only recognize the micro-controller once you hit the reset button on the bottom of the PCB.

Sorry, I'm fairly new to this, what exactly is flashing and how would I do it when I get the board?

If I don't need any macros and don't want to change anything with this board's layout, does that mean I don't need to flash? Or does the board not have anything programmed onto it yet?

I programmed all the boards so you shouldn't have to worry about anything software wise unless you want to add some more functionality when you press the FN key.
or you want to adjust a lot of the layout.

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (85% shipped)
« Reply #159 on: Tue, 11 August 2020, 23:06:00 »
It refers to writing the flash memory in the microcontroller on the board. In this case, we build a custom firmware using a codebase called QMK and write that to the keyboard. This is so you can define custom macros or any other behavior or just redefine the key mapping.

How do you flash this puppy anyhow? I've never done one that isn't loaded up in QMK.
I grabbed the .json, mapped the keys and exported the .hex. Is this the part where you load it into the toolbox? Cause I don't have any HID recognized.

yep, you'll want to have QMK toolbox and upload the file "flash".
QMK Toolbox will only recognize the micro-controller once you hit the reset button on the bottom of the PCB.

Sorry, I'm fairly new to this, what exactly is flashing and how would I do it when I get the board?

If I don't need any macros and don't want to change anything with this board's layout, does that mean I don't need to flash? Or does the board not have anything programmed onto it yet?

I programmed all the boards so you shouldn't have to worry about anything software wise unless you want to add some more functionality when you press the FN key.
or you want to adjust a lot of the layout.

Great, thanks!

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Re: [GB] Canvas & Mahjong 65% Low/Hi-Profile +LHNP (Prepping to Ship)
« Reply #160 on: Thu, 13 August 2020, 08:32:47 »
Another Quick Update: The remade parts will be coming in this week; I should be able to ship the last 6 that had quality issues this weekend!

Thanks for keeping us updated Umio!

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« Reply #161 on: Thu, 13 August 2020, 10:25:39 »
What size is the hex key required for the smallest screw? Is it a 1mm hex?

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« Reply #162 on: Thu, 13 August 2020, 21:46:17 »
What size is the hex key required for the smallest screw? Is it a 1mm hex?

Theyre M2 screws, a quick search says a 1.5mm hex is the recommended size; i just kept trying different sizes until i found the largest one that fit.

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« Reply #163 on: Thu, 13 August 2020, 22:00:22 »
What size is the hex key required for the smallest screw? Is it a 1mm hex?

Theyre M2 screws, a quick search says a 1.5mm hex is the recommended size; i just kept trying different sizes until i found the largest one that fit.

I'll see if I can get hold of that hex key. Would have been better if you had designed it with either 1 or 2 screw types and philips head would have been preferred.

Also like mentioned earlier, putting the hotswap sockets in a bag would be better than leaving it in the packaging strip as they can come out of the strip during shipping.

Other than that, no other big issues. Thanks for organising the GB.