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Offline JJ48_24

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[IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
« on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 17:51:48 »
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    ePBT Ducklight is a brand new keycap set, with a dark duck theme. We have been working hard on it, and hope you will consider ePBT Ducklight.

    Why ePBT instead of ***?
    We have decided to go with ePBT to do something because of the oversaturation of GMK and KAT sets running right now. We also believe that PBT is a superior plastic to use for most use cases.

    Renders
    RAMA M60-A
    237518-1
    RAMA Koyu
    237520-2
    KBDfans Bella75
    237522-3

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    Base
    237883-4
    40%
    237881-5
    Spacebar
    237885-6
    Colevrak
    237887-7
    International
    237889-8

    Checklist
    • Fix 40% kit
    • Add full iso support and Alpha colored space bars
    • Add International and Colevrak kits
    • Get pricing and MOQ info from ePBT
    • recive samples from ePBT
    • Get feedback on sets
    • Make changes
    • Desk Mat if requested?
    • Start Group Buy

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    Acknowledgments
    Emil- Designed the novelties. A joy to work with.

    Vorckus and Swishy- For Helping out with renders

    Gtrx- Helping out with the international kit

    Livingspeedbump- For his guide that got me down this rabbit hole

    KBDfans- Providing Bella models for renders

    Rama- Providing models for renders[/list]
    « Last Edit: Sun, 15 March 2020, 15:05:29 by JJ48_24 »

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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #1 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 17:52:18 »
    Edit 3/10/20- Added space bar kit and ISO support
    Edit 3/15/20- Samples in production! Added international kit, and Colevrak kits. Tweaked all other kits.
    « Last Edit: Sun, 15 March 2020, 15:07:13 by JJ48_24 »

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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #2 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 18:20:10 »
    ISO support Will happen, we just forgot to put them in the render  ;) Hopefully they update soon,
    Thanks for your understanding,
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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #3 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 18:27:17 »
    I like the colours. Would like to see non-accented spacebars, arrows, return and esc. I know thatís a lot of extra caps but picking which accents to use or not is half the fun.

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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #4 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 18:28:52 »
    I like the colours. Would like to see non-accented spacebars, arrows, return and esc. I know thatís a lot of extra caps but picking which accents to use or not is half the fun.
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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #5 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 18:40:08 »

    Great idea with the arrow keys haha

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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #6 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 18:40:21 »
    Like the idea - would appreciate ISO UK being added (the '@ and #~ are already in the kit, but bizarrely no 1.25u shift, r1 \|, iso enter - and full ISO UK would also need r4 `¨ 2" 3£).

    Also, seconding alpha coloured spacebars.

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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #7 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 19:22:18 »
    I like the colours. Would like to see non-accented spacebars, arrows, return and esc. I know thatís a lot of extra caps but picking which accents to use or not is half the fun.
    +1

    This has been brought to you by the alpha-coloured spacebar gang.

    I like the colours. Would like to see non-accented spacebars, arrows, return and esc. I know thatís a lot of extra caps but picking which accents to use or not is half the fun.

    Like the idea - would appreciate ISO UK being added (the '@ and #~ are already in the kit, but bizarrely no 1.25u shift, r1 \|, iso enter - and full ISO UK would also need r4 `¨ 2" 3£).

    Also, seconding alpha coloured spacebars.

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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #8 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 19:25:30 »

    Great idea with the arrow keys haha
    Thanks lol
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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #9 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 20:26:43 »
    This looks like it will require reverse dye sub. Has ePBT confirmed they are willing to do this? Hive was originally ePBT but had to change vendors due to this.


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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #10 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 21:44:55 »
    This looks like it will require reverse dye sub. Has ePBT confirmed they are willing to do this? Hive was originally ePBT but had to change vendors due to this.


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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #11 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 21:52:58 »
    I might just be blind, but is there a 1.25u key for the "ASDF" row in either of the kits (besides the enter keys)? Lots of 40% use that key
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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #12 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 22:09:10 »
    I might just be blind, but is there a 1.25u key for the "ASDF" row in either of the kits (besides the enter keys)? Lots of 40% use that key
    There should be one on 40% kit R3.
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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #13 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 00:04:48 »
    I might just be blind, but is there a 1.25u key for the "ASDF" row in either of the kits (besides the enter keys)? Lots of 40% use that key
    There should be one on 40% kit R3.

    dont think epbt has this mold
    « Last Edit: Tue, 10 March 2020, 00:09:20 by scoopbb »

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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #14 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 00:56:08 »
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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #15 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 05:28:24 »
    Looks great. Interested

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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #16 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 06:23:11 »
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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #17 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 08:02:06 »
    So EPBT is doing reverse dye-sub for the first time, and 40% keys for the first time? They have historically resisted doing both of these for years. It's ambitious and would open up a lot of new options for keyset designers if it works out. Good luck.
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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #18 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 09:57:45 »
    So EPBT is doing reverse dye-sub for the first time, and 40% keys for the first time? They have historically resisted doing both of these for years. It's ambitious and would open up a lot of new options for keyset designers if it works out. Good luck.
    Yeah we will see how it works out!

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    Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
    « Reply #19 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 17:11:11 »
      (Attachment Link)
      Made in collaboration with logo4poop
      ePBT Ducklight is a brand new keycap set, with a dark duck theme. We have been working hard on it, and hope you will consider ePBT Ducklight.


      I like the set, but what is a "dark duck" theme exactly?[/list]

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      Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
      « Reply #20 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 18:07:43 »
        (Attachment Link)
        Made in collaboration with logo4poop
        ePBT Ducklight is a brand new keycap set, with a dark duck theme. We have been working hard on it, and hope you will consider ePBT Ducklight.


        I like the set, but what is a "dark duck" theme exactly?[/list]

        Duck theme but in dark mode. Not any satanic ducks don't worry. XD

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #21 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 18:09:46 »
        Love the colors. Awesome arrow keys too. Iíd be in!

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #22 on: Wed, 11 March 2020, 07:53:47 »
        Love the colors. Awesome arrow keys too. Iíd be in!
        Thank you!
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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #23 on: Wed, 11 March 2020, 13:13:13 »
        I'm so tired of yellow accents =(

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #24 on: Wed, 11 March 2020, 14:04:00 »
        Deskmat please, I really consider joining, I wanted some honk but abs ain't for me.

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #25 on: Wed, 11 March 2020, 17:56:55 »
        Deskmat please, I really consider joining, I wanted some honk but abs ain't for me.
        PBT is literally in the name of the set...


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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #26 on: Thu, 12 March 2020, 04:08:06 »
        I might just be blind, but is there a 1.25u key for the "ASDF" row in either of the kits (besides the enter keys)? Lots of 40% use that key
        There should be one on 40% kit R3.

        correct me if i'm wrong but on the 40s kit image, the tab key looks like it's row4?

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #27 on: Thu, 12 March 2020, 16:13:51 »
        Deskmat please, I really consider joining, I wanted some honk but abs ain't for me.
        Its PBT! We haven't had much requests for deskmats, but we will consider it!
        I'm so tired of yellow accents =(
        Hopefully we can do a non-yellow set soon!
        I might just be blind, but is there a 1.25u key for the "ASDF" row in either of the kits (besides the enter keys)? Lots of 40% use that key
        There should be one on 40% kit R3.

        correct me if i'm wrong but on the 40s kit image, the tab key looks like it's row4?

        Oh sorry!

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #28 on: Thu, 12 March 2020, 19:35:58 »
        This is so silly, and I love it!  The colors are nice too.  I don't think I'll be joining in on this one though, as it's just not quite up my alley, but good luck!

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #29 on: Thu, 12 March 2020, 20:29:06 »
        This is so silly, and I love it!  The colors are nice too.  I don't think I'll be joining in on this one though, as it's just not quite up my alley, but good luck!
          :p its okay!
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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #30 on: Sat, 14 March 2020, 16:31:58 »
        Can we have a base kit without the numpad?
        « Last Edit: Sat, 14 March 2020, 16:51:11 by Mike2046 »

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #31 on: Sat, 14 March 2020, 19:02:15 »
        Can we have a base kit without the numpad?
        That will probably not happen, it just makes more sense with it in there.
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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #32 on: Sat, 14 March 2020, 19:02:29 »
        ePBT is making samples for DuckLight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #33 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 10:02:17 »
        Could all the spacebars be moved into one spacebar kit?

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #34 on: Thu, 26 March 2020, 11:18:05 »
        Could all the spacebars be moved into one spacebar kit?
        That would bring up the price/MoQ
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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #35 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 07:37:16 »
        Could all the spacebars be moved into one spacebar kit?
        That would bring up the price/MoQ

        Even just taking spacebars out of the 40s kit and putting them in the spacebar kit? My understanding was that epbt doesnt have moq for child kits and pricing should be the same since its not adding keys.

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #36 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 09:34:44 »
        For some reason, I thought this was going to be like a Purple and Teal colorway for Darkwing Duck haha

        But this is probably better; looks good!

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #37 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 09:52:59 »
        Oh cool a Colevrak kit! Can you add a closing bracket key (]) to R3? Then I'm buying a set!

        Spotting two and a half errors: Base contains R3 +, but no R2 -. Also, the plus is _massive_ (that's the half an error, maybe it's just an issue with the rendering).
        And: The comma key in the international kit doesn't contain a comma, just a semicolon. If you wanna make the international kit support very complete, you could add AltGr and a numpad comma, but I guess those are not the most important keys.

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #38 on: Sat, 28 March 2020, 17:13:45 »
        Could all the spacebars be moved into one spacebar kit?
        That would bring up the price/MoQ

        Even just taking spacebars out of the 40s kit and putting them in the spacebar kit? My understanding was that epbt doesnt have moq for child kits and pricing should be the same since its not adding keys.

        I don't understand the benefit of removing space bars from the 40% kit. Some 40% layouts don't need the space bars kit. Why should people have to buy more kits they don't need?

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #39 on: Sat, 28 March 2020, 17:14:44 »
        Oh cool a Colevrak kit! Can you add a closing bracket key (]) to R3? Then I'm buying a set!

        Spotting two and a half errors: Base contains R3 +, but no R2 -. Also, the plus is _massive_ (that's the half an error, maybe it's just an issue with the rendering).
        And: The comma key in the international kit doesn't contain a comma, just a semicolon. If you wanna make the international kit support very complete, you could add AltGr and a numpad comma, but I guess those are not the most important keys.

        Thanks for the feedback! These issues will be addressed in the next round of revisions.

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        Re: [IC] ePBT DuckLight: A dark duck themed set
        « Reply #40 on: Mon, 18 January 2021, 16:06:15 »
        UK ISO? Where is R4:Pipe/Backslash?