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[IC] CU7
« on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 08:41:17 »
We are unable to post much text on GeekHack so we will just link to the store page: https://caps-unlocked.com/cu7/


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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 08:44:44 »
This is very clean!

The form doesnt seem to accept my email. Is this a bug?

Edit: Got the form to work from my pc!

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 08:50:28 »
This is very clean!

The form doesnt seem to accept my email. Is this a bug?

Edit: Got the form to work from my pc!

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Glad you like it! :)


What's the error message?

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 08:52:25 »
This is very clean!

The form doesnt seem to accept my email. Is this a bug?

Edit: Got the form to work from my pc!

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Glad you like it! :)


What's the error message?
This is what showed up on my phone.

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 08:53:15 »
VERY clean. I love this look. Answer may be 'no'... but any chance of a poly or acrylic bottom with some underglow? Would LOVE to see that.
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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 09:04:37 »
VERY clean. I love this look. Answer may be 'no'... but any chance of a poly or acrylic bottom with some underglow? Would LOVE to see that.


Glad you like it! Sorry no underglow in this version!


This is very clean!

The form doesnt seem to accept my email. Is this a bug?

Edit: Got the form to work from my pc!

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Glad you like it! :)


What's the error message?
This is what showed up on my phone.
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I will look into this, thanks for letting me know! :)

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 09:16:37 »
Would be a nice addition for any 60/65 setup. Def interested

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 09:18:15 »
Quick question, how can I configure the rotary encoder for volume or something else?

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 09:38:08 »
Quick question, how can I configure the rotary encoder for volume or something else?

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The function of the encoder and keys can be customised using QMK.


Would be a nice addition for any 60/65 setup. Def interested


Thanks! :D 

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 09:46:05 »
would you consider adding regular full size usb ports instead of usb c? probably more useful for things like usb drives and some such.

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« Reply #10 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 09:53:47 »
would you consider adding regular full size usb ports instead of usb c? probably more useful for things like usb drives and some such.
I agree with this actually. Having just usb-c means I'm attaching a dongle to this and it's getting ugly. Where alternatively this could be a pretty awesome usb-a hub. Many peripherals still end in usb-a. And most keyboard cables do as well (because besides MacBooks most PCs are still usb-c limited).

I may still consider this purely for it's macropad capabilities. But at that point I'd say cut the extra ports and save me some money. No ports or usb-a ports def makes the most sense.

Offline bobgr8

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 12:08:15 »
Would like one without the extra ports, takes away from the minimalism



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« Reply #12 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 12:20:40 »
Like the extra ports as it doubles as a hub. very interested in see this come to market.

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« Reply #13 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 12:42:13 »
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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #14 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 13:12:19 »
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We are unable to post much text on GeekHack so we will just link to the store page

Is this a joke


No, the formatting doesn't work. We tried posting but the text either the text is really small with no paragraphs or really large with no paragraphs. This has been happening a lot recently, we don't know why.

Like the extra ports as it doubles as a hub. very interested in see this come to market.

 


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would you consider adding regular full size usb ports instead of usb c? probably more useful for things like usb drives and some such.
I agree with this actually. Having just usb-c means I'm attaching a dongle to this and it's getting ugly. Where alternatively this could be a pretty awesome usb-a hub. Many peripherals still end in usb-a. And most keyboard cables do as well (because besides MacBooks most PCs are still usb-c limited).

I may still consider this purely for it's macropad capabilities. But at that point I'd say cut the extra ports and save me some money. No ports or usb-a ports def makes the most sense.


No, sorry this is because we want the product to be future-proof. We also have other plans etc. that this macro pad would work well with.   We are looking at offering short USB-C to A cables as an optional extra.

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #15 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 13:53:11 »
Love the idea. Definitely interested.

For the USB hub, does it matter which one will be the "master" output port to your computer and which ones will be for your devices?

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« Reply #16 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 14:05:57 »
Would love to pick this up!

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« Reply #17 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 14:21:16 »
Definitely interested

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #18 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 14:25:16 »

would you consider adding regular full size usb ports instead of usb c? probably more useful for things like usb drives and some such.
I agree with this actually. Having just usb-c means I'm attaching a dongle to this and it's getting ugly. Where alternatively this could be a pretty awesome usb-a hub. Many peripherals still end in usb-a. And most keyboard cables do as well (because besides MacBooks most PCs are still usb-c limited).

I may still consider this purely for it's macropad capabilities. But at that point I'd say cut the extra ports and save me some money. No ports or usb-a ports def makes the most sense.


No, sorry this is because we want the product to be future-proof. We also have other plans etc. that this macro pad would work well with.   We are looking at offering short USB-C to A cables as an optional extra.

Yeah, I used to understand this, back when i thought USB-C was right around the corner on peripherals, but it's not, and doesn't look like it's going to be, for a while. By then you'll probably have R2/R3 of this coming out. LoL.

That said, with addon adapters I may still be interested, but it'll mess with the look for sure. Will follow along though.

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #19 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 17:46:14 »
would you consider adding regular full size usb ports instead of usb c? probably more useful for things like usb drives and some such.
I agree with this actually. Having just usb-c means I'm attaching a dongle to this and it's getting ugly. Where alternatively this could be a pretty awesome usb-a hub. Many peripherals still end in usb-a. And most keyboard cables do as well (because besides MacBooks most PCs are still usb-c limited).

I may still consider this purely for it's macropad capabilities. But at that point I'd say cut the extra ports and save me some money. No ports or usb-a ports def makes the most sense.

+1 would also prefer usb-a passthrough instead.

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #20 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 18:00:45 »
Having one USB-A would be nice. Most of my stuff is not USB-C yet.

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« Reply #21 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 18:08:53 »
Super in for this!

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« Reply #22 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 18:27:24 »
Is there room for a weight inside? I'd be a bit concerned about cables pulling the back down, lifting the front. A port in front might be nice.

Looking like a nifty little pad!

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #23 on: Mon, 16 March 2020, 20:01:40 »
🤤 my god that's beautiful

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No, sorry this is because we want the product to be future-proof. We also have other plans etc. that this macro pad would work well with.   We are looking at offering short USB-C to A cables as an optional extra.

usb c to a adapters i think are a better idea than short cables

i was also wondering if the pass through ports are gonna be usb 3.0 or usb 3.1?

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #24 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 02:57:23 »
Looks nice.
What rotary encoder does it use? Is it the EC11 or something else?

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #25 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 06:22:45 »
This looks great. USB-C hub is a great idea.

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« Reply #26 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 06:57:01 »
Looks brilliant, will be keeping a close eye.

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« Reply #27 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 09:12:48 »
This looks clean. Looking forward to it.
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« Reply #28 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 09:14:27 »
Macropads usually never catch my attention but this one might just change that. Love this!
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« Reply #29 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 09:32:59 »
Usb c, usb a, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Would that be overkill?

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #30 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 09:40:42 »
Usb c, usb a, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Would that be overkill?

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Even this I like better. Usbc for source, 2 stacked usb a, and headphone would be endgame. Lol

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« Reply #31 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 09:42:05 »
Usb c, usb a, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Would that be overkill?

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Even this I like better. Usbc for source, 2 stacked usb a, and headphone would be endgame. Lol
Not much of an audiophile, but would love to have a hub for everything + macros

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Re: [IC] CU7
« Reply #32 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 09:59:13 »
First macropad I've audibly said woah for. Looks awesome and definitely interested in this!

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« Reply #33 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 10:16:16 »
As someone who is all in on USB-C, I love the hub. Itís super frustrating when a peripheral takes up a USB-C port and doesnít add one.


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« Reply #34 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 12:01:03 »
As someone who is all in on USB-C, I love the hub. Itís super frustrating when a peripheral takes up a USB-C port and doesnít add one.


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« Reply #35 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 12:27:10 »
I mean sure. Add one. But where are all these usb-c mice, keyboards and thumb drives everyone is using? I mean the only common usb-c to usb-c/hardwire cables I ever see now are for phone charging.
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« Reply #36 on: Tue, 17 March 2020, 14:43:27 »
I need this in my life. Iíll work hard to get one.

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« Reply #37 on: Thu, 19 March 2020, 00:58:33 »
I dig it, would just prefer to see USB-A ports, since all my cables are USB-A to micro/C

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« Reply #38 on: Thu, 19 March 2020, 10:11:03 »
This thing looks beautiful. With the proper resistance on the dial it could be glorious.

Any info on charging speeds and data bandwidth with these USB-C pass-throughs?

Is there any way to machine the USB-C port holes in the back to better fit the ports? Right now it looks like they were meant for USB-A, with a lot of space around the ports.

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« Reply #39 on: Thu, 19 March 2020, 20:36:23 »
This thing looks beautiful. With the proper resistance on the dial it could be glorious.

Any info on charging speeds and data bandwidth with these USB-C pass-throughs?

Is there any way to machine the USB-C port holes in the back to better fit the ports? Right now it looks like they were meant for USB-A, with a lot of space around the ports.

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Usb c, usb a, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Would that be overkill?
That would require putting a DAC into this thing, which is a whole new area of expertise.

Could just do a passthrough, but then you've still got to worry about noise and you've added another host cable.

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« Reply #40 on: Thu, 19 March 2020, 21:59:56 »
🤤 my god that's beautiful

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No, sorry this is because we want the product to be future-proof. We also have other plans etc. that this macro pad would work well with.   We are looking at offering short USB-C to A cables as an optional extra.

usb c to a adapters i think are a better idea than short cables

i was also wondering if the pass through ports are gonna be usb 3.0 or usb 3.1?

This is my question. If its just usb 2, then can't use it for power or file transfer...

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« Reply #41 on: Thu, 19 March 2020, 23:07:50 »
🤤 my god that's beautiful

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No, sorry this is because we want the product to be future-proof. We also have other plans etc. that this macro pad would work well with.   We are looking at offering short USB-C to A cables as an optional extra.

usb c to a adapters i think are a better idea than short cables

i was also wondering if the pass through ports are gonna be usb 3.0 or usb 3.1?

This is my question. If its just usb 2, then can't use it for power or file transfer...

Yeah power is more limited with C2.0 but I've never seen issues with file transfer in my testing of C2.0 to C2.0 cables.

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« Reply #42 on: Sat, 21 March 2020, 11:14:57 »
Been looking for a solid macro pad for awhile. One with a rotary encoder would be great!

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« Reply #43 on: Sat, 21 March 2020, 12:03:40 »
I am pro USB-C. It's a more future-proof connector. Plus the cost of buying a few USB-A to USB-C cables pales in comparison to a lot of the boards some of us own anyway.

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« Reply #44 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 14:24:38 »
Looks cool. I'm in for one when the time comes. I was looking for a device with 5 keys and a volume knob just for media controls. But this will work awesome too.

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« Reply #45 on: Wed, 25 March 2020, 22:26:36 »
Looks really cool and would love to use it as a media switch pad. It would be amazing if you could scrub through premiere pro or after effects with it.

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« Reply #46 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 17:31:54 »
I'm in.

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« Reply #47 on: Fri, 27 March 2020, 18:52:48 »
This is quite interesting, I was looking at the Keebwerk Nano but the hub possibilities in this one interest me plus I do prefer a knob to a slider.