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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #100 on: Thu, 28 May 2020, 16:20:36 »
GB hopefully this summer, as for hotswap, probably not.

If PCB is not fixed in terms of design (I presume it from "probably" not hotswap), is it possible to add support for rotary encoder in a top right corner? Just a footprint on PCB, no need to alter the top case or plate, so it would be buyers choice between installing switch or encoder and his headache to source the compatible knob.
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Offline TonyPia

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #101 on: Thu, 28 May 2020, 17:10:26 »
GB hopefully this summer, as for hotswap, probably not.

If PCB is not fixed in terms of design (I presume it from "probably" not hotswap), is it possible to add support for rotary encoderin a top right corner? Just a footprint on PCB, no need to alter the top case or plate, so it would be buyers choice between installing switch or encoder and his headache to source the compatible knob.

Again, I like this idea a lot.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #102 on: Fri, 29 May 2020, 17:56:31 »
Ahhh I see you forgot a zero...

200 units @ >$400USD (plus extras, shipping and, for some, customs) may be a good test for market demand on a premium sub-60. Then again, thread is indeed titled ‘premium’.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #103 on: Sat, 27 June 2020, 14:28:32 »
Still super interested in this board! Eagerly waiting more news, can't wait to see how it develops :)

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #104 on: Sat, 27 June 2020, 14:40:37 »
I was never much of a sub 60 or over 70 keyboard person but this thing is FRIGGEN AMAZING.


I cannot wait for the GB for this, adding a 50 to my collection would be my go to for travel and work.

The color combos are perfect also, I don't believe you need to change anything!


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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #105 on: Tue, 30 June 2020, 08:52:47 »
Proto PCBs and Cases are incoming soon. GB planning to be this summer.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #106 on: Sat, 04 July 2020, 22:33:34 »
Edit: derp, I just realized I biffed my previous message.

Great board! Very interested in this.
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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #107 on: Sun, 05 July 2020, 07:28:45 »
Really interested in this! Would it be possible to mix and match the different side weights with different case colors when the GB runs or will they come bundled together?

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #108 on: Sun, 05 July 2020, 12:42:00 »
Any thoughts on polycarbonate with the same sandblasted copper / brass accents as the e-white? 

Really interested in this board.  Having a full home row and brackets with the primary layer alphas is nice.  I've seen few other boards I've liked in the 40-50s range but they would require some serious remapping of very commonly used keys.  Not sure I'm ready to make that kind of commitment yet.

This would be a great, classy alternative.  nice work.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #109 on: Sun, 05 July 2020, 12:58:35 »
If I were to design a layout, this would be it.  Very excited about this one.  Looking forward to the group buy in the near future.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #110 on: Sun, 05 July 2020, 15:35:39 »
Really interested in this! Would it be possible to mix and match the different side weights with different case colors when the GB runs or will they come bundled together?

For the sake of less headache, the colors will be bundled.

Any thoughts on polycarbonate with the same sandblasted copper / brass accents as the e-white? 

Really interested in this board.  Having a full home row and brackets with the primary layer alphas is nice.  I've seen few other boards I've liked in the 40-50s range but they would require some serious remapping of very commonly used keys.  Not sure I'm ready to make that kind of commitment yet.

This would be a great, classy alternative.  nice work.

Polycarbonate is not in consideration at this time. Sorry.
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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #111 on: Sun, 05 July 2020, 19:50:25 »
Polycarbonate is not in consideration at this time. Sorry.

No worries! Helps narrow the choices to that Red or E-White...or the Navy...

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #112 on: Sun, 05 July 2020, 19:54:06 »
Polycarbonate is not in consideration at this time. Sorry.

No worries! Helps narrow the choices to that Red or E-White...or the Navy...

haha right?...maybe all of them?

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #113 on: Sat, 11 July 2020, 17:41:19 »
This is a beautiful board~

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #114 on: Sat, 11 July 2020, 23:16:38 »
Can't wait for this to come to GB. Love the e-white. Awesome looking board.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #115 on: Sun, 12 July 2020, 13:35:29 »
That dark navy looks amazing...

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #116 on: Mon, 13 July 2020, 07:49:03 »
Yeah I am all about that dark navy too

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #117 on: Mon, 13 July 2020, 12:29:59 »
Possibly my favorite under 60% keyboard yet.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #118 on: Tue, 14 July 2020, 00:07:20 »
Possibly my favorite under 60% keyboard yet.

This. It's quickly become one of this year's most anticipated boards for me. Those protos can't get in soon enough.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #119 on: Tue, 14 July 2020, 00:19:09 »
saw this board from Minterly stream, and I am in love with this board.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #120 on: Tue, 14 July 2020, 05:57:32 »
saw this board from Minterly stream, and I am in love with this board.

Sorry I'm a dinosaur and struggle to navigate Twitch. Could I trouble someone for a link to that?

Incredible design by the way! Really looking forward to the group buy.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #121 on: Tue, 14 July 2020, 10:19:16 »
saw this board from Minterly stream, and I am in love with this board.

Sorry I'm a dinosaur and struggle to navigate Twitch. Could I trouble someone for a link to that?

Incredible design by the way! Really looking forward to the group buy.
It was part of a 12 hour charity stream and it doesn't look like the standalone clip captured the build, just the completed project.
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/676534725?t=08h37m03s

Separate vid: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/677068608
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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #122 on: Wed, 15 July 2020, 09:54:34 »
saw this board from Minterly stream, and I am in love with this board.

Sorry I'm a dinosaur and struggle to navigate Twitch. Could I trouble someone for a link to that?

Incredible design by the way! Really looking forward to the group buy.
It was part of a 12 hour charity stream and it doesn't look like the standalone clip captured the build, just the completed project.
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/676534725?t=08h37m03s

Separate vid: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/677068608

Brilliant. Thanks for that!

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #123 on: Fri, 17 July 2020, 01:03:24 »
saw this board from Minterly stream, and I am in love with this board.

Sorry I'm a dinosaur and struggle to navigate Twitch. Could I trouble someone for a link to that?

Incredible design by the way! Really looking forward to the group buy.
It was part of a 12 hour charity stream and it doesn't look like the standalone clip captured the build, just the completed project.
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/676534725?t=08h37m03s

Separate vid: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/677068608

Brilliant. Thanks for that!

The video got split, there was another video containing the building part of the board here:
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/676534725
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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #124 on: Fri, 17 July 2020, 04:48:36 »
Super excited 👀 hope this to be my first and only 50% board ❤️

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #125 on: Sat, 18 July 2020, 11:50:47 »
I have lurked on this project from the start.  It took me a long time to deal with the concept of 50%.  Although I am still not convinced that some numbers would help, this board is so beautiful in execution that I have to try for one.  Such a great design and look.  I am in and looking forward to the GB.
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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #126 on: Sat, 18 July 2020, 17:29:52 »
Man i love that dar red colorway and currrrrves. Though is it actually comfortable for international to use layer for words? I would have to use fn and alt gr to reach numbers is it comfy?
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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #127 on: Sat, 18 July 2020, 17:35:07 »
Did a put together + review of this thing if anyone's curious for more info:


TLDW: I love this board!

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #128 on: Sat, 18 July 2020, 18:18:44 »
@Minterly Thanks for the proto build and review! I missed the stream.

This board checks every box for me.  I'll be as close to first in line as cannonkeys / internet gods allow.

Let's not spread this around too much so I have a chance  ;D

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #129 on: Sat, 18 July 2020, 18:50:46 »
Having an EU vendor is awesome. But if you are still shopping around for vendors getting Prototypist involved would be great for us Brits.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #130 on: Sun, 19 July 2020, 19:13:46 »
A very nice review Minterly made for us!

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #131 on: Mon, 20 July 2020, 00:12:36 »
I know it's been late but does it still avail, the rose red is really classy :thumb:

Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #132 on: Mon, 20 July 2020, 01:33:29 »
I know it's been late but does it still avail, the rose red is really classy :thumb:

The GB still hasn't begun, so you're not late.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #133 on: Mon, 20 July 2020, 18:08:27 »
This looks really elegant and I'm in love with the red/brass combo. Unfortunately for me personally I just cannot go below a 60% for my uses. Now if this ever got made into a 65-75% i'd absolutely be in.

as a 50% though this genuinely looks incredible and I really like the layout. Good luck with the GB!

Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #134 on: Tue, 21 July 2020, 03:04:18 »
A very nice review Minterly made for us!


Machining of "eye" on the weight looks not very accurate on the proto and IMO it would be nice to have anodized piece there instead of just recess. Unfortunately that would complicate the machining and construction even more.
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« Reply #135 on: Tue, 21 July 2020, 17:01:00 »
A very nice review Minterly made for us!


Wow! Mesmerizing!  :eek:

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #136 on: Fri, 24 July 2020, 16:34:34 »
really looking forward to this, my TMO50v2 may get relegated to the bench for a bit...

Hopefully you'll be able to switch the splitspace bars around?

FYI for users wanting VIA you should really invest some time into QMK as it will really unlock the potential of small form-factor boards, most things can be done in Configurator (without requiring CLI) using the "ANY" option and adding your design strings in
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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #137 on: Thu, 30 July 2020, 23:56:06 »
What are the key caps in the dark red tender? So good

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #139 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 11:00:18 »
Any update on possible GB timing? Very excited for this one.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #140 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 11:03:57 »
Nothing at this time. Upas and I are waiting on another group buy to ship from the factory to gauge quality at GB level. Hopefully in the next few months.
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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #141 on: Fri, 31 July 2020, 11:04:57 »
Regardless of when it happens, definitely looking forward to this one!

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #142 on: Sat, 08 August 2020, 12:43:53 »
Hoping to get one when the Gb goes live.  Really clean

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #143 on: Sun, 23 August 2020, 18:09:11 »
The Red has been changed to 202C which would match SA Sunday Morning.

Apiary will be building my personal prototype board on Saturday Aug, 29 at https://www.twitch.tv/apiarykeyboards

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #144 on: Sun, 23 August 2020, 19:21:17 »
Interested, will hope to get on this.

Question though, regardless of your profession or whatever, isn't it important to have numbers important? Surely for instance, you'd want to type numbers in google for instance. Unless there is some programming feature I'm unaware of for a board like this. Otherwise, great looking board.
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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #145 on: Sun, 23 August 2020, 21:22:04 »
Interested, will hope to get on this.

Question though, regardless of your profession or whatever, isn't it important to have numbers important? Surely for instance, you'd want to type numbers in google for instance. Unless there is some programming feature I'm unaware of for a board like this. Otherwise, great looking board.

Layers. For example hold tab and j for "-" or "7" or whatever makes you happy

https://github.com/qmk/qmk_firmware/blob/master/keyboards/lets_split/keymaps/default/keymap.c

You'll pick it up quickly. Don't worry.

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« Reply #146 on: Tue, 25 August 2020, 02:24:04 »
I would definitely (or at least try to) buy this. I am so much in love. Still haven't decided between black and blue. There is too much hype and my heart is suffering.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #147 on: Sat, 29 August 2020, 16:56:52 »
Will this be limited to one per household? Just wondering if I need to start deciding between red and navy.

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #148 on: Mon, 31 August 2020, 15:06:17 »
So excited for this one!
Any idea of an acurate timeline for the GB?

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Re: [IC] The Adélie - Premium 50%+ Keyboard | Prototypes Ordered
« Reply #149 on: Mon, 31 August 2020, 17:29:30 »
Actually, talked to Cannon Keys today and based on when these next protos are coming in, it is possible that this board may run near the end of September!
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