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[GB] GMK Nord
« on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 11:37:40 »

Keyboard: Polaris by Ai03
Welcome to GMK Nord group buy is active from June 10th 2020 to July 10th 2020!

Hello everyone and welcome to the GMK Nord groupbuy. After many delays, we're finally launching the groupbuy!

Link to the GMK Nord IC

6/19/2020
MOQ reached on base
MOQ reached on novelties

6/25/2020
MOQ reached on base
MOQ reached on novelties
MOQ reached on norde
MOQ reached on spacebars

7/04/2020
MOQ reached on base
MOQ reached on novelties
MOQ reached on norde
MOQ reached on spacebars
MOQ reached on Numpad

If nord follows our predictions, all kits will reach moq. If some kit doesn't reach moq, it will be bought out. Artisans and deskmats have no moq.

Thank you for supporting Nord!

Vendors:
Discord server for more frequent updates/communication: https://discord.gg/gzrVtHV

Base Kit
The base kit covers most popular layouts (60%, HHKB, 75%, 65%, TKL).


Spacebar Kit
This spacebar kit is like any other spacebar kit, but also supports split keyboards.


NorDe Kit
The NorDeUk kit adds support for these languages: Norwegian, British, German, Danish.


Numpad Kit
The numpad kit was separated from the main kit to improve affordability, but maintain compatibility if anyone wants to outfit a numpad.


Novelty Kit
The novelty kit contains icon mods, vim arrows and nord novelty keycaps.


Assembly Kit
This kit was made with compatibility in mind. It supports most 40%, ergo and ortho boards.


Deskmats




Keebwerk Artisan keycap



Renders
More will be added soontm

Keyboard: Polaris by Ai03


Keyboard: Cygnus by Pheonixstarr


Keyboard: Abacus by SomeGreekGuy (unreleased)


Keyboard: Planck by OLKB

Keyboard: Boardwalk by MKUltra



Keyboard: Cygnus
I'd like to thank everyone for sticking with us through the IC and everyone who gave the set feedback. I'd like to encourage people to criticize and give feedback to others too, as in my experience, it only makes the sets better. Thank you.
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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 12:17:04 »
Approved :thumb:

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 12:17:28 »
pog, gl
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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 12:18:56 »
Hurray!

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 12:19:07 »
Please and thank you.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 12:30:49 »
oh boi, in! Best of luck brother :*

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 13:39:55 »
I'm confused about the artisans, because on this it says there's supposed to be a blue one but it's not on mkultra instead it's a dark one.
« Last Edit: Wed, 10 June 2020, 14:25:15 by gt1989 »

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 13:44:14 »
Asking one more time for Clarification

So will the assembly kit include the alpha colored Pipe key or the accent mod colored pipe key?

The Kit Render has just the alpha colored Pipe:



But the Boardwalk render shows the accent Pipe key being used (which I think is preferable to most people):


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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 13:48:52 »
The renders above for the artisans show purple and blue yet only purple and dark are available. What's up?

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 16:26:25 »
Asking one more time for Clarification

So will the assembly kit include the alpha colored Pipe key or the accent mod colored pipe key?

The Kit Render has just the alpha colored Pipe:

Show Image


But the Boardwalk render shows the accent Pipe key being used (which I think is preferable to most people):

Show Image


See here:

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=100646.msg2914233#msg2914233

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 18:07:42 »
The renders above for the artisans show purple and blue yet only purple and dark are available. What's up?

There was some miscommunication with the artisans on my end. If you bought the dark one, it's supposed to be the blue one. Write to your local vendor about it, as the dark ones aren't going to be made. Sorry for the mixup.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 20:46:26 »
The renders above for the artisans show purple and blue yet only purple and dark are available. What's up?

There was some miscommunication with the artisans on my end. If you bought the dark one, it's supposed to be the blue one. Write to your local vendor about it, as the dark ones aren't going to be made. Sorry for the mixup.

Not too sure what you mean by this. If I ordered the dark one, I'm supposed to tell the vendor it should be blue? Ask for a refund?

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #12 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 21:54:20 »
Asking one more time for Clarification

So will the assembly kit include the alpha colored Pipe key or the accent mod colored pipe key?

The Kit Render has just the alpha colored Pipe:

Show Image


But the Boardwalk render shows the accent Pipe key being used (which I think is preferable to most people):

Show Image


See here:

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=100646.msg2914233#msg2914233

Ahhh okay thank you.

The renders are bound to confuse more people than I...

Would be easy to just take those boardwalk renders into photoshop and change the legend color for clarification.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #13 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 22:08:48 »
ordered!

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #14 on: Wed, 10 June 2020, 23:50:46 »
So what's the artisan color? Purple and dark or purple and blue? On vendor website it shows purple and dark. But in your GB and IC post it turns out to be purple and blue. I'm confused, please clarify.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #15 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 02:27:12 »
Is MKUltra not going to get the artisans?


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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #17 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 05:56:58 »
This is my first keycap set I'm buying from a group buy and I'm super hyped for it

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #18 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 06:38:16 »
Why are there 4 different ESCs and 2 different mod colored pipes?

Disregard, I see why. The other layouts

There's a lot of discrepancies with the renders and the kittings, some clarification would be appreciated to some who are looking into this.

Such as your pipe in the assembly kit

You have renders of the 'Purple' and 'Blue' Keebwerk key in the thread but only Purple and Dark are offered on the vendor pages why

« Last Edit: Thu, 11 June 2020, 06:51:29 by Mcnos »

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #19 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 08:17:04 »
The renders above for the artisans show purple and blue yet only purple and dark are available. What's up?

There was some miscommunication with the artisans on my end. If you bought the dark one, it's supposed to be the blue one. Write to your local vendor about it, as the dark ones aren't going to be made. Sorry for the mixup.

Not too sure what you mean by this. If I ordered the dark one, I'm supposed to tell the vendor it should be blue? Ask for a refund?

A blue one is going to be manufactured instead of the dark one. If you ordered the dark one, you'll get the blue one. I'll have to discuss this further with the NA vendor when he's awake, but I think that they might issue a refund to everyone who ordered the dark one. Not sure about the latter yet though.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #20 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 08:18:50 »
Why are there 4 different ESCs and 2 different mod colored pipes?

Disregard, I see why. The other layouts

There's a lot of discrepancies with the renders and the kittings, some clarification would be appreciated to some who are looking into this.

Such as your pipe in the assembly kit

You have renders of the 'Purple' and 'Blue' Keebwerk key in the thread but only Purple and Dark are offered on the vendor pages why

>Such as your pipe in the assembly kit
new renders are on the IC thread and this thread. The pipe key on the boardwalk and planck renders is wrong, it's going to be mod colored with the same legend as the alphas.

>You have renders of the 'Purple' and 'Blue' Keebwerk key in the thread but only Purple and Dark are offered on the vendor pages why
There was miscommunication on my end on that. We are trying to get it resolved.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #21 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 08:20:03 »
So what's the artisan color? Purple and dark or purple and blue? On vendor website it shows purple and dark. But in your GB and IC post it turns out to be purple and blue. I'm confused, please clarify.

Dark artisan isn't going to be produced, a blue one will be produced instead of it. It was bad communication on my end which caused that.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #22 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 08:22:01 »
Asking one more time for Clarification

So will the assembly kit include the alpha colored Pipe key or the accent mod colored pipe key?

The Kit Render has just the alpha colored Pipe:

Show Image


But the Boardwalk render shows the accent Pipe key being used (which I think is preferable to most people):

Show Image


Render on this thread for the assembly kit is final. Sorry for the mixup

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #23 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 09:26:30 »
lets go baby! v excited.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #24 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 09:47:21 »
lets go baby! v excited.

Thanks for the kind words hiney

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #25 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 14:36:10 »
Finally. Been waiting way too long for this! :D

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #26 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 14:56:41 »
So here are the Keebwerk keys in final colors;





If there are any things that need to be cleared up let us know.
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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #27 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 16:57:11 »
So here are the Keebwerk keys in final colors;

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Show Image


If there are any things that need to be cleared up let us know.
Are you the only ones selling the blue cap? The other vendors are selling the dark cap.

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« Reply #28 on: Thu, 11 June 2020, 18:03:34 »
So here are the Keebwerk keys in final colors;

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Show Image


If there are any things that need to be cleared up let us know.
Are you the only ones selling the blue cap? The other vendors are selling the dark cap.

Read the previous comments! The dark one was a mistake, the blue one will be produced instead.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #29 on: Fri, 12 June 2020, 19:23:29 »
Ordered the base kit, very excited!

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #30 on: Sat, 13 June 2020, 09:48:17 »
base and novelties. can't wait to use Nord theme and GMK Nord for dev.
And how about the MOQ now?

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #31 on: Sat, 13 June 2020, 14:35:03 »
Really nice Assembly kit. So far the best icon mods I have seen on a GMK Ergo kit. 2x Alpha and Mod-colored 2u convex spacebars is great to see for both ergo and 40% that use two 2u spacebars.

At first I wasn't a huge fan of the colorway to be honest, but the amazing design on the Assembly kit has really made it grow on me. This Assembly kit should be the standard for Ergo kits IMO. (Too bad it makes it so expensive, but I am willing to pay for a great kit.)
I will be in on Assembly for sure, probably in on Novelties, and maaaybe in on Spacebars to cover Boardwalk arrow layout.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #32 on: Sat, 13 June 2020, 16:54:48 »
Question about the base kit: from the renders it shows that there are 2x 2.25U shift keys.  Is that really the case, or is one of them supposed to be a 2U shift?  I can't imagine why 2x 2.25U's would be needed...

Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #33 on: Sat, 13 June 2020, 18:04:58 »
66% boards sometimes/often have two 2.25u shifts.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #34 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 04:44:32 »
66% boards sometimes/often have two 2.25u shifts.

Ah true, I suppose they can.  It seems to me that a 2U left shift is becoming common on those layouts as well though.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #35 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 07:48:13 »
Are those numbers on candykeys the MOQ of the different sets? Like 28/100 for NorDE?

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #36 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 08:16:54 »
how are nord's numbers now?

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #37 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 10:35:54 »
B?

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #38 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 12:20:55 »
So the numbers are on our site https://candykeys.com/group-buys/gmk-nord

This counts for Base Kit, the NORDE numbers and other kits are done with delay. We are posting the real numbers here tomorrow or the day after. We are just in the middle of compiling a sheets.
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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #39 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 12:31:33 »
Curious including Pheonixstar's Cygnus in the renders after all the shady things surrounding that person and that board.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #40 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 14:41:22 »
More
<-- CandyKeys website at 14:47 EDT

« Last Edit: Fri, 26 June 2020, 21:13:12 by dvorcol »

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #41 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 15:17:41 »
Did someone just order 100 NorDe kits? :D
(not complaining at all, going to get Base and NorDe myself)

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #42 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 15:27:48 »
If those numbers are correct, that has to be the first time in history that Norde has reached MOQ first.

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« Reply #43 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 17:04:07 »
If those numbers are correct, that has to be the first time in history that Norde has reached MOQ first.

Just asked the vendors about this, but if it's actually real, color me impressed.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #44 on: Sun, 14 June 2020, 18:42:54 »
GMK Nord is nothing without the Norde kit

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #45 on: Mon, 15 June 2020, 04:15:47 »
Give us norde-kits and we shall buy them.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #46 on: Mon, 15 June 2020, 05:15:26 »
The norde kit made it a must-buy for me. Glad to see it's being made! <3

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #47 on: Mon, 15 June 2020, 12:20:09 »
NorDe Kit? I am in.

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Re: [GB] GMK Nord
« Reply #48 on: Fri, 19 June 2020, 15:21:12 »
Not to change the subject, but is there a plan to bring that abacus numpad into existence?  That's an awesome design.

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« Reply #49 on: Thu, 25 June 2020, 11:36:44 »
Not to change the subject, but is there a plan to bring that abacus numpad into existence?  That's an awesome design.

Kind of, it's a bit dead now, although greek is working on a pcb for it so there is a chance that it will run. Sorry for the convoluted answer.