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Offline roseal

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[IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 19:19:52 »
Crescent

Gasket-mounted TKL with a minimalistic design





0. Contents

1. Specifications and colours
2. Layouts
3. Group Buy Information
4. Renders
5. To do
6. Links
7. Updates




1. Specifications

Case: Aluminium
Weight: Aluminium
Plate: Aluminium, gasket mount
PCB: Designed by Gondolindrim, solder only, QMK/VIA compatible, USB-C via ai03's unified daughterboard
Typing angle: 8 degrees


1.1. Colours

Case: Anodised Black
Plate: E-White
Weight: E-White


Tentative

Case: E-White
Plate: Anodised Black
Weight: Anodised Black



2. Layouts

The board will be WKL only to make it easier for me as a first time GB runner

Pink: Supported by plate
Blue: Supported by PCB

Plate files including half plate and ISO will be released after GB







3. Group Buy Information

Units available: 80
Price: $350-380
Date: TBA
Format: FCFS




4. Renders








Old renders

More






5. To do

Finish PCB design
Order case and PCB prototype
More renders/keyset renders




6. Links

IC Form: https://forms.gle/ysMrjD3GoZhFKqKx5
Discord: Coming soon




7. Updates

11/10/20 - IC created
15/10/20 - Tentative colour options and renders added
26/10/20 - Price and unit count added
29/10/20 - Case prototype ordered, units reduced from 100 to 80, layouts updated


« Last Edit: Wed, 28 October 2020, 09:35:39 by roseal »

Offline roseal

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #1 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 19:20:30 »
reserved

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #2 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 19:21:38 »
glwic
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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #3 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 19:22:25 »
glwic

Offline TristYo

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #4 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 19:25:54 »
looks good!

Offline crusader_alex

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #5 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 19:31:43 »
Nice and clean, glwic!

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Offline Blastoise

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #6 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 20:02:49 »
Love it! Really excited for this!!!

Offline johnnysstash

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #7 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 20:08:56 »
Not bad, GLWIC!

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #8 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 20:29:18 »
Looks good!!

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Offline fropsie

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 21:12:46 »
Chamfered edges? Count me in!

Offline NoxNoxNox

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #10 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 21:20:26 »
Big fan of the weight design.

Any chance this might use the h87?

Offline roseal

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #11 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 21:32:01 »
Big fan of the weight design.

Any chance this might use the h87?

Unfortunately, due to the location of the JST connector, only the PCB designed for the case will be compatible

Offline jack47

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #12 on: Sat, 10 October 2020, 21:39:57 »
Clean. GLWIC!

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 11 October 2020, 00:39:30 »
Nice design - maybe split left backspace possible?

Offline AtlanticMackerel

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #14 on: Sun, 11 October 2020, 02:08:37 »
what beautiful renders! glwic

Offline Rexcramer

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #15 on: Sun, 11 October 2020, 03:29:08 »
Will the daughterboard sit on the right hand side as shown in the renders? Personally I would prefer a centered USB Port.

Offline Lenux

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #16 on: Sun, 11 October 2020, 03:55:46 »
GLWIC ! Really like the design.

Offline roseal

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #17 on: Sun, 11 October 2020, 14:47:24 »
Will the daughterboard sit on the right hand side as shown in the renders? Personally I would prefer a centered USB Port.

That is one of the things I wish to iron out with this IC

Offline binepad

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #18 on: Sun, 11 October 2020, 15:56:09 »
Very unique and sophisticated design.

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 11 October 2020, 16:07:16 »
Need prototype to see what it looks like inl person . but good job I Guess!
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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #20 on: Mon, 12 October 2020, 05:32:40 »
Alu weight interesting. glwic

Offline Nvr_Smile

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #21 on: Mon, 12 October 2020, 10:30:10 »
Hopefully this goes smoother than Altarf! Best of luck on the IC.  :thumb:

Offline aaronlau

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #22 on: Mon, 12 October 2020, 11:36:26 »
Very interested in this! Would def prefer the usb c port to be centered. I would also love to have a maroon color option that matches Bingsu :). Looking forward to this.

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #23 on: Mon, 12 October 2020, 12:11:37 »
Interesting design. I do agree with others, if you're using a daughterboard anyway, you might as well center the USB port

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #24 on: Mon, 12 October 2020, 21:31:52 »
Short and sharp ic  :thumb: GLWIC!

Offline roseal

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #25 on: Wed, 14 October 2020, 18:54:34 »
15/10/20 update

E-White case option being considered, renders added
Accent crescent added above arrow cluster, awaiting further feedback
Regarding USB port location, neither one is more popular than the other as of now



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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #26 on: Wed, 14 October 2020, 19:20:47 »
This board reminds me of luna from sailor moon.  Which is to say: I love it.

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #27 on: Wed, 14 October 2020, 20:24:59 »
15/10/20 update

E-White case option being considered, renders added
Accent crescent added above arrow cluster, awaiting further feedback
Regarding USB port location, neither one is more popular than the other as of now

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #28 on: Thu, 15 October 2020, 01:53:40 »
Definitely like the moon logo above arrow cluster more than without it!

Offline EdgeOfInfinity

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #29 on: Sun, 18 October 2020, 15:10:17 »
good looking board! keeping an eye on this

Offline pool

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #30 on: Sun, 18 October 2020, 15:19:25 »
Really nice looking board. Love the sharp angles. I will definitely be interested to buy it.

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #31 on: Mon, 19 October 2020, 11:43:07 »
Actually looks really nice! Glwic!  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #32 on: Mon, 19 October 2020, 22:08:44 »
So clean, love the aesthetic!

+1 to center the USB camp

GLWIC

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #33 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 01:44:27 »
please consider adding brass weight. ty ;D

Offline EdgeOfInfinity

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #34 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 18:58:54 »
i don't mind the idea of additional crescent branding (front) since the logo is very cool, however i'd like to see what it looks like offset rather than aligned with the up/down keys also.
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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #35 on: Wed, 21 October 2020, 22:49:02 »
Clean and simple, glwic!

Offline roseal

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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #36 on: Wed, 28 October 2020, 09:37:45 »
29/10/20 update

Case prototype ordered
PCB planned layouts adjusted to include ISO support
USB port location has been moved to the center


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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #37 on: Thu, 29 October 2020, 07:02:43 »
great!!
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Re: [IC] Crescent | Seamless, Gasket-mounted TKL
« Reply #38 on: Thu, 29 October 2020, 14:33:02 »
Love the design, also like the moving of the port to the center.  Looking forward to the protos!

Offline RiceBeans55

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« Reply #39 on: Thu, 29 October 2020, 14:48:51 »
Yo this looks so clean :D