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Offline john08099

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Hi Everyone,

In the past month, we have received many suggestions for this kit, expecially the weight with logo. We designed a new one for you to vote.

NEW Design albums at: https://imgur.com/a/n6fNYib
Vote for the your weight choice at: https://forms.gle/nWoWmTBw5gqFdaDq9




Sun68 is a compact gasket mount keyboard kit designed with inspiration of current kits. We also modified internal structure Deatails to improve typing feels and sound, for example, we use poron around screws, light blockers, tested every best possible materials like premium porons. We hope it can stand out among current nice 68% keyboards with more details improved, and design renewed.

We have been working on the prototypes and testing differen dampening materitals for it so far.  The prototypes turns out to be really premium! We will keep updating sound test too. Please feel free to let us know what you think!












More detials at Albums: https://imgur.com/a/n6fNYib

Default Specifications:
* 6063 Alu case
* Gasket Mount
* QMK/VIA Supported Hotswap PCB
* PC plate
* 6įTyping Angle
* PC or Fr4 Plate
* Poron Dampening pad

Extras:
Plates: Brass plate, Alu plate, ect.

Price: USD300 +-
Estimated GB time: April 2021
If you are interested in it, please fill in our IC form at: https://forms.gle/FwrYwMMGB8U3GTmKA
Or join our discord discussion at https://discord.gg/RWm7RSQxTY

Please feel free to comment here too, thank you!
« Last Edit: Sat, 03 April 2021, 09:04:59 by john08099 »
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 08:18:52 »
Seems like mf68 layout is all the rage now.

I'm not gonna rag too hard on you already having a GB date, since it's ICing extras and whatnot. Not to mention you are a company.

Design looks solid, interesting that you use poron squares around the screws instead of strips. I'm not too good with exploded views, but it looks like it screws into the top case...? Interested to see how it plays out. Like gasket-burger fusion almost.

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Nice.


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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 08:27:48 »
IKKI68 revived the 68 key layout.

Or is it just Velocifire jumping on the hype train yet again?

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 09:39:27 »
IKKI68 revived the 68 key layout.

Or is it just Velocifire jumping on the hype train yet again?
Yeah to me it looks like ikki68 clone

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 11:05:03 »
iím a little interested.

the logo on the back needs some work, though, it looks really off with the house silhouette closer to the U than the N

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 11:45:28 »
More pictures needed. Side view, back view, front view, bottom view, not just renders of the top and bottom, actual pictures are needed.more kitting information is needed as well

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 20:55:50 »
More pictures needed. Side view, back view, front view, bottom view, not just renders of the top and bottom, actual pictures are needed.more kitting information is needed as well

Yes, will update these. Our partner is working on prototypes.
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 20:59:02 »
Seems like mf68 layout is all the rage now.

I'm not gonna rag too hard on you already having a GB date, since it's ICing extras and whatnot. Not to mention you are a company.

Design looks solid, interesting that you use poron squares around the screws instead of strips. I'm not too good with exploded views, but it looks like it screws into the top case...? Interested to see how it plays out. Like gasket-burger fusion almost.

Quote
March 2020

Nice.

Just an estimated date. Still working with our partner on this. Testing the materials, sound, etc. Just hope everything goes well based on what were prepared and tested before.
Velocifire Website: https://www.velocifiretech.com/
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/stores/node/16126150011
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 21:01:58 »
IKKI68 revived the 68 key layout.

Or is it just Velocifire jumping on the hype train yet again?
Yeah to me it looks like ikki68 clone

True, 68 is a nice layout, we like it too, but we think it's a good thing to provide more choices to the community and do our best to bring out the most we can do.
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 21:04:06 »
iím a little interested.

the logo on the back needs some work, though, it looks really off with the house silhouette closer to the U than the N

Thank you, noted this for our partner :)
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #10 on: Mon, 01 March 2021, 22:30:07 »
matrix 1.2og light bar lit
This and the swiss cheese keyboard is the next generation of keyboards

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 02 March 2021, 01:24:21 »
Interesting design! Will definitely will be following this project! I like it and will try to grab one! Great work guys! GLWIC

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 02 March 2021, 02:22:51 »
Just an estimated date. Still working with our partner on this. Testing the materials, sound, etc. Just hope everything goes well based on what were prepared and tested before.

I want you to re-read your date, very slowly.
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #13 on: Wed, 03 March 2021, 19:14:50 »
Just an estimated date. Still working with our partner on this. Testing the materials, sound, etc. Just hope everything goes well based on what were prepared and tested before.

I want you to re-read your date, very slowly.

lol, thank you, just corrected.
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #14 on: Wed, 03 March 2021, 19:16:18 »
Interesting design! Will definitely will be following this project! I like it and will try to grab one! Great work guys! GLWIC

Thank you, hope everything goes smoothly, we will keep updating.
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #15 on: Wed, 10 March 2021, 09:02:09 »
IKKI68 revived the 68 key layout.

Or is it just Velocifire jumping on the hype train yet again?
Yeah to me it looks like ikki68 clone

AFAIK IKKI68 was top-mount therefore I would call it more of an upgrade with gaskets than a clone, and for that I am very interested.

Funny that you don't shout clone on all same looking TKL boards which this layout is very much based on.

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit - Prototype Updated March 17th
« Reply #16 on: Wed, 17 March 2021, 04:26:52 »
Prototypes updated




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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit - Prototype Updated March 17th
« Reply #17 on: Thu, 18 March 2021, 21:45:40 »
proto looks really nice, excited for this

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit - Prototype Updated March 17th
« Reply #18 on: Thu, 18 March 2021, 22:05:31 »
proto looks really nice, excited for this

Thank you, meanwhile, feel free to let us know if you have any concerns.
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #19 on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 03:40:51 »
IKKI68 revived the 68 key layout.

Or is it just Velocifire jumping on the hype train yet again?
Yeah to me it looks like ikki68 clone

AFAIK IKKI68 was top-mount therefore I would call it more of an upgrade with gaskets than a clone, and for that I am very interested.

Funny that you don't shout clone on all same looking TKL boards which this layout is very much based on.

68 is my favourite layout, really like this one too!
Velocifire Website: https://www.velocifiretech.com/
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/stores/node/16126150011
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit
« Reply #20 on: Sat, 03 April 2021, 09:07:09 »
IKKI68 revived the 68 key layout.

Or is it just Velocifire jumping on the hype train yet again?
Yeah to me it looks like ikki68 clone

AFAIK IKKI68 was top-mount therefore I would call it more of an upgrade with gaskets than a clone, and for that I am very interested.

Funny that you don't shout clone on all same looking TKL boards which this layout is very much based on.

68 is my favourite layout, really like this one too!


In the past month, we have received many suggestions for this kit, expecially the weight with logo. We designed a new one for you to vote.

NEW Design albums at: https://imgur.com/a/n6fNYib
Vote for the your weight choice at: https://forms.gle/nWoWmTBw5gqFdaDq9

Velocifire Website: https://www.velocifiretech.com/
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/stores/node/16126150011
Artisan Keycaps: https://www.velocifiretech.com/keycaps/
E-mail: John@velocifiretech.com
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit - Weight (Logo) Update April 3
« Reply #21 on: Sat, 03 April 2021, 10:15:47 »
The new design is the winner for me!

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit - Weight (Logo) Update April 3
« Reply #22 on: Sat, 03 April 2021, 11:36:45 »
Maybe Iíve missed it somewhere but what are the supported layouts? Is there iso and split left shift support?

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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit - Weight (Logo) Update April 3
« Reply #23 on: Thu, 08 April 2021, 04:37:27 »
Maybe Iíve missed it somewhere but what are the supported layouts? Is there iso and split left shift support?
Hot-swap version does not support ISO, will consider solder PCB with ISO support. Thanks.
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Re: [IC] Sun68 Alu Gasket Mount Keyboard Kit - Weight (Logo) Update April 3
« Reply #24 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 08:27:09 »
Will the hotswap pcb support rgb like the sun20? (Sorry for asking in multiple places, with rgb I'd probably grab 2)

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