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Offline sauv

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[GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 04:02:11 »


About the set

JTK Sora is a set based off the colors of the sky, featuring a blue reminiscent of the sky for the alphas,
paired with an alternate sunset color for those who prefer the sunset instead.

The set is complimented with white modifiers being similar to the clouds we often see along with the sky,
along with a bronze-gold color representing the sun.

More context behind the set

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My inspiration for this set came from staying mostly at home the past year because of COVID and
starting to miss the stuff I was able to do before outside under the sky.

Explanation behind the name:
The the name came from a Japanese friend of mine, Homiezoned who when I asked for help with naming it, named it Sora
because it meant "sky" in Japanese. I found it interesting because in Kanji, the same "sky" (空) character can also
mean "air or empty" in Chinese Hanzi and when combined with the character (天) in Chinese, it also means sky (天空).



Updates

4/6/2021: Group buy has started

Vendors

United States: Vala Supply
Canada: AlphaKeys
Mexico: Rheset
Europe: MyKeyboard
United Kingdom: proto[Typist]
Korea: SwagKeys
Philippines: Zion Studios PH
Oceania: SwitchKeys



Pricing

Kit             Vala Supply     Alpha Keys      MyKeyboard    proto[Typist]      SwagKeys       Zion Studios PH      Switch Keys      Rheset     
Base kit: 500 MOQUSD $90.00USD $90.00EUR 90,00GBP 65.00KRW ₩110,000PHP ₱4,700AUD $125.00MXN $2050
Sunset Alphas: 300 MOQUSD $25.00USD $25.00EUR 25,00GBP 17.50KRW ₩31,000PHP ₱1,300AUD $35.00MXN $750
Novelties: 500 MOQUSD $30.00USD $30.00EUR 30,00GBP 21.67KRW ₩36,000PHP ₱1,600AUD $45.00MXN $800
Spacebar KitsUSD $15.00USD $15.00EUR 15.00GBP 10.83KRW ₩19,000PHP ₱800AUD $20.00MXN $550
Deskmats: 250 total MOQUSD $20.00USD $20.00EUR 20.00GBP 15.83KRW ₩24,000PHP ₱1,200AUD $30.00MXN $550


Estimated shipping: Q1 2022



Kits rendered by Bachoo

Base


Sunset


Novelties


Spacebars




Colors

Pantone 278c, Pantone 1625c, Pantone 7407c, GMK WS2




Desk Mats

Blue Sky


Sunset Sky


Blue Pattern


Sunset Pattern



Renders

Renders done by me

Fuji65 by CMM/Nightsakura




Paragon by Artemis Studios






Monster by Tr0y






Artemis by halo




Bakeneko 65 by kkatano





Collaborations

Artisans

Asero Foundry x Sora w/ Gold Cerakoted Aluminum


Bowbie Keycaps
Shirouu
Coconut Keycaps

Cables

Bear Cables




Acknowledgements:

Homiezoned for helping me with coming up with the name for this set
sartori24 and everyone else in the KBDFans discord community for the support for the initial concept
Bowbie for agreeing to collaborate and make artisans
Bachoo for patiently working with me and providing all the amazing renders done for the set
Plop for helping with formatting the IC better- also for taking better pictures of the colors
Lala for supporting the set
[Redacted] aka that one discord and everyone else who has helped
« Last Edit: Wed, 14 April 2021, 13:26:03 by sauv »

Offline HoffmanMyster

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 15:31:57 »
Approved :thumb:

Offline Slayer77

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 17:12:10 »
Looks good, but worried about JTK lead times, still waiting for classic FC and Zen

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Offline Garner

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 02:32:14 »
Looks great. I joined!

Offline vanyll

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 03:02:39 »
Congrats on the group buy. Joined.

Offline kingTaengoo

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 23:43:32 »
are there any renders on a black keyboard case with the base kit?

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 07 April 2021, 23:50:58 »


MOQ for Deskmats is 250 total, not each.

Offline sauv

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #7 on: Thu, 08 April 2021, 11:50:46 »
are there any renders on a black keyboard case with the base kit?

Dvorcol always makes some beautiful graphs for GBs!

Thank you everyone who supported the set day one, despite the scuffed launch with me not being able to get pricing till the GB.
It really means a lot to me!

So I've unfortunately been hit with some pretty upsetting news yesterday- zFrontier will not be running the set at this time.

Offline AhmadHamid

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #8 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 07:37:03 »
Will the Artisan be available on mykeyboard.eu as well?

Offline sauv

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #9 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 16:10:02 »
I don't believe My
Will the Artisan be available on mykeyboard.eu as well?

Let me check and ask to confirm, though I believe it was planned to be included.

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #10 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 19:37:26 »

Offline lumpyoatmeal

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #11 on: Sat, 17 April 2021, 08:00:23 »
Loving this so far, ordered many of the sets! Trying to decide if I need the bars or not. What size bars come with the main color kits?

Also is it possible we could get that signature code? Id love to rep it on here!

Offline sauv

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Re: [GB] JTK Sora | Running from Apr 6th to May 6th
« Reply #12 on: Sat, 17 April 2021, 14:14:15 »
Loving this so far, ordered many of the sets! Trying to decide if I need the bars or not. What size bars come with the main color kits?

Also is it possible we could get that signature code? Id love to rep it on here!

ty! the final renders were rushed (because of some last minute changes), so there are no labels but the spacebars are:
6u, 3u, 2.75u, 2.25u, 2u, 1.25u, 1.25u, 1u, 1u with the base kit and alpha kit including both 6.25u and 7u

as for the signature, this is the current one:

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