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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #50 on: Mon, 17 September 2012, 16:32:59 »
Hoooly crap, DW... that's sexy as hell.  I'm super jealous.  I couldn't even keep my Das that shiny (and ended up painting it).  Sooooo nice, man.  Good work.

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #51 on: Mon, 17 September 2012, 16:37:27 »
Heres my lame prototype phantom:

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Very nice to see the first 7bit layout posted. Which bottom one is the space bar? And since the edges of the small space bar is not rounded, does it feel uncomfortable to press with your thumb?
should be that wider key next to L_Alt iirc. Love that right cluster but not a fan of the million modifiers on 7bit.
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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #52 on: Mon, 17 September 2012, 16:43:55 »
Heres my lame prototype phantom:

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Very nice to see the first 7bit layout posted. Which bottom one is the space bar? And since the edges of the small space bar is not rounded, does it feel uncomfortable to press with your thumb?
all 4 black ones are space and ive changed my layout to have a normal space now I still have the old caps on once I get the new caps Ill post a new pics of both my Phantoms. but for the mean time here is some pics of the first Phantom being worked on:




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« Reply #53 on: Mon, 17 September 2012, 20:41:29 »
I won't go all-out with the 7bit layout, but I am liking theprofosist's right side cluster.  With layers enabled in the firmware, I could have the regular 6 pack and arrow clusters, and with "numlock" on, the right side could become a numpad cluster.  That would be pretty cool.

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #54 on: Mon, 17 September 2012, 20:59:31 »
I won't go all-out with the 7bit layout, but I am liking theprofosist's right side cluster.  With layers enabled in the firmware, I could have the regular 6 pack and arrow clusters, and with "numlock" on, the right side could become a numpad cluster.  That would be pretty cool.

so you mean something like what I did with this layout?




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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #55 on: Mon, 17 September 2012, 21:46:12 »
No, not the new ones you just posted, but the one that you made using the current Phantom design, below:

Heres my lame prototype phantom:

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #56 on: Mon, 17 September 2012, 22:17:29 »
No, not the new ones you just posted, but the one that you made using the current Phantom design, below:

Heres my lame prototype phantom:

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gotcha you might want to consider the numpad from my newe phantom layout then.


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« Reply #57 on: Mon, 17 September 2012, 23:15:08 »
nah, I want to have the normal 6-pack layout when it is not in numpad mode.  I just reprogrammed my MX Mini using the Aikon client too.  It is really easy to reprogram after you get over the initial hurdle of finding the client.  We just need a firmware that supports layer.

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #58 on: Mon, 01 October 2012, 02:47:14 »
Holy fudge these are sexy keyboards. Specially that purple (or red?) plexi one..
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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #59 on: Tue, 02 October 2012, 00:27:52 »
nah, I want to have the normal 6-pack layout when it is not in numpad mode.  I just reprogrammed my MX Mini using the Aikon client too.  It is really easy to reprogram after you get over the initial hurdle of finding the client.  We just need a firmware that supports layer.
O ok i get what your talking about that wouldnt be too hard i know tranquilite had lockable layers for the phantom you should be able to do the layout your thinking of with that if you want me to throw and idea together for you I can.

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #60 on: Sat, 06 October 2012, 18:58:30 »
Alright i got my new keycaps from WASD with the new colors too so here they are my two phantoms complete minus custom MM cable.






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Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #61 on: Sat, 06 October 2012, 20:10:44 »
Lookin good prof!

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« Reply #62 on: Sun, 07 October 2012, 05:33:19 »


Mines a bit more traditional then Profs. Still need to do a mod to the cable to make it detachable and I'm also considering modding the plate so I can use the whole dyesub RGB set but that probably won't be for a long time yet (the ISO shift is from MBC's RGB set and looks remarkably good).

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #63 on: Sun, 04 November 2012, 01:42:22 »
Thanks guys! Also I have now added my 2 piece aramid armor MiMic cables to my phantoms.

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« Reply #64 on: Tue, 20 November 2012, 01:49:18 »





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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #65 on: Tue, 20 November 2012, 15:53:30 »
Heres my lame prototype phantom:http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v519/TheProfosist/GeekHack/IMG_2292.jpg
thats hot 10/10 keyboard right there
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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #66 on: Tue, 20 November 2012, 16:21:26 »
Double post Tuesday!

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #67 on: Tue, 20 November 2012, 16:25:11 »
You finally have some clicky switches besides your Dolch keyboards. Do you use those keyboards, by the way?

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #68 on: Tue, 20 November 2012, 16:26:04 »
My Poker is 62g Blues too!  But no, I hate them =)  I just have them around for people who want to test it out...

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #69 on: Tue, 20 November 2012, 16:27:06 »
SmallFry steals the keyboard for it's switches... *deviousteeheehee*

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #70 on: Tue, 20 November 2012, 17:30:22 »
I'll trade you for greens!

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #71 on: Tue, 20 November 2012, 17:31:12 »
Which kinda greens? :P Granted, I don't not have any of either... :(

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #72 on: Tue, 20 November 2012, 21:26:47 »
My phantom picture:

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #73 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 14:58:22 »
Double post Tuesday!

PHANSI150 layout with 55g Whites and oiled springs, litster case, and whiskerBox USB cable.  100% Cherry Keycaps.

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Looks great!

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #74 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:01:14 »
Double post Tuesday!

PHANSI150 layout with 55g Whites and oiled springs, litster case, and whiskerBox USB cable.  100% Cherry Keycaps.

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that really is very, very nice

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #75 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:02:00 »
black on black on black on black....and some reddish pink

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #76 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:05:19 »
Sell me da Litster case!

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #77 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:21:46 »
are phantom's totally customisable in there layout??

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« Reply #78 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:22:36 »
Yep!

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« Reply #79 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:30:52 »
Yep!

what kind of limits do they have?? (for example could you have a layout similar to a Happy Hacking keyboard???

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« Reply #80 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:32:37 »
So many sick phantoms...
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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #81 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:32:38 »
I believe you can, though the GH60 coming out soon will be in the 60% form factor.

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« Reply #82 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:34:01 »
I believe you can, though the GH60 coming out soon will be in the 60% form factor.

60%? is that just the main keys and like a numb pad??? (I'm guessing) they come as a kit?

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« Reply #83 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:35:40 »
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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #84 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:36:25 »
60% is HHKB/Poker sized. The Phantom is ten keyless form factor.

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« Reply #85 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:36:52 »
I believe you can, though the GH60 coming out soon will be in the 60% form factor.

60%? is that just the main keys and like a numb pad??? (I'm guessing) they come as a kit?

60% form factor is similar to the Poker.  No function row, and tenkeyless.  In that size, it's also similar to the Poker.  However, the GH60 will be fully customizable so you can program it exactly like an HHKB...but with Cherry MX switches =)

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« Reply #86 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:39:58 »
I believe you can, though the GH60 coming out soon will be in the 60% form factor.

60%? is that just the main keys and like a numb pad??? (I'm guessing) they come as a kit?

60% form factor is similar to the Poker.  No function row, and tenkeyless.  In that size, it's also similar to the Poker.  However, the GH60 will be fully customizable so you can program it exactly like an HHKB...but with Cherry MX switches =)

kinda awesome, though I think I'd rather have a fullsized phantom I could mess with the layout... (trying to come up with my perfect layout and I kinda need F-keys... but I would love a more compact size

cheers for the info though :)

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #87 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:52:51 »
Just realize that most people think when you say layout you mean what keycode is assigned to what key switch.  The physical layout is a lot more limited as there are just a few and they are set in stone.
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« Reply #88 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 15:58:44 »
Just realize that most people think when you say layout you mean what keycode is assigned to what key switch.  The physical layout is a lot more limited as there are just a few and they are set in stone.

Yeah I was wondering about that, but then saw some of the plates people had and guessed that those would be the limiting factor over what each switch was programmed to do.... and the same goes I guess for the cases too?

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« Reply #89 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 16:02:41 »
Well, the Phantom was designed to fit inside a Filco case, PLU ML87s use the same case design.  Litster did a small run of custom acrylic cases as well.

People are working on case designs for the GH60.  Don't know if any of them will get produced.

Every model of custom keyboard is going to need a case design that will fit it.  Then (like w/ KMAC) you may need a different top frame depending on layout to deal with winkey-less and other factors.

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« Reply #90 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 16:06:10 »
Well, the Phantom was designed to fit inside a Filco case, PLU ML87s use the same case design.  Litster did a small run of custom acrylic cases as well.

People are working on case designs for the GH60.  Don't know if any of them will get produced.

Every model of custom keyboard is going to need a case design that will fit it.  Then (like w/ KMAC) you may need a different top frame depending on layout to deal with winkey-less and other factors.

ohh really?? That I didn't realise/know... are the phantom pcb's a one peice you can't **** with? (for example the new one that would be akin to a hhk board, could you fit that inside a standard filco case and then use another board to control the rest of the switches in the board (f-keys/numb pad etc)???

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #91 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 16:06:24 »
There's a new KMAC in some early stages....



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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #92 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 16:11:35 »
Not my style with that layout.

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Re: Post Your Phantom Pictures Here!
« Reply #94 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 16:15:58 »
It's pretty much the same thing as HHKB in that pic, but yeah you'll be able to fully customize.  If the GH60 project can somehow coordinate with the KMAC group developing this, cases and PCB will likely be interchangeable.

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« Reply #95 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 16:20:58 »
It's pretty much the same thing as HHKB in that pic, but yeah you'll be able to fully customize.  If the GH60 project can somehow coordinate with the KMAC group developing this, cases and PCB will likely be interchangeable.
As much as I would want to see this happen I doubt it will
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« Reply #96 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 16:24:02 »
Maybe GH60 can design the PCB around fitting into that case....

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« Reply #97 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 17:07:07 »
Meh we just need to design a decent case here instead of coming from Korea.

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« Reply #98 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 20:18:40 »
Meh we just need to design a decent case

... that doesn't cost an arm and a leg.
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« Reply #99 on: Fri, 23 November 2012, 20:23:18 »
True dat!