Author Topic: Would MK be interested in picking up some 87 Tenkeyless Alps kits?  (Read 1496 times)

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Offline dante

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See:

http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=50037.0
http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=50009.0

Initial MOQ is 500.

Other than the Filco Zero, Ducky XM, and Leopold FC200R Lite - which are all long out production nobody makes a high quality Tenkeyless Alps board.  There are some Korean customs - but they are very, very expensive.

The kit will include a PCB, Controller, and Plate (currently in discussion but will likely be fiberglass.)  UPDATE: Kit will include a complete PCB w/ Controller/Diodes - everything pre soldered.  The only thing that needs adding are switches and keycaps.  Keycap stabilizers will likely be included in the kit as well.

The intention is to have all of this fit in Filco compatible "standard" cases like from the various group buys on GH, Vortex, etc.

Still to be determined if the price will vary at all if the purchaser also picks up Matias switches as well as the soon to be released Matias ABS and PBT Alps keycap sets.

The kit should also include a list of necessary electronic components (diodes, etc) to finish it off.

At a minimum could you please ask on your Facebook page if your customers would be interested so we can see if the MOQ is doable?  This is a truly unique product with absolutely NO competition.
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Re: Would MK be interested in picking up some 87 Tenkeyless Alps kits?
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 23 October 2013, 12:41:59 »
... absolutely NO competition.

Competition:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281192922512

A bargain at $999.99
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Re: Would MK be interested in picking up some 87 Tenkeyless Alps kits?
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Re: Would MK be interested in picking up some 87 Tenkeyless Alps kits?
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 05 November 2013, 12:54:54 »
Yes!  I'm interested. :D

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