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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #400 on: Wed, 14 October 2015, 16:13:18 »
These are all so beautiful. What's the best way to get a 40% keyboard without paying 250 dollars these days?
Buy a used JD40, wait for the JD45, buy a Planck, or build your own. The cheapest way would probably be to get a case cut and hand wire it.

uhm, as i get it the JD45 won't exactly be cheap
Probably not $250 though and the prototypes may be cheaper but I'm not sure how many were made.

Shameless plug for the blue Alps + carbon fiber case JD45 I'll be selling shortly.

I don't think any iterations of the JD40 have cost $250, have they?  @.@
None that I know of.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #401 on: Wed, 14 October 2015, 16:23:37 »
These are all so beautiful. What's the best way to get a 40% keyboard without paying 250 dollars these days?
Buy a used JD40, wait for the JD45, buy a Planck, or build your own. The cheapest way would probably be to get a case cut and hand wire it.

uhm, as i get it the JD45 won't exactly be cheap
Probably not $250 though and the prototypes may be cheaper but I'm not sure how many were made.

Shameless plug for the blue Alps + carbon fiber case JD45 I'll be selling shortly.

I don't think any iterations of the JD40 have cost $250, have they?  @.@
None that I know of.

i was told $300-350 range with the milled alu casing, though that's quite a while ago.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #402 on: Wed, 14 October 2015, 16:25:54 »
These are all so beautiful. What's the best way to get a 40% keyboard without paying 250 dollars these days?
Buy a used JD40, wait for the JD45, buy a Planck, or build your own. The cheapest way would probably be to get a case cut and hand wire it.

uhm, as i get it the JD45 won't exactly be cheap
Probably not $250 though and the prototypes may be cheaper but I'm not sure how many were made.

Shameless plug for the blue Alps + carbon fiber case JD45 I'll be selling shortly.

I don't think any iterations of the JD40 have cost $250, have they?  @.@
None that I know of.

i was told $300-350 range with the milled alu casing, though that's quite a while ago.

Ohhh, milled aluminum.  In a tray-type casing?  The common JD40 cases are the plate style cases that are either laser or waterjet cut, and are not terribly expensive (~$100 or less).

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #403 on: Wed, 14 October 2015, 19:19:01 »
These are all so beautiful. What's the best way to get a 40% keyboard without paying 250 dollars these days?
Buy a used JD40, wait for the JD45, buy a Planck, or build your own. The cheapest way would probably be to get a case cut and hand wire it.

uhm, as i get it the JD45 won't exactly be cheap
Probably not $250 though and the prototypes may be cheaper but I'm not sure how many were made.

Shameless plug for the blue Alps + carbon fiber case JD45 I'll be selling shortly.

I don't think any iterations of the JD40 have cost $250, have they?  @.@
None that I know of.

i was told $300-350 range with the milled alu casing, though that's quite a while ago.

Ohhh, milled aluminum.  In a tray-type casing?  The common JD40 cases are the plate style cases that are either laser or waterjet cut, and are not terribly expensive (~$100 or less).

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #404 on: Wed, 21 October 2015, 01:06:51 »
My Golbat 40% with Kimera Core.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #405 on: Wed, 28 October 2015, 23:52:02 »
just add some more lights.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #406 on: Mon, 02 November 2015, 23:43:33 »
Swapped it up a bit for Halloween! Thanks Hipster! :)

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This board makes me want a 40%

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #407 on: Tue, 03 November 2015, 04:43:10 »
Thank you :)

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #408 on: Fri, 20 November 2015, 00:54:10 »
Can you guess this Keyboard?

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #409 on: Fri, 20 November 2015, 01:16:46 »
My Golbat 40% with Kimera Core.
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Bruh! That's so sick :thumb:

40% boards have really peaked my interest lately, gonna have to do some research on this one.

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #410 on: Fri, 20 November 2015, 02:20:07 »
One handed 40% coupled with a trackball would make a lovely "zero" movement combination.

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #411 on: Tue, 15 December 2015, 18:30:51 »
I've got some new keycaps. Here is another style of my Golbat 40.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #412 on: Mon, 28 December 2015, 14:29:24 »
Hi all - I actually registered for the site because of this thread, I'm in love with these little keyboards... Is there any way to get a JD40 nowadays? It's sold out at ctrlalt and I can't afford the Smallfry model.

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #413 on: Mon, 28 December 2015, 16:58:31 »
Hi all - I actually registered for the site because of this thread, I'm in love with these little keyboards... Is there any way to get a JD40 nowadays? It's sold out at ctrlalt and I can't afford the Smallfry model.

I will start preorders for the JD45 just before production begins, hopefully right after lunar new year.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #414 on: Mon, 28 December 2015, 18:33:32 »
Hi all - I actually registered for the site because of this thread, I'm in love with these little keyboards... Is there any way to get a JD40 nowadays? It's sold out at ctrlalt and I can't afford the Smallfry model.

Welcome to Geekhack!

You can't get a more authoritative response than from JD himself!

He put the JD in JD40 ;)
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #415 on: Mon, 28 December 2015, 18:36:17 »

Hi all - I actually registered for the site because of this thread, I'm in love with these little keyboards... Is there any way to get a JD40 nowadays? It's sold out at ctrlalt and I can't afford the Smallfry model.

Welcome to Geekhack!

You can't get a more authoritative response than from JD himself!

He put the JD in JD40 ;)

And I put the D in JD ;)

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #420 on: Mon, 28 December 2015, 18:55:12 »
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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« Reply #422 on: Mon, 28 December 2015, 19:03:25 »
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #425 on: Mon, 28 December 2015, 19:33:56 »
Hi all - I actually registered for the site because of this thread, I'm in love with these little keyboards... Is there any way to get a JD40 nowadays? It's sold out at ctrlalt and I can't afford the Smallfry model.

I will start preorders for the JD45 just before production begins, hopefully right after lunar new year.

Just saw that post, feeling very lucky!

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #428 on: Mon, 28 December 2015, 19:54:42 »
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #429 on: Tue, 29 December 2015, 15:11:14 »
OT (??): where do i order a golbat 40??
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #430 on: Tue, 29 December 2015, 15:20:37 »
OT (???): where do i order a golbat 40??

Taobao.

But you can order a JD45 soon!
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #431 on: Tue, 29 December 2015, 17:16:18 »
OT (???): where do i order a golbat 40??

Taobao.

But you can order a JD45 soon!

JD45 > Golbat

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #432 on: Thu, 31 December 2015, 22:47:20 »
I'd be glad to show another two 40% keyboard of mine.
Here is a JD40 layout keyboard named amj40 from China with a customed stainless steel case.
Hand made style.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #433 on: Thu, 31 December 2015, 22:59:25 »
Another logical Unifying 40% keyboard.
It is totally hand wired. I use a usb to usb keyboard converter for TMK firmware support.
This one is just a experimental try. Later I will build a new wireless one with improved layout for myself and a smaller converter.
It works perfect and the keyboard itself only weights 270g with keycaps.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #434 on: Fri, 01 January 2016, 04:42:02 »
Another logical Unifying 40% keyboard.
It is totally hand wired. I use a usb to usb keyboard converter for TMK firmware support.
This one is just a experimental try. Later I will build a new wireless one with improved layout for myself and a smaller converter.
It works perfect and the keyboard itself only weights 270g with keycaps.
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Ooh that's pretty but at the same time it made me realize how tiny they are..

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #435 on: Sat, 02 January 2016, 15:51:40 »
My custom blue JD40










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« Reply #436 on: Thu, 07 January 2016, 01:15:24 »
Here is my 40% keyboard. Even smaller than the JD40.



And this is the layout. I use the Neo 2 Layout and can touch type the full german layout with all 30 letters at full speed (which is 40WPM in my case).

All movement keys and keys like Esc and Enter are on the left hand on layer 4, numbers are on the right hand. It is just odd to type the 0.I will replace the ¿ in the future. Layer 3 is pretty handy for programming

The keyboard is build on the pcb of a larger version with bigger thumb keys



You can find a few more pictures on my blog

http://neo2-layout.blogspot.de/2015/12/die-vielleicht-kleinste-tastatur-den.html
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I love the Neo 2 Layout and splitted matrix keyboards. Never want to go back

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« Reply #437 on: Thu, 07 January 2016, 22:33:16 »
:cool:
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #438 on: Mon, 11 January 2016, 17:58:18 »
:cool:

Hey!  What do you think you're doing with that keycap?!

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #439 on: Mon, 11 January 2016, 17:59:34 »


:cool:

Hey!  What do you think you're doing with that keycap?!

Um... I typically like to use MY artisans.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #440 on: Mon, 11 January 2016, 18:29:19 »
Im loving the 40% layout, more for a portable keyboard to bring with my chromebook. But im torn on whether i want o build a planck or a board with a staggered layout, im hoping ill be able to go with the  Golbat 40% keyboard group buy that is going on but i dont think i will be able to.

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #441 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 02:00:45 »
;D ;D ;D
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #442 on: Thu, 21 January 2016, 23:50:48 »
loving my atreus. transitioning to a 40% AND learning colemak at the same time, all touch type baby. i didn't think i would ever like a 40% but its working out!










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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #443 on: Fri, 26 February 2016, 16:54:08 »
Well, this is my first one but probably not the last. And it's not completely finished, still waiting on some WS2812b LED strips. Oh, and a white braided cable. And need to find some screws so I can make the middle layer(s) an get rid of those spacers. It's nice but when I received all parts I couldn't wait.

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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #444 on: Fri, 26 February 2016, 19:57:43 »
Well, this is my first one but probably not the last. And it's not completely finished, still waiting on some WS2812b LED strips. Oh, and a white braided cable. And need to find some screws so I can make the middle layer(s) an get rid of those spacers. It's nice but when I received all parts I couldn't wait.

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MA42 Hype! Best 40% out there.  ;D
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #445 on: Tue, 01 March 2016, 22:22:31 »
Another Golbat 40%.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #447 on: Wed, 02 March 2016, 05:30:32 »
Another Golbat 40%.
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I'm in love with that case. So the PCB is between the acrylic layers? And switches are PCB-mounted, right?
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« Reply #448 on: Wed, 02 March 2016, 12:38:33 »
Another Golbat 40%.

I'm in love with that case. So the PCB is between the acrylic layers? And switches are PCB-mounted, right?

Yes, the PCB is between the acrylic layers but the switches are plate mounted.

Any switch that goes through a metal plate is plate mounted, no plate = PCB mounted.
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Re: Post Your 40% Keyboard
« Reply #449 on: Wed, 02 March 2016, 13:42:01 »
THE JD45










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