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Offline witbliz

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #50 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 10:57:34 »
oh my gawd.... I've saved for lightsaver 2 and this pops up... grrrrrr....


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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #51 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 11:20:15 »

Also, if there are more than 15 sets ordered, price will drop to $385.

Closing in on 15?

Nope..

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #52 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 12:14:19 »
Any chances to bundle a set of stabilizers?
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #53 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 12:26:59 »
Does this come preassembled or do I have to solder my switches?
Got clears?

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #54 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 13:15:17 »
It's definitely unassembled
I think we just gotta find our own switches and pcb mount cherry stabs
And anyone got tips as to where to buy square LEDs? Mouser?
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #55 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 13:16:00 »
It's definitely unassembled
I think we just gotta find our own switches and pcb mount cherry stabs
And anyone got tips as to where to buy square LEDs? Mouser?

Never had a problem getting the 2x3x4mm LEDs off eBay
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #56 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 13:19:27 »
Alright, thanks^^
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #57 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 13:20:16 »
I WANT ONE

Let's hope I can pay for it in time !
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #58 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 14:38:56 »
I'm also including PCB Plate alone now. It'll cost the same as on kbd4u webstore.

Stabilizers won't be for sale nor would assembly.

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #59 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 17:41:05 »
There's a software to program it?
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #60 on: Fri, 07 March 2014, 19:25:26 »
There's a software to program it?

Of course!

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #61 on: Sat, 08 March 2014, 06:56:01 »
Is there a MOQ? Or just a decrease in price with orders over 15.

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #62 on: Sat, 08 March 2014, 10:22:07 »

Is there a MOQ? Or just a decrease in price with orders over 15.
Just a decrease in price

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #63 on: Sat, 08 March 2014, 11:46:19 »
Some more specs on the PCB and Plate>

1. What controller is the PCB using?
2. Are the "flood" LEDS... i.e. the LEDs being used to illuminate the bottom exterior of the housing... are those SMD?
3. does the plate support switch mods?

And then concerning the manufacturer: "DUCK" is written all over this stuff... is this being produced/designed by the same people who make Ducky Keyboards?


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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #64 on: Sat, 08 March 2014, 11:54:33 »
AFAIK, they should be SMD LEDs since they are on the Lightsaver and Butterfly Pad.

Duck =/= Ducky.  Duck is just the name, kind of like KMAC, LifeZone (LZ), FMJ (Feng), and so on.

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #65 on: Sat, 08 March 2014, 11:57:35 »
Some more specs on the PCB and Plate>

1. What controller is the PCB using?
2. Are the "flood" LEDS... i.e. the LEDs being used to illuminate the bottom exterior of the housing... are those SMD?
3. does the plate support switch mods?

And then concerning the manufacturer: "DUCK" is written all over this stuff... is this being produced/designed by the same people who make Ducky Keyboards?


Cheers,

K

1. ATMega 32U4 for the LightSaver--unsure about this, but some reference.

2. SMD LEDs for the side, see this thread for info:
http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=53942

3. No, at least not for the LightSaver.  You need to assemble your switches fully before inserting them into the plate, or you won't be able to close the top.

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #66 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 05:57:13 »
ORION custom keyboard LED effect


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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #67 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 13:57:06 »
ORION custom keyboard LED effect


I need this
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Offline elton5354

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #68 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 14:02:59 »
So far there are only 4 ordered.

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #69 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 14:03:54 »
I would if I had money to spend!  *Unhelpful reply* :(  Maybe a Viper!
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Offline cirrus82

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #70 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 14:38:05 »
I'd order this if the acrylic piece were available!

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #71 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 14:41:16 »
I've been told he'll hold a group buy for the 60% in a month or so for the Koreans. Maybe it will be around that time for us?

Who knows, on the other thread someone said they need to reach 100 MOQ...

That would be sweet

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #72 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 15:01:50 »
I'd order this if the acrylic piece were available!

Just order, and if elton can get his hands on the design for the acrylic piece, just find some local company to make it for you :P
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #73 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 15:52:00 »
I'd order this if the acrylic piece were available!

Just order, and if elton can get his hands on the design for the acrylic piece, just find some local company to make it for you :P

I'd be up for that.  Elton, can you do this?

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #74 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 15:56:11 »
I can do that for sure. I've already asked last week, I think he just forgot to send me the file.

Offline cirrus82

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #75 on: Sun, 09 March 2014, 18:05:26 »
I'm in! Placed an order with an extra PCB+plate too. 

I also contacted originative regarding the original light saver, if anyone knows how to acquire one of those, please let me know :)

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #76 on: Mon, 10 March 2014, 01:11:03 »
oops, still noone in paid list >.<
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #77 on: Mon, 10 March 2014, 06:49:53 »

oops, still noone in paid list >.<

I haven't invoiced anyone yet. ;)

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #78 on: Mon, 10 March 2014, 19:42:12 »
Orion, Lightsaver Keymapping & S/W _ Custom Firmware  [Continuously updated]

LED Effect and Control

4 (user layer) +3 (function layer) layer

Up to 50 characters can be stored,

14 (General) +1 (Normal / Repeat) of hardware macros

Up to 255 characters can be set,

20 software macro (Classification by input method)

Multi-Function key (MFN key) support

Key Lock (Key Lock) function

Hotkeys (Hot Key) skin layer support

Free position setting (FN key)

Mac-only function keys

Key input function (intended)

The user can set the debounce

1000Hz polling rate

http://kbdlab.co.kr/index.php?document_srl=100301&mid=board_sw



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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #79 on: Mon, 10 March 2014, 21:36:13 »
Another amazing keyboard by duck.

I wish I had the funds for this beauty, hopefully I'll be able to pick up the viper.




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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #80 on: Mon, 10 March 2014, 21:48:07 »
Orion, Lightsaver Keymapping & S/W _ Custom Firmware  [Continuously updated]

LED Effect and Control

4 (user layer) +3 (function layer) layer

Up to 50 characters can be stored,

14 (General) +1 (Normal / Repeat) of hardware macros

Up to 255 characters can be set,

20 software macro (Classification by input method)

Multi-Function key (MFN key) support

Key Lock (Key Lock) function

Hotkeys (Hot Key) skin layer support

Free position setting (FN key)

Mac-only function keys

Key input function (intended)

The user can set the debounce

1000Hz polling rate

http://kbdlab.co.kr/index.php?document_srl=100301&mid=board_sw

Is there any chance someone will translate that page to English eventually?
« Last Edit: Tue, 11 March 2014, 11:43:37 by cphead »

Offline ninjadoc

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #81 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 04:18:08 »
Will this group buy still go with only 4 - 5 orders?
Will this do alps and if so can we get a plate or a copy of the cad drawing for a plate?

Offline elton5354

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #82 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 05:49:16 »
Yeah, probably. I was never told there will be a min. order.

This supports MX only

Offline Paranoid

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #83 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 08:45:40 »
Well that's a really awesome board. It has a very clean and detailed finish. The price is really over the top though considering it's without acrylic stuff, switches, caps, etc. I understand that this stuff isn't cheap and fully custom designed but that's not hobby-range for me anymore ^^ Also the keyboard angle is way too high for me.
Anyways, nice job! GLWGB!

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #84 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 09:33:47 »
Same price of KMAC2 and less than an LZ-FE, much more than a GON or a Kaliet, the absence of the acrylic piece is really disappointing. But really a beautiful kb
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #85 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 10:42:28 »
this is a full aluminium TKL housing, so you can't compare this with other housing which use different housing

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #86 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 11:40:07 »
Differences are clear to everyone in this forum, i think
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #87 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 14:30:17 »
Differences are clear to everyone in this forum, i think

I don't. Please enlighten me

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #88 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 14:35:48 »
I think they mean that it's clear why the price is at the level it is, and it's not more expensive than equivalent kits--perhaps even less considering all the features.
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #89 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 14:50:54 »
Differences are clear to everyone in this forum, i think

I don't. Please enlighten me

I mean that the quality of materials and the high level of craftsmanship of those "top" keyboards can be seen even from the photos and it's been reported vastly around here
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #90 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 14:54:24 »
I have to admit, the wording is pretty vague.  It's still unclear if you're including this keyboard into your "top" list or not :)  Anyway, seeing as I own a LightSaver (typing on it right now), I can attest to the great quality of Duck's work.
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #91 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 15:17:32 »
sorry my english not good, maybe i use wrong words . :-[
cnc machining cost more to make detailed and neat finish, someone told me like that

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #92 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 15:21:35 »
I have to admit, the wording is pretty vague.  It's still unclear if you're including this keyboard into your "top" list or not :)  Anyway, seeing as I own a LightSaver (typing on it right now), I can attest to the great quality of Duck's work.

Hey Photoelectric,

is there an album of your Lightsaver? I'd love to see what you build!

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #93 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 15:26:25 »
Yup!  Media thread here and a flickr album here.  It's got SIP sockets in every switch, and I've been meaning to settle on a final color combination, but been too busy.  The magenta and teal LEDs are getting taken out for sure.
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #94 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 15:29:35 »
Yup!  Media thread here and a flickr album here.  It's got SIP sockets in every switch, and I've been meaning to settle on a final color combination, but been too busy.  The magenta and teal LEDs are getting taken out for sure.

Killer!

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #95 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 15:36:32 »
Very nice!

The Lightsaver was actually a pretty good deal considering how much the Orion costs shipped.

Not really sure what justifies the 100$ difference.

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #96 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 15:38:02 »
The LightSaver just has the bottom "tray" of a case.  The Orion has a top aluminum cover, which means more aluminum, more machining, more finishing, anodizing, inspection, tc.
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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #97 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 20:27:59 »
Does anyone know if the PCB will fit in a KMAC2? I see that it's been designed by the same person for the KMAC 1.4 PCB...I know that I'll need to trim the bottom of the PCB though O_O.

Edit, the left side of the PCB where the ESC key looks too wide...visually.
« Last Edit: Wed, 12 March 2014, 22:01:47 by Dreamre »

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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #98 on: Thu, 13 March 2014, 02:04:36 »
i can't believe i stumbled into this thread... another awesome custom keyboard gb!

duck keeps on churning out beautiful cases and elton keeps holding gb for them
i want to join, my wallet wants to cry... but it's bone dry  :))


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Re: Orion TKL Group Buy
« Reply #99 on: Thu, 13 March 2014, 10:43:31 »
I'm undecided on color, silver on grey, black on grey or all grey.
The grey in http://duck0113.tistory.com/80 seems different from the grey of the Viper in http://duck0113.tistory.com/81
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