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Offline SL89

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #350 on: Tue, 09 June 2015, 12:15:47 »
If anything maybe this is the beginning of a new leaf. I sure hope my skepticism is proven wrong. Plus if you get an LS1, you have dat sweet bezel.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #351 on: Tue, 09 June 2015, 12:37:56 »
I posted a thread about the LSv1 on Originative a couple weeks back on great finds, since he has been shipping lately.
I guess no one has actually followed up on purchasing one though..

SOMEONE TAKE THE RISK, I'M CURIOUS!

I bought it about a week ago... not shipped yet. Will email him in the morning, I had no idea originative was sketch :/

That is unfortunate :(

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Offline whentheclouds

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #352 on: Thu, 11 June 2015, 01:05:27 »
my keyboard journey's taken a lot of twist and turns in the last few months, and now the Lightsaver has become my most desired board. so i'd like to register my interest for a full set regardless of the waiting time. though if this is delayed for another 8-9 months i wonder if Duck will just make a LSv3 instead. perhaps a return to the v1's bezel, and layered housing like the Orion instead of an unibody?

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #353 on: Thu, 11 June 2015, 16:51:16 »
too bad its not gonna happen for a while, but maybe their other projects are interesting too

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #354 on: Thu, 11 June 2015, 17:44:30 »
my keyboard journey's taken a lot of twist and turns in the last few months, and now the Lightsaver has become my most desired board. so i'd like to register my interest for a full set regardless of the waiting time. though if this is delayed for another 8-9 months i wonder if Duck will just make a LSv3 instead. perhaps a return to the v1's bezel, and layered housing like the Orion instead of an unibody?

I really hope this is the case. I have been wanting to get a Lightsaver since I first saw a picture of one. My personal preference would be for a unibody style case though. I like the feeling of hefty Aluminum case   :cool:

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #355 on: Thu, 11 June 2015, 17:54:56 »
An alternative would be the Redscarf III on taobao

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #356 on: Thu, 11 June 2015, 19:47:09 »
i've ordered some expensive stuff from them before, during the hype of the "don't buy from them" thing, and I got my order fast and in good shape. they are not quite amazon, but like any other small scale online vendor, be cautious and make sure your payment method has some type of protection.

Thank you for the reassurance, I bought it on my credit card, so I should be alright in case things go awry

Any update? Has he shipped yet?
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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #357 on: Thu, 11 June 2015, 19:58:11 »
Well I'm interested in 1 full set and an extra case to use for my v1 pcb. :D

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #358 on: Thu, 11 June 2015, 20:04:03 »
i've ordered some expensive stuff from them before, during the hype of the "don't buy from them" thing, and I got my order fast and in good shape. they are not quite amazon, but like any other small scale online vendor, be cautious and make sure your payment method has some type of protection.

Thank you for the reassurance, I bought it on my credit card, so I should be alright in case things go awry

Any update? Has he shipped yet?

Shipped this afternoon!

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #359 on: Fri, 12 June 2015, 02:59:05 »
I like the feeling of hefty Aluminum case   :cool:
me too, but layered housing allows for two toned case colors, and it also makes it that much easier to powercoat/reanodize half the housing instead of the entire case

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #360 on: Fri, 12 June 2015, 09:45:40 »
i've ordered some expensive stuff from them before, during the hype of the "don't buy from them" thing, and I got my order fast and in good shape. they are not quite amazon, but like any other small scale online vendor, be cautious and make sure your payment method has some type of protection.

Thank you for the reassurance, I bought it on my credit card, so I should be alright in case things go awry

Any update? Has he shipped yet?

Shipped this afternoon!

Ah great. I wonder where Sherry got his hands on a LSV1. Enjoy the keyboard.
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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #361 on: Sat, 11 July 2015, 17:32:43 »
I still think about the lightsaver about once a week.

Oh how I wish we could have had a GB.

 What was the thing we had to wait for before a further GB could even be considered. Octagon finishing.  I am going to try and find this Duck guys email address to to write him a lightsaver fan mail.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #362 on: Mon, 13 July 2015, 09:14:49 »
Oh how I wish this would flourish into a GB, I long for the day that this becomes a reality. :(

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #363 on: Mon, 13 July 2015, 09:20:50 »
Now, having used my LSv1 for a little while, I would buy a v2 in an instant. They are awesome boards.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #364 on: Thu, 23 July 2015, 20:58:20 »
Let's start the Hype!
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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #365 on: Thu, 23 July 2015, 21:51:54 »
^ What he said! 😀

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #366 on: Thu, 23 July 2015, 21:56:35 »
dont get to excited guys, LSv2 isnt happening until Orionv2 is done. which it is not yet.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #367 on: Thu, 23 July 2015, 22:03:28 »
dont get to excited guys, LSv2 isnt happening until Orionv2 is done. which it is not yet.

Damn, you almost got me excited.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #368 on: Fri, 24 July 2015, 15:59:28 »
I have been trying to find Duck's email address, but there isnt any obvious way to contact him on his website. Has someone been in contact with him? I just want to encourage him to consider LS2!

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #369 on: Fri, 24 July 2015, 16:23:33 »
Wow I am absolutely gutted. When this IC first went live I really thought a GB might be in progress by now.

The orion is still happening right now.  :confused:
From the beginning I've been nothing but transparent about the orion happening first.
I got the IC up so "early" because people were clamoring before Thanksgiving that they wanted another run.

Sorry, don't get me wrong. I just meant to express how much I am looking forward to a lightsaver. You've been very clear in what you've said. I've just been madly optimistic that Orion would finish soon (I wasn't really following that thread).

I think most of the communication goes through elton5354 and it's already been made clear that Duck knows there is a IC for the LSv2 and any possilbe GB won't start until all the other GBs are done (Orion V2).

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #370 on: Mon, 27 July 2015, 17:00:40 »
I know, i just thought I would write him an email of positive re-enforcement anyways  :). If only to tell him that I love his unique keyboards. I found an email address of his website.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #371 on: Sun, 02 August 2015, 11:30:24 »
Duck was very nice and replied to me!

"thanks you for like my light saver.

I  have to plan about lightsaver G.B geekhack.

but  not  now  T.T"

I guess that is good news (in that he seems to be planning future LS) and bad news (not right now).


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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #372 on: Sun, 02 August 2015, 14:12:43 »

Duck was very nice and replied to me!

"thanks you for like my light saver.

I  have to plan about lightsaver G.B geekhack.

but  not  now  T.T"

I guess that is good news (in that he seems to be planning future LS) and bad news (not right now).
His next GB is going to probably be Viper and Eagle v2 with touchpoint nipple

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #373 on: Mon, 03 August 2015, 07:36:36 »
it will be octagon 2 according to what i've been told

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #374 on: Sat, 08 August 2015, 21:08:58 »
So I have no soldering skills or kit,  or space to solder...  How do I get one of these assembled,  or is that not possible?

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #375 on: Sat, 08 August 2015, 22:22:26 »
So I have no soldering skills or kit,  or space to solder...  How do I get one of these assembled,  or is that not possible?
Well, actually, you can h

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #376 on: Sat, 08 August 2015, 22:23:34 »
So I have no soldering skills or kit,  or space to solder...  How do I get one of these assembled,  or is that not possible?
There are people like me who offer solder services

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #377 on: Sun, 09 August 2015, 07:45:16 »
So I have no soldering skills or kit,  or space to solder...  How do I get one of these assembled,  or is that not possible?
There are people like me who offer solder services

Thank you,  will send PM

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #378 on: Tue, 11 August 2015, 18:54:40 »
it will be octagon 2 according to what i've been told

For serious?

Fuuuuuuuu--

Well, guess I'll be getting that!  :thumb:

EDIT: If you are correct though, I must say that it's a little soon considering the Octagon release is less than a year old. He must really have some ideas for it. Maaan.
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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #379 on: Tue, 11 August 2015, 18:56:34 »
Couldn't wait any longer and ended up grabbing a RS96 in the mean time while I wait for LS v2 r2.
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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #380 on: Wed, 12 August 2015, 09:13:42 »
For serious?

Fuuuuuuuu--

Well, guess I'll be getting that!  :thumb:

EDIT: If you are correct though, I must say that it's a little soon considering the Octagon release is less than a year old. He must really have some ideas for it. Maaan.
the rumor is that Duck himself mistakenly posted some sort of render/mockup of the new octagon here. it was deleted soon enough but not before the person whom i conversed with caught wind of it.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #381 on: Wed, 12 August 2015, 13:48:05 »
For serious?

Fuuuuuuuu--

Well, guess I'll be getting that!  :thumb:

EDIT: If you are correct though, I must say that it's a little soon considering the Octagon release is less than a year old. He must really have some ideas for it. Maaan.
the rumor is that Duck himself mistakenly posted some sort of render/mockup of the new octagon here. it was deleted soon enough but not before the person whom i conversed with caught wind of it.

Not to derail this thread, but do you have any of those renders saved? I'm way curious to see what the differences are between the current Octagon and the next generation concept. If not, that's fine.  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #382 on: Wed, 12 August 2015, 14:03:49 »
For serious?

Fuuuuuuuu--

Well, guess I'll be getting that!  :thumb:

EDIT: If you are correct though, I must say that it's a little soon considering the Octagon release is less than a year old. He must really have some ideas for it. Maaan.
the rumor is that Duck himself mistakenly posted some sort of render/mockup of the new octagon here. it was deleted soon enough but not before the person whom i conversed with caught wind of it.

Not to derail this thread, but do you have any of those renders saved? I'm way curious to see what the differences are between the current Octagon and the next generation concept. If not, that's fine.  :thumb:

Yes, Octagon V2 deets please!

Edit: c'mooooon trackpoint.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #383 on: Thu, 15 October 2015, 16:27:41 »
Despite potentially massive delays, I'd like to submit my interest in buying a set, specifically just the PCB (and controller ofc) if possible.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #384 on: Wed, 21 October 2015, 19:18:00 »
would a trackpoint require a custom key set to accommodate it?

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #385 on: Wed, 21 October 2015, 21:42:29 »
would a trackpoint require a custom key set to accommodate it?

That, or some very precise drilling/sanding/milling and not being afraid to forever alter the caps you want on the board. It seems like at least one edge or corner if not multiple have to be modified. On the TEX Yoda, the B key has a concave top section to allow for the nub.

Best bet would probably finding boards that used trackpoints that you could source from. I could be wrong though.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #386 on: Wed, 21 October 2015, 23:51:14 »
An alternative would be the Redscarf III on taobao

Is it possible to order internationally from Taobao? And what's the difference between the LSv1 and LSv2?

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #387 on: Thu, 22 October 2015, 01:16:03 »
An alternative would be the Redscarf III on taobao

Is it possible to order internationally from Taobao? And what's the difference between the LSv1 and LSv2?
LSv2 has ledges on the back legs and supports small-shift/arrow layout

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #388 on: Thu, 22 October 2015, 13:10:04 »
would a trackpoint require a custom key set to accommodate it?

That, or some very precise drilling/sanding/milling and not being afraid to forever alter the caps you want on the board. It seems like at least one edge or corner if not multiple have to be modified. On the TEX Yoda, the B key has a concave top section to allow for the nub.

Best bet would probably finding boards that used trackpoints that you could source from. I could be wrong though.

Hope that's not the case, maybe he'll offer the orginal layout as well xD

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #389 on: Fri, 23 October 2015, 11:50:23 »
Despite potentially massive delays, I'd like to submit my interest in buying a set, specifically just the PCB (and controller ofc) if possible.

If you're just looking for the PCB get a Redscarf3. This GB is almost indefinitely delayed due to duck just working on other stuff.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #390 on: Fri, 23 October 2015, 19:31:29 »
Despite potentially massive delays, I'd like to submit my interest in buying a set, specifically just the PCB (and controller ofc) if possible.

If you're just looking for the PCB get a Redscarf3. This GB is almost indefinitely delayed due to duck just working on other stuff.

Yeah. It seems like he's moved on from the v2. To be honest, when he's done with the Orion v2, the Octagon v2 and whatever else he has in mind, he'll likely have a Lightsaver v3 ready to go.





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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #391 on: Sat, 24 October 2015, 11:49:28 »
Despite potentially massive delays, I'd like to submit my interest in buying a set, specifically just the PCB (and controller ofc) if possible.

If you're just looking for the PCB get a Redscarf3. This GB is almost indefinitely delayed due to duck just working on other stuff.

Yeah. It seems like he's moved on from the v2. To be honest, when he's done with the Orion v2, the Octagon v2 and whatever else he has in mind, he'll likely have a Lightsaver v3 ready to go.

I can only wildly speculate but I think you may be right. Lightsavers will happen eventually, and hopefully we get the option for different cases.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #392 on: Sat, 24 October 2015, 12:33:48 »
I can only wildly speculate but I think you may be right. Lightsavers will happen eventually, and hopefully we get the option for different cases.

skidata+ delayed, lightsaver too.
there still SA troubled minds mid november will it happen or delayed again.
but good news for now my wallet is still safe ^-^.
I don't know should i be happy or sad about that.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #393 on: Wed, 28 October 2015, 10:47:34 »
Skidata+ should be rolling this week, possibly even today. ;)

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #394 on: Wed, 28 October 2015, 10:52:11 »
Skidata+ should be rolling this week, possibly even today. ;)

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #395 on: Thu, 29 October 2015, 11:27:42 »
Skidata+ is live, click my banner.

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #396 on: Tue, 03 November 2015, 07:14:43 »
Bummed on the delay of this but excited for it still coming. Passed on a V1 a couple of months ago and kick myself for it

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #397 on: Tue, 03 November 2015, 07:18:08 »
no matter what duck project next..
will it be lightsaver or octagon
i will make sure im not miss it..  ;D

any update about next project  :)

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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #398 on: Tue, 03 November 2015, 11:16:51 »
no matter what duck project next..
will it be lightsaver or octagon
i will make sure im not miss it..  ;D

any update about next project  :)

There is a better chance of a Lightsaver v3 than a second round of the v2s. Octagon v2 teasers have already been released and there have been plans for a Duck Eagle/Viper v2 in the future as well.
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Re: [IC] LightSaver V2 Round 2
« Reply #399 on: Fri, 06 November 2015, 11:43:14 »
no matter what duck project next..
will it be lightsaver or octagon
i will make sure im not miss it..  ;D

any update about next project  :)

I'm with you on that. Whatever comes out, I'm buying it, twice.