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Re: [GB] TMK Alps64 - 60% PCB for Alps [PreOrder]
« Reply #1050 on: Sat, 04 November 2017, 12:34:20 »
There are so many leftovers parts from building alps64 board. Any plans on alps20/alps24 aka numpad pcb?   ;D

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Re: [GB] TMK Alps64 - 60% PCB for Alps [PreOrder]
« Reply #1051 on: Sat, 04 November 2017, 15:30:44 »
There are so many leftovers parts from building alps64 board. Any plans on alps20/alps24 aka numpad pcb?   ;D

currently no plan but I'm still kind of interested in numpad pcb.
Is there any standard case design for diy numpad like Poker for 60%? I don't have skill and fund for new case production, unless numpad case is available it won't happen.
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Re: [GB] TMK Alps64 - 60% PCB for Alps [PreOrder]
« Reply #1052 on: Sun, 05 November 2017, 06:35:46 »
currently no plan but I'm still kind of interested in numpad pcb.
Is there any standard case design for diy numpad like Poker for 60%? I don't have skill and fund for new case production, unless numpad case is available it won't happen.

Maybe a partnership can be made to make this happen... there are only a few places selling numpads separately from their cases, but I wouldn't say there is a general numpad design people are using. If you can come up with the PCB magic, maybe I can come up with the case magic. Share some of the costs to make a great product.

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Re: [GB] TMK Alps64 - 60% PCB for Alps [PreOrder 12th GB]
« Reply #1053 on: Thu, 09 November 2017, 13:22:29 »
[GB Update]
All of paid orders from current GB(11th) were just shipped until yesterday, tracking number will be sent to your paypal email by Japan Post within 3-4 days.

Next batch(12th) will be done till Dec 10 and you can place preorder. please check first post.
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Re: [GB] TMK Alps64 - 60% PCB for Alps [PreOrder 12th GB]
« Reply #1054 on: Sun, 12 November 2017, 20:41:51 »
Hi everyone,

I recently did an Alps64 build, but I'm having some problems. I used the QMK port (just the default to test it) and qmk toolbox to flash it, and it works fine...but only on one computer. It works on the computer I flashed it on, but it doesn't even show up in my device manager or in qmk toolbox on the other. Anyone know what the problem could be?

Update: I tried it at work, and it seems that it'll work if I press my thumb down on the connector. I'm not sure why it works without a hitch on my laptop, but maybe there is a bad solder joint?
« Last Edit: Mon, 13 November 2017, 08:37:44 by DasGnome »

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Re: [GB] TMK Alps64 - 60% PCB for Alps [PreOrder 12th GB]
« Reply #1055 on: Mon, 13 November 2017, 23:49:31 »
Hi everyone,

I recently did an Alps64 build, but I'm having some problems. I used the QMK port (just the default to test it) and qmk toolbox to flash it, and it works fine...but only on one computer. It works on the computer I flashed it on, but it doesn't even show up in my device manager or in qmk toolbox on the other. Anyone know what the problem could be?

Update: I tried it at work, and it seems that it'll work if I press my thumb down on the connector. I'm not sure why it works without a hitch on my laptop, but maybe there is a bad solder joint?

Tried other cables? If it is not bad cable it would be solder joint unfortunately.

I hope this problem doesn't happen on user site but ...
To fix solder joint of USB connector you need a drop of flux on pins(if you have) and a very little bit of solder on iron tip, then give heat on the pins for a few secs one by one. You may also need magnifier to check pins before and after soldering.

EDIT: Contact me if you have bad solder joints before trying fix.
« Last Edit: Tue, 14 November 2017, 01:01:21 by hasu »
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Re: [GB] TMK Alps64 - 60% PCB for Alps [PreOrder 12th GB]
« Reply #1056 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 15:38:41 »
I got my PCB and plate -- thanks hasu!  Haven't started build yet, but looking forward to it  ^_^