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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #350 on: Thu, 02 July 2015, 13:14:40 »
Those cases appear to have thicker PCB support fins than plastic Poker case does. I'm not sure this PCB has enough clearance for the thick fins, current clearance is around 2.3mm in design but it may depends on how you solder diodes too.

I plan on using a TEX aluminum case. Besides ease of access to the diodes, would there be any issue with mounting the diode on the other side of the PCB if one of those support fins is causing an obstruction?

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #351 on: Thu, 02 July 2015, 13:15:10 »
I also received mine yesterday! I had all my orange alps switches harvested and ready to go, and having recently received my AEKII plate from Nubbinator, I jumped right in on the assembly.

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Everything's working fine so far as I've tested it. My keycaps have been cleaned and are drying. I'm still not sure on my plans for a case but I'll probably try something unique for this already very unique project.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #352 on: Thu, 02 July 2015, 13:31:55 »
Got my PCB yesterday.  Thanks hasu.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #353 on: Thu, 02 July 2015, 13:36:11 »
Nubbinator has a few left in his gb https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=71416
The Alps cover 65% of Switzerland's surface area (41,285 kmē), making it one of the most alpine countries. Despite the fact that Switzerland covers only 14% of the Alps total area (192,753 kmē),[2][3] many alpine four-thousanders (48 of 82) are located in the Swiss Alps and practically all of the remaining few are within 20 km of the country's border.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #354 on: Thu, 02 July 2015, 14:45:32 »
Those cases appear to have thicker PCB support fins than plastic Poker case does. I'm not sure this PCB has enough clearance for the thick fins, current clearance is around 2.3mm in design but it may depends on how you solder diodes too.

I plan on using a TEX aluminum case. Besides ease of access to the diodes, would there be any issue with mounting the diode on the other side of the PCB if one of those support fins is causing an obstruction?

You can place diodes on either side of PCB.



Added this note about diode assembly in the first post.

Diodes
Diode has polarity and won't work if you solder it reversely. Diode have two leads, cathode and anode and you can discrimitate them by cathode mark on it. Black marking side of diode is cathode lead and cathode is soldered on square land while anode on round land.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #355 on: Thu, 02 July 2015, 18:54:35 »
Just assembled my board and works perfectly!

First custom board I've done and even though I thought I had seriously screwed up halfway through, it all worked out perfectly. Thanks hasu!
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #356 on: Thu, 02 July 2015, 20:56:49 »
got an AEK recently. If there is every a round 3 I'm in :)
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #357 on: Sat, 04 July 2015, 03:28:57 »
got mine yesterday and looks great - Thanks Hasu!

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #358 on: Sun, 05 July 2015, 22:44:14 »
Hey all, if any of you guys are interested in a KBT Pure like layout for this, you can pull from my github: https://gist.github.com/thisisshi/d1acccbd97b5d4bb3aa3

One note about flashing the firmware, be sure to select ATmega32u2 if you're deploying the firmware via the GUI application

Layout is as follows:

First Layer: Normal ANSI, Fn is the right hand Apple/Command Key

Second Layer:

Fn + ESC = `~
Fn + LShift = Ctrl + Alt + Del
Fn + 1 through += = F1-F12
Fn + delete = delete
Fn + I = Insert
Fn = Right Apple/Command
Fn + |\ = Mute
Fn + ]} = Vol Up
Fn + [{ = Vol Down
Fn + P = Print Screen
Fn + O/K/L/; = Up/Left/Down/Right
Fn + '" = Scroll Lock
Fn + J = Pg Up
Fn + M = Pg Down
Fn + <, = Home
Fn + >. = End
Fn + /? = Pause
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #359 on: Mon, 06 July 2015, 16:41:04 »
Any plans for R3 or any leftover PCBs that someone could spare a fool that didn't buy when he had the chance?

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #360 on: Mon, 06 July 2015, 22:35:20 »
I finally got my PCB today! I can confirm that it perfectly fits in KBP V60 case. Awesome work, hasu, Thank you! :thumb:
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #361 on: Mon, 06 July 2015, 22:42:55 »
Great! :D
Thanks for letting us know ctm.
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #362 on: Mon, 06 July 2015, 22:44:25 »
Still waiting on mine. Tracking hasn't changed since 6/25 when the package arrived at "office of inward exchange" (customs) here in the US. :(
The Alps cover 65% of Switzerland's surface area (41,285 kmē), making it one of the most alpine countries. Despite the fact that Switzerland covers only 14% of the Alps total area (192,753 kmē),[2][3] many alpine four-thousanders (48 of 82) are located in the Swiss Alps and practically all of the remaining few are within 20 km of the country's border.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #363 on: Mon, 06 July 2015, 22:52:04 »
I have a problem uploading the firmware to keyboard.  I pressed the white button to start bootloader mode and when I do lsusb in terminal, I can see a device described as "Atmel Corp." (it's not there before pressing the white button). However, when I run "make dfu", it shows the following:
avr-objcopy -O ihex -R .eeprom -R .fuse -R .lock -R .signature alps64.elf alps64.hex
dfu-programmer atmega32u2 erase
dfu-programmer: no device present.
make: *** [dfu] Error 1

I am not very sure about what's wrong here. Any advice is appreciated!
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #364 on: Mon, 06 July 2015, 22:54:05 »
Still waiting on mine. Tracking hasn't changed since 6/25 when the package arrived at "office of inward exchange" (customs) here in the US. :(

Use your country's Postal service  tracking page instead. Occasinally JP tracking page is not updated so often.
It is located in SAINT PAUL, MN now.
https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction_input
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #365 on: Mon, 06 July 2015, 22:58:18 »
Probably you don't have proper permission for the USB device.
Use sudo or do udev setting. This is my udev rule file.

Code: [Select]
$ cat /etc/udev/rules.d/50-atmel-dfu.rules
# Atmel ATMega32U4
SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="03eb", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2ff4", MODE:="0666"
# Atmel USBKEY AT90USB1287
SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="03eb", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2ffb", MODE:="0666"
# Atmel ATMega32U2
SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="03eb", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2ff0", MODE:="0666"

I have a problem uploading the firmware to keyboard.  I pressed the white button to start bootloader mode and when I do lsusb in terminal, I can see a device described as "Atmel Corp." (it's not there before pressing the white button). However, when I run "make dfu", it shows the following:
avr-objcopy -O ihex -R .eeprom -R .fuse -R .lock -R .signature alps64.elf alps64.hex
dfu-programmer atmega32u2 erase
dfu-programmer: no device present.
make: *** [dfu] Error 1

I am not very sure about what's wrong here. Any advice is appreciated!
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #366 on: Mon, 06 July 2015, 23:01:35 »
Probably you don't have proper permission for the USB device.
Use sudo or do udev setting. This is my udev rule file.

Code: [Select]
$ cat /etc/udev/rules.d/50-atmel-dfu.rules
# Atmel ATMega32U4
SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="03eb", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2ff4", MODE:="0666"
# Atmel USBKEY AT90USB1287
SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="03eb", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2ffb", MODE:="0666"
# Atmel ATMega32U2
SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="03eb", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2ff0", MODE:="0666"

I have a problem uploading the firmware to keyboard.  I pressed the white button to start bootloader mode and when I do lsusb in terminal, I can see a device described as "Atmel Corp." (it's not there before pressing the white button). However, when I run "make dfu", it shows the following:
avr-objcopy -O ihex -R .eeprom -R .fuse -R .lock -R .signature alps64.elf alps64.hex
dfu-programmer atmega32u2 erase
dfu-programmer: no device present.
make: *** [dfu] Error 1

I am not very sure about what's wrong here. Any advice is appreciated!
Oh I forgot to use sudo. It now works perfect. Thank you!
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #367 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 00:50:30 »
If there is ever a round three I would love to get in on it!

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #368 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 08:13:16 »
Here's mine, using orange Alps from an Apple IIGS, keycaps from an AEKII, and a black TEX aluminum case.


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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #369 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 08:54:19 »
I've always wanted an ALPS 60% board, I kinda suck at soldering though...

If anyone in the UK needs a plastic 60% case I've got them on my webstore? (shameless plug)

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #370 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 09:45:03 »
Oooo, that 60% AEK looks great. Shame the ISO version doesn't fit the PCB :(.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #371 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 12:25:46 »
This is my board. Case, plate, switches (Matias quiet) are all from KBP V60. It looks identical to regular V60 but it's powered by TMK PCB and firmware! It's so much better than KBP stock firmware.
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #372 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 13:07:50 »
This is my board. Case, plate, switches (Matias quiet) are all from KBP V60. It looks identical to regular V60 but it's powered by TMK PCB and firmware! It's so much better than KBP stock firmware.

That is awesome! I really like the idea of modifying the V60 with the PCB hasu designed.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #373 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 16:27:22 »
I don't have a unique photo to show off, but I did record a time-lapse of the entire build. Lame music is from YouTube's free music library.

https://youtu.be/iPFpRDYz2cA

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #374 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 16:48:58 »
Best build log ever badboybry Holy ****. Interesting how you put solder on both sides of the diodes. I only solder the bottom side where the legs stick out.

Amazing trick with tweezers and the keyswitch tester.
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #375 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 16:57:48 »
Best build log ever badboybry Holy ****. Interesting how you put solder on both sides of the diodes. I only solder the bottom side where the legs stick out.

Amazing trick with tweezers and the keyswitch tester.

Thanks so much cptbaddass! I wish I had recorded my other builds the same way.

I put solder on both sides of only certain diodes. That aluminum case I used has extra wide pcb supports compared to the stock poker II case which would have obstructed some diodes. So I had to mount certain diodes on the other side between the pcb and plate. The leads also had to be cut perfectly flush with the pcb. So I soldered on one side just to hold the diodes in place so I could get a flush cut when I flipped the pcb over.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #376 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 17:12:07 »
Best build log ever badboybry Holy ****. Interesting how you put solder on both sides of the diodes. I only solder the bottom side where the legs stick out.

Amazing trick with tweezers and the keyswitch tester.

Thanks so much cptbaddass! I wish I had recorded my other builds the same way.

I put solder on both sides of only certain diodes. That aluminum case I used has extra wide pcb supports compared to the stock poker II case which would have obstructed some diodes. So I had to mount certain diodes on the other side between the pcb and plate. The leads also had to be cut perfectly flush with the pcb. So I soldered on one side just to hold the diodes in place so I could get a flush cut when I flipped the pcb over.

Ya +1, that was well done.  GJ...

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #377 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 19:26:26 »
I don't have a unique photo to show off, but I did record a time-lapse of the entire build. Lame music is from YouTube's free music library.

https://youtu.be/iPFpRDYz2cA

:O So cool! Thanks for posting that!

What plate are you using on that build?
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #378 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 19:29:43 »
I don't have a unique photo to show off, but I did record a time-lapse of the entire build. Lame music is from YouTube's free music library.

https://youtu.be/iPFpRDYz2cA

:O So cool! Thanks for posting that!

What plate are you using on that build?

The one from my group buy.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #379 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 19:40:10 »
I don't have a unique photo to show off, but I did record a time-lapse of the entire build. Lame music is from YouTube's free music library.

https://youtu.be/iPFpRDYz2cA

:O So cool! Thanks for posting that!

What plate are you using on that build?

The one from my group buy.

Dang.
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #380 on: Wed, 08 July 2015, 19:46:08 »

I don't have a unique photo to show off, but I did record a time-lapse of the entire build. Lame music is from YouTube's free music library.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #381 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 01:01:55 »
I don't have a unique photo to show off, but I did record a time-lapse of the entire build. Lame music is from YouTube's free music library.

https://youtu.be/iPFpRDYz2cA

:O So cool! Thanks for posting that!

What plate are you using on that build?

The one from my group buy.
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #382 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 03:29:28 »
I put solder on both sides of only certain diodes. That aluminum case I used has extra wide pcb supports compared to the stock poker II case which would have obstructed some diodes. So I had to mount certain diodes on the other side between the pcb and plate. The leads also had to be cut perfectly flush with the pcb. So I soldered on one side just to hold the diodes in place so I could get a flush cut when I flipped the pcb over.

Really nicely done and thanks for the video!

What is your alu case actually?  And how thick is pcb support of the case?
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #383 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 07:45:33 »
I love it! Can't wait to build mine....
Could you explain the one black switch where Ctrl/Caps goes?

The switch with the black shell is an alps latching switch. It stays down when you push it and comes back up when you push it again. It's quite handy for identifying caps lock state when you have no LEDs. It's the one switch I harvested from the AEK II in the beginning of the video. I took advantage of the mechanical locking support in the TMK keyboard firmware. Speaking of which, I must say that defining the keymap I wanted was much easier than I thought it would be.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #384 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 07:55:42 »
Any ideas about a plate gb yet, whether it be another round of AEK ll, or something else?

I think it would make sense to run the next one as a standard ANSI plate, for those with caps from the Dell AT101 or what have you. People could trade with others to get the AEK II ones, if some people ordered more than what they needed.

We will just have to wait until nubbinator is finished with the current plate buy, and see how he feels about running another one.

Any new info on these plates?

I would really like a plate that I can use caps from a AT101, or SGI on.
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #385 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 08:11:05 »
Really nicely done and thanks for the video!

What is your alu case actually?  And how thick is pcb support of the case?

You're welcome!

This is the case I used: http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=630 I didn't take any measurements I must admit. I just played it safe since I didn't want to run into any problems when fitting the pcb into the case. My estimate would be between 2mm to 3mm.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #386 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 11:44:52 »
I hope there is a round 3 for this group buy because I would be so ready  ;D

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #387 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 12:21:32 »
I hope there is a round 3 for this group buy because I would be so ready  ;D

Yeah I missed out on round 2 because of my money being tied up. I hope there is a round 3 as well so I can build a 60% Mac Extended Keyboard. Like the one njbair did.

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #388 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 13:24:48 »
I don't have a unique photo to show off, but I did record a time-lapse of the entire build. Lame music is from YouTube's free music library.

https://youtu.be/iPFpRDYz2cA

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Offline badboybry9000

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #389 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 13:34:30 »
I don't have a unique photo to show off, but I did record a time-lapse of the entire build. Lame music is from YouTube's free music library.

https://youtu.be/iPFpRDYz2cA

(Attachment Link)

I saw that.

LOL! I was wondering if anyone would notice.

Offline zenless

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #390 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 15:31:21 »
This looks really cool. I love soldering (it's relaxing), and Alps are sweet. I'd love to build this. Hopefully there's another round! Watching this thread  :thumb:

Offline sean

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #391 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 19:51:48 »
It looks as though there are a few of us that are interested in another round for this GB :)

Offline njbair

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #392 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 19:56:49 »
It looks as though there are a few of us that are interested in another round for this GB :)

This should be a stock item in someone's online shop.

Alpine Winter GB | My Personal TMK Firmware Repo
IBM Rubber Band "Floss" Mod | Click Modding Alps 101 | Flame-Polishing Cherry MX Stems
Review: hasu's USB to USB converter
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AEKII 60% | Alps64 HHKB | Ducky Shine 3, MX Blues | IBM Model M #1391401, Nov. 1990 | IBM SSK #1391472, Nov. 1987, screw modded, rubber-band modded | Noppoo EC108-Pro, 45g | Infinity 60% v2 Hacker, Matias Quiet Pros | Infinity 60% v2 Standard, MX Browns | Cherry G80-1800LPCEU-2, MX Blacks | Cherry G80-1813 (Dolch), MX Blues | Unicomp M-122, ANSI-modded | Unicomp M-122 (Unsaver mod in progress) | 2x Unitek K-258, White Alps | Apple boards (IIGS, AEKII) | Varmilo VA87MR, Gateron Blacks | Filco Zero TKL, Fukka White Alps | Planck, Gateron Browns | Monarch, click-modded Cream Alps

Offline merlin64

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #393 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 20:00:04 »
Count me in for a round 3....whenever that happens =).
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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #394 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 21:57:25 »
Thanks all for your support.
Seems like most of second run orders has arrived, except for two. I'll continue to deal with those two until final delivery.
Post problem or findind during your build so that I can revise PCB design from your feedback.


Rround 3 can be organized if we take orders of twenty more PCBs.  But before start it I'd like to wait enough for feedbacks from Rev.A and Rev.B PCB users. After some period I'll be able to part with left over from second run, around five boards before Round 3.
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Offline njbair

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #395 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 22:00:01 »
I would probably order at least one more if R3 came around.

Alpine Winter GB | My Personal TMK Firmware Repo
IBM Rubber Band "Floss" Mod | Click Modding Alps 101 | Flame-Polishing Cherry MX Stems
Review: hasu's USB to USB converter
My boards:
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AEKII 60% | Alps64 HHKB | Ducky Shine 3, MX Blues | IBM Model M #1391401, Nov. 1990 | IBM SSK #1391472, Nov. 1987, screw modded, rubber-band modded | Noppoo EC108-Pro, 45g | Infinity 60% v2 Hacker, Matias Quiet Pros | Infinity 60% v2 Standard, MX Browns | Cherry G80-1800LPCEU-2, MX Blacks | Cherry G80-1813 (Dolch), MX Blues | Unicomp M-122, ANSI-modded | Unicomp M-122 (Unsaver mod in progress) | 2x Unitek K-258, White Alps | Apple boards (IIGS, AEKII) | Varmilo VA87MR, Gateron Blacks | Filco Zero TKL, Fukka White Alps | Planck, Gateron Browns | Monarch, click-modded Cream Alps

Offline nubbinator

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #396 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 22:07:09 »
I know I'll need another 1-2.

Offline RickyJ

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #397 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 22:19:51 »
Now that I have one for my blues, I'll need another one for my greens.  But first I need plates and normal ANSI keysets. :)
Cherry: Race with reds and green backlighting, lubed and stickered; Poker X with ghetto-greens (clear springs), Vortex plate, PBT, stickers; Leopold Tenkeyless with browns; Adesso AKP-220B keypad with ergo-clears, lubed and stickered, Cherry doubleshots
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Offline sean

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #398 on: Thu, 09 July 2015, 23:38:33 »
Thanks all for your support.
Seems like most of second run orders has arrived, except for two. I'll continue to deal with those two until final delivery.
Post problem or findind during your build so that I can revise PCB design from your feedback.


Rround 3 can be organized if we take orders of twenty more PCBs.  But before start it I'd like to wait enough for feedbacks from Rev.A and Rev.B PCB users. After some period I'll be able to part with left over from second run, around five boards before Round 3.

That sounds excellent! I'll be the first to place my order! I'll definitely do what ctm did by transplanting v60 components to the board. I'll probably even find a nice aluminum case to go with it.  :p

Offline kennardsmith

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Re: [GB] 60% ALPS PCB
« Reply #399 on: Fri, 10 July 2015, 13:29:12 »
I'm in for at least 2 for R3
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