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Offline FinancialWar

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How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 01:23:48 »
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/162349980988?_trksid=p2060353.m2763.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

I don't know much about the Ergodox keyboard, how is it possible for them to be worth $1350? Is this seller serious?
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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 05:13:40 »
well not THAT much..


I'd say, assembled.. $75 is a reasonable markup for labor + $15 shipping..

So $90 over the parts.. 


It can't take more than 2 hours to put together by someone experienced..


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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #2 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 14:55:38 »
So how much do you think it is worth?

This is the quote the seller gave me for this keyboard.

-base parts for ergodox keyboard (PCB's with screens, mounting plates, screws and bits and bobs) $400
-keycaps $200 (a doubleshot 108 keyset, plus a range of custom made backlit ones)
-78 mx cherry brown switches $120
-sip sockets $30
-LEDs $50
-Cables $30
$830

+time spent researching, planning, pulling apart key switches to insert the sip sockets, soldering, configuring the software etc
+premium since I know it's impossible to get one of these within the next 6-9 months until the next massdrop happens.
+ebay seller fee (if we do it offline I'll lower the price by $100 off the price below)

Given all of that, I'll only consider any offers near $1100
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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 15:36:55 »
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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #4 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 16:56:45 »
Yea, this guy is crazy with those quotes.

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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #5 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 17:31:51 »
I just bought an ErgoDox EZ - Assembled, with wrist rests, no LEDs (didn't want them) delivered in less than 2 weeks from Taiwan. $325 w/shipping.

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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #6 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 19:01:56 »
That price is in AUS dollars.  It's $987.81 US, which is still ~$200 over what it might be worth fully assembled, tested, with keycaps, cables, and lots of other bells & whistles (lube & sticker, full backlighting, etc).

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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 10 January 2017, 22:18:20 »
I would maybe pay $300 for it... maybe. It's definitely not worth close to that amount. Browse the forums or /r/mm and you'll find one for ~$2-300. No, it may not have that lighting, but if you're that crazy about it, add it yourself.
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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 11 January 2017, 08:22:57 »
Those price quotes are insane. He's either trying to rip you off or he seriously overpaid for switches, LEDs, and everything else.
        

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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 11 January 2017, 09:33:39 »
That price is in AUS dollars.  It's $987.81 US, which is still ~$200 over what it might be worth fully assembled, tested, with keycaps, cables, and lots of other bells & whistles (lube & sticker, full backlighting, etc).

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Re: How much is this Ergodox Infinity worth
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 11 January 2017, 11:15:26 »
lol No.