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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #850 on: Wed, 28 March 2018, 22:00:56 »
Does anyone have a ELI5 guide of how to use QMK for the LSV3? I'm very new to things like this and have no idea where to start

...like a 5yr old thats used QMK before on other boards? ...or like a 5yr old that doesnt have a "build environment" set up for compiling the needed .hex file to flash to the board?

The latter :)

Theres a bunch of tutorials about getting a linux environment set up to compile qmk. You can probably just follow along the QMK documentation... however it seems to be hit or miss if you have windows10 if the built in linux kernel for something like Ubuntu will work. I personally went with MSYS2... but i'll be honest, I tend to try and do as much as possible using GUI tools like easyavr or just recently starting to get a successful build using the beta online configuration tool: http://config.qmk.fm/
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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #851 on: Wed, 28 March 2018, 22:04:20 »
Does anyone have a ELI5 guide of how to use QMK for the LSV3? I'm very new to things like this and have no idea where to start

...like a 5yr old thats used QMK before on other boards? ...or like a 5yr old that doesnt have a "build environment" set up for compiling the needed .hex file to flash to the board?

The latter :)

Theres a bunch of tutorials about getting a linux environment set up to compile qmk. You can probably just follow along the QMK documentation... however it seems to be hit or miss if you have windows10 if the built in linux kernel for something like Ubuntu will work. I personally went with MSYS2... but i'll be honest, I tend to try and do as much as possible using GUI tools like easyavr or just recently starting to get a successful build using the beta online configuration tool: http://config.qmk.fm/

It's really easy, just follow the instructions. I compiled the source on my imac and it works fine.

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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #852 on: Thu, 29 March 2018, 12:46:58 »
Does anyone have a ELI5 guide of how to use QMK for the LSV3? I'm very new to things like this and have no idea where to start

...like a 5yr old thats used QMK before on other boards? ...or like a 5yr old that doesnt have a "build environment" set up for compiling the needed .hex file to flash to the board?

The latter :)

If you have Windows 10, I found it very easy to install the Windows Subsystem for Linux (Bash). To compile the hex file for my USB-USB converter, I just copy and paste the following command in the terminal, Andrew being the folder name where my keymap file is kept.
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cd /mnt/c/QMK
make converter/usb_usb:Andrew
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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #853 on: Mon, 30 April 2018, 22:01:25 »
So, I acquired a built kit from Reddit, and it showed up with the front plastic piece broken. How in the world do I go about getting it replaced?

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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #854 on: Tue, 01 May 2018, 00:19:00 »
So, I acquired a built kit from Reddit, and it showed up with the front plastic piece broken. How in the world do I go about getting it replaced?

you have to get a new one cut, PM elton to see if he can get the file from duck
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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #855 on: Tue, 01 May 2018, 02:10:39 »
So, I acquired a built kit from Reddit, and it showed up with the front plastic piece broken. How in the world do I go about getting it replaced?

I'm in the same boat as you, my acrylic front diffuser is also broken. I have contacted Elton quite a few times already, and he told me twice he's going to ask Duck about it, but I have yet to hear back.

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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #856 on: Wed, 09 May 2018, 16:50:30 »
So, I acquired a built kit from Reddit, and it showed up with the front plastic piece broken. How in the world do I go about getting it replaced?

I'm in the same boat as you, my acrylic front diffuser is also broken. I have contacted Elton quite a few times already, and he told me twice he's going to ask Duck about it, but I have yet to hear back.

I managed to "glue" mine back together using IPS Weld-On 3. The crack is still visible, but I have a solid piece that I can measure now and replicate. I'll make a few with a laser cutter, if I can get a decent drawing done.

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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #857 on: Wed, 09 May 2018, 18:37:47 »
I'd recommend contacting thebeephaha on reddit. He's based in Seattle WA and does a lot of custom pieces for the community with his Glowforge.
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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #858 on: Thu, 17 May 2018, 12:31:29 »
if you want to get the diffuser cut yourself, you can download the .dwg from kbdlab here

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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #859 on: Thu, 17 May 2018, 16:45:55 »
if you want to get the diffuser cut yourself, you can download the .dwg from kbdlab here

THANK YOU! Now to find someone local that can cut a few.

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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #860 on: Tue, 05 June 2018, 17:59:22 »
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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #861 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 09:14:37 »
Hi I just bought the kit from another seller

After I soldered them all, I found that 5tgv colum does not work entirely
Is this problem with pcb? How should I fix my problem? Any thought??

Thanks

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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #862 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 12:41:25 »
Hi I just bought the kit from another seller

After I soldered them all, I found that 5tgv colum does not work entirely
Is this problem with pcb? How should I fix my problem? Any thought??

Thanks

from my experience, usually when there is a short along a column it means that one of the soldering points along the top or bottom of the column is not working correctly. you can try to identify that point and fix it. if you can't figure out the problem you can create jumps to each of those keys from neighboring keys.

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Re: [GB] Lightsaver V3 Kustom Keyboard - All Shipped!
« Reply #863 on: Mon, 23 July 2018, 22:44:09 »
Hi I just bought the kit from another seller

After I soldered them all, I found that 5tgv colum does not work entirely
Is this problem with pcb? How should I fix my problem? Any thought??

Thanks

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