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Offline rozakiin

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #100 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 19:05:34 »
Oh man, a Norwich Custom. I think I might have to get on board with this. Is it actually being made in the U.K. (I presume not)? And is the acrylic diffuser clear or frosted (clear would look fresh)?

Plates and diffuser are made in the UK but the pcb and case are made in Shenzen and the diffuser is clear so you can see the PCB when not using the full base.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #101 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 20:19:44 »
Is there an image of the default alps plate, I may have be misunderstanding the stabilizer situation. It's tricky to get keycaps for alps that are compatible with cherry pcb stabs, no? (aside from some modern taihao/granite sets, that is)

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #102 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 21:48:59 »
Is there a chance for a price drop if we hit 50 cases? Currently if we don't hit the 20 moq for the 1800 case we would have 50 fjell. Hitting a cheaper price point would certainly soften the blow for anyone who has to go with their second choice.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #103 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 06:06:02 »
Is there a chance for a price drop if we hit 50 cases? Currently if we don't hit the 20 moq for the 1800 case we would have 50 fjell. Hitting a cheaper price point would certainly soften the blow for anyone who has to go with their second choice.

The 1800 case will be produced at the current number of orders at the same price so no need to worry.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #104 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 06:14:25 »
Is there an image of the default alps plate, I may have be misunderstanding the stabilizer situation. It's tricky to get keycaps for alps that are compatible with cherry pcb stabs, no? (aside from some modern taihao/granite sets, that is)

The universal alps plate is for more modern alps sets that use cherry stabs. It isn't possible to produce a universal alps plate with alps stabs due to the position of them conflicting with switch holes.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #105 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 06:54:34 »
... snip ...

The 1800 case will be produced at the current number of orders at the same price so no need to worry.
Awesome! Thank you and thank the manufacturer on our behalf too. :)

The Fjell version is not ugly per se in my opinion, but I really do prefer harder edges and simpler shapes. :P
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #106 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 06:56:58 »
Any update on the manufacturer forgiving the MOQ on the full base?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #107 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 06:59:11 »
Any update on the manufacturer forgiving the MOQ on the full base?

Hopefully I will get a reply later today or tomorrow.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #108 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 09:15:16 »
The Fjell version is not ugly per se in my opinion, but I really do prefer harder edges and simpler shapes. :P

Same. It's a shame that we're only two away from MOQ on the 1800 version. So close yet so far. It's been that way for a few days too, so I'm losing hope. I really do prefer the 1800 style much more, but I suppose I can settle for Fjell if it's the only option.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #109 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 09:18:05 »
The Fjell version is not ugly per se in my opinion, but I really do prefer harder edges and simpler shapes. :P

Same. It's a shame that we're only two away from MOQ on the 1800 version. So close yet so far. It's been that way for a few days too, so I'm losing hope. I really do prefer the 1800 style much more, but I suppose I can settle for Fjell if it's the only option.
1800 is being produced

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #110 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 14:09:21 »
1800 is being produced

Ah, missed that update. Nice! Thanks for bringing that to my attention!

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #111 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 16:49:55 »
just filled out the order form, hope im not too late... in for a 1800 + full base.
really hoping for the base to get produced  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #112 on: Wed, 28 June 2017, 09:58:11 »
Ordered 1800 as well. Very excited.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #114 on: Wed, 28 June 2017, 18:42:10 »
Group Buy orders are now closed, thanks to everyone for ordering. Invoices will be going out over the next few days.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #115 on: Wed, 28 June 2017, 19:58:57 »
Any update on the manufacturer forgiving the MOQ on the full base?

Hopefully I will get a reply later today or tomorrow.

Have you heard anything regarding the full size base? Sorry if I missed an update.
« Last Edit: Wed, 28 June 2017, 21:22:01 by JFKroflcopter »

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #116 on: Wed, 28 June 2017, 21:20:37 »
Excited to get this in hand although my keyset won't show up for at least twice as long. Thanks for being very responsive during the IC and gb phases.
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #117 on: Wed, 28 June 2017, 23:25:09 »
Excited to get this in hand although my keyset won't show up for at least twice as long. Thanks for being very responsive during the IC and gb phases.

Ordering some SA caps I presume? ;)

Thanks rozakiin, will be waiting for an invoice. :)
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    Ducky DK9008P [MX Blues] | WASD V2 TKL [MX Blues] | r63 (Satan 60% DIY) [Gateron Browns] | BananaSplit 60% [Gateron Greens] | UK78 [67g Zealios] | Infinity ErgoDox [MX Clears] | Pearl 40% [78g Zealios] | G81-3000
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #118 on: Thu, 29 June 2017, 08:44:42 »
Any update on the manufacturer forgiving the MOQ on the full base?

Hopefully I will get a reply later today or tomorrow.

Have you heard anything regarding the full size base? Sorry if I missed an update.



The Full Base can be manufactured!

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #119 on: Thu, 29 June 2017, 09:28:36 »
I was so anxious checking the thread just then

Woo!

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #120 on: Thu, 29 June 2017, 09:49:06 »
Oh man, a Norwich Custom. I think I might have to get on board with this. Is it actually being made in the U.K. (I presume not)? And is the acrylic diffuser clear or frosted (clear would look fresh)?

Plates and diffuser are made in the UK but the pcb and case are made in Shenzen and the diffuser is clear so you can see the PCB when not using the full base.

I didn't join in the end although it took all my willpower not to. Keyboard spending is through the roof at the moment. I know I'm gonna regret it. Hope the manufacturing goes super smooth though, and I look forward to seeing everyone's builds (and probably begging for a kit in the aftermarket...).

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #121 on: Thu, 29 June 2017, 09:54:18 »
Any update on the manufacturer forgiving the MOQ on the full base?

Hopefully I will get a reply later today or tomorrow.

Have you heard anything regarding the full size base? Sorry if I missed an update.

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The Full Base can be manufactured!

So good to hear - thanks for working to get that produced, rozakiin!

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #122 on: Fri, 30 June 2017, 03:16:18 »
 Waiting for an invoice :)

Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #123 on: Fri, 30 June 2017, 04:14:54 »
Yepp, same here. Some questions, though:
1. Is it possible to request invoice in specific currency (i.e. USD for me)?
2. Will the invoice include shipping cost or there will be separate invoice for delivery after batch will be on hands?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #124 on: Fri, 30 June 2017, 04:32:33 »
Yepp, same here. Some questions, though:
1. Is it possible to request invoice in specific currency (i.e. USD for me)?
2. Will the invoice include shipping cost or there will be separate invoice for delivery after batch will be on hands?

Invoices will go out once the plate manufacturer has gotten back to me, I don't want to over/undercharge people since there were more orders than MOQ.
1. There is no benefit to invoice in USD as it needs to be converted into GBP for the majority of the manufacturers so paypal currency conversion would still happen
2. There will be a separate invoice for shipping once I have verified that the order is correct.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #125 on: Fri, 30 June 2017, 12:29:24 »
Quote
I didn't join in the end although it took all my willpower not to. Keyboard spending is through the roof at the moment. I know I'm gonna regret it. Hope the manufacturing goes super smooth though, and I look forward to seeing everyone's builds (and probably begging for a kit in the aftermarket...).

I will probably be begging for a kit as well :/ lol I'm in the same boat, I had an order but canceled when I found a Matrix Abel on /r/mechmarket...

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #126 on: Fri, 30 June 2017, 16:57:09 »
I think this is the first time that I'll be paying an invoice that isn't listed as USD. How does it work? Does Paypal do the conversion for me with a small fee on top?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #127 on: Fri, 30 June 2017, 18:16:06 »
I think this is the first time that I'll be paying an invoice that isn't listed as USD. How does it work? Does Paypal do the conversion for me with a small fee on top?

Yes that should be how it is handled by Paypal,

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #128 on: Sat, 01 July 2017, 00:51:55 »
I think this is the first time that I'll be paying an invoice that isn't listed as USD. How does it work? Does Paypal do the conversion for me with a small fee on top?

Yes that should be how it is handled by Paypal,

if you have a credit card on paypal, it can sometimes be cheaper to let your credit card company do the conversion instead of paypal (about 1-2%), its a setting in your paypal options

Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #129 on: Sat, 01 July 2017, 13:01:48 »
Invoice paid

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #130 on: Sat, 01 July 2017, 14:01:22 »
I think this is the first time that I'll be paying an invoice that isn't listed as USD. How does it work? Does Paypal do the conversion for me with a small fee on top?

Yes that should be how it is handled by Paypal,

if you have a credit card on paypal, it can sometimes be cheaper to let your credit card company do the conversion instead of paypal (about 1-2%), its a setting in your paypal options

Discover has no international transaction fees. Same with almost all airline credit cards. Best to just call the number on the back and ask if they charge a fee.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #131 on: Sat, 01 July 2017, 15:35:17 »
Wait a minute, assuming I ordered the brass plate for MX switches, will the plate support all the layout options from the posted KLE page or should I have sent a custom layout with my order to pick one of those? Just checking.
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    Ducky DK9008P [MX Blues] | WASD V2 TKL [MX Blues] | r63 (Satan 60% DIY) [Gateron Browns] | BananaSplit 60% [Gateron Greens] | UK78 [67g Zealios] | Infinity ErgoDox [MX Clears] | Pearl 40% [78g Zealios] | G81-3000
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #132 on: Sat, 01 July 2017, 15:53:54 »
Wait a minute, assuming I ordered the brass plate for MX switches, will the plate support all the layout options from the posted KLE page or should I have sent a custom layout with my order to pick one of those? Just checking.

The universal plate supports all those layouts for MX

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #133 on: Sat, 01 July 2017, 15:56:39 »
So invoices are going out?
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #134 on: Sat, 01 July 2017, 15:59:12 »
So invoices are going out?

Invoices with plates will go out once I have the final price for the plates or I can overcharge and partial refund if people want to be invoiced beforehand.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #135 on: Sat, 01 July 2017, 16:03:43 »
We can wait. Thanks
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #136 on: Mon, 03 July 2017, 13:04:18 »
... snip ...

The universal plate supports all those layouts for MX

Alrighty, thanks for the clarification. :)
Current:
    Ducky DK9008P [MX Blues] | WASD V2 TKL [MX Blues] | r63 (Satan 60% DIY) [Gateron Browns] | BananaSplit 60% [Gateron Greens] | UK78 [67g Zealios] | Infinity ErgoDox [MX Clears] | Pearl 40% [78g Zealios] | G81-3000
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #137 on: Tue, 04 July 2017, 09:41:32 »
Invoices are going out now except for the orders that requested custom brass plates. I will be contacting those users to discuss their orders.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #138 on: Tue, 04 July 2017, 12:35:48 »
Invoice paid. Thanks, rozakiin!

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #139 on: Tue, 04 July 2017, 18:15:00 »
PAID! Thanks rozakiin :)

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« Reply #140 on: Tue, 04 July 2017, 19:15:28 »
Paid!

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #141 on: Wed, 05 July 2017, 04:42:41 »
Invoice received and paid. The shipping invoice will be sent after you receive the hardware and check the condition of the items?
Current:
    Ducky DK9008P [MX Blues] | WASD V2 TKL [MX Blues] | r63 (Satan 60% DIY) [Gateron Browns] | BananaSplit 60% [Gateron Greens] | UK78 [67g Zealios] | Infinity ErgoDox [MX Clears] | Pearl 40% [78g Zealios] | G81-3000
Coming up:
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    GMK Strogg | G81/80-3000 MX metal plate

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #142 on: Wed, 05 July 2017, 05:57:12 »
Invoice received and paid. The shipping invoice will be sent after you receive the hardware and check the condition of the items?

Yes that's correct.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #143 on: Wed, 05 July 2017, 07:56:52 »
Paid as well.

Now to order switches/stabs...

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #144 on: Wed, 05 July 2017, 08:08:28 »
Paid as well.

Now to order switches/stabs...

Also paid. I think I'm going to wait and build mine with Halo switches. Hopefully they will release for individual sale soon.
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #145 on: Thu, 06 July 2017, 00:56:42 »
Is the PCB’s USB connector Micro, Mini, or C? Can’t see anything about it on mobile.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #146 on: Thu, 06 July 2017, 04:13:35 »
Is the PCB’s USB connector Micro, Mini, or C? Can’t see anything about it on mobile.

Mini B, compatible with most aftermarket cables.

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« Reply #147 on: Thu, 06 July 2017, 07:30:00 »
Is the PCB’s USB connector Micro, Mini, or C? Can’t see anything about it on mobile.

Mini B, compatible with most aftermarket cables.

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« Reply #148 on: Thu, 06 July 2017, 07:40:57 »
Paid as well.

Now to order switches/stabs...

Also paid. I think I'm going to wait and build mine with Halo switches. Hopefully they will release for individual sale soon.

Thinking about stabs and switches too. What is everybody going for?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Orders Closed
« Reply #149 on: Thu, 06 July 2017, 08:02:20 »
I’m leaning towards Panda’s with Clear or Mod stems, 100g springs, and zealencios/gmk silencers