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Offline rozakiin

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #50 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 08:10:36 »
Order submitted. Is there any conformation?

I found your username on the order form, don't worry.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #51 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 08:27:48 »
Order submitted! It's been a couple years since I've done LEDs on a board. Would 2x3x4mm rectangle work fine for the switches and pcb base diffuser?


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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #52 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 09:07:01 »
Order submitted! It's been a couple years since I've done LEDs on a board. Would 2x3x4mm rectangle work fine for the switches and pcb base diffuser?


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The only compatibility issues would be between keycaps and leds, many people recommend 1.8mm leds as they work with GMK keycaps. I have no experience with 2x3x4mm leds.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #53 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 10:42:59 »
Order submitted! It's been a couple years since I've done LEDs on a board. Would 2x3x4mm rectangle work fine for the switches and pcb base diffuser?


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The only compatibility issues would be between keycaps and leds, many people recommend 1.8mm leds as they work with GMK keycaps. I have no experience with 2x3x4mm leds.

Good to know, I'm looking at getting my first GMK set so I'll stick with 1.8mm!

One last question, and sorry if this has been answered, but what firmware is on the UK78 for programming? Is it TMK, EasyAVR, dfu-util? This weekend I want to work on getting the rest of the parts and get the programming portion done/ready!  :D

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #54 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 11:58:21 »
I can't decide between 1800 and fjell :'(

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #55 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 12:25:09 »
I can't decide between 1800 and fjell :'(

I was having a hard time deciding between the two. I adore the Fjell, but chose the 1800. I think the extended style of the board complimented the flat edges more than the uniform Fjell style. But, they're both stunning.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #56 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 12:29:09 »
New renders look really nice! Two questions:

- Are the slits at the ends of the fullsize base the opening for LED underglow?
- What color would you recommend for GMK Solarized Dark? This decision is going to kill me. Every color just looks so nice

- The slits are to let some light out from the LED Underglow.
- I think the Dark Blue would work well with that set.

Thanks! Will I need to do additional soldering for the underglow, or do those underglow LEDs come presoldered to the PCB? Sorry, still very new to this.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #57 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 14:01:10 »
New renders look really nice! Two questions:

- Are the slits at the ends of the fullsize base the opening for LED underglow?
- What color would you recommend for GMK Solarized Dark? This decision is going to kill me. Every color just looks so nice

- The slits are to let some light out from the LED Underglow.
- I think the Dark Blue would work well with that set.

Thanks! Will I need to do additional soldering for the underglow, or do those underglow LEDs come presoldered to the PCB? Sorry, still very new to this.

No additional soldering will be required for underglow, it's all presoldered.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #58 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 14:14:57 »
Order MOQ Update:

  • 1800 Case Top: Halfway to MOQ
  • Fjell Case Top: Hit MOQ!
  • Separate Feet: close to hitting MOQ!
  • Fullsize Base: Halfway to MOQ
  • PCB: Past MOQ!!
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #59 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 14:15:41 »
Order submitted! It's been a couple years since I've done LEDs on a board. Would 2x3x4mm rectangle work fine for the switches and pcb base diffuser?


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The only compatibility issues would be between keycaps and leds, many people recommend 1.8mm leds as they work with GMK keycaps. I have no experience with 2x3x4mm leds.

Good to know, I'm looking at getting my first GMK set so I'll stick with 1.8mm!

One last question, and sorry if this has been answered, but what firmware is on the UK78 for programming? Is it TMK, EasyAVR, dfu-util? This weekend I want to work on getting the rest of the parts and get the programming portion done/ready!  :D

QMK/TMK compatible! :)

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #60 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 15:00:30 »
Too tempting. Ordered a JFELL-style silver one without feet.
        

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #61 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 15:26:37 »
Have you posted this to facebook groups/reddit? And possibly considered leaving it running for 2 weeks instead of 1?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #62 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 15:44:24 »
Have you posted this to facebook groups/reddit? And possibly considered leaving it running for 2 weeks instead of 1?

Good point about the facebook groups, if it looks like some of the parts will need an extra week I will consider it.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #63 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 20:11:12 »
Order submitted! It's been a couple years since I've done LEDs on a board. Would 2x3x4mm rectangle work fine for the switches and pcb base diffuser?


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The only compatibility issues would be between keycaps and leds, many people recommend 1.8mm leds as they work with GMK keycaps. I have no experience with 2x3x4mm leds.

They work fine with GMK caps, although they make rub up against them slightly.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #64 on: Wed, 21 June 2017, 15:54:20 »
When does this group buy close? (Sorry if I'm just being blind)

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #65 on: Wed, 21 June 2017, 16:04:39 »
When does this group buy close? (Sorry if I'm just being blind)

How long is the buy going to be open for?
The buy will be open until the end of the 25th BST so 1 week.


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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #66 on: Wed, 21 June 2017, 16:19:41 »
When does this group buy close? (Sorry if I'm just being blind)

How long is the buy going to be open for?
The buy will be open until the end of the 25th BST so 1 week.
Cheers.


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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #67 on: Thu, 22 June 2017, 12:31:13 »
Trying to decide what color to get based on  what keyset I'm going to pair with it. Considering N9 grey, black or silver.

Right now I've got /dev/tty Adler, Yuri, Dasher & Dancer & oblivion GMK on order that would fit this board. What's everyone's suggestions?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #68 on: Thu, 22 June 2017, 13:52:53 »
Trying to decide what color to get based on  what keyset I'm going to pair with it. Considering N9 grey, black or silver.

Right now I've got /dev/tty Adler, Yuri, Dasher & Dancer & oblivion GMK on order that would fit this board. What's everyone's suggestions?

Either dark blue or dark grey I think would look best.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #69 on: Thu, 22 June 2017, 14:12:37 »
Trying to decide what color to get based on  what keyset I'm going to pair with it. Considering N9 grey, black or silver.

Right now I've got /dev/tty Adler, Yuri, Dasher & Dancer & oblivion GMK on order that would fit this board. What's everyone's suggestions?

I second dark gey. I'm going to be putting Oblivion GMK on the UK78 board I ordered, which is black, but I ordered black because I already have a dark grey Exent on the way.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #70 on: Thu, 22 June 2017, 20:01:18 »
I want blue and black. But too expensive. Hrm. Think I'll go blue as originally planned. If 1800 case doesn't hit MOQ will you allow people to switch over to fjell style.
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #71 on: Thu, 22 June 2017, 20:47:09 »
Going to go with Dk Grey.

I want blue and black. But too expensive. Hrm. Think I'll go blue as originally planned. If 1800 case doesn't hit MOQ will you allow people to switch over to fjell style.

I certainly hope so. I'm liking the 1800 as well, but want to end up with something if it doesn't hit MOQ.


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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #72 on: Fri, 23 June 2017, 06:20:52 »
Going to go with Dk Grey.

I want blue and black. But too expensive. Hrm. Think I'll go blue as originally planned. If 1800 case doesn't hit MOQ will you allow people to switch over to fjell style.

I certainly hope so. I'm liking the 1800 as well, but want to end up with something if it doesn't hit MOQ.


If something doesn't hit MOQ then I will give people the choice of swapping to something that did or canceling their order.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #73 on: Fri, 23 June 2017, 07:20:57 »
There is no moq for color is there?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #74 on: Fri, 23 June 2017, 07:24:28 »
There is no moq for color is there?

Just the MOQ of the case quantity as a whole, no individual colour MOQ.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #75 on: Sat, 24 June 2017, 08:18:20 »
Pretty certain I filled out the form for 1 assembled and 1 blank pcb, but list only shows the assembled. Was there a limit on the number of blanks for sale?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #76 on: Sat, 24 June 2017, 10:33:26 »
On the confirmed orders list the username background color is just a differentiator for the user's preferred community (GH, Reddit, etc.)? Or something else?
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #77 on: Sat, 24 June 2017, 11:02:12 »
On the confirmed orders list the username background color is just a differentiator for the user's preferred community (GH, Reddit, etc.)? Or something else?

Just community.

Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #78 on: Sat, 24 June 2017, 16:16:53 »
Joined for PCB + Dark Blue Fjell-style case.
I hope it will look cool with GMK Lazer.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #79 on: Sun, 25 June 2017, 01:07:08 »
Submitted my order :) Hopefully, you got it.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #80 on: Sun, 25 June 2017, 06:56:43 »
When will invoices have to be paid by?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #81 on: Sun, 25 June 2017, 12:35:29 »
wondering will the fullsize base also has a degree like the pair of feet do?
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #82 on: Sun, 25 June 2017, 13:52:29 »
wondering will the fullsize base also has a degree like the pair of feet do?

Same degree as the feet so ~6 degree incline

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #83 on: Sun, 25 June 2017, 14:22:37 »
As per current orders, the 1800 case is just two shy of making MOQ. If two more don't appear before the intended deadline would it be feasible to extend the ordering period for a few days to lets us who prefer the 1800 try and get a few more folks to buy that case variant?

I understand if that is not wanted or possible. I just really really prefer the 1800 look over the Fjell look. ;)

How are the other MOQs holding up? Fjell-style has reached MOQ at least. Are the different plates MOQ-reliant?
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #84 on: Sun, 25 June 2017, 14:55:47 »
As per current orders, the 1800 case is just two shy of making MOQ. If two more don't appear before the intended deadline would it be feasible to extend the ordering period for a few days to lets us who prefer the 1800 try and get a few more folks to buy that case variant?

I understand if that is not wanted or possible. I just really really prefer the 1800 look over the Fjell look. ;)

How are the other MOQs holding up? Fjell-style has reached MOQ at least. Are the different plates MOQ-reliant?

Since they are so close I will be extending the Group Buy until Wednesday Midnight BST this should give me time to start the orders to the manufacturers before the weekend.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - LIVE
« Reply #85 on: Sun, 25 June 2017, 17:47:54 »
... snip ...

Since they are so close I will be extending the Group Buy until Wednesday Midnight BST this should give me time to start the orders to the manufacturers before the weekend.

Wow, many thanks! I'll get finding more folks. :)
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #86 on: Sun, 25 June 2017, 18:19:59 »
Not looking good for the full base  :(

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #87 on: Sun, 25 June 2017, 21:39:36 »
which kind of aluminium will be used?  6063?
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #88 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 04:12:45 »
I want to change my order. But, how?

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #89 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 04:18:11 »
I want to change my order. But, how?

I have sent you a PM on geekhack regarding your order, check your messages.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #90 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 04:18:48 »
which kind of aluminium will be used?  6063?

Yes I believe it is 6063.

Correction it is 6061, my bad.
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #91 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 05:20:36 »
Quote
I have sent you a PM on geekhack regarding your order, check your messages.

Hi, I've sent you my new order  :)

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #92 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 08:08:30 »
Entered last night after waiting forever. Very excited. If the full base is 1-2 from moq I could be convinced to upgrade. Let me know if it's getting down to the wire on weds.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #93 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 09:01:58 »
Entered last night after waiting forever. Very excited. If the full base is 1-2 from moq I could be convinced to upgrade. Let me know if it's getting down to the wire on weds.
Eh, might as well just go for the full base if you want it. If it doesn't meet MOQ then rozakiin will contact you to see if you want to cancel or swap to the feet

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #94 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 09:19:49 »
Entered last night after waiting forever. Very excited. If the full base is 1-2 from moq I could be convinced to upgrade. Let me know if it's getting down to the wire on weds.
Eh, might as well just go for the full base if you want it. If it doesn't meet MOQ then rozakiin will contact you to see if you want to cancel or swap to the feet

No harm in ordering the Full Base if you want, it helps bring the MOQ closer, I am currently seeing if I can have the Full base produced at 15 rather than 20.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #95 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 09:48:04 »
Just joined! Thank god the GB was extended...nearly missed it... Really looking forward to it, thanks for doing the GB rozakiin!

Full base was out of the budget, but I'll keep my fingers crossed for you guys!

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #96 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 10:11:48 »
I see in the order​sheet that some people have feet color specified. I assumed they would match the selected case color by default. It's that correct?
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #97 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 10:25:36 »
I see in the order​sheet that some people have feet color specified. I assumed they would match the selected case color by default. It's that correct?

No, the default is silver. Send me a message if you want a specific colour.

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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #98 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 11:19:32 »
Will you be posting on reddit again before the GB closes? You might be able to pick up a few more orders now that the deadline has been extended.

Maybe post an extension notice today then a 'last call' 48 hours later on r/mechmarket. Let's get that MOQ for the 1800 and full-size base   :D
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Re: [GB] UK78 - 60%+Numpad - Extended to 28th
« Reply #99 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 18:57:49 »
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)?