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Offline Undrcontrl

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #600 on: Sat, 06 October 2018, 11:59:45 »
Won't lie, I have only read the first page of comments because I just came across this and it is now 12 pages deep.

Did you decide whether to ad split space back into the design? I LOVE this board but would be fully sold only if it had the split space. A 6 or 7u key has a TON of wasted space, tbh, so chopping even just in half allows for more functionality that ever.
Think about it, 99% of people use 1 thumb and hit the space within a 1-2u area, leaving so much space wasted.

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #601 on: Sat, 06 October 2018, 12:09:13 »
Won't lie, I have only read the first page of comments because I just came across this and it is now 12 pages deep.

Did you decide whether to ad split space back into the design? I LOVE this board but would be fully sold only if it had the split space. A 6 or 7u key has a TON of wasted space, tbh, so chopping even just in half allows for more functionality that ever.
Think about it, 99% of people use 1 thumb and hit the space within a 1-2u area, leaving so much space wasted.
I agree with you but a large space bar looks amazing.


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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #602 on: Sat, 06 October 2018, 12:11:10 »
Won't lie, I have only read the first page of comments because I just came across this and it is now 12 pages deep.

Did you decide whether to ad split space back into the design? I LOVE this board but would be fully sold only if it had the split space. A 6 or 7u key has a TON of wasted space, tbh, so chopping even just in half allows for more functionality that ever.
Think about it, 99% of people use 1 thumb and hit the space within a 1-2u area, leaving so much space wasted.
I agree with you but a large space bar looks amazing.


Looks only go so far for me. I am more about function over aesthetics, tbh. Especially if it is something I plan to use every day for years. As well, a good layout, with split space, can look very clean as well!

Offline 5inn3d-

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #603 on: Mon, 08 October 2018, 14:33:58 »
will this be happening anytime soon?

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #604 on: Mon, 08 October 2018, 15:55:11 »
will this be happening anytime soon?

YES


Won't lie, I have only read the first page of comments because I just came across this and it is now 12 pages deep.

Did you decide whether to ad split space back into the design? I LOVE this board but would be fully sold only if it had the split space. A 6 or 7u key has a TON of wasted space, tbh, so chopping even just in half allows for more functionality that ever.
Think about it, 99% of people use 1 thumb and hit the space within a 1-2u area, leaving so much space wasted.
I agree with you but a large space bar looks amazing.


Looks only go so far for me. I am more about function over aesthetics, tbh. Especially if it is something I plan to use every day for years. As well, a good layout, with split space, can look very clean as well!

Sorry dude, no split space. 

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #605 on: Mon, 08 October 2018, 16:00:18 »
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Offline Remsky

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #606 on: Mon, 08 October 2018, 19:39:53 »
Won't lie, I have only read the first page of comments because I just came across this and it is now 12 pages deep.

Did you decide whether to ad split space back into the design? I LOVE this board but would be fully sold only if it had the split space. A 6 or 7u key has a TON of wasted space, tbh, so chopping even just in half allows for more functionality that ever.
Think about it, 99% of people use 1 thumb and hit the space within a 1-2u area, leaving so much space wasted.
75% is basically a more compact version of a tkl. Idk why you would ever need split space on this layout tbh. Plus just because space is "wasted" doesnt mean that it SHOULD be cut up.

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #607 on: Tue, 09 October 2018, 14:45:28 »
Won't lie, I have only read the first page of comments because I just came across this and it is now 12 pages deep.

Did you decide whether to ad split space back into the design? I LOVE this board but would be fully sold only if it had the split space. A 6 or 7u key has a TON of wasted space, tbh, so chopping even just in half allows for more functionality that ever.
Think about it, 99% of people use 1 thumb and hit the space within a 1-2u area, leaving so much space wasted.
75% is basically a more compact version of a tkl. Idk why you would ever need split space on this layout tbh. Plus just because space is "wasted" doesnt mean that it SHOULD be cut up.

Have you typed with a split spacebar? its pretty comfortable and usability wise its very functional. Leekus compact 1800 pcb & 75% supports split spacebar and its basically fullsized! the one criticism I could give for it is I dislike plates with massive cutouts for supporting every layout under the sun  :p

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #608 on: Wed, 10 October 2018, 11:51:01 »
Won't lie, I have only read the first page of comments because I just came across this and it is now 12 pages deep.

Did you decide whether to ad split space back into the design? I LOVE this board but would be fully sold only if it had the split space. A 6 or 7u key has a TON of wasted space, tbh, so chopping even just in half allows for more functionality that ever.
Think about it, 99% of people use 1 thumb and hit the space within a 1-2u area, leaving so much space wasted.
75% is basically a more compact version of a tkl. Idk why you would ever need split space on this layout tbh. Plus just because space is "wasted" doesnt mean that it SHOULD be cut up.

Have you typed with a split spacebar? its pretty comfortable and usability wise its very functional. Leekus compact 1800 pcb & 75% supports split spacebar and its basically fullsized! the one criticism I could give for it is I dislike plates with massive cutouts for supporting every layout under the sun  :p .

Make plates ~~great~~ fixed again.

Offline dario

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #609 on: Wed, 10 October 2018, 12:26:31 »
Damn. Just saw this thread for the first time.

Looks tempting indeed. I like the idea of the F-blocker very much on such a small keyboard.

But... that pause key on the far right top is hideous. It is ruining aesthetics of the whole keyboard. It makes a vertical line in a completely wrong way.

Offline dimo

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[IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #610 on: Wed, 10 October 2018, 13:21:25 »
I read like 200 posts in until december of last year, and at that point the design was basically done, I’m just wondering why another 400 posts and a year later this board wasn’t made?

the board is beautiful though, I’m glad I didn’t miss it :3

Offline Funktion

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #611 on: Wed, 10 October 2018, 13:46:10 »
I believe he had another project running while this was on IC. It's been a bit of a reservation for me as well however. I'm hoping this will run through a reputable vendor and not just through geekhack. Makes me feel more secure with my money that way.

Don't get me wrong I am excited but your worries are shared among many I'm sure.

Offline TheAutoManCan

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #612 on: Wed, 10 October 2018, 14:00:04 »
Have you typed with a split spacebar? its pretty comfortable and usability wise its very functional. Leekus compact 1800 pcb & 75% supports split spacebar and its basically fullsized! the one criticism I could give for it is I dislike plates with massive cutouts for supporting every layout under the sun  :p .
I agree on the matter of comfort and functionality. I went with the split space layout on my CA66 and it feels great to use. The R1 plates were exempt from huge cutouts since the CA66 only supports two spacebar configurations. It's a bit harder to do a clean job on boards like this that already support several spacebar configurations so I can understand why split space would be omitted.

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #613 on: Wed, 10 October 2018, 14:20:42 »
I believe he had another project running while this was on IC. It's been a bit of a reservation for me as well however. I'm hoping this will run through a reputable vendor and not just through geekhack. Makes me feel more secure with my money that way.

Don't get me wrong I am excited but your worries are shared among many I'm sure.

Yep, basically had another project and this was sort of planned to run after that through the same vendor which turned in to quite the waste of time.

That being said, it will still be through a reputable vendor although not as originally planned, it is in much better hands and things are progressing finally.

Offline dimo

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #614 on: Wed, 10 October 2018, 14:43:54 »
I believe he had another project running while this was on IC. It's been a bit of a reservation for me as well however. I'm hoping this will run through a reputable vendor and not just through geekhack. Makes me feel more secure with my money that way.

Don't get me wrong I am excited but your worries are shared among many I'm sure.

Yep, basically had another project and this was sort of planned to run after that through the same vendor which turned in to quite the waste of time.

That being said, it will still be through a reputable vendor although not as originally planned, it is in much better hands and things are progressing finally.

Great to hear, thanks !

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #615 on: Fri, 12 October 2018, 02:45:02 »
Hype

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #616 on: Fri, 12 October 2018, 05:06:02 »
Will there be an European proxy?


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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #617 on: Sat, 13 October 2018, 16:04:03 »
Having to wait for this hurts..

Offline Funktion

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #618 on: Sat, 13 October 2018, 18:52:45 »
I keep having to remind myself I earmarked some money for this board and can't spend it on anything else.

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #619 on: Sat, 13 October 2018, 22:13:33 »
I keep having to remind myself I earmarked some money for this board and can't spend it on anything else.

let it grow some interest.

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #620 on: Sat, 13 October 2018, 23:30:46 »
Won't lie, I have only read the first page of comments because I just came across this and it is now 12 pages deep.

Did you decide whether to ad split space back into the design? I LOVE this board but would be fully sold only if it had the split space. A 6 or 7u key has a TON of wasted space, tbh, so chopping even just in half allows for more functionality that ever.
Think about it, 99% of people use 1 thumb and hit the space within a 1-2u area, leaving so much space wasted.
75% is basically a more compact version of a tkl. Idk why you would ever need split space on this layout tbh. Plus just because space is "wasted" doesnt mean that it SHOULD be cut up.

Have you typed with a split spacebar? its pretty comfortable and usability wise its very functional. Leekus compact 1800 pcb & 75% supports split spacebar and its basically fullsized! the one criticism I could give for it is I dislike plates with massive cutouts for supporting every layout under the sun  :p .

I agree with kiwi on this. Split space can be both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Offline amnesia0287

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #621 on: Sun, 14 October 2018, 09:45:50 »
Won't lie, I have only read the first page of comments because I just came across this and it is now 12 pages deep.

Did you decide whether to ad split space back into the design? I LOVE this board but would be fully sold only if it had the split space. A 6 or 7u key has a TON of wasted space, tbh, so chopping even just in half allows for more functionality that ever.
Think about it, 99% of people use 1 thumb and hit the space within a 1-2u area, leaving so much space wasted.
75% is basically a more compact version of a tkl. Idk why you would ever need split space on this layout tbh. Plus just because space is "wasted" doesnt mean that it SHOULD be cut up.

Have you typed with a split spacebar? its pretty comfortable and usability wise its very functional. Leekus compact 1800 pcb & 75% supports split spacebar and its basically fullsized! the one criticism I could give for it is I dislike plates with massive cutouts for supporting every layout under the sun  :p .

I agree with kiwi on this. Split space can be both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Stahp tryin to ruin muh plates :O

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Re: [IC] Ion: Xeno 75%
« Reply #622 on: Sun, 14 October 2018, 09:46:02 »
I regret the day I ever fell in this money sucking rabbit hole of a hobby. that being said, i cannot wait for the GB! Sign me up!  ^-^