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« Reply #750 on: Thu, 10 May 2018, 13:01:11 »
any chance you'll be restocking any pcb's?

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« Reply #751 on: Thu, 10 May 2018, 13:24:06 »
any chance you'll be restocking any pcb's?
Hey fella. PCB's sold out today 5/10/18. This is due to the acrylic Pearl case, made for Ham and Tennis by JordiJolimon, trending on reddit and a lot of people buying them out. So here's a plan.

My PCB supplier requires a minimum order quantity of at least 50 PCB's, which would cost me over 1k to front the cash out of pocket. So I wont be doing that.

Jordijolimon from stratakb might run a Group buy for his acrylic Pearl case. If he does, I will be supplying PCB's for his buy and you can get one along with the case. If this does happen, I will buy some extra PCB's to stock for my existing customers as well.

If Jordi does not run a group buy, I'm looking at 1k+ out of pocket expenses for a minimum order of 50 PCB's. Id have to run my own group buy for them :0

Stay tuned my friends, I'll be working on it for you all.

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« Reply #752 on: Thu, 10 May 2018, 14:52:19 »
any chance you'll be restocking any pcb's?
Hey fella. PCB's sold out today 5/10/18. This is due to the acrylic Pearl case, made for Ham and Tennis by JordiJolimon, trending on reddit and a lot of people buying them out. So here's a plan.

My PCB supplier requires a minimum order quantity of at least 50 PCB's, which would cost me over 1k to front the cash out of pocket. So I wont be doing that.

Jordijolimon from stratakb might run a Group buy for his acrylic Pearl case. If he does, I will be supplying PCB's for his buy and you can get one along with the case. If this does happen, I will buy some extra PCB's to stock for my existing customers as well.

If Jordi does not run a group buy, I'm looking at 1k+ out of pocket expenses for a minimum order of 50 PCB's. Id have to run my own group buy for them :0

Stay tuned my friends, I'll be working on it for you all.

Wait, so you're telling me there is a chance I could own one of those sweet-ass acrylic Pearls?  OMG OMG OMG

I loved the original case design too, btw.  Just didn't have funds at the time.
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« Reply #753 on: Thu, 10 May 2018, 15:04:07 »
any chance you'll be restocking any pcb's?
Hey fella. PCB's sold out today 5/10/18. This is due to the acrylic Pearl case, made for Ham and Tennis by JordiJolimon, trending on reddit and a lot of people buying them out. So here's a plan.

My PCB supplier requires a minimum order quantity of at least 50 PCB's, which would cost me over 1k to front the cash out of pocket. So I wont be doing that.

Jordijolimon from stratakb might run a Group buy for his acrylic Pearl case. If he does, I will be supplying PCB's for his buy and you can get one along with the case. If this does happen, I will buy some extra PCB's to stock for my existing customers as well.

If Jordi does not run a group buy, I'm looking at 1k+ out of pocket expenses for a minimum order of 50 PCB's. Id have to run my own group buy for them :0

Stay tuned my friends, I'll be working on it for you all.

Is there an IC or something for us to follow? Will it get posted where if and when it goes live? Would be down for an acrylic case + PCB  :-X

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« Reply #754 on: Thu, 10 May 2018, 16:17:41 »

any chance you'll be restocking any pcb's?
Hey fella. PCB's sold out today 5/10/18. This is due to the acrylic Pearl case, made for Ham and Tennis by JordiJolimon, trending on reddit and a lot of people buying them out. So here's a plan.

My PCB supplier requires a minimum order quantity of at least 50 PCB's, which would cost me over 1k to front the cash out of pocket. So I wont be doing that.

Jordijolimon from stratakb might run a Group buy for his acrylic Pearl case. If he does, I will be supplying PCB's for his buy and you can get one along with the case. If this does happen, I will buy some extra PCB's to stock for my existing customers as well.

If Jordi does not run a group buy, I'm looking at 1k+ out of pocket expenses for a minimum order of 50 PCB's. Id have to run my own group buy for them :0

Stay tuned my friends, I'll be working on it for you all.

Thank you, I reached out to Jordi as well and he said he's looking into an IC for it, I guess maybe he is coordinating with you?  Hope this will be my chance to own a Miami Pearl.  :thumb:

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« Reply #755 on: Thu, 10 May 2018, 16:20:18 »
Heck, I knew it would start to sell but didn't think it would sell out *that* quickly. I had a PCB in my cart and didn't bother to place the order!

I would probably be in for a standalone PCB group buy (I would probably end up designing my own case) or a Jolimon acrylic case group buy.

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« Reply #756 on: Fri, 11 May 2018, 06:43:25 »
any chance you'll be restocking any pcb's?
Hey fella. PCB's sold out today 5/10/18. This is due to the acrylic Pearl case, made for Ham and Tennis by JordiJolimon, trending on reddit and a lot of people buying them out. So here's a plan.

My PCB supplier requires a minimum order quantity of at least 50 PCB's, which would cost me over 1k to front the cash out of pocket. So I wont be doing that.

Jordijolimon from stratakb might run a Group buy for his acrylic Pearl case. If he does, I will be supplying PCB's for his buy and you can get one along with the case. If this does happen, I will buy some extra PCB's to stock for my existing customers as well.

If Jordi does not run a group buy, I'm looking at 1k+ out of pocket expenses for a minimum order of 50 PCB's. Id have to run my own group buy for them :0

Stay tuned my friends, I'll be working on it for you all.

pretty much the reason why I asked for the pcb! thats great to hear!! definitely interested for the group bundle for the case+pcb from jordi

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« Reply #757 on: Fri, 11 May 2018, 12:34:46 »
I've persuaded Jordi many times to get on Geekhack but he hasn't lol. The acrylic case for the Pearl wasn't made with my input at all, and that's fine. So we haven't coordinated at all on that account, but moving forward I told him if he wants cases we need more PCB's, so here's what I know.

The current acrylic case you've all seen uses an integrated plate. Meaning you cant reuse your already built Pearl core in the acrylic case. So you would need to buy a standalone PCB for it. Jordi did say he is working on an acrylic case that can use the existing core, so there's that too. I'll drop updates along as I receive them!

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« Reply #758 on: Thu, 17 May 2018, 15:18:36 »
I guess I did have an account after all, just never used it! lol. Current plan is to have a store page for acrylic pearls up this weekend on my site and get an IC going for PCBs and Case combos. Currently the acrylic cases I've made use a built in plate but I am working on trying to find a way to make an empty case that can take pre-existing metal or acrylic plates from the R1 buy Koob did. With the IC if it looks like we can get the 50MOQ I'll be working with Koob to essentially run a new GB for Acrylic Cases+PCBs. I'll try to check this thread more often and I'll be sure to post the links here and on r/mk when the page is live this weekend. Looking forward to working some more with ya Koob!

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« Reply #759 on: Thu, 17 May 2018, 16:57:59 »
I guess I did have an account after all, just never used it! lol. Current plan is to have a store page for acrylic pearls up this weekend on my site and get an IC going for PCBs and Case combos. Currently the acrylic cases I've made use a built in plate but I am working on trying to find a way to make an empty case that can take pre-existing metal or acrylic plates from the R1 buy Koob did. With the IC if it looks like we can get the 50MOQ I'll be working with Koob to essentially run a new GB for Acrylic Cases+PCBs. I'll try to check this thread more often and I'll be sure to post the links here and on r/mk when the page is live this weekend. Looking forward to working some more with ya Koob!
Count me in for a case+pcb if that happens. Saw your cases on /r/mk and been hyped ever since.
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« Reply #760 on: Mon, 21 May 2018, 04:06:18 »
Unfortunately missed the GB for the original pearl.

Would definitely join for the case+pcb if the acrylic pearls are available.

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« Reply #761 on: Mon, 21 May 2018, 20:17:34 »
I guess I did have an account after all, just never used it! lol. Current plan is to have a store page for acrylic pearls up this weekend on my site and get an IC going for PCBs and Case combos. Currently the acrylic cases I've made use a built in plate but I am working on trying to find a way to make an empty case that can take pre-existing metal or acrylic plates from the R1 buy Koob did. With the IC if it looks like we can get the 50MOQ I'll be working with Koob to essentially run a new GB for Acrylic Cases+PCBs. I'll try to check this thread more often and I'll be sure to post the links here and on r/mk when the page is live this weekend. Looking forward to working some more with ya Koob!

Is it possible to have an angle on the acrylic cases?
Either way, count me in for an acrylic case.

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« Reply #762 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 01:39:55 »
I've been checking pearlboards pretty religiously, any idea when we'll have info on a possible new gb? I have 40% void in my life after selling my NIU in anticipation for a pearl ;D

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« Reply #763 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 02:13:14 »
I've been checking pearlboards pretty religiously, any idea when we'll have info on a possible new gb? I have 40% void in my life after selling my NIU in anticipation for a pearl ;D

It's probably gonna be 2019 before an R2 for Pearl even enter IC phase.
Unless something has changed, Koob is working on a 60% now.

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« Reply #764 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 02:17:18 »
I've been checking pearlboards pretty religiously, any idea when we'll have info on a possible new gb? I have 40% void in my life after selling my NIU in anticipation for a pearl ;D

It's probably gonna be 2019 before an R2 for Pearl even enter IC phase.
Unless something has changed, Koob is working on a 60% now.
Oof a ways out, guess I'll have a look at his 60% and keep an eye out for other 40s then. I hope I see you one day pearl lol

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« Reply #765 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 15:29:42 »
Hey everyone! Hope you are all splendid. Just checking up on the thread, making sure no craziness has happened in my absence, like Pearls being used as murder weapons and me being blamed for it. You know, the usual!

I've been checking pearlboards pretty religiously, any idea when we'll have info on a possible new gb? I have 40% void in my life after selling my NIU in anticipation for a pearl ;D
Hey bud! Thanks for asking about a new GB. I started making a 60% since some people wanted to see one! These things take time. I'll push R2 out right after the 60 if it runs! If the 60 doesn't run, I might do the R2 right away! Unlikely though :!

It's probably gonna be 2019 before an R2 for Pearl even enter IC phase.
Unless something has changed, Koob is working on a 60% now.
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« Reply #766 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 15:36:52 »
Hey everyone! Hope you are all splendid. Just checking up on the thread, making sure no craziness has happened in my absence, like Pearls being used as murder weapons and me being blamed for it. You know, the usual!

I've been checking pearlboards pretty religiously, any idea when we'll have info on a possible new gb? I have 40% void in my life after selling my NIU in anticipation for a pearl ;D
Hey bud! Thanks for asking about a new GB. I started making a 60% since some people wanted to see one! These things take time. I'll push R2 out right after the 60 if it runs! If the 60 doesn't run, I might do the R2 right away! Unlikely though :!

Got it! Realized I'm not following you on insta so I'll be sure to watch updates there, thanks :)

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« Reply #767 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 18:08:27 »
Hey Koob, any word on that poly case GB with jolimon? If you remember, I wanted to buy another PCB and a custom plate for my alps layout but then you run out of PCB's, so I'm still waiting for that.
Thanks!

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« Reply #768 on: Sat, 09 June 2018, 13:23:56 »
Hey Koob, any word on that poly case GB with jolimon? If you remember, I wanted to buy another PCB and a custom plate for my alps layout but then you run out of PCB's, so I'm still waiting for that.
Thanks!
Also curious about this. Grabbed a PCB but was holding off on sourcing a case myself since it was mentioned that the acrylic case/pcb GB might be happening.

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« Reply #769 on: Mon, 11 June 2018, 13:32:17 »
I know that some of this info was already reported on when people started to receive and flash their Pearls but I would like most up to date information

To compile the firmware: Can I use the Github FAQ https://github.com/qmk/qmk_firmware/tree/master/keyboards/pearl and Bash for Windows 10 and check that all the packages are installed or do I need to be running Linux natively?
Bricking the PCB: Is it technically possible the brick the Pearl if it goes wrong?
Switching between firmwares: Can you switch back to ps2avr from QMK?

Thanks in advance

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« Reply #770 on: Wed, 29 August 2018, 17:52:23 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

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« Reply #771 on: Wed, 29 August 2018, 21:52:04 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

You aren't using screw in stabilizers by chance?  I've seen similar from the screws shorting on a row.  If so, put something insulating under the screws and see if it helps (I use tape)
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« Reply #772 on: Wed, 29 August 2018, 21:55:42 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

You aren't using screw in stabilizers by chance?  I've seen similar from the screws shorting on a row.  If so, put something insulating under the screws and see if it helps (I use tape)

This was the biggest issue on the TKC1800 as well, screw stabs really are a dangerous thing to have if over-tightened. They may mount nicely, but they can cause a lot of headache at the same time...

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« Reply #773 on: Wed, 29 August 2018, 22:07:09 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

You aren't using screw in stabilizers by chance?  I've seen similar from the screws shorting on a row.  If so, put something insulating under the screws and see if it helps (I use tape)

I'm not using screw-in stabs - just the regular ones that snap in.

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« Reply #774 on: Fri, 31 August 2018, 09:07:03 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

You aren't using screw in stabilizers by chance?  I've seen similar from the screws shorting on a row.  If so, put something insulating under the screws and see if it helps (I use tape)

I'm not using screw-in stabs - just the regular ones that snap in.



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« Reply #775 on: Fri, 31 August 2018, 11:12:02 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

You aren't using screw in stabilizers by chance?  I've seen similar from the screws shorting on a row.  If so, put something insulating under the screws and see if it helps (I use tape)

I'm not using screw-in stabs - just the regular ones that snap in.



Check the diodes.

Nothing was bridged or missing, but I'll double check.

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« Reply #776 on: Fri, 31 August 2018, 11:13:03 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

You aren't using screw in stabilizers by chance?  I've seen similar from the screws shorting on a row.  If so, put something insulating under the screws and see if it helps (I use tape)

I'm not using screw-in stabs - just the regular ones that snap in.



Check the diodes.

Nothing was bridged or missing, but I'll double check.

could be that one of them is bad, but that's certainly a weird one
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« Reply #777 on: Fri, 31 August 2018, 21:31:37 »
could be that one of them is bad, but that's certainly a weird one

But if one of them were bad, wouldn't it manifest as a local issue? Why is every column affected and only when I press the top row keys?

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« Reply #778 on: Sat, 01 September 2018, 08:54:21 »
could be that one of them is bad, but that's certainly a weird one

But if one of them were bad, wouldn't it manifest as a local issue? Why is every column affected and only when I press the top row keys?

I had the same issue, friend of mine fixed it. Will send more info when im on my pc.


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« Reply #779 on: Sun, 02 September 2018, 01:08:08 »
Are there any plans of doing another run?  :(

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« Reply #780 on: Sun, 02 September 2018, 03:12:48 »
Are there any plans of doing another run?  :(

From having followed the thread during R1 - maybe, but Koob's 60% "Pandora" will probably run first.

If you're into 60's then you can check it out here: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=96372.0

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« Reply #781 on: Sun, 02 September 2018, 05:41:55 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

I asked my friend what it was, this is his response: the usb c connector has 4 tht holes to secure it and the trace for that row comes really close to it. I guess the factory ****ed something up while drilling it and the hole touched the trace for that row and shorted it to gnd. I broke a bit of that hole off with a knife and it worked perfectly after that.

I used to have it on the whole top row.

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« Reply #782 on: Mon, 03 September 2018, 00:24:59 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

I asked my friend what it was, this is his response: the usb c connector has 4 tht holes to secure it and the trace for that row comes really close to it. I guess the factory ****ed something up while drilling it and the hole touched the trace for that row and shorted it to gnd. I broke a bit of that hole off with a knife and it worked perfectly after that.

I used to have it on the whole top row.

Thanks, I'll look into that.

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« Reply #783 on: Thu, 06 September 2018, 11:55:38 »
Visually, I don't see any shorts. I plan to desolder the two switches around the USB port to see if I can see anything then.

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« Reply #784 on: Sat, 15 September 2018, 10:52:30 »
Pearl40 with GMK

Gateron Punchy Lemon Switches (lubed,62g,linear)

I love it!!

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« Reply #785 on: Sat, 15 September 2018, 11:05:00 »
Pearl40 with GMK

Punch Lemon Switches (lubed,62g,linear)

I love it!!

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well, it looks amazing.  But what in the hell are punch lemon switches?
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« Reply #786 on: Thu, 20 September 2018, 01:54:25 »
Built one of my Pearls recently. When I press any key in the top row, every key in the same column is activated. For instance, if I press "u", the output is "ujm". This issue is only present in the top row. I surmise the internal matrix may be the issue, but I don't know how I can access that via Bootmapper, if at all. Thoughts?

I asked my friend what it was, this is his response: the usb c connector has 4 tht holes to secure it and the trace for that row comes really close to it. I guess the factory ****ed something up while drilling it and the hole touched the trace for that row and shorted it to gnd. I broke a bit of that hole off with a knife and it worked perfectly after that.

I used to have it on the whole top row.

Thanks, I'll look into that.

I finally got a chance to look into it. That was indeed the problem. On the side of the PCB that faces the plate, there was excess solder on one of the USB port through-hole joints that shorted it to the "q" key and consequently, the entire top row. I had to desolder the "Esc" and "q" switches to reveal it. After scraping the surface with a flathead screwdriver, I retested and the top row behaved normally.

Thanks for the tip, quaddepos.