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Offline Etherealsound

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #900 on: Wed, 10 March 2021, 10:08:03 »
The shipping form for BATCH 3 has been sent via Geekhack DMs. If you did not receive it, please let me know.

I expect to send the first invoices later next week.

Guessing that this still hasn't happened?

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #901 on: Wed, 10 March 2021, 13:30:29 »
I've sent the first invoices, will get these shipped out this week and wait for confirmation the packaging is ok, then proceed with the rest :)

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #902 on: Wed, 10 March 2021, 13:54:40 »
So if we filled out the form but didnít get an invoice weíre just not in this first batch? 

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #903 on: Thu, 11 March 2021, 06:07:34 »
Invoice paid! The end is near

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #904 on: Sat, 13 March 2021, 15:35:06 »
Unfortunately something happened Friday and I wasn't able to get the packages shipped - I'll be sending some more invoices and having a collection on Monday :)

So if we filled out the form but didn’t get an invoice we’re just not in this first batch? 

Yeah, though I'm not really doing "batches". Once the first ones arrive and packaging is confirmed ok I plan to send the rest out ASAP.

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #905 on: Fri, 19 March 2021, 01:27:51 »
The first ones have arrived and the packaging is good so I will now continue sending the rest, will send the next lot of invoices tomorrow and have a collection Monday :)

Please try not to ask about your individual shipping invoice - I am getting through them as effectively as possible. I'll post when I have sent all the invoices I expect to, so if you haven't received one by then, feel free to ask!

Re: Batch 4, I will know exactly how long etc later next week :)

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #906 on: Mon, 22 March 2021, 13:30:49 »
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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #908 on: Thu, 25 March 2021, 20:49:04 »
Update on where we are:

I've been disassembling Blue Gray boards, QCing parts, and then assembling them in the proper configuration and with good screws. As I've been reassembling the boards, I noticed some top and bottoms didn't match at all, despite on first glance all the boards did have good color matching. I've now realized that there seems to be 2 or 3 variants of this Blue Gray -- I assume because the anodizer can only anodize a certain number of items at once. Perfectly normal, but it's important I keep the top and bottoms matching as closely as possible. I've been backtracking and making sure all the pieces are paired together correctly. Here are a couple images showing this "problem":



In this image, you can see the colors aren't perfectly matched.



Swapping the tops around makes the colors the same.

I'm coming to the end of rematching everything, should be done tomorrow. Unfortunately this means nothing was sent in the past 7 days, however I'm now aiming to get some packages collected early next week.

I've been working on the premise that people would want their kit to be shipped very shortly after paying their shipping invoice, hence why many haven't received an invoice. However, if people overwhelming would prefer me to invoice everyone and wait for tracking, I'm happy to do that.


In Batch 4 news, production has now been confirmed, and is scheduled for 90 days starting on the 29th. This is the final batch, so it's great to see things coming to a close :)


Thanks for everyones patience once again.

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #909 on: Thu, 01 April 2021, 14:52:37 »
Hey Xondat, appreciate you matching the the Blue Grays together! I personally would prefer receiving an invoice first and then getting the shipping / tracking later because right now I'm spending time checking back and forth on geekhack /paypal to make sure I didn't miss the invoice. I'd rather pay the invoice and just wait for the tracking email, can't speak for everyone else though.

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #910 on: Fri, 02 April 2021, 14:12:29 »
I decided to take an extra step and check the color matching on every single unit, at the same time, therefore under the same lighting conditions. Everything has now been checked within the same 2 hour period, in natural light on a cloudless day. I'm happy with approximately 2/3rds of boards in these conditions. With the remaining third, I'll try mixing the pieces around to get some more well matching cases. With the amount of time it's taken to get to this point, I don't want to disappoint anyone, hence putting a lot of time into this QC step - I hope everyone understands.

For now, I'll go forward with the cases I'm happy with, getting these fully assembled, shipping invoices sent, and picked up. This'll give me more space to work, and the majority of people will get their cases finally :)

FYI: All but 1 Pink 280 from this batch has been fulfilled, so I'm only talking about Blue Gray 280s right now.

Hey Xondat, appreciate you matching the the Blue Grays together! I personally would prefer receiving an invoice first and then getting the shipping / tracking later because right now I'm spending time checking back and forth on geekhack /paypal to make sure I didn't miss the invoice. I'd rather pay the invoice and just wait for the tracking email, can't speak for everyone else though.

I hear you, I figure this is the mindset a lot of people have, as I often get messages asking if invoices have been sent yet. With the progress made above, I'll be getting the majority of invoices out shortly.
« Last Edit: Fri, 02 April 2021, 14:21:07 by xondat »

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #911 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 22:52:10 »
I paid my shipping invoice. Thought there would be an input for a shipping address since mine has since changed. Should I message you here on GH or send an email regarding my address change?

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #912 on: Mon, 05 April 2021, 23:02:19 »
Got my invoice for the 280 and paid.  Is it not possible to send the 220 and 280 together?  Figured that would save quite a bit of money. 

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #913 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 00:26:57 »
FYI: All but 1 Pink 280 from this batch has been fulfilled, so I'm only talking about Blue Gray 280s right now.

Sucks to be this guy  :'( guess I'm lucky last!

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #914 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 00:31:12 »
I paid my shipping invoice. Thought there would be an input for a shipping address since mine has since changed. Should I message you here on GH or send an email regarding my address change?

Changed since you filled in the shipping form? Itís being sent to the one you put into the form. If you need to update it, please redo the form. P.S. please donít forget your invoice number this time :)

Got my invoice for the 280 and paid.  Is it not possible to send the 220 and 280 together?  Figured that would save quite a bit of money. 

No, sorry. Iíd have to get three different sized boxes instead of two, and there just isnít the quantity to do that as my boxes have MOQs.

FYI: All but 1 Pink 280 from this batch has been fulfilled, so I'm only talking about Blue Gray 280s right now.

Sucks to be this guy  :'( guess I'm lucky last!

Apologies, I got you mixed up with someone else. I was going to hold onto your board until the end of this batch fulfilment but will include in next shipping collection (providing the invoice Iíll send tomorrow gets paid)!

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #915 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 01:41:19 »
I paid my shipping invoice. Thought there would be an input for a shipping address since mine has since changed. Should I message you here on GH or send an email regarding my address change?

Changed since you filled in the shipping form? Itís being sent to the one you put into the form. If you need to update it, please redo the form. P.S. please donít forget your invoice number this time :)



Right, forgot about that since there's so much time between everything. Guess I don't need to change it after all.

« Last Edit: Tue, 06 April 2021, 01:42:53 by Etherealsound »

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #916 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 13:07:47 »
Have all invoices for this "batch" of good blue grays been sent out? Do you have an idea of when the rest will be ready for invoicing?

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #917 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 13:19:43 »
I haven't received my invoice so I don't think they're all sent yet

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #918 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 16:15:41 »
Have all invoices for this "batch" of good blue grays been sent out? Do you have an idea of when the rest will be ready for invoicing?

You should've received yours.

Regarding the others:

With the remaining third, I'll try mixing the pieces around to get some more well matching cases. ...

For now, I'll go forward with the cases I'm happy with, getting these fully assembled, shipping invoices sent, and picked up. This'll give me more space to work, and the majority of people will get their cases finally :)


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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #919 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 19:54:04 »
220s come later, or should I have received an invoice for that too?

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #920 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 20:56:17 »
220s come later, or should I have received an invoice for that too?

Later :)

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #921 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 14:11:52 »
So what's the status on the wrist rests?

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Production)
« Reply #922 on: Fri, 09 April 2021, 17:24:02 »
What's the current status with the wrist rests?

They will be fulfilled with Batch 4.
Beyond this I am not sure where they stand with manufacturing and such.

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #923 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 16:28:11 »
For now, I'll go forward with the cases I'm happy with, getting these fully assembled, shipping invoices sent, and picked up.

All packed. Labels tomorrow, pickup Monday.

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #924 on: Mon, 12 April 2021, 15:14:34 »
As is the custom, last blue-gray batch gang :D

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #925 on: Tue, 13 April 2021, 14:55:09 »
My blue grey just came in. The color really turned out to be quite amazing and very well matched top and bottom, the pictures in this thread donít quite do it justice. Thanks xondat!

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #926 on: Tue, 13 April 2021, 15:41:07 »
Woop woop!  I got mine.  What a cool-ass color!  I don't think I've ever seen such a chameleon keyboard before.  I was surprised by the blue of it when I first unwrapped it.  Then, as I was walking to my office with it, my eyes convinced me it was as gray as gray could be.

Here's a quick photo comparison with a few other gray and blue boards that you might be familiar with.

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Now I've gotta build it :)

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #927 on: Tue, 13 April 2021, 16:23:02 »
Just came in this afternoon. Beautiful chassis and the blue gray looks awesome. Now to build in a few weeks.

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #928 on: Tue, 13 April 2021, 17:46:53 »
That is a very pretty blue grey.
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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #929 on: Wed, 14 April 2021, 14:31:55 »
Awesome to see everyone getting their boards. Can anyone comment on the finishing quality of the anode?

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #930 on: Wed, 14 April 2021, 14:46:00 »
Awesome to see everyone getting their boards. Can anyone comment on the finishing quality of the anode?

Mine is nice.  The finish feels a bit dry compared to some other boards I have.  Top is slightly lighter than the bottom, but no other issues so far (still haven't built it).

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Re: [GB] Noxary 280 & 220 (Batch 3 Shipping)
« Reply #931 on: Wed, 14 April 2021, 15:01:39 »
Awesome to see everyone getting their boards. Can anyone comment on the finishing quality of the anode?

Mine is nice.  The finish feels a bit dry compared to some other boards I have.  Top is slightly lighter than the bottom, but no other issues so far (still haven't built it).

same here. it does have a dry feel. for me the ano is smoother than my LZ  but rougher than my hbcp so somewhere in the middle.  I was shocked at how low this board is! my hbcp is already on the lower end but it's a giant compare to this board

considering how long this group buy has gone on for my bar was pretty high but I'm happy to report that at least for me this came out good.