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Offline Oscar2177

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[IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 21:48:44 »

GB Link is here: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=98878.0
2 Prototypes from different shops has been bought to get the best quality.

Pictures of first prototype finished























Pencil holder will no longer be an option


Case features

Top mount

Brass weight

Plate options are aluminum

7 degree angle

Colors are still being decided. But there is a shop in my area that offers Black, red, yellow, blue, grey, and clear anodizing. But If anyone is interested in powder coating, the board will look a lot closer to the renders.


I will not provide pcbs to reduce cost.

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Update on pricing

Price for the board will be $320 which includes top and bottom housing, brass weight, alu plate, and anodizing cost. Getting the jellyfish engraved will cost $50 more.

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« Last Edit: Tue, 26 February 2019, 09:56:07 by Oscar2177 »

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 21:50:57 »
The logo 😍

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 21:56:02 »
Whoa, this looks astonishing! I'm in for one!

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 22:05:13 »
Lovely design. will keep watching

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 22:07:22 »
If this is in the low 300$ I might have to get someone to proxy it. It looks so good, although I think the design suits 65% boards better for some reason.

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 22:08:14 »
I like the simplicity of the design and logo, definitely interested in the pen holder on this one too.

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 22:12:03 »
Love, love, love!!!

This is really nice. Simple, clean and classy. Auto buy for me.

Plus, I worked with green fluorescent protein (GFP) in grad school, which was originally isolated from jellyfish. Find a way to get some tritium in that logo and Iíd gladly pay for this beaut. Nice job everyone involved!

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« Reply #7 on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 22:21:51 »
this is really sexy
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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #8 on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 22:36:39 »
only thing iffy i can see is the angle is a bit low but that's not a dealbreaker
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Offline Oscar2177

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #9 on: Fri, 20 July 2018, 23:16:52 »
Love, love, love!!!

This is really nice. Simple, clean and classy. Auto buy for me.

Plus, I worked with green fluorescent protein (GFP) in grad school, which was originally isolated from jellyfish. Find a way to get some tritium in that logo and Iíd gladly pay for this beaut. Nice job everyone involved!

Took your idea into consideration. It might be hard to add it to the jellyfish but there is a render of the tritium on the top bezel.
« Last Edit: Fri, 20 July 2018, 23:25:18 by Oscar2177 »

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #10 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 00:40:56 »
Fixed ANSI plates, a big through weight, and some lovely curves... you have my attention :)

Seeing as the top bezel is fairly large and you donít plan to provide PCBs does this mean a daughter-board will be used or will the usb cutout just be made fairly wide to accommodate?
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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #11 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 01:10:43 »
+1 for pen holder
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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #12 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 01:23:46 »
Nice one! I too think it would work better as a 65.


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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #13 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 03:50:27 »
Pen holder makes this unique

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #14 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 04:05:17 »
Nice one! I too think it would work better as a 65.


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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #15 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 04:08:41 »
+1 for fixed(ish) plate.

Nice curves. 

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #16 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 16:29:46 »
>No ISO enter support

You have my attention.
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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #17 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 17:01:11 »
Looks great - but as others have said I think it would suit 65% more especially with the PEN holder.

Also - you mentioned Tes designed this - is it part of the same range as Lumina, his Corian board?

Offline Oscar2177

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #18 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 18:44:56 »
Looks great - but as others have said I think it would suit 65% more especially with the PEN holder.

Also - you mentioned Tes designed this - is it part of the same range as Lumina, his Corian board?

This is a project apart from the Lumina. Tes helped me design it but I have the rights to it as it's mine. But he has been a big part of this project.

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #19 on: Sat, 21 July 2018, 20:11:43 »
So crisp and clean! Love the logo and the color renders look great.

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 22 July 2018, 00:08:29 »
If this is in the low 300$ I might have to get someone to proxy it. It looks so good, although I think the design suits 65% boards better for some reason.

Nice one! I too think it would work better as a 65.


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Nice one! I too think it would work better as a 65.


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same

I'm gonna have to jump on this train. Love the jelly, but would really like to see this as a 65. Not a fan of the pencil holder

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #21 on: Sun, 22 July 2018, 01:00:58 »
If this is in the low 300$ I might have to get someone to proxy it. It looks so good, although I think the design suits 65% boards better for some reason.

Nice one! I too think it would work better as a 65.


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Nice one! I too think it would work better as a 65.


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same

I'm gonna have to jump on this train. Love the jelly, but would really like to see this as a 65. Not a fan of the pencil holder

I agree with the 65, i really need a 65..

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #22 on: Sun, 22 July 2018, 01:03:34 »
I would be too happy to have this as my first custom keyboard. I'll be watching this!

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #23 on: Sun, 22 July 2018, 01:25:45 »
If you do decide to do a pencil holder design maybe something more in the theme of your board and have it a bit wavy to represent the jellyfish frills, but I am against the pencil holder in general.

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #24 on: Sun, 22 July 2018, 18:29:50 »
loving this one! hope it comes to life.

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #25 on: Mon, 23 July 2018, 02:43:24 »
A Luminescent keyboard that is not actually luminescent. Would be nice to have an acrylic diffuser.

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #26 on: Mon, 23 July 2018, 07:26:54 »
That render looks like real photo..

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« Reply #27 on: Mon, 23 July 2018, 22:51:15 »
looks kinda like the MEME
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« Reply #28 on: Mon, 23 July 2018, 22:59:54 »

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #29 on: Tue, 24 July 2018, 00:17:45 »
Just call it Jellyfish or Medusa, I mean you already have the logo...

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #30 on: Tue, 24 July 2018, 02:08:50 »
Really like the pen holder, it just seems a bit large.

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #31 on: Tue, 24 July 2018, 04:33:24 »
Meh. The brass weight 'because we can' is feeling pretty tired.

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« Reply #32 on: Tue, 24 July 2018, 05:32:46 »
Meh. The brass weight 'because we can' is feeling pretty tired.

IDK feels like the bottom-through weight is something that is sort of expected at this point. Plus, jelly....


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« Reply #33 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 00:41:48 »
Meh. The brass weight 'because we can' is feeling pretty tired.

IDK feels like the bottom-through weight is something that is sort of expected at this point. Plus, jelly....

i could go on about weights for a while

it's really up to the designer, some people really like the look of it but it adds a lot of cost

personally i don't see it as a necessity, but for some it adds that "premium" factor
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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #34 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 01:27:58 »
Meh. The brass weight 'because we can' is feeling pretty tired.

IDK feels like the bottom-through weight is something that is sort of expected at this point. Plus, jelly....

i could go on about weights for a while

it's really up to the designer, some people really like the look of it but it adds a lot of cost

personally i don't see it as a necessity, but for some it adds that "premium" factor

I'm actually thinking of removing it, it brings the cost up way too much.

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« Reply #35 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 06:02:36 »
I'm definitely cool with the removal of the weight. While they can be nice, they definitely shouldn't have to be standard.

*Edit: Also, do we have any idea if a daughter board will be necessary due to the size of the bezel?
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« Reply #36 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 10:17:10 »
I'm definitely cool with the removal of the weight. While they can be nice, they definitely shouldn't have to be standard.

*Edit: Also, do we have any idea if a daughter board will be necessary due to the size of the bezel?

I will be getting a prototype first, in the renders it seemed wide enough to use a USB port without having to use a daughterboard. But I'll give feedback on that when I get the prototype.
« Last Edit: Sun, 29 July 2018, 10:51:19 by Oscar2177 »

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« Reply #37 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 11:23:10 »
tbh lose the weight and i lose a ton of interest then it just reminds me of any other 60% i can order of ali or whatever your preferred plat form is.

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« Reply #38 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 13:10:56 »
Ya the loss of the weight would probably make me lose interest.

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« Reply #39 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 16:02:14 »
tbh lose the weight and i lose a ton of interest then it just reminds me of any other 60% i can order of ali or whatever your preferred plat form is.

Ya the loss of the weight would probably make me lose interest.

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Ya the loss of the weight would probably make me lose interest.

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I'm only thinking of removing the jellyfish from the weight. Not the actual weight.

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« Reply #40 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 16:09:10 »
Personally I like the jellyfish gives it character

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« Reply #41 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 16:13:54 »
I mean I like it too, but if it'll save a significant amount of money then I am all for removing it.

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« Reply #42 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 16:47:58 »
I never had a custom or kustom, so I canít really speak on the weight but what I really like is the engraving on them. I probably wonít want something to heavy but who knows. Maybe it can have something Instead of brass so maybe it can be cheaper?


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« Reply #43 on: Sun, 29 July 2018, 23:43:35 »
Ahh i see, i think it should be an option if possible. Id pay more to have the jellie gives it some character, but if its uber expensive to machine i can understand.

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« Reply #44 on: Mon, 30 July 2018, 01:58:21 »
I'm in, and really liking the pencil holder addition.

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« Reply #45 on: Mon, 30 July 2018, 07:25:45 »
Ahh i see, i think it should be an option if possible. Id pay more to have the jellie gives it some character, but if its uber expensive to machine i can understand.

I will add the jellyfish as an option for people since it does cost a bit extra to get it engraved.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Price)
« Reply #46 on: Mon, 30 July 2018, 09:05:12 »
Dang $50 to have that engraved?  :eek: By the way, have you considered doing a WKL top?
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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Price)
« Reply #47 on: Mon, 30 July 2018, 09:13:20 »
Dang $50 to have that engraved?  :eek: By the way, have you considered doing a WKL top?

I decided to stick to the current layout I had, it was the most voted one and easier for the manufacturer to keep up with. For the engraving $50 is what the shop charges to make the jellyfish as the engraving takes extra time to get done and a bit difficult due to the design and thin lines.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Price)
« Reply #48 on: Mon, 30 July 2018, 15:09:39 »
Would definitely love WKL or HHKB options, but I'm in no matter what. I love the shape of the housing.

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love it id be interested in one asap i love it haha

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of both Prototypes from factory)
« Reply #50 on: Tue, 14 August 2018, 18:51:10 »
Any thoughts on which of the two prototypes turned out better/you prefer? I can't really tell from the photos. Also, any chance we'll be able to get some samples of the anodization colours?

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« Reply #51 on: Tue, 14 August 2018, 23:17:23 »
 From the picture it kinda looks like the weight from the first proto looks better. But the second prototype doesn't seem like has good lighting, so I will have to wait to have them in my hands to check which one looks better. But the shop that did the first prototype also does anodizing and currently getting mine anodized red wine. Here is a picture of the colors they offer.

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« Reply #52 on: Wed, 15 August 2018, 10:02:59 »
Oh damn. Those are nice. Red wine I take it is like a purplish red? Sounds great.

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« Reply #53 on: Wed, 15 August 2018, 11:33:17 »
Oh damn. Those are nice. Red wine I take it is like a purplish red? Sounds great.

Red wine will be a very dark red, kinda like a burgundy. It should be done anodized this week so I'll post some updates on the thread later this week.

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« Reply #54 on: Wed, 15 August 2018, 12:46:01 »
Oof sounds gorgeous. Was originally planning on black, but that may just change my mind...

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« Reply #55 on: Wed, 15 August 2018, 14:18:36 »
Excited to see the updates. I like the darkish mauvey purple from the samples you had too.

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« Reply #56 on: Wed, 15 August 2018, 15:51:55 »
Excited to see the updates. I like the darkish mauvey purple from the samples you had too.

I will actually be going with that color for the purple one. Once I get the pictures of the anodizing for the proto. I will start asking for closer pictures of the colors I want.

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« Reply #57 on: Wed, 15 August 2018, 19:39:19 »
Oh damn. Those are nice. Red wine I take it is like a purplish red? Sounds great.

Actually I just got an update and the anodizing is finished and the prototype should arrive this weekend. Here are the pictures of the Aquaria red wine.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of both Prototypes and Anodizing)
« Reply #58 on: Wed, 15 August 2018, 22:06:38 »
thats a nice color, will it be offered? alos how long do you plan to let the buy run?

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« Reply #59 on: Wed, 15 August 2018, 22:16:06 »
thats a nice color, will it be offered? alos how long do you plan to let the buy run?

Yes, this color will be offered in the GB. And I plan to run it for around 2 and a half weeks.

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« Reply #60 on: Thu, 16 August 2018, 04:24:02 »
thats a nice color, will it be offered? alos how long do you plan to let the buy run?

Yes, this color will be offered in the GB. And I plan to run it for around 2 and a half weeks.

The color of the top or of the bottom? They look very different to me

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of both Prototypes and Anodizing)
« Reply #61 on: Thu, 16 August 2018, 04:53:35 »
wew that's beautiful ! are you planning to add an ISO layout ?  :rolleyes:
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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of both Prototypes and Anodizing)
« Reply #62 on: Thu, 16 August 2018, 09:28:48 »
thats a nice color, will it be offered? alos how long do you plan to let the buy run?

Yes, this color will be offered in the GB. And I plan to run it for around 2 and a half weeks.

The color of the top or of the bottom? They look very different to me

The color from the bottom. I was told it was the same color just different lighting, but once they were inspecting it for shipping they noticed it was different so it will be getting re anodized.
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« Reply #63 on: Thu, 16 August 2018, 09:29:37 »
wew that's beautiful ! are you planning to add an ISO layout ?  :rolleyes:

Sorry, I do not plan on adding iso support.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Finished Prototype)
« Reply #64 on: Tue, 21 August 2018, 21:06:59 »
Anodizing fixed
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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #65 on: Sun, 26 August 2018, 20:24:27 »
Have there been any more specifics given about the whole "buy an acrylic plate, be entered to win a free Acquaria" thing? Like is just a sort of someone might potentially win sort of raffle? or will there be a guaranteed winner picked from those who buy an acrylic plate?

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« Reply #66 on: Sun, 26 August 2018, 20:55:52 »
Have there been any more specifics given about the whole "buy an acrylic plate, be entered to win a free Acquaria" thing? Like is just a sort of someone might potentially win sort of raffle? or will there be a guaranteed winner picked from those who buy an acrylic plate?

So how it will work is that I will put everyones name who bought an acrylic plate in a generator and let it pick randomly a person. Buying more then 1 plate won't give you another entry. I didn't give more details about this, but the winner will get there board for free and I will refund them there money.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #67 on: Sun, 26 August 2018, 21:03:44 »
Have there been any more specifics given about the whole "buy an acrylic plate, be entered to win a free Acquaria" thing? Like is just a sort of someone might potentially win sort of raffle? or will there be a guaranteed winner picked from those who buy an acrylic plate?

So how it will work is that I will put everyones name who bought an acrylic plate in a generator and let it pick randomly a person. Buying more then 1 plate won't give you another entry. I didn't give more details about this, but the winner will get there board for free and I will refund them there money.

Oh man, that sounds sweet. Thanks for the info!

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #68 on: Fri, 21 September 2018, 18:50:09 »
Any updates on this? Thoughts on when it might be entering group buy etc.?

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #69 on: Mon, 24 September 2018, 15:18:29 »
So after receiving the prototype there was some issues and I am currently getting some new files to fix those issues and I also want to order another prototype. I would like to have a proper one before starting GB so at this point, most likely the GB will start around late October.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #70 on: Mon, 24 September 2018, 20:15:36 »
glad to hear the update figured this died, but cant wait to see the final product and with all the buys these past two months i think itll be good to wait.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #71 on: Tue, 25 September 2018, 03:19:53 »
More than happy to wait. this is one of my favourite 60% boards right now

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #72 on: Fri, 05 October 2018, 15:46:12 »
Love the design. Will definitely keep following.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #73 on: Fri, 05 October 2018, 17:54:40 »
The new prototype will be order next week. Will keep updating everyone how it turns out.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #74 on: Tue, 09 October 2018, 14:45:03 »
Would love to have a plate with split space option (2.25,1.25,2.75). Or cab you share the file, so people could cut one themselves?

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #75 on: Sun, 04 November 2018, 18:25:44 »
A little update. I won't be able to get brass plates. But another option that I can get are steel plates, if anyone is interested in steel plates let me know since so far aluminum is an option. Steel plates will a $5 upgrade from aluminum. Current colors for the aquaria are red wine, blue, grey, and purple which is currently being anodized and will provide pictures later.
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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #76 on: Thu, 08 November 2018, 19:46:49 »
I take it the second picture there is the grey? It looks rather light, almost more like silver imo. Don't know about anyone else, but I'd personally prefer a darker grey

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #77 on: Thu, 08 November 2018, 22:05:41 »
i agree with a darker gray if you chose to say gray and not silver its a tad misleading, but i do say im interested in purple and that blue looks great, plus id take a steel plate just to try it.
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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard (Updated Pictures of Fixed Anodizing)
« Reply #78 on: Thu, 08 November 2018, 23:56:23 »
I take it the second picture there is the grey? It looks rather light, almost more like silver imo. Don't know about anyone else, but I'd personally prefer a darker grey

Colors are still subject to change so I will look into a darker grey.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #79 on: Mon, 12 November 2018, 10:54:58 »
Is there going to be a HHKB layout? I know it was in the IC form but was unsure if it got enough interest.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #80 on: Mon, 12 November 2018, 11:37:41 »
I won't have hhkb layout. The standard layout was the most voted, but there might be a chance that I will have wkl as an option.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #81 on: Mon, 12 November 2018, 13:16:23 »
I won't have hhkb layout. The standard layout was the most voted, but there might be a chance that I will have wkl as an option.
WKL +1

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #82 on: Thu, 29 November 2018, 20:14:08 »
Final prototype is done and here are the pictures the shop has sent me.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #83 on: Thu, 29 November 2018, 20:16:07 »
Final prototype is done and here are the pictures the shop has sent me.

that color is absolute sex
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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #84 on: Thu, 29 November 2018, 21:08:24 »
Looks pretty cool. Would be very interested in a yellow option, which I rarely see.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #85 on: Thu, 29 November 2018, 21:19:17 »
God damn. So many of the colours in this buy are so good. How the hell am I supposed to choose now..

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #86 on: Thu, 06 December 2018, 12:44:37 »
I personally wish the top bezel was much thinner. Reminds me of the Rama M-60A which I skipped because of the top bezel.

Oh well, bit too late to air that out now, good luck!
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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #87 on: Thu, 06 December 2018, 17:00:11 »
Looks Great and the color is stunning, was a nice surprise to see this at the top again.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #88 on: Fri, 07 December 2018, 10:12:35 »
Looks Great and the color is stunning, was a nice surprise to see this at the top again.

Thanks, should be arriving sometime next week. Will take some closer pictures of it and post them on the thread.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #89 on: Wed, 12 December 2018, 04:44:35 »
Could you please change the interest check form to remove the HHKB option, I didn't realise it was removed as an option till getting to the latter posts.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #90 on: Wed, 12 December 2018, 12:29:35 »
Could you please change the interest check form to remove the HHKB option, I didn't realise it was removed as an option till getting to the latter posts.

Thanks for letting me know, will do.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #91 on: Wed, 12 December 2018, 22:23:35 »
I dig it. It reminds me of a Meme. Also - has anyone brought up the bell looking like the head of the penis?

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #92 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 10:57:18 »
Any updates on the timing of the GB?

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #93 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 18:30:05 »
Any updates on the timing of the GB?

Possibly next week I received the new prototype and getting things ready for the GB. Here are some photos of the board, also the GB is limited to 26 boards.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #94 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 22:06:06 »
that's a siiiiick color.

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Re: [IC] Luminescent Keyboard
« Reply #95 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 22:32:20 »
Nice one! I too think it would work better as a 65.


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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #96 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 22:33:08 »
Any updates on the timing of the GB?

Possibly next week I received the new prototype and getting things ready for the GB. Here are some photos of the board, also the GB is limited to 26 boards.

Ohh that Purple looks good!

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #97 on: Sun, 30 December 2018, 11:52:53 »
that's a siiiiick color.

Wow, that's gorgeous.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #98 on: Sun, 30 December 2018, 23:19:53 »
Any updates on the timing of the GB?

Possibly next week I received the new prototype and getting things ready for the GB. Here are some photos of the board, also the GB is limited to 26 boards.

26--whew, that's scarce. Any information on how the GB will be handled? Will it be FCFS or some other means?

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #99 on: Mon, 31 December 2018, 08:03:29 »
The GB will be all handled by me, the shop has already made all of the boards and is just waiting on me to decide what colors to get them anodized. I should be able to get them all shipped out very quickly.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #100 on: Mon, 31 December 2018, 09:41:23 »
The GB will be all handled by me, the shop has already made all of the boards and is just waiting on me to decide what colors to get them anodized. I should be able to get them all shipped out very quickly.

OK. Fingers crossed I get in on this GB.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #101 on: Mon, 31 December 2018, 10:49:44 »
The GB will be all handled by me, the shop has already made all of the boards and is just waiting on me to decide what colors to get them anodized. I should be able to get them all shipped out very quickly.

Will it be raffle style?

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #102 on: Mon, 31 December 2018, 12:42:29 »
The GB will be all handled by me, the shop has already made all of the boards and is just waiting on me to decide what colors to get them anodized. I should be able to get them all shipped out very quickly.

Will it be raffle style?

It will be first come first serve. I will say the time and date and the first 26 people to fill out the form get one.

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #103 on: Mon, 07 January 2019, 17:39:52 »
Aquaria GB will happen tomorrow at 3pm Pacific time. I'll post the GB soon and the form tomorrow at 3pm Pacific time

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #104 on: Mon, 07 January 2019, 18:06:11 »
Aquaria GB will happen tomorrow at 3pm Pacific time. I'll post the GB soon and the form tomorrow at 3pm Pacific time

OK thanks for the heads-up. Just for clarification, are you going to post the GB link here on the IC thread?

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #105 on: Mon, 07 January 2019, 18:32:47 »
I'll post the GB link here for everyone to see

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Re: [IC] Aquaria Keyboard
« Reply #106 on: Tue, 08 January 2019, 16:37:03 »
Here is the GB link https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=98878.0  I will add the form there in 24 minutes at 3pm Pacific time.