Author Topic: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard  (Read 11580 times)

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Offline OkKarma

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #50 on: Sat, 15 September 2018, 13:15:13 »
To add some more European distraction, if this goes well, I hope R2 has an ISO variant with a 1U shift on both sides to allow for the extra key next to the Z, and fat enter support, would make me soooo happy.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #51 on: Sun, 16 September 2018, 13:38:12 »
Big fan of 40% keyboard. Add brass weights and make it wireless, please.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #52 on: Thu, 20 September 2018, 14:49:37 »
oof this looks really good.

Offline wixxzblu

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #53 on: Fri, 21 September 2018, 20:25:38 »
Big fan of 40% keyboard. Add brass weights and make it wireless, please.

Brass bottom piece will be an option, that will give the board a weight of atleast 1.8Kg  :eek:

oof this looks really good.

Thanks for the support!

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #54 on: Sat, 22 September 2018, 15:05:07 »
Alright, I知 in. Really nice project!

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #55 on: Sun, 23 September 2018, 05:34:46 »
when are you taking our money?

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #56 on: Mon, 24 September 2018, 00:09:31 »
Wow, a compact layout that is actually completely usable (for me anyway).  I have a hard time using 40% keyboards that are missing the punctuation keys on the right side.

*watching closely*


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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #57 on: Sun, 30 September 2018, 20:16:41 »
Cant wait

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #58 on: Sun, 30 September 2018, 20:18:55 »
when are you taking our money?

Alright, I知 in. Really nice project!

Wow, a compact layout that is actually completely usable (for me anyway).  I have a hard time using 40% keyboards that are missing the punctuation keys on the right side.

*watching closely*



Cant wait

I hear you guys! Still waiting for the pcb to be made  :))

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #59 on: Sat, 27 October 2018, 05:36:24 »
Will there be an option for a top with WKL blockers?

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #60 on: Sat, 27 October 2018, 05:46:05 »
Will there be an option for a top with WKL blockers?

Yes

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #61 on: Sat, 27 October 2018, 10:41:46 »
Nice, keep it up. Looking forward to an smk board.

Offline RivieraS

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #62 on: Sat, 27 October 2018, 12:30:30 »
cant waitttttt

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #63 on: Sat, 27 October 2018, 13:31:51 »
Will there be an option for a top with WKL blockers?

Yes
Uiii, nice. I will keep an eye on this one.  :thumb:
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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #64 on: Sat, 10 November 2018, 21:46:43 »
I love this concept, I知 interested & hope it becomes a reality!


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Offline hothotdreamboi

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #65 on: Sun, 11 November 2018, 00:26:23 »
For sure in on this one. Looks ****ing pretty!

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #66 on: Mon, 12 November 2018, 05:03:30 »
How has this question not been asked yet

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FR tho, I want one for the memes

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #67 on: Tue, 13 November 2018, 17:39:21 »
How has this question not been asked yet

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FR tho, I want one for the memes

I want an Iso 40 - 50%, please make this happen, OP.


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Offline CrazyNun

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #68 on: Wed, 14 November 2018, 18:34:25 »
Am i too late for this GB?

Offline wixxzblu

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« Reply #69 on: Sun, 18 November 2018, 10:45:49 »
For sure in on this one. Looks ****ing pretty!

Am i too late for this GB?

I love this concept, I知 interested & hope it becomes a reality!


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Thanks for the support guys, the pcb is still in the making, and no you have not missed the GB just yet.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #70 on: Sun, 18 November 2018, 11:36:51 »
For sure in on this one. Looks ****ing pretty!

Am i too late for this GB?

I love this concept, I知 interested & hope it becomes a reality!


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Thanks for the support guys, the pcb is still in the making, and no you have not missed the GB just yet.

Will an Iso option possible? Only asking b/c it will draw even more to you GB b/c as of now, an Iso40% still isn稚 a reality.


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Offline wixxzblu

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #71 on: Sun, 18 November 2018, 11:40:45 »
There is no iso support becuase you can't fit backspace above an Iso enter on a 40%.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #72 on: Sun, 18 November 2018, 11:43:32 »
There is no iso support becuase you can't fit backspace above an Iso enter on a 40%.
Darn, was worth a try....


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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #73 on: Sun, 18 November 2018, 15:10:24 »
In, I want this to be my first 4x board. Looks hella cool.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #74 on: Sun, 18 November 2018, 16:26:36 »
This layout considers keycap profile height which is hugely overlooked. People are always trying to tweak layouts to make it exactly what they want but on 40% the difference in cap height makes a massive difference in typing. Far as I can tell this layout is uniform. And so well done.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #75 on: Tue, 20 November 2018, 08:25:57 »
Please. Take my money.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #76 on: Wed, 21 November 2018, 15:50:26 »
Love everything about this. Definitely in for one.

Us non-qwerty users often miss out with these smaller (e.g. 40%) staggered boards, but this has us covered, plus useful punctuation keys. (Ok, except for caps lock -> backspace, but I can live with that on a smaller board.)

I really like a hefty board so those brass options are looking :thumb:

Any idea about colors yet?
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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #77 on: Wed, 21 November 2018, 17:10:53 »
Love everything about this. Definitely in for one.

Us non-qwerty users often miss out with these smaller (e.g. 40%) staggered boards, but this has us covered, plus useful punctuation keys. (Ok, except for caps lock -> backspace, but I can live with that on a smaller board.)

I really like a hefty board so those brass options are looking :thumb:

Any idea about colors yet?

I like that it appeals to US layouts too. I知 more inclined for this staggered 40%+ MKB than the other.


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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #78 on: Wed, 28 November 2018, 02:09:10 »
favourite 40ish% board! any estimate on the timeframe and pricing yet?

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #79 on: Wed, 28 November 2018, 02:41:07 »
definitely interested in this. been looking around for a 40%-45% board. watching this thread

Offline RehnMan

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #80 on: Wed, 28 November 2018, 12:36:27 »
Ive been asking/searching for this layout for a long damn time. Im so glad someone is taking this on! I rendered the layout once upon a time and was very surprised when I asked the community if something similar existed and it was a resounding "no". So thrilled about this!!! Beautiful design as well!!

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #81 on: Sat, 01 December 2018, 02:25:16 »
Ive been modifying the layout based on feedback. I feel we could drop the 3u split spacebar support in favor of 2.25 + 2.75 combo. I came up with what i think, still keeps the nice symmetry of the bottom row, but still add the functionality of split spacebar. Thumb position has also been considered for this new layout.

I also added support for 2.25 R-shift, please tell me what you think!

Quite amazing.

One small thing to compensate for the narrow looking layout imo: have you considered wider front and rear bezels? The result would be an overall less prolonged shape.
   

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #82 on: Sat, 01 December 2018, 08:58:54 »
Ive been modifying the layout based on feedback. I feel we could drop the 3u split spacebar support in favor of 2.25 + 2.75 combo. I came up with what i think, still keeps the nice symmetry of the bottom row, but still add the functionality of split spacebar. Thumb position has also been considered for this new layout.

I also added support for 2.25 R-shift, please tell me what you think!

Quite amazing.

One small thing to compensate for the narrow looking layout imo: have you considered wider front and rear bezels? The result would be an overall less prolonged shape.

I do have considered that, but it would take away from the inspiration board. I'm using that design element with my next board.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #83 on: Sat, 01 December 2018, 09:43:07 »
 :thumb: cool
   

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #84 on: Tue, 04 December 2018, 04:36:04 »
For me L50 this is ideal replacement for jd45!

Maybe there is a way to support 6.25 spacebar with 1.25-1.00-1.25-6.25-1.25-1.00-1.00-1.00?

And I must add that 2.25u right shift is definitely nice touch!
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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #85 on: Wed, 05 December 2018, 09:04:02 »
For me L50 this is ideal replacement for jd45!

Maybe there is a way to support 6.25 spacebar with 1.25-1.00-1.25-6.25-1.25-1.00-1.00-1.00?

And I must add that 2.25u right shift is definitely nice touch!
Yeah, I like it too. I also, feel the same about the 6.25U spacebar support.


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[IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #86 on: Wed, 05 December 2018, 12:49:25 »
For me L50 this is ideal replacement for jd45!

Maybe there is a way to support 6.25 spacebar with 1.25-1.00-1.25-6.25-1.25-1.00-1.00-1.00?

And I must add that 2.25u right shift is definitely nice touch!
Yeah, I like it too. I also, feel the same about the 6.25U spacebar support.


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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #87 on: Wed, 05 December 2018, 13:48:27 »
For me L50 this is ideal replacement for jd45!

Maybe there is a way to support 6.25 spacebar with 1.25-1.00-1.25-6.25-1.25-1.00-1.00-1.00?

And I must add that 2.25u right shift is definitely nice touch!

same, would be very in a 6.25 spacebar option

Offline wixxzblu

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #88 on: Wed, 05 December 2018, 14:19:50 »
6.25 will not be supported. SMK switches have the locking pins on the X axis, while Cherry have them on the Y axis, meaning if you swisscheese the plate too much they wont clip in at all. Its already a problem on the 7u spacebar switch and Rshift when using SMK switches.

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« Reply #89 on: Wed, 05 December 2018, 14:41:17 »
6.25 will not be supported. SMK switches have the locking pins on the X axis, while Cherry have them on the Y axis, meaning if you swisscheese the plate too much they wont clip in at all. Its already a problem on the 7u spacebar switch and Rshift when using SMK switches.

understandable, still interested  :)

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #90 on: Fri, 07 December 2018, 13:00:06 »
Any hopes in an acrylic plate option??

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #91 on: Sat, 08 December 2018, 01:36:16 »
I want this gb to start fast. :p


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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #92 on: Tue, 11 December 2018, 15:10:54 »
I want to try a smaller keyboard than my 65%, but didn't think I could go without some of the punctuation for programming.  This looks like it solves that.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #93 on: Tue, 11 December 2018, 16:45:57 »
I noticed that the bottom row is kinda odd in split-space configuration, with alternating 1u and 1.25u keys I'm not sure if there's a fix without making the PCB and plate too holey.

Offline wixxzblu

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #94 on: Tue, 11 December 2018, 17:12:15 »
Any hopes in an acrylic plate option??

I will probably not offer acrylic plate no, im hoping to offer brass, aluminum and PC plate options.

I want this gb to start fast. :p



I want to try a smaller keyboard than my 65%, but didn't think I could go without some of the punctuation for programming.  This looks like it solves that.

First PCB proto order have just been made, and im working on getting a quote for the case and plates from the factory. So we're on our way!

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Offline Jkshowman

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #95 on: Thu, 13 December 2018, 12:27:32 »
Man, so excited for this. Poly bottom for RGB underglow just sounds so amazing... prob going to replace my pearl hhaha

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #96 on: Thu, 20 December 2018, 22:33:29 »
cant wait

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #97 on: Sat, 22 December 2018, 13:36:46 »
This is a definite buy for me.

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #98 on: Tue, 08 January 2019, 06:15:11 »
will this pcb be holtite compatible?

Offline wixxzblu

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Re: [IC] Lynx L50 - a 45% keyboard
« Reply #99 on: Tue, 08 January 2019, 07:33:14 »
will this pcb be holtite compatible?

i cant say, it will be mill max socket compatible atleast.