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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Prototype Assemble in few days)
« Reply #300 on: Thu, 14 February 2019, 10:51:42 »
Following this with interest!

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Prototype Assemble in few days)
« Reply #301 on: Sat, 16 February 2019, 09:30:02 »



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« Reply #302 on: Sat, 16 February 2019, 19:30:38 »
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Looking good! Excited for the buy!

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Prototype Assemble in few days)
« Reply #303 on: Sat, 16 February 2019, 19:43:13 »
Any news on the final colors being offered in the GB?

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Prototype Assemble in few days)
« Reply #304 on: Sun, 17 February 2019, 07:52:25 »
the radius of the curve will be 1150 mm. It is quite subtle imo:)

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The sides of the keyboard no longer have the subtle curve?

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Typing Sound Video Uploaded.)
« Reply #305 on: Sun, 17 February 2019, 10:38:35 »
hi guys here is the GMK keycap on Volcano660 Prototype typing sound :


feels free to check it out !

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Typing Sound Video Uploaded.)
« Reply #306 on: Sun, 17 February 2019, 10:40:10 »
And SA Keycap on Volcano660 typing sound :

t=17s

which one do you like more?:)))

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Typing Sound Video Uploaded.)
« Reply #307 on: Sun, 17 February 2019, 13:05:55 »
I gotta say this keyboard sounds amazing. I didn't go in for the GB, but on sound alone I should have!

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Typing Sound Video Uploaded.)
« Reply #308 on: Sun, 17 February 2019, 13:07:48 »
I gotta say this keyboard sounds amazing. I didn't go in for the GB, but on sound alone I should have!
Didn't happen yet ;)

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Typing Sound Video Uploaded.)
« Reply #309 on: Sun, 17 February 2019, 13:15:44 »
sounds very nice, i prefer the gmk one personally :)

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Typing Sound Video Uploaded.)
« Reply #310 on: Mon, 18 February 2019, 12:34:22 »
Oh dang, this looks amazing! I'm definitely in for one whenever the GB happens.

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Typing Sound Video Uploaded.)
« Reply #311 on: Wed, 20 February 2019, 10:45:51 »
can I ask how tall the front edge of the case is, or has that not been finalised yet?

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Typing Sound Video Uploaded.)
« Reply #312 on: Thu, 28 February 2019, 21:22:57 »
Update*
The most exciting update for me and for all of our supporters, the final colors:

volcano grey
quantum blue
electronic white
carbon black
rose gold
wine red
forest green

Sample link:
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PLS note that image and real color chips have the color difference, so I provide video for each color chip, it shows a different angle of the color chip. Hope it helps!
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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #313 on: Thu, 28 February 2019, 21:28:26 »
that quantum blue is going to look amazing with GMK Bento


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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #314 on: Thu, 28 February 2019, 21:31:20 »
that quantum blue is going to look amazing with GMK Bento


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That is what I am thinking as well  :cool: :cool:

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #315 on: Thu, 28 February 2019, 23:12:13 »
Wow fantastic anodization samples  :thumb:

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #316 on: Fri, 01 March 2019, 02:58:18 »
Is the Electronic White powder coated?

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #317 on: Fri, 01 March 2019, 03:04:43 »
All these colors look fantastic! It's going to be hard to pick just one.

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #318 on: Fri, 01 March 2019, 03:05:33 »
Is the Electronic White powder coated?
Nope, it is electrophoresis white

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #319 on: Fri, 01 March 2019, 15:46:46 »
When will the group buy be available?

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #320 on: Fri, 01 March 2019, 18:16:43 »
gyfs for samples  :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #321 on: Fri, 01 March 2019, 22:35:39 »
Is the Electronic White powder coated?
Nope, it is electrophoresis white

white made by alf?

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #322 on: Fri, 01 March 2019, 22:57:13 »
Nice keyboard.  :thumb:

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #323 on: Fri, 01 March 2019, 23:20:52 »
Is the Electronic White powder coated?
Nope, it is electrophoresis white

white made by alf?
Nope, other factory

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #324 on: Fri, 01 March 2019, 23:21:02 »
Nice keyboard.  :thumb:
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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #325 on: Sat, 02 March 2019, 09:59:11 »
Nice gasket design, wanna innnnn!!
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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #326 on: Sat, 02 March 2019, 11:24:30 »
Nice gasket design, wanna innnnn!!

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #327 on: Sat, 02 March 2019, 22:24:58 »
I can't wait, I am all in!

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #328 on: Sun, 03 March 2019, 12:04:26 »
I just got an FC660C and I love the layout plus I am always looking for the best sound in a board. I think this gasket mount will be the interesting. Is there any chance for a more lava red. I would imagin a deeper almost dark/black red. What type of switches would you think would work best with a gasket mounted pcb?

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #329 on: Sun, 03 March 2019, 17:04:37 »
I just got an FC660C and I love the layout plus I am always looking for the best sound in a board. I think this gasket mount will be the interesting. Is there any chance for a more lava red. I would imagin a deeper almost dark/black red. What type of switches would you think would work best with a gasket mounted pcb?

The plate is still going to matter a lot for sound even with gasket. If you like high-pitched, brass is good, if you like more original switch sound, carbon fiber or pc is better.

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #330 on: Sun, 03 March 2019, 17:21:05 »
I canít remember - is this going to support split backspace?

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #331 on: Sun, 03 March 2019, 18:20:08 »
I canít remember - is this going to support split backspace?

According to the most recent layout earlier in the thread it appears this board will support split backspace.

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #332 on: Sun, 03 March 2019, 18:58:15 »
Thanks! You should put that in OP, OP :)

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« Reply #333 on: Sun, 03 March 2019, 22:03:12 »
that quantum blue is going to look amazing with GMK Bento


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If my plan wasn't to make this my Nautilus Nightmares board, blue or gray would be the choice. But that green is what I want, as it stands  :thumb:

Bento will look great on my Kira, and all of those gorgeous novelties will fit right in.
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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #334 on: Sun, 03 March 2019, 22:26:02 »
Maybe I should restart using split backspace, haha. Does look better than ANSI actually

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Final Color is Updated!)
« Reply #335 on: Mon, 04 March 2019, 08:24:41 »
Maybe I should restart using split backspace, haha. Does look better than ANSI actually
It just seems ideal to me for when you don't have an F row. Otherwise you need to put the `~ or |\ key somewhere strange.
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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #336 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 12:44:54 »
Maybe I should restart using split backspace, haha. Does look better than ANSI actually
It just seems ideal to me for when you don't have an F row. Otherwise you need to put the `~ or |\ key somewhere strange.
Whatís the benefit of split backspace?


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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #337 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 12:46:07 »
Maybe I should restart using split backspace, haha. Does look better than ANSI actually
It just seems ideal to me for when you don't have an F row. Otherwise you need to put the `~ or |\ key somewhere strange.
Whatís the benefit of split backspace?

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You wil have 1 more key there, like the Truefox layout for whitefox
That said I am not used to that kind of layout at all haha.

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #338 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 12:47:33 »
Maybe I should restart using split backspace, haha. Does look better than ANSI actually
It just seems ideal to me for when you don't have an F row. Otherwise you need to put the `~ or |\ key somewhere strange.
Whatís the benefit of split backspace?

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You wil have 1 more key there, like the Truefox layout for whitefox
That said I am not used to that kind of layout at all haha.
Same haha. I feel like that change would really mess me up good at first. Could probably get used to it with time, but every other board I have owned was full backspace so it would be a struggle at first for sure


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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #339 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 12:49:17 »
Maybe I should restart using split backspace, haha. Does look better than ANSI actually
It just seems ideal to me for when you don't have an F row. Otherwise you need to put the `~ or |\ key somewhere strange.
Whatís the benefit of split backspace?

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You wil have 1 more key there, like the Truefox layout for whitefox
That said I am not used to that kind of layout at all haha.
Same haha. I feel like that change would really mess me up good at first. Could probably get used to it with time, but every other board I have owned was full backspace so it would be a struggle at first for sure


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Yeah, I think Truefox layout looks cool, if I got used to it first. But now I am stuck as all other boards are pretty much ANSI and I type really fast (will mess up fast too if layout changes).

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #340 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 12:50:45 »
Maybe I should restart using split backspace, haha. Does look better than ANSI actually
It just seems ideal to me for when you don't have an F row. Otherwise you need to put the `~ or |\ key somewhere strange.
Whatís the benefit of split backspace?

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You wil have 1 more key there, like the Truefox layout for whitefox
That said I am not used to that kind of layout at all haha.
Same haha. I feel like that change would really mess me up good at first. Could probably get used to it with time, but every other board I have owned was full backspace so it would be a struggle at first for sure


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Yeah, I think Truefox layout looks cool, if I got used to it first. But now I am stuck as all other boards are pretty much ANSI and I type really fast (will mess up fast too if layout changes).
I type kinda weird so maybe it wouldnít be that bad, but Iím trying to get better at touch typing and split wouldnít help that much. It does look clean, though


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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #341 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 17:47:33 »
What is the order limit for the group buy?

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #342 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 17:57:07 »
Update: GB thread has already submitted! GB time will be Sat 10pm SGT/ 9am EST


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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #343 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 18:34:29 »
Update: GB thread has already submitted! GB time will be Sat 10pm SGT/ 9am EST

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #344 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 19:28:17 »
Update: GB thread has already submitted! GB time will be Sat 10pm SGT/ 9am EST


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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #345 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 21:15:55 »
Maybe I should restart using split backspace, haha. Does look better than ANSI actually
It just seems ideal to me for when you don't have an F row. Otherwise you need to put the `~ or |\ key somewhere strange.
Whatís the benefit of split backspace?

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You wil have 1 more key there, like the Truefox layout for whitefox
That said I am not used to that kind of layout at all haha.
Same haha. I feel like that change would really mess me up good at first. Could probably get used to it with time, but every other board I have owned was full backspace so it would be a struggle at first for sure


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Yeah, I think Truefox layout looks cool, if I got used to it first. But now I am stuck as all other boards are pretty much ANSI and I type really fast (will mess up fast too if layout changes).

It'll mess you up for a day or so, but once you get used to not having to reach out for that backspace, it becomes so natural. I may be a bit biased as someone who uses `~ every day, all day, but I can't go back to standard ANSI anymore. It just seems inefficient.

On that note, you should do hotswap split-backspace on your new board with Millmax in that section :)

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #346 on: Wed, 06 March 2019, 01:20:11 »

It'll mess you up for a day or so, but once you get used to not having to reach out for that backspace, it becomes so natural.

How does split backspace not require reaching out? Regular backspace is one row up, but a bit closer - if you draw a circle from homing key "J" it becomes clearly visible. Also regular backspace is easier to hit because it's bigger and located in the corner, so you don't have to be so precise.

I'm not bashing split backspace, but I fail to see the "obvious" benefits.

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I may be a bit biased as someone who uses `~ every day, all day, but I can't go back to standard ANSI anymore. It just seems inefficient.


Yeah, usage pattern might play a big role here - I use `~ maybe once per day on the average, so I don't care about it being on another layer.

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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(Typing Sound Video Uploaded.)
« Reply #347 on: Wed, 06 March 2019, 02:01:26 »
can I ask how tall the front edge of the case is, or has that not been finalised yet?
I'm wondering about this as well. As much as I like gasket mount - I'm a bit worried about how tall the front looks.
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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #348 on: Wed, 06 March 2019, 10:54:24 »

It'll mess you up for a day or so, but once you get used to not having to reach out for that backspace, it becomes so natural.

How does split backspace not require reaching out? Regular backspace is one row up, but a bit closer - if you draw a circle from homing key "J" it becomes clearly visible. Also regular backspace is easier to hit because it's bigger and located in the corner, so you don't have to be so precise.

I'm not bashing split backspace, but I fail to see the "obvious" benefits.

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I may be a bit biased as someone who uses `~ every day, all day, but I can't go back to standard ANSI anymore. It just seems inefficient.


Yeah, usage pattern might play a big role here - I use `~ maybe once per day on the average, so I don't care about it being on another layer.

I'm assuming @voxkey does the same, but personally, split backspace allows me to shift backspace DOWN one row (taking the place of "\|").  In place of what was once a 2U backspace key, I have "|\" and "Insert" (others do ~, etc..).

Completely concur with @voxkey's assessment, by the way.  Using normal ANSI backspace position feels very strange (more difficult) for me now and it didn't take longer than a day or two to get used to it being one row lower.

The only downside is that you _have_ to buy cap sets in the $100+ range if you want the correct legends (1.5U backspace, in particular).

If you have a programmable board, I'd encourage you to try it out.
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Re: [IC]Volcano660, Gasket Mount Keyboard(GB is coming in this week!)
« Reply #349 on: Sat, 16 March 2019, 13:53:12 »

It'll mess you up for a day or so, but once you get used to not having to reach out for that backspace, it becomes so natural.

How does split backspace not require reaching out? Regular backspace is one row up, but a bit closer - if you draw a circle from homing key "J" it becomes clearly visible. Also regular backspace is easier to hit because it's bigger and located in the corner, so you don't have to be so precise.

I'm not bashing split backspace, but I fail to see the "obvious" benefits.


Distance-wise, you are absolutely correct, but your hand still has to rotate to get up to that top row which is what makes it harder to reach.

I can also see a larger key being better for less precise typists.