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Offline crd

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #200 on: Sat, 27 April 2019, 09:31:25 »
Thanks for the update. Early June still sounds pretty reasonable to me :)

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #201 on: Sat, 27 April 2019, 14:01:32 »
Thanks for the update. Early June still sounds pretty reasonable to me :)

You bite your tongue!

The man said End of May! :P lol

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #202 on: Wed, 01 May 2019, 16:40:36 »
I couldn't afford an extra PCB at the time of the Groupbuy, but I was wondering if you guys will have any extra PCB and maybe even plates for sale after the GB is over!?


Offline Boingles

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #203 on: Thu, 02 May 2019, 14:02:15 »
Current ETA is end of May.  Zeal will be attending Keycon so shipping will start at some point shortly after pending everything staying on track.

Sorry for slow updates, both Zeal and myself have been quite busy.

Wait shipping end of May or after Keycon? Isn't Keycon in June?

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #204 on: Thu, 02 May 2019, 14:27:02 »
Current ETA is end of May.  Zeal will be attending Keycon so shipping will start at some point shortly after pending everything staying on track.

Sorry for slow updates, both Zeal and myself have been quite busy.

Wait shipping end of May or after Keycon? Isn't Keycon in June?

Probably parts arriving end of May. Keycon is June 1st.

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #205 on: Mon, 13 May 2019, 15:46:35 »
One question, is there any chance of this board getting VIA configurator support?

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #206 on: Mon, 13 May 2019, 18:41:39 »
One question, is there any chance of this board getting VIA configurator support?

Since the PCB is by Wilba, I'm pretty sure it will have VIA support.

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #207 on: Mon, 13 May 2019, 20:37:20 »
One question, is there any chance of this board getting VIA configurator support?

100% chance as it's already in.  :thumb:


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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #208 on: Mon, 13 May 2019, 20:39:47 »
One question, is there any chance of this board getting VIA configurator support?

100% chance as it's already in.  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #209 on: Tue, 21 May 2019, 16:53:24 »
Update?

Offline Zeal

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #210 on: Thu, 23 May 2019, 02:19:05 »
Still looking at June fulfillment, after Keycon.
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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #211 on: Thu, 23 May 2019, 07:55:13 »
If anyone is giving up their spot kn the fb, please dm me. My preference: black case, rose gold pvd, and full plate, & WK. thanks.

Offline skwrn

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #212 on: Sun, 26 May 2019, 08:20:13 »
@Zeal

Can you show some tease photo of the keeb? I can't wait to get mine :)


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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #213 on: Mon, 03 June 2019, 11:37:31 »
Zeal/Pwner,

All of my friends are mocking me is discord almost daily saying Xeno doesn't actually exist.

Prove them wrong for me m'lords?

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #214 on: Mon, 03 June 2019, 13:06:20 »
Any chance there will be extras available?

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #215 on: Wed, 05 June 2019, 21:47:47 »
Do you guys have more clarity on when it's expected to ship?

Offline SleepIsAllINeed

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #216 on: Thu, 06 June 2019, 20:16:05 »
+1 to above. Any updates on where we are?

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #217 on: Fri, 07 June 2019, 01:18:39 »
+1 to above. Any updates on where we are?

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #218 on: Fri, 07 June 2019, 17:13:51 »
Updates please.

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #219 on: Mon, 10 June 2019, 22:12:12 »
GiB m3 mY x3No

That is all

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #220 on: Tue, 11 June 2019, 01:32:54 »
June 10 update:
WT75-A PCBs finished, on hand.


Custom cables for the Xeno PCB to daughterboard on hand.

A few PVD parts need to be redone, this may delay fulfillment by 1-2 weeks from the manufacturer. Current ETA end of June.
Small Acrylic Xeno LED diffuser still cutting, almost done, shipping to us soon.
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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #221 on: Tue, 11 June 2019, 04:41:47 »
June 10 update:
WT75-A PCBs finished, on hand.
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Custom cables for the Xeno PCB to daughterboard on hand.

A few PVD parts need to be redone, this may delay fulfillment by 1-2 weeks from the manufacturer. Current ETA end of June.
Small Acrylic Xeno LED diffuser still cutting, almost done, shipping to us soon.

Thanks for the update. The pcb looks nice.


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Offline MOON

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #222 on: Tue, 11 June 2019, 09:44:06 »
If anyone is selling an extra Half Plate (pref. Rose Gold) and or PCB, let me know. Will buy. $$$

Thanks for the update Zeal!

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #223 on: Tue, 11 June 2019, 21:20:35 »
Wow that PCB looks soooo good! Thanks for the update!

Offline BrainBunker

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #224 on: Wed, 12 June 2019, 01:43:43 »
That PCB is looking nice! Thank you for the update.

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #225 on: Wed, 12 June 2019, 03:59:11 »
Great looking PCB!

It's a pity to bury much of the details with soldering.
Will Mill Max or Holtites fit?
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« Reply #226 on: Fri, 14 June 2019, 14:19:02 »
Great looking PCB!

It's a pity to bury much of the details with soldering.
Will Mill Max or Holtites fit?

Would be even more of a pity to bury them with millmax or holtites though

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #227 on: Fri, 14 June 2019, 15:23:54 »
Great looking PCB!

It's a pity to bury much of the details with soldering.
Will Mill Max or Holtites fit?

Would be even more of a pity to bury them with millmax or holtites though

The thing is, whenever I (e.g. for rebuilding) desolder switches mounted on plates - I usually end up lifting most of the pads.
And I love to try out different switches - I know these are better to let it serve the normal purpose of sticking to one kind of switches.
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PLUM 84 'Topre-clone' 55g Korean dome
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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #228 on: Sat, 15 June 2019, 07:43:01 »
Great looking PCB!

It's a pity to bury much of the details with soldering.
Will Mill Max or Holtites fit?

Would be even more of a pity to bury them with millmax or holtites though

If I wasn't building mine with half-plate, I'd use holtites.  ;D

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« Reply #229 on: Sat, 15 June 2019, 09:07:59 »
I keep my fingers crossed for extras.  ;D
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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #230 on: Sat, 15 June 2019, 20:37:38 »
I'm just hoping there are half plate and PCB extras. Kicking myself for not grabbing those.

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #231 on: Mon, 24 June 2019, 07:02:11 »
Any new updates?  ;D

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« Reply #232 on: Tue, 25 June 2019, 00:29:20 »
This isn't looking likely to be a June release.

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #233 on: Wed, 26 June 2019, 10:02:23 »
Will it be shipping sometime this week?

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #234 on: Wed, 26 June 2019, 15:23:20 »
I think I just got a shipping notification!  I don't know what else it would be coming to me via DHL.

EDIT: false alarm, it’s Klippe that is shipping.
« Last Edit: Wed, 26 June 2019, 15:30:22 by lbaron »

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #235 on: Sun, 30 June 2019, 13:43:01 »
I can haz my xeno now?

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #236 on: Sun, 30 June 2019, 14:19:21 »
I can haz my xeno now?

I asked for an update on the 27th, waiting to hear back.

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #237 on: Tue, 02 July 2019, 10:00:31 »
lalalala

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #238 on: Wed, 03 July 2019, 05:17:39 »
I can haz my xeno now?

I asked for an update on the 27th, waiting to hear back.
Any updates?
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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #239 on: Wed, 03 July 2019, 05:59:21 »
From Discord:

Factory is checking in with pvd factory rn
With the current "eco/greening" motion by the Chinese government, a lot of factories are facing extra scrutiny and audits, slowing down everything.

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #240 on: Wed, 03 July 2019, 08:19:31 »
the discord server is not open to everyone? can gb participants get in?

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« Reply #241 on: Wed, 03 July 2019, 13:22:47 »
the discord server is not open to everyone? can gb participants get in?

It’s just zeal’s discord, nothing private.

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« Reply #242 on: Wed, 03 July 2019, 13:54:34 »
the discord server is not open to everyone? can gb participants get in?

It’s just zeal’s discord, nothing private.

Then what is Zeal's discord address?

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« Reply #243 on: Wed, 03 July 2019, 14:21:46 »

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #244 on: Fri, 05 July 2019, 00:22:58 »
Correct me if im wrong, but isnt it the GB runners responsibility to keep the participants informed via this geekhack thread?

Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #245 on: Fri, 05 July 2019, 08:39:02 »
Correct me if im wrong, but isnt it the GB runners responsibility to keep the participants informed via this geekhack thread?
I'd probably be more concerned if it wasnt ran through a vendor, not much we can do if the vendor is getting delayed by the factory which is getting delayed by the govt. All we can do is wait till we hear that they're in, and hopefully that is soon

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« Reply #246 on: Fri, 05 July 2019, 08:50:10 »
Correct me if im wrong, but isnt it the GB runners responsibility to keep the participants informed via this geekhack thread?


Yeah, I’m not saying there is anything “wrong” going on, but you would think there would be some updates provided by whoever received the money. Seems like that would be part of “their job”.  I’m going through a similar thing with my Fusion60. Besides, the monetary arrangements were made here. Why can’t the updates be provided here or even via a direct email since “they” have our email address due to PayPal.


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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #247 on: Wed, 10 July 2019, 10:11:10 »
Correct me if im wrong, but isnt it the GB runners responsibility to keep the participants informed via this geekhack thread?


Yeah, I’m not saying there is anything “wrong” going on, but you would think there would be some updates provided by whoever received the money. Seems like that would be part of “their job”.  I’m going through a similar thing with my Fusion60. Besides, the monetary arrangements were made here. Why can’t the updates be provided here or even via a direct email since “they” have our email address due to PayPal.


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This is pretty much the nature of a group buy, think of it not like buying a product and more like investing in a company to produce that product. Sticking points happen, it takes a lot of time and effort to get issues resolved. I'm sure you'd rather have a delayed keyboard with better QC than one rushed out with issues.

It will land when it lands.

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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #248 on: Wed, 10 July 2019, 10:24:58 »
Correct me if im wrong, but isnt it the GB runners responsibility to keep the participants informed via this geekhack thread?


Yeah, I’m not saying there is anything “wrong” going on, but you would think there would be some updates provided by whoever received the money. Seems like that would be part of “their job”.  I’m going through a similar thing with my Fusion60. Besides, the monetary arrangements were made here. Why can’t the updates be provided here or even via a direct email since “they” have our email address due to PayPal.


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This is pretty much the nature of a group buy, think of it not like buying a product and more like investing in a company to produce that product. Sticking points happen, it takes a lot of time and effort to get issues resolved. I'm sure you'd rather have a delayed keyboard with better QC than one rushed out with issues.

It will land when it lands.


My comment was purely about communication. Whether there is a month or a year delay, that has no effect on a person’s communication. We all knew that the deadlines were fluid. Well, I can only speak for myself. Overgeneralization is bad. I knew the timelines were fluid. Anybody that’s ever worked with any kind of contractor should know that.


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Re: [GB] XENO | 75% Custom Keyboard
« Reply #249 on: Wed, 10 July 2019, 10:36:18 »
Correct me if im wrong, but isnt it the GB runners responsibility to keep the participants informed via this geekhack thread?


Yeah, I’m not saying there is anything “wrong” going on, but you would think there would be some updates provided by whoever received the money. Seems like that would be part of “their job”.  I’m going through a similar thing with my Fusion60. Besides, the monetary arrangements were made here. Why can’t the updates be provided here or even via a direct email since “they” have our email address due to PayPal.


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This is pretty much the nature of a group buy, think of it not like buying a product and more like investing in a company to produce that product. Sticking points happen, it takes a lot of time and effort to get issues resolved. I'm sure you'd rather have a delayed keyboard with better QC than one rushed out with issues.

It will land when it lands.


My comment was purely about communication. Whether there is a month or a year delay, that has no effect on a person’s communication. We all knew that the deadlines were fluid. Well, I can only speak for myself. Overgeneralization is bad. I knew the timelines were fluid. Anybody that’s ever worked with any kind of contractor should know that.


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Yes, I agree with MTXjunkie's comments. All we want to know is a status update. We understand the "delay" and appreciate the GB runner's effort of making better QC.

Actually there are some recent updates (with videos) in discord. They just don't post it here. I am also confused that which one should be the main communication location. If it is Zeal's discord, we should send invitations to all GB participants.