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Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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[IC] Melody65 Update
« on: Mon, 04 March 2019, 03:57:56 »
Hi, This is Dion

Introduction


This IC is for a 65% version of the Melody96 -keyboard which supports both ANSI and ISO and offers many different combinations. It Support Underglow RGB and switch leds.

This was a very popular Keyboard designed by Vincent and jkaos92, we are now looking to expand the Melody Case into different form factors for people to have access to their perfect keyboard.

We are working with KBDfans to increase the ease of purchase. And they are supplying the PCB's, And they will also handle QC, packing and shipping.

What included in the kit:

-PCB Custom DZ60 Type-C (2 extra underglow LED for better underglow) (or 65% from kbdfans). A hotswap version will be available

-Acrylic bottom housing (frosted) - exactly the same as the 96 acrylic version

-A polished brass PVD coated plate, with a free CNC Sandblasted and Anodized\Powder Coated Aluminium (6061) plate in your choice of colour.

-Rubber Feet

-CNC Sandblasted and Anodized\Powder Coated Aluminium (6061) shell\housing

-All the screws

- After Sale services from KBDfans

-Braided Type-C Cord

Price:

Not exactly sure, but in the estimated price is around $250.

ETA:

We are not exactly sure as the time it takes for Quality Control is inevitable. However it will be handled by KBDFans, so you can expect quick shipping once the manufacturing is finished.

Layout Options:

We have now decided on a Standard 65% layout (doro67), with the

Colour Options

Colours for the Aluminium housing are - black, grey, silver, powder coat white, midnight purple. (samples once the final design is finished).

Colours for the Plate are the same, but you have the option to have a different colour plate than Housing.

The neutral colours are great to pair with any setup as the underglow lighting is customisable to suit anyones taste. And the midnight purple is what many people wanted, and paired with the brass plate, and weight it would be an absolute stunning case

I hope you like the idea, i would appreciate some feedback so we can confirm production.

After making this IC on Reddit, Jkaos92 and I have decided on a 65% layout with the KBD65 USB-C, and a hotswap version. Samples and mockups will be out soon. Although we have decided on most things, you can still vote for the 5th color here  -   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeXqRWDg0z2dRCG3H1JblngJXcKVjS9hpdxzPODeAc0enp7Mg/viewform


Thanks a lot.  :)

Dion
« Last Edit: Wed, 18 December 2019, 22:06:38 by idontwanttoshowmyname »

Offline Gondolindrim

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Ok so maybe I understood it wrong, but the kit includes two plates, a brass and an alu one?
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Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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Ok so maybe I understood it wrong, but the kit includes two plates, a brass and an alu one?
Yep

Offline Moridin

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You have my attention.

Looking for a layout similar to Massdrop ALT.

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Will the board feature a weight? You mention "paired with the brass plate, and weight it would be an absolute stunning case", but it is not obvious if you refer to overall weight, or an internal weight. :)

I've felt a melody keyboard before, hefty for a good price! Looking forward to more details for this one as well!

Voted 60% HHKB layout.

Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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You have my attention.

Looking for a layout similar to Massdrop ALT.
We are using that layout

Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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Will the board feature a weight? You mention "paired with the brass plate, and weight it would be an absolute stunning case", but it is not obvious if you refer to overall weight, or an internal weight. :)

I've felt a melody keyboard before, hefty for a good price! Looking forward to more details for this one as well!

Voted 60% HHKB layout.
Yes by brass weight, i meant a polished brass weight screwed into the bottom

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Will the board feature a weight? You mention "paired with the brass plate, and weight it would be an absolute stunning case", but it is not obvious if you refer to overall weight, or an internal weight. :)

I've felt a melody keyboard before, hefty for a good price! Looking forward to more details for this one as well!

Voted 60% HHKB layout.
Yes by brass weight, i meant a polished brass weight screwed into the bottom

Great! Looking forward to renders and prototypes! :)

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Can you add an option for alu bottom?

Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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Can you add an option for alu bottom?
For this GB we have stuck with acrylic for all boards.
Sorry about that.

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I'd definitely consider joining for that price.
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Melody96's GB was very smooth.+1 for this!

Would it be possible to receive a raw aluminum case?

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A nice purple 65% to match my purple Melody96.  ;D
I long for the day when I find a beamspring. (At a not insane price)

Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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I'd definitely consider joining for that price.

Melody96's GB was very smooth.+1 for this!

Would it be possible to receive a raw aluminum case?

A nice purple 65% to match my purple Melody96.  ;D

A nice purple 65% to match my purple Melody96.  ;D
Good to know. Keep your eye pealed. Designs and samples will come out in a month, give or take

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 :thumb:
I long for the day when I find a beamspring. (At a not insane price)

Offline Ares2105

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Hey Dion,

How's the design coming along? Are there any updates yet you might be able to share with us?
Really looking forward to this GB!

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Also curious to see how this is going?

Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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Hey Dion,

How's the design coming along? Are there any updates yet you might be able to share with us?
Really looking forward to this GB!

Also curious to see how this is going?

Also curious to see how this is going?


We are have had some issues with the software when making the design, but jkaos has estimated that in about 2 weeks the design will be done.
I will make an update when it is done, and hopefully, get samples made asap.
Thanks

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Hey Dion,

How's the design coming along? Are there any updates yet you might be able to share with us?
Really looking forward to this GB!

Also curious to see how this is going?

Also curious to see how this is going?


We are have had some issues with the software when making the design, but jkaos has estimated that in about 2 weeks the design will be done.
I will make an update when it is done, and hopefully, get samples made asap.
Thanks
Nice! Glad this is still working on.

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Any updates on this?

Offline cosmo10292

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I was just checking out Aliexpress for a ymdk65 to complement my 96! Cant wait for some renderings :D


Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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I was just checking out Aliexpress for a ymdk65 to complement my 96! Cant wait for some renderings :D

very close to getting samples made

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I hope there's a split space bar option...then I'm definitely in!

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What's the mounting style going to be?

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I hope there's a split space bar option...then I'm definitely in!


There is!

What's the mounting style going to be?

Top mount

Offline Ares2105

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Looking forward to getting in on this. Have you already decided on the final colours available for the GB?

Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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Looking forward to getting in on this. Have you already decided on the final colours available for the GB?
yep, Black, Silver, Grey, Midnight Purple, and E White

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Any ETA on prototype/renders and estimated GB date?

Offline Ares2105

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Any ETA on prototype/renders and estimated GB date?

^ This

A simple one-liner of how it's going would be cool  ;)

Offline KaosJ

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Any ETA on prototype/renders and estimated GB date?

^ This

A simple one-liner of how it's going would be cool  ;)

Speaking for OP since i'm doing the design and i'm the reason of it being late.
Design is kinda done, i'm waiting for pcb sample with daughterboard  (which was shipped) to test it with the 3d sample (which will be printed soon).
If everything it's ok at that point, renders will be posted and a real sample in alu/acr/brass will be requested.
« Last Edit: Sat, 20 July 2019, 08:06:15 by KaosJ »

Offline cosmo10292

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Any ETA on prototype/renders and estimated GB date?

^ This

A simple one-liner of how it's going would be cool  ;)

Speaking for OP since i'm doing the design and i'm the reason of it being late.
Design is kinda done, i'm waiting for pcb sample with daughterboard  (which was shipped) to test it with the 3d sample (which will be printed soon).
If everything it's ok at that point, renders will be posted and a real sample in alu/acr/brass will be requested.

Hell yeah! I'm just happy this didn't die out


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very interested!!  ;D

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I hope we can choose a non hotswap pcb

Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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I hope we can choose a non hotswap pcb

yes you can. Hotswap or Solder - up to you

Offline Ares2105

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Speaking for OP since i'm doing the design and i'm the reason of it being late.
Design is kinda done, i'm waiting for pcb sample with daughterboard  (which was shipped) to test it with the 3d sample (which will be printed soon).
If everything it's ok at that point, renders will be posted and a real sample in alu/acr/brass will be requested.

Great to hear that you guys pour so much time into this. I am really curious about the first pics.
How is the prototyping coming along? Also, mind me asking what about the design proved to be a challenge?

Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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Speaking for OP since i'm doing the design and i'm the reason of it being late.
Design is kinda done, i'm waiting for pcb sample with daughterboard  (which was shipped) to test it with the 3d sample (which will be printed soon).
If everything it's ok at that point, renders will be posted and a real sample in alu/acr/brass will be requested.

Great to hear that you guys pour so much time into this. I am really curious about the first pics.
How is the prototyping coming along? Also, mind me asking what about the design proved to be a challenge?

1. making the typing angle 7 degrees while having the acrylic diffuse evenly
2. power outage, causing jkaos to loose quite a bit of work
3. Wei taking a while to respond as jkaos needed the pcb file to even get the design started
4. Work and family being our first priorities

Hope that answers your question

Offline Ares2105

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Speaking for OP since i'm doing the design and i'm the reason of it being late.
Design is kinda done, i'm waiting for pcb sample with daughterboard  (which was shipped) to test it with the 3d sample (which will be printed soon).
If everything it's ok at that point, renders will be posted and a real sample in alu/acr/brass will be requested.

Great to hear that you guys pour so much time into this. I am really curious about the first pics.
How is the prototyping coming along? Also, mind me asking what about the design proved to be a challenge?

1. making the typing angle 7 degrees while having the acrylic diffuse evenly
2. power outage, causing jkaos to loose quite a bit of work
3. Wei taking a while to respond as jkaos needed the pcb file to even get the design started
4. Work and family being our first priorities

Hope that answers your question
Wow, that really sucks with losing the progress. Great to hear you are paying so much attention to these details and looking forward to first pics.

Take all your time you need. Keebs truly are not the priority in life. ;-)

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Speaking for OP since i'm doing the design and i'm the reason of it being late.
Design is kinda done, i'm waiting for pcb sample with daughterboard  (which was shipped) to test it with the 3d sample (which will be printed soon).
If everything it's ok at that point, renders will be posted and a real sample in alu/acr/brass will be requested.

Great to hear that you guys pour so much time into this. I am really curious about the first pics.
How is the prototyping coming along? Also, mind me asking what about the design proved to be a challenge?

1. making the typing angle 7 degrees while having the acrylic diffuse evenly
2. power outage, causing jkaos to loose quite a bit of work
3. Wei taking a while to respond as jkaos needed the pcb file to even get the design started
4. Work and family being our first priorities

Hope that answers your question
Wow, that really sucks with losing the progress. Great to hear you are paying so much attention to these details and looking forward to first pics.

Take all your time you need. Keebs truly are not the priority in life. ;-)

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At this point, with the design finished, we are waiting for Wei replies about colors (for eventual rendering) and for other info about options that we can do with him.

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Re: [IC] YMDK Melody65 Interest Check - Aluminium \ Brass \ Acrylic \ Anodise
« Reply #38 on: Thu, 08 August 2019, 08:14:31 »

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Re: [IC] YMDK Melody65 Interest Check - Aluminium \ Brass \ Acrylic \ Anodise
« Reply #39 on: Fri, 16 August 2019, 22:22:06 »
Show Image


Again, we are very close, just need to (1) make a 3d printed prototype. (2) sort out the exact color codes. (3) design the packaging. (4) order a sample. (5) make renders.
This may seem like a long list, but most of it can be done at the same time.

Hope that helps

Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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Re: [IC] Melody 65 Sample is Here
« Reply #40 on: Sat, 31 August 2019, 00:38:47 »
Sample is finally done.

gallery

This is by no means the final product, but its close. We will be needing to make the aluminium top again, do to some sizing changes.

I have made another google form for you to be able to tell me if there is anything you would like to see changed/improved ---> google form
No response, means no improvements needed.

Thanks, Dion
« Last Edit: Sat, 31 August 2019, 01:05:33 by idontwanttoshowmyname »

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #41 on: Sat, 31 August 2019, 03:24:52 »
FUARK those bezels are beautiful. Pretty much perfect except for the spacer for the arrow keys, feels like I'm in the minority in the community that dislikes it though. How much space is there between the pcb and the acrylic bottom? The r1 Chiwi boards had a lot of space between them and because of that the sound was kinda bad.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #42 on: Sat, 31 August 2019, 03:48:11 »
FUARK those bezels are beautiful. Pretty much perfect except for the spacer for the arrow keys, feels like I'm in the minority in the community that dislikes it though. How much space is there between the pcb and the acrylic bottom? The r1 Chiwi boards had a lot of space between them and because of that the sound was kinda bad.
Thanks. Jkao would have to answer you for the spacing as he designed it.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #43 on: Sat, 31 August 2019, 07:41:28 »
Sample is finally done.

gallery

This is by no means the final product, but its close. We will be needing to make the aluminium top again, do to some sizing changes.

I have made another google form for you to be able to tell me if there is anything you would like to see changed/improved ---> google form
No response, means no improvements needed.

Thanks, Dion
Damn, the design looks really nice, especially from the side. Can we get a fully built one where the underglow is visible?

Also what was the design decision regarding the usbc port? Normally this one is a little "sunk in" if you know what I mean.
Sadly I am not a fan of the brass plate design. I know this might be controversial but the font would be better in a more simplistic design like the keyboard imo.

Looking forward to the gb.
P.s.: can we get a typing test too to hear what my predecessor has asked about? Reallt curious about that sound :)


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Offline idontwanttoshowmyname

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #44 on: Sat, 31 August 2019, 09:01:29 »
Sample is finally done.

gallery

This is by no means the final product, but its close. We will be needing to make the aluminium top again, do to some sizing changes.

I have made another google form for you to be able to tell me if there is anything you would like to see changed/improved ---> google form
No response, means no improvements needed.

Thanks, Dion
Damn, the design looks really nice, especially from the side. Can we get a fully built one where the underglow is visible?

Also what was the design decision regarding the usbc port? Normally this one is a little "sunk in" if you know what I mean.
Sadly I am not a fan of the brass plate design. I know this might be controversial but the font would be better in a more simplistic design like the keyboard imo.

Looking forward to the gb.
P.s.: can we get a typing test too to hear what my predecessor has asked about? Reallt curious about that sound :)


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Pretty sure the USB ports was one of our problems, and im pretty sure Jkaos is fixing it.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #45 on: Sat, 31 August 2019, 09:02:55 »
Im sorry for constantly posting forms, but after some more feedback i decided to create another form, just to fix some of the small things we weren't sure about.
So if you are somewhat interested in the keyboard, please participate here

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #46 on: Fri, 06 September 2019, 11:40:07 »
Is there an eta on when this will go up on kbsfans?

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #47 on: Fri, 06 September 2019, 14:04:19 »
I think a Polycarb version would be sick as well  ;)


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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #48 on: Sat, 07 September 2019, 10:18:10 »
Corners are quite sharp looking. Melody96 has much rounder edges.
I long for the day when I find a beamspring. (At a not insane price)

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #49 on: Sat, 07 September 2019, 12:27:00 »
I think a Polycarb version would be sick as well  ;)
I am considering a full polycarb/acrylic version

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #50 on: Sat, 07 September 2019, 12:28:41 »
Is there an eta on when this will go up on kbsfans?
Unfortunatley not, hopefully soon though. We are making some minor changes to the bezels, font, and some other sizing changes (there were some issues).
When thats done (and if all goes well), we should be ready for it.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #51 on: Fri, 18 October 2019, 02:09:34 »
Guys, i know its been a while. Pretty much all that is left is waiting to get the font authorised.
Sorry about the wait.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #52 on: Wed, 23 October 2019, 12:10:58 »
Guys, i know its been a while. Pretty much all that is left is waiting to get the font authorised.
Sorry about the wait.

Gives me time to save lol


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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #53 on: Wed, 23 October 2019, 14:25:45 »
Any ETA on those pictures? Would love a sneak peak and I am really excited how the design came out too.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #54 on: Wed, 23 October 2019, 15:10:31 »
Any ETA on those pictures? Would love a sneak peak and I am really excited how the design came out too.

Yeah I kind of came because I saw there was a sample here lol.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #55 on: Wed, 23 October 2019, 15:32:11 »
Sounds nice

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #56 on: Wed, 23 October 2019, 22:02:47 »
Sample was posted earlier here's the link again.

https://imgur.com/a/a9xeYy5

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #57 on: Wed, 23 October 2019, 22:04:30 »
Sample was posted earlier here's the link again.

https://imgur.com/a/a9xeYy5
Yeah, I have seen this one. However, I am interested in the re-designed version after the feedback was collected.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #58 on: Thu, 24 October 2019, 05:06:21 »
Any ETA on those pictures? Would love a sneak peak and I am really excited how the design came out too.

Yeah I kind of came because I saw there was a sample here lol.

Any ETA on those pictures? Would love a sneak peak and I am really excited how the design came out too.

Any ETA on those pictures? Would love a sneak peak and I am really excited how the design came out too.

Yeah I kind of came because I saw there was a sample here lol.
So we are in the process of getting the new font authorised. Jkao has edited the font and made the bezels slightly smaller with very slight curves on all edges and corners.
The second sample along with small samples of each colour will be made pretty soon.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #59 on: Fri, 25 October 2019, 03:54:55 »
Great to hear you're still on track. Would love to wait for it but due to the lack of pics for decision making and funds for 2 keebs I will need to go with the M65-B Rama.

Will follow the GB though and maybe double tap once it's out. Best of luck to you two.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #60 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 03:27:02 »
quick update, we got the font authorised. But Jkao and i are both pretty busy, we are hoping we can get the group buy ready by the end of the year.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #61 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 05:07:25 »
Interested when this becomes a thing! :)

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #62 on: Tue, 19 November 2019, 13:36:24 »
Are the units going to be limited? I would go crazy missing this one.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #63 on: Sun, 24 November 2019, 19:02:54 »
any updates on the render and group buy info?

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #64 on: Mon, 02 December 2019, 20:05:38 »
Are the units going to be limited? I would go crazy missing this one.
Yes this GB is going to be limited

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #65 on: Mon, 02 December 2019, 20:15:21 »
any updates on the render and group buy info?
Again, both Jkao and I have been busy with life. I'm trying my best to sort everything out by the end of the year. The new design has been finished for a while now, however we have just been waiting on Wei (kbdfans) to answer some of our questions. Now that he has done that, all we need to do is to;
1. send the new design to Wei and get it made
2. choose the purple colour (reliant on the manufacturer to quickly get it done)
3. send the keyboard to the custom packaging warehouse and get the packaging made
4. finally if all is well, we can make the GB public
The main things that will take up time is choosing the colour and the shipping time from Wei's warehouse to the packaging warehouse
I hope that helped.

Thanks, Dion

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #66 on: Wed, 04 December 2019, 01:06:13 »
Will the 65% hotswap version have underglow as well?

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Sample is Here
« Reply #67 on: Wed, 04 December 2019, 05:58:54 »
Will the 65% hotswap version have underglow as well?
yes it will

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Colour (decision making)
« Reply #68 on: Wed, 18 December 2019, 09:04:27 »
Hi everyone. The design is going to be sent to KBDfans to hopefully make our last sample on Thursday. And Wei has a new purple anodize so I was wondering which purple you like more.

1. New Purple


Or

2. Old Purple (referenced from Tofu)




If you like the new purple comment 1 or if you like the old purple comment 2. This will help us move forward into the final stages of setting the GB up.

Thanks, Dion.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Colours (decision making)
« Reply #69 on: Wed, 18 December 2019, 15:24:59 »
2: I'm looking for a board that the second round of Taro will look nice on, and I think I prefer how close the old purple is to the alphas.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Colours (decision making)
« Reply #70 on: Wed, 18 December 2019, 20:41:56 »
1 Looks much better imo

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #71 on: Wed, 18 December 2019, 22:06:11 »
Just a quick update. We have send the design to wei and he is going to make the final sample. The pcb has been finalised. The packaging is fully planned out (not done yet though). The sample is going to take a while to make unfortunately, as Chinese New Year is coming up and the factories close early. Hopefully wei can finish it before then, but if not we will just have to wait.
I have 2 questions. Do you want a full polycarbonate/acrylic version. And also which purple colour do you like more (shown in previous post).

Thanks, Dion.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #72 on: Wed, 18 December 2019, 22:56:17 »
Just a quick update. We have send the design to wei and he is going to make the final sample. The pcb has been finalised. The packaging is fully planned out (not done yet though). The sample is going to take a while to make unfortunately, as Chinese New Year is coming up and the factories close early. Hopefully wei can finish it before then, but if not we will just have to wait.
I have 2 questions. Do you want a full polycarbonate/acrylic version. And also which purple colour do you like more (shown in previous post).

Thanks, Dion.
New purple is cooler imo. Polycarb would be dope

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #73 on: Wed, 18 December 2019, 23:40:04 »
Oo a full polycarb/acrylic sounds nice

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #74 on: Thu, 19 December 2019, 06:10:34 »
New purple, definitely. Polycarb would be cool.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #75 on: Thu, 19 December 2019, 09:38:16 »
Is there an estimated price or price range?

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #76 on: Thu, 19 December 2019, 10:18:22 »
Is there an estimated price or price range?
$250 USD for the standard case with PCB. Itís all in the original post. But there have been some minor changes in the finer details

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #77 on: Thu, 19 December 2019, 11:11:46 »
New purple for me and full polycarbonate please!

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #78 on: Thu, 19 December 2019, 12:39:03 »
2. I like the new purple for sure. Poly/ac would be cool as well. 

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #79 on: Fri, 20 December 2019, 00:35:55 »
my vote is for new purple as well. what other colors are being offered?

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #80 on: Fri, 20 December 2019, 01:10:04 »
my vote is for new purple as well. what other colors are being offered?
E-white, black, gray, silver, New/old Purple (not decided yet), and possibly polycarb/acrylic

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #81 on: Fri, 20 December 2019, 07:53:54 »
So the top part of the case is aluminum, and then the bottom is frosted acrylic? Is that to allow RGB to shine through?

Never seen a melody case before, so apologies for being such a novice.


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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #82 on: Fri, 20 December 2019, 10:13:34 »
New purple!
If i could get a full polycarb with a purple plate id be in heaven


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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #83 on: Fri, 20 December 2019, 23:31:27 »
So the top part of the case is aluminum, and then the bottom is frosted acrylic? Is that to allow RGB to shine through?

Never seen a melody case before, so apologies for being such a novice.


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No worries. That is exactly how it is.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #84 on: Wed, 08 January 2020, 04:55:37 »
Any update on the GB?

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #85 on: Thu, 09 January 2020, 10:39:03 »
Seems I'm gonna buy this

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #86 on: Sat, 11 January 2020, 03:37:58 »
Any update on the GB?
As i said in previously, due to Chinese New Year and the fact that the factories are close at this time, we are not able to finish the sample until the factories open again.
Thanks, Dion

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #87 on: Mon, 10 February 2020, 07:25:25 »
I am very sorry for the consistent delays. But the warehouses were supposed to open today from Chinese New Year. But due to the unfortunate outbreak of the corona virus the warehouses are estimated to open in the next 2 weeks.
*this is only an estimate and they may open sooner or later*

I hope you can understand
Thanks, Dion

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #88 on: Mon, 10 February 2020, 07:52:03 »
Can't wait!



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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #89 on: Fri, 14 February 2020, 16:50:54 »
Have been searching hard for the last couple months for a 65% kit that I want to go in on for a first build. I already have all the other parts but didnít want to settle on a case I didnít really like. Think Iíve finally found the one!

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #90 on: Sat, 15 February 2020, 08:28:44 »
I couldnít tell from the pictures provided so far and the OP, but what is the mounting style? Tray? Or something nicer?

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #91 on: Sat, 15 February 2020, 09:25:04 »
I couldnít tell from the pictures provided so far and the OP, but what is the mounting style? Tray? Or something nicer?
It's top mount, but the previous renders dont show it.

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #92 on: Mon, 24 February 2020, 15:30:39 »
I want the old purple! New purple is too vibrant and saturated. Donít really like it that much. Canít wait for some more renders!

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Re: [IC] Melody65 Update
« Reply #93 on: Mon, 24 February 2020, 21:36:19 »
New purple all the way. The vibrancy and saturation look amazing, especially for anode which usually looks flat and boring