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SpencerL
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keeb weeb
Apr 6, 2020
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Howdy, hope everyone is staying safe during these times and staying indoors! Here are some more pictures of the board in non-studio lighting. I've spoken to the vendor about alps compatibility and because it is not as popular as MX, they've decided to keep the PCB MX for now. Additionally, sourcing keycaps for different layouts that the PCB supports would be tough. I'm inquiring more about the badge for the HHKB top so please hold tight until then. I've attached a reference the vendor sent me for color options -
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If you have any questions, please let me know! Thanks for reading.
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Apr 6, 2020
howgii
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Apr 6, 2020
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Please ask them to consider a HHKB top without a badge. It really ruins the symmetry.
Apr 6, 2020
SpencerL
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keeb weeb
Apr 6, 2020
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On it!
Apr 6, 2020
Msms
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Apr 6, 2020
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but that badge is what make this board different from Modern m0110 ran on GH. or alf x scott G60
Apr 6, 2020
rockydbull
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Apr 6, 2020
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Just to clarify the one you are holding in non studio light is the ewhite?
Apr 6, 2020
SpencerL
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keeb weeb
Apr 6, 2020
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Yessir.
Apr 6, 2020
rockydbull
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Apr 6, 2020
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Awesome. Also thanks for having the heads up to put a second pcb option in.
Apr 6, 2020
SargentRedbeard
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Apr 7, 2020
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I'm assuming this is going to be manufactured in China? I know there are a lot of GBs going on and am just a bit concerned if a August delivery estimate is legitimate or enthusiastically hopeful.
Apr 7, 2020
rockydbull
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Apr 7, 2020
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Considering there is a worldwide pandemic going on, be prepared for a delay.
Apr 7, 2020
SargentRedbeard
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Apr 7, 2020
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Yeah, I am thinking the same thing unfortunately.
Apr 7, 2020
rockydbull
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Apr 7, 2020
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Thats pretty much true of any groupbuy at this point. Time or money. You will be able to get these on the second hand market with markup and they will ship in 3 days or you can wait and get it at this price. The beauty of Drop is at least they won't ghost you on a groupbuy and take your money like what can happen when individuals run groupbuys.
Apr 7, 2020
howgii
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Apr 7, 2020
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I understand, but it doesn’t hurt to ask for another option. Many people seem torn about the badge as well.
Apr 7, 2020
elle-elle-tee
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Apr 7, 2020
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Those colours are CONSIDERABLY different than the ones in the photoset. I'm confused about the two-tone colors shown in the above samples -- are those meant to be the top/bottom of the board with different lighting, or will the top and bottom of the board actually have a different colored finish?
Apr 7, 2020
xtremerui
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Apr 8, 2020
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Is there a way to get the keycaps set for hhkb layout too? I don't know for others but i got a hard time to find available hhkb keycaps for MX switches, especially for some keys like Control, back slash and delete. Thx!
Apr 8, 2020
StreakInTheSky
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Apr 10, 2020
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Not actually that hard to find sets with those keys. Most custom keysets have them. If the standard kits don’t have everything you need, might need to get an additional set usually called “extended” or “exotic” mods. There are bunch of in stock caps (outside of drop) that have them as well, like epbt doubleshots and maxkey sets. The biggest problem I find is having 1.5u Cmd/OS keys if you want the correct legends on a mac.
Apr 10, 2020
xtremerui
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Apr 12, 2020
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Thank you so much! I found the epbt spectrum set on kbdfans and love it a lot. Will wait until it is for sale.
Apr 12, 2020
SpencerL
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keeb weeb
Apr 13, 2020
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Badge will be removed for the shipped version to members.
Apr 13, 2020
howgii
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Apr 13, 2020
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Great! So it will be completely smooth, no square cutout at all?
Apr 13, 2020
SpencerL
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keeb weeb
Apr 13, 2020
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Yes similar to the modern M0110
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Apr 13, 2020
howgii
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Apr 13, 2020
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Thank you for the help
Apr 13, 2020
r1cklep1ckle
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Apr 13, 2020
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Is there any chance this gets extended another couple of days? *cries in weird pay schedule*
Apr 13, 2020
SpencerL
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keeb weeb
Apr 13, 2020
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I would if I could, but unfortunately can't modify dates as they're already in our system. I'll be more mindful about running stuff in conjunction with pay schedules in the future!
Apr 13, 2020
r1cklep1ckle
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Apr 14, 2020
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Thanks for the reply, maybe there will be extras, or I just get to save my money. Maybe next time.
Apr 14, 2020
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