Common FAQ

The questions that don't apply to a particular board

Sales

When will this keyboard go on sale?

For an active project or one in preparation, this is written in the product page, IC/GB thread, o...

When is the ETA for this project going on sale?

→ When will this keyboard go on sale?

When will this project happen?

→ When will this keyboard go on sale?

Can I buy your prototypes?

No; the prototypes are usually kept for future research purposes.

Will there be another round or batch of this?

Not unless otherwise stated.  

Will there be extras for this?

If the project is a group buy, usually there is a margin ordered for replacement parts and B-stoc...

Can I purchase your extra units?

→ Will there be extras for this?

By chance, do you have any extra units for this?

→ Will there be extras for this?

When will the next round of this go on sale?

→ When will this keyboard go on sale? → Will there be another round or batch of this?

Will there be a re-run of this in the future?

→ When will this keyboard go on sale? → Will there be another round or batch of this?

Will this be available in another color?

Not unless otherwise stated. You are free to purchase and refinish a keyboard in another color u...

When is the ETA of shipment for this?

For anything pre-sale or IC stage: I don't know. For anything in the group buy phase: Usually su...

The project does not seem like it will ship by the ETA, or has passed the ETA. Can you take responsibility?

No.  An ETA is an Estimated Time of Arrival; as per its name; it is only an estimate or guess as...

Is shipment before/around the ETA guaranteed?

No. An ETA is an Estimated Time of Arrival; as per its name; it is only an estimate or guess as ...

Can I change my order details such as case type, color, etc. after placing the order?

No. If group buy: The order details are used to manufacture the exact amount and type of boards ...

Features and Compatibility

Will this MX-specific keyboard support Alps switches?

No; if an option to support another switch is not sold as an official variant or addon kit, the b...

Will this Alps-specific keyboard support MX switches?

No; if an option to support another switch is not sold as an official variant or addon kit, the b...

Will you add per-key RGB to this?

Unless clearly stated otherwise, no. I'm not a fan of RGB to begin with, so I cannot motivate mys...

Will this be available in another material?

Not unless otherwise stated. Usually each project is designed specifically for a certain materia...

Will there be a polycarbonate version of this case?

→ Will this be available in another material?

Can I swap part of this keyboard with another?

Not unless clearly noted otherwise. I design each keyboard so that they work ideally with the or...

Can I install a third party PCB into this keyboard?

→ Can I swap part of this keyboard with another?

Can I install hotswap sockets/Mill-Max sockets/Holtites into this keyboard PCB?

I do not support this whatsoever, for each PCB is designed specifically to support their intended...

Are your keyboards waterproof?

No.

Will this board be available with another type of USB connector?

No. Both the PCB and case are designed around a specific connector.

Will the color(s) be exactly what is described?

No. The color of coatings such as anodizing and e-coat can vary significantly due to dye mixture...

Will this color be matched exactly to this keyset?

→ Will the color(s) be exactly what is described?

Will the colors be identical to a previous batch or round?

No. The color of coatings such as anodizing and e-coat can vary significantly due to dye mixture...

Will the colors be identical to another board?

No. The color of coatings such as anodizing and e-coat can vary significantly due to dye mixture...

Are your keyboards rated for use under extreme conditions?

No; they are only designed for reasonable indoor use. I will make no guarantee for use in harsh ...

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