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Old 03 December 2019, 01:46   #461
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"The status of order #xxxx is now Shipped"

USPS tracking number doesn't work yet, but some signs of life! I preordered the day the page went up, if I remember right.
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Old 03 December 2019, 08:36   #462
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Looking forward to people receiving their orders and reviews
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Old 05 December 2019, 20:55   #463
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I’m definitely interested an a 1200 variant - is there any more progress on a UK supplier (Kippers brother last I read)?

This ^^^
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Old 08 December 2019, 20:51   #464
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This ^^^
As an Amiga fan I feel waiting is something we all do well. Let’s see where this goes...
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Old 08 December 2019, 23:38   #465
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Still hoping UK release also
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Old 09 December 2019, 21:22   #466
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Hi Folks, nice to know I'm not alone on this issue. I ordered my A500 replacement keyboard in January, paid in full. I emailed them on October 1st asking for an update and as others have been told will ship as soon as its my turn. I've now emailed asking for a refund and had no response.

So I'm not happy to say the least, funny I got the link to this thread googling Amiga keyboard scam.
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Old 11 December 2019, 23:49   #467
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Maybe they are all dead, including Kipper. That could explain the months of silence and no response.
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Old 12 December 2019, 03:02   #468
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Come on people, ten days since they were "shipped" - who has received one? It's time for an unboxing/review.
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Old 12 December 2019, 04:02   #469
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Come on people, ten days since they were "shipped" - who has received one? It's time for an unboxing/review.
Mine's sitting in the mailbox, which I haven't remembered to stop by for a while.
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Old 12 December 2019, 14:54   #470
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I've seen some posts on Facebook about people having them, but nothing on here yet!
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Old 13 December 2019, 19:50   #471
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I got this installed today. The keys have a nice clackety, responsive feel. Softer than my main keyboard's Cherry Browns + O-rings but firmer than Reds. The spacebar feels stable along its length but is a bit noisier than I'd like. No noisier than the original, though.

Obviously a huge improvement over the original keyboard. I'd already replaced the membrane but those keys felt mushy. I can type on this new one quite comfortably.

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Before/after in a new A1200 case (sunlight changed so colors are not quite accurate, but the original was heavily yellowed):

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I got this installed today. The keys have a nice clackety, responsive feel. Softer than my main keyboard's Cherry Browns + O-rings but firmer than Reds. The spacebar feels stable along its length but is a bit noisier than I'd like. No noisier than the original, though.

Obviously a huge improvement over the original keyboard. I'd already replaced the membrane but those keys felt mushy. I can type on this new one quite comfortably.

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Before/after in a new A1200 case (sunlight changed so colors are not quite accurate, but the original was heavily yellowed):


Thanks for posting. Holding my breath for a UK release.
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Awesome! Looks like they did a good job packaging with instructions etc. Any mention of adding LEDs? It's probably straightforward enough but curious anyway.
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Awesome! Looks like they did a good job packaging with instructions etc. Any mention of adding LEDs? It's probably straightforward enough but curious anyway.
I don't see any mention of LEDs in the instructions. Where did you want to add them? The A1200 LEDs are not attached to the keyboard.

The keyboard has a USB header (to use with e.g. Raspberry Pi) and a Gotek header for... no idea what that's for.
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Oh I should be more specific, backlight under each key. Should just be a couple of holes to solder.
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Old 14 December 2019, 13:39   #476
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I just noticed in the picture of the new keyboard the '+' and '-' keys along the top are in the wrong order. You might have to swap them around, unless the key presses are actually correct.

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I just noticed in the picture of the new keyboard the '+' and '-' keys along the top are in the wrong order. You might have to swap them around, unless the key presses are actually correct.
Yep, you're right. I fixed it.
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Old 15 December 2019, 07:33   #478
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Yep, you're right. I fixed it.
What's funny is that you can see those keys are the wrong way around in the manual as well. So I wonder how many were fitted that way. Anyway it's no big deal. just an easy fix. Keyboard looks great though, I want to get one eventually.
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