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Old 01 January 2021, 22:19   #641
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It wouldn't be so bad if they just sold kits. Great product let down by AOTL. They'll be losing so much business from people who don't want to wait 2 years and even if you ordered today the A1200.net keyboard will probably be available before it gets delivered.
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Old 01 January 2021, 22:49   #642
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I can't understand why they won't just sell them as kits to be assembled by the user, with no warranty. Soldering one of these together could even be accomplished by the most ham-fisted of n00bs.
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Old 04 January 2021, 18:58   #643
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It wouldn't be so bad if they just sold kits. Great product let down by AOTL. They'll be losing so much business from people who don't want to wait 2 years and even if you ordered today the A1200.net keyboard will probably be available before it gets delivered.
Kits would probably help. But to be fair AOTL has been great for regular orders of In Stock items. It is just with the keyboards that are experiencing delays because of the time involved that apparently was underestimated.

As for the A1200.net keyboard, I wouldn't hold my breath because the A1200.net keycaps and what not have been delayed for some time now. Add that to the fact that some of the keycaps had quality issues that should have never been shipped to customers and that is messy too.
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Old 08 January 2021, 01:52   #644
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Kippers Hardware page doesn't seem to be up n running.
(A visit to kipper2k.com returns a "Not Authorized to View This Page [CFN #0004] " Anyone knows where Kipper2k is? Is he OK? What's going on?
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Old 08 January 2021, 03:21   #645
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Honestly people are complaining about how slow AOTL are but i ordered my keyboard from A1200.net a month or so before this one, i received my kipper kb 9 months ago and still no sign of A1200.net anytime soon.
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Old 08 January 2021, 13:56   #646
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I pledged on December 2016 for 2 set of keycaps from a1200.net. Some time later I did the same for 2 Amiga 500 cases...and still waiting!
However, I like a1200.net communication which keeps us updated about eventual problems they cope with. I suppose AotL are missing communication.
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Old 08 January 2021, 15:54   #647
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Kippers Hardware page doesn't seem to be up n running.
(A visit to kipper2k.com returns a "Not Authorized to View This Page [CFN #0004] " Anyone knows where Kipper2k is? Is he OK? What's going on?
Pleased to say he's fine, just not doing direct hardware sales anymore as doesn't have the time or energy to do so.

As such anything cool he comes up with is farmed out, in this case AOTL took the project on. He was involved in design and development (as was mkstr), but in terms of manufacture it's AOTL dealing with all that.
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Pleased to say he's fine, just not doing direct hardware sales anymore as doesn't have the time or energy to do so.

As such anything cool he comes up with is farmed out, in this case AOTL took the project on. He was involved in design and development (as was mkstr), but in terms of manufacture it's AOTL dealing with all that.
Thanx for the info, I'm glad he's ok.I guess its a good thing for him to get rid of projects that take too much energy and personal effort.
However, its curious none of his previous stuff is listed on the Kipper2 section of the AOTL site.
http://amigaonthelake.com/kipper2k/
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