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Old 20 March 2013, 00:30   #1
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The X500 Evo - mechanical keyboard and more!

Directly from Loriano, the ultimate reward introduced for realization of his X500 case:

"OK ladies and gentlemen,

You leave me no choice…it’s time to unleash my secret weapon.

With 12 days to go I’ve given in once more to requests from some of you who wanted a mechanical keyboard inside the X500 so, here it is:

The X500 Evo.

The X500 Evo is a modified version of the X500 Plus (sides, cover and aluminium have been modified at great cost) and it's been designed for a FULL SIZE MECHANICAL KEYBOARD with Cherry MX Switches (keyboard model to be announced soon). The case will come with everything you'd expect: slim SATA DVD-RW drive with SATA cable, 3.5" internal USB card reader, 2x40mm silent fans, 2x50mm silent fans and your choice of LED colour (white, amber, red, green, blue) for Power and Drive Activity, PCI-Express x16 riser card (for your graphics card).

You can also get the EVO with a FULL SET OF LASER ETCHED Amiga key caps (white and light beige) with LASER ETCHED LANGUAGE LAYOUT (no adhesives this time). I’ve spent a few months making these caps and they should fit almost any mechanical keyboard.

Mechanical keyboards with Cherry MX switches come with Red, Black, Brown or Blue MX Switches, some are clicky some are not but they are all awesome. Using one right now.

The colour of the case hasn’t been decided yet.

For those of you who have already pledged for the X500 Plus and want to get the X500 Evo just change the pledge and make your choice, remember you've got until the 31st March.

I’ll post photos of the first prototype as soon as the funding ends and delivery will start 5-6 weeks after.

First come first served.

X500 Evo choices:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...-case?ref=live

Thank you. "

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Old 20 March 2013, 23:01   #2
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Just to give you an idea of what the feeling will be using a X500 Evo

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Old 21 March 2013, 22:22   #3
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I made a sticker for the white version of X500 Plus / Evo

Do you like it?
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Old 22 March 2013, 05:03   #4
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Not really, no.
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Old 22 March 2013, 05:56   #5
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I made a sticker for the white version of X500 Plus / Evo

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I do.
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Old 22 March 2013, 10:06   #6
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In keeping with amiga tradition it now has a sticker!
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Old 22 March 2013, 17:18   #7
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Is there any way you could put these on it too???

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/200907666630


That would make it so authentic!
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Old 22 March 2013, 17:26   #9
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That'd make it pretty rare, man.
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Old 22 March 2013, 17:49   #10
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I just have 2 of these stickers
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Old 23 March 2013, 08:20   #11
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GOAL REACHED!!!!

Thank you to all people involved!
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Old 23 March 2013, 08:45   #12
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Nice! I only wish I could afford one right now.
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Old 23 March 2013, 09:07   #13
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You can choose the "Wait for me" option: you'd pay now the first rate and finish to pay when Loriano will ship the case to you in a few months
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I would luv too but kid #2 is due in may and my toy allowance has been severely curtailed.
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Old 23 March 2013, 15:47   #15
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Congratulation for your second baby
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Thanks mate.
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Old 28 March 2013, 16:33   #17
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3 missing days
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Loriano is waiting to receive the set of Amiga keys.
However the keyboard offered will be a Ducky Zero dk-2108

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Imagine it with a set of white and beige amiga keys


By the way, today is the last day
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Old 30 April 2013, 00:38   #19
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Update from Loriano


"The mechanical keyboard used in the X500 Evo computer case

Select 720/1080p HD.

Standalone USB keyboards for Amiga, AmigaOne, MOS, AROS and PC set ups are available...I got carried away when I was ordering the keyboards...so I've a got some extra ones with extra set of Amiga keys if anyone is interested.

Thank you.

Direct link:

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Old 03 May 2013, 12:27   #20
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I wasn't really interested in the X500, mainly because of the keyboard but now I AM!

<edit> just read and realised that it looks Loriano only made enough to cover the orders via kickstarter. Should have read it properly int he first place DOH!

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