I have been working on this project behind the scenes for a while. I really like the HuB profile and thought it would be good to get some sets made so that a broader audience could try it and see if there is demand to go even bigger with it. I put together a set of blanks that would cover preonic, planck and most 40% keyboards.
I expect to be shipping sets out in the next 2 months. I currently have early bird pricing in effect and will increase the price once I receive the caps in hand.
This may be the only run of HuB.
If there is good reception of the profile and demand for it I would like to expand to cover a broader range of keyboards. This prototype run is done in ABS for ease during this phase but production level molds would be done for PBT to enable the option of dye-subbing legends.
that is correct. we needed to probably investigate doing some prototyping stuff before launching the kickstarter. It was a bit too ambitious and there was a lot of misinformation from the manufacturer we were working with.
I’ve got some early samples in black but they aren’t representative of the caps so I’ve been hesitant to post them. I do have some samples arriving tomorrow that are done in black and will post those when they arrive. Thanks for your patience
Thanks for the samples @evangs ! I appreciate your efforts to get the quality you’re after. I really like the look of the white, and I wonder if the black might make a nice accent. Would it be possible to make a mixed kit (e.g. white alphas with black mods? Perhaps with the option of a black or white spacebar kit?)
Friendly reminder that HuB early bird ends when I receive the caps in hand. Production has officially begun and I expect to receive caps in a couple weeks. I’ll be posting on reddit soon. Currently there is a little over 200 of each color left. The spacebars mix with lots of other profiles pretty decently.