Apricot is a qaz keyboard inspired by tominabox1’s qaz keyboard designs.
- Groupbuy Round 2 is from 1/29 to 2/14. Please fillout the order form here.
- If WKL and HHKB orders haven’t reached the MOQ of 10, they will be confirmed if they are switched to regular layout or cancelled. There will be an announcement once the MOQ is reached during the groupbuy. If you place a WKL or HHKB order, please pay attention to the announcement on discord server.
- Invoicing between 2/15-2/18. Unpaid orders will be cancelled after 2/18.
- Orders will be placed to the manufacturer on 2/20. Progress will be annouced in announcement channel and apricot channel on discord server.
- Estimated time of shipping: Mid May
Most of the details are same as Round 1, besides:
- Color options change.
- PC version is added.
- PCB color is changed from Pink to White. Hotswap sockets are still pink.
- Foam material is changed.
- Mounting studs for Hotswap are cancelled.
- Ortho layout is cancelled.
- Price change.
- This groupbuy is only available in LAZYDESIGNERS discord server. All informations about this groupbuy will be announced in the discrod server. Please make sure you are reachable by discord message. And it will be much appreciated that newcomers could message me after you fill the order form because any changes and shipping info will be contacted through discord message.
- Minimum order of Quantity is 30 for Round 2. If the orders haven’t reached 30 on 2/14, Round 2 groupbuy will be cancelled.
- For aluminum case, WKL and HHKB version each will have a MOQ of 10. PC case options don’t have that MOQ.
- Some extra kits will be made in order to meet the requirement of QA but there won’t be any other kind of spots made in this groupbuy.
- Orders can not be changed or cancelled after payment is done. Please make sure you have taken a careful consideration before you place an order.
For aluminum case
- Anodized Purple
For PC case
- Sandblasted clear PC (Frosted)
Please check apricot discord channel for color sample.
- Solder (Long bar compatible)
Round 2 use 1.6mm thickness white PCB, and support for screw-in(PCB) stabilizers. Hotswap PCBs still use pink sockets.
- Aluminum Hotswap Plate (Anodized in Black)
- PC Hotswap Plate
- Aluminum Solder Plate (Anodized in Black)
- PC Solder Plate
Mounting studs for Hotswap PCB and plate are cancelled in Round 2.
- 3.5mm thickness PORON foam between plate and PCB. (Black)
- Polyurethane Foam between PCB and bottom.
- Screws and rubber feet.
Accessories will be included in the kit by default.
The plate foam is using split bar layout. If you want to use big bar, you have to cut the foam yourself.
Total price is for the kit is
- With solder PCB 215 USD
- With Hotswap vesion PCB 225 USD
For PC case version, anodized case version and E color case version.
Special Notice on PC case: Since this is the first time that PC material is applied, the final outcome of batch production may have some uncertainty and probably delayed.
- Extra PC Top 85 USD
- Extra Plate 12 USD
- Extra Solder PCB 20 USD
- Extra Hotswap PCB 30 USD
Lightbar is not included in Extra PC Top option.
Shipping rate to US, Canada, UK, Australia and some of EU countries is 38USD of 1KG. For other coutries, shipping rate will be confirmed when invoicing.
For example, total price of one solder kit to those countries will be 215+38=253 USD.
Carrier and Shipment
- All kits sold will be shipped by SF Express. You can check the availibity of shipping and actual shipping rate here: http://www.sf-express.com/cn/en/dynamic_function/price/ . The origin is China/Guangdong/Shenzhen/Nanshan.
- The shipping rate to US, Canada, UK, Autralia and some countries in EU are within the same range, they will be charged a standard rate of 38USD for one kit.
- If multiple kits are included in one order, shipping rate will be confirmed indicidually when invocing.
- For other coutries, shipping rate will be different. For example, shipping rate to most of Asian countries will be lower. You can PM Jacky to check shipping rate and also the availability of shipping.
- The package has slightly exceeded 1KG already for aluminum case. If other items are added into the package, it probably will raise the weight to 1.5KG. Shipping rate will be adjusted to 45USD for 1.5KG.
- The default shipping address is the one on PayPal. All orders will be shipped to those addresses.
- In order to keep the package light weight and compact, all kits will be pre-assembled and packed in one box.
- During the manufacuring of keyboards, some small flaws of the products are inevitable. Please reconsider of placing orders if you are very sensitive to that.
- The shipping address is the one on PayPal. All orders will be shipped to those addresses by default. Tracking number will be provide after the package is sent through discord message.
- There could be a delay of actual shipping date due to unexpected circumstance. Please remember to check the progress on discord server.