Apricot Group Buy Round 2

Apricot is a qaz keyboard inspired by tominabox1’s qaz keyboard designs. 

Schedule

  • Groupbuy is from 11/16 to 11/30. 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 11/16-11/30. If you place a WKL or HHKB order, please pay attention to discord messages. 
  • Invoicing between 12/1-12/5. Unpaid orders will be cancelled after 12/5.
  • Orders will be placed to the manufacturer before 12/7. Progress will be annouced in the discord channel. 
  • Estimated time of shipping: Due to the Chinese New Year of 2023 in January, it will take a little longer for round 2 to ship. So the estimated shipping time will be in Early March.

GB details

Most of details are same as Round 1, but:

    • Color options change to  E-Pink, E-Beige and E-Yellow.
    • PCB color change from Pink to White. Hotswap sockets are still pink.
  • 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 Quantity is 30. If the orders haven’t reached 30 on 11/30, groupbuy will be cancelled.
  • WKL and HHKB version each will have a MOQ of 10.
  • 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 made.  Please make sure you have taken a careful consideration before you place an order.

Color options

  • E-Pink
  • E-Yellow
  • E-Beige

Please check apricot discord channel for color sample

Case options

  • Regular
  • HHKB
  • WKL

PCB options

  • Hotswap
  • Solder

Apricot Round 2 use 1.6mm thickness white PCB, and support for screw-in(PCB) stabilizers. Hotswap PCBs still use pink sockets.

Plate options

  • Aluminum Hotswap Plate (Anodized in Black)
  • PC Hotswap Plate 
  • Aluminum Solder Plate (Anodized in Black)
  • PC Solder Plate

Accessories

  • EVA Foam between plate and PCB. (Black)
  • EVA Foam between PCB and bottom (Black) (I am testing another foam material, so the final material is TBD)
  • Screws and rubber feet.

Accessories will be included in the kit by default. EVA foam for plate comes with the plate option.

Total Price

Total price is for the kit is 

  • With solder PCB                     210 USD
  • With Hotswap vesion PCB      220 USD

Other options

  • Extra Plate                              12 USD
  • Extra Solder PCB                     20 USD
  • Extra Hotswap PCB                 30 USD 

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 210+38=248USD.

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. 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.

Notice

  • 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.