Circe Groupbuy

Circe is a 45% layout, gasket mounted keyboard kit, which is named after the Greek goddess Circe.

Photo by key.rist

The layout was inspired by Nicole’s Seraphim layout. After several revisions, Circe’s final layout is based on Dimple and Cloud’s 12.5u layout.

A exploded view of the kit for reference


  • Circe Groupbuy is from 6/29 to 7/11. Please fillout the order from here.
  • Invoicing between 7/12-7/14. Unpaid orders will be cancelled after 7/17.
  • Orders will be placed to the manufacturer before 7/18. Progress will be annouced in announcement channel and Circe channel in discord server. 
  • Estimated time of shipping: Early Nov


  • 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 your ID can be found in LAZYDESIGNERS’ discord server. And it will be much appreciated that newcomers could message Jacky after you fill the order form because any changes and shipping info will be contacted through discord message. 
  • You can cancel your groupbuy order anytime before the payment is done. Just message Jacky via discord message. 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.
  • Estimated time of shipping is not an actual time for shipping. The groupbuy could be delayed. There is no guarantee that the groupbuy order will be shipped exactly at that time. Please remember to check the progress on discord server.
  • 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 via discord message.
  • Some extras will be made to meet the quality assurance requirement and production requirement from the manufacturer. The exact number will be announce after the group buy orders are sent to the manufacturer.

Kit includes

The kit includes

  • Tophousing and bottom
  • Plate
  • PVD stainless steel weight
  • USB Daughterboard + backup USB Daughterboard 
  • PCB
  • Poron plate foam
  • Poron bottom foam
  • Rubber feet

The plate foam is made for split layout. To be compatible with big bar layouts, you have to cut the foam yourself.

Kit weighs about 1.2kg after build.

Finish options

 Available color options

Anodized colors

  • Blue
  • Light Purple

E colors

  • E-Pink
  • E-Green
  • E-Beige
  • E-Black

Rendering is for reference in the Circe channel. Please note that final colors could be different due to the color difference caused by production.

Weight options

  • Silver
  • Dark Gold

PCB options

  • Staggered Hotswap (Compatible with split spacebar and Long bar)

  • Ortho Hotswap with 2x2u spacebar

1.6mm thickness white PCB supports for PCB stabilizers.

Applies vial firmware.

Plate options

  • Aluminum Staggered Hotswap Split Plate (Anodized in Black)
  • PC Staggered Hotswap Split Plate
  • Aluminum Staggered Hotswap Long bar Plate (Anodized in Black)
  • PC Staggered Hotswap Long bar Plate
  • Aluminum Hotswap Plate for Ortho (Anodized in Black)
  • PC Hotswap Plate for Ortho

Total Price

        Groupbuy price                            230 USD


Other options

  • Extra Plate                               10 USD
  • Extra Hotswap PCB                  25 USD 

Shipping rate to US, Canada, UK, Australia and some of EU countries is 38USD. For other coutries, shipping rate will be confirmed when invoicing.

For example, total price of one solder kit to those countries will be 230+38=268 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: 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 extra items are added, they probably will raise the weight or dimension of the package. The shipping rate could change. The shipping rate will be confirmed when invocing.
  • For other coutries, shipping rate will be different. For example, shipping rate to most of Asian countries will be lower. You can DM Jacky to check shipping rate and also the availability of shipping.
  • The default shipping address is the one in PayPal. All orders will be shipped to the addresses showed in PayPal. If you want to use address other than that, please DM Jacky.