TK40X Groupbuy

The design of TK40X is inspired by the legendary keyboard TK90X made in 1985, which is also a clone of Sinclair ZX Spectrum 16K/48K.

TK40X uses a qaz layout inspired by tominabox1’s qaz keyboard designs.

Staggered Layout

 

Ortho Layout

 

Schedule

  • Groupbuy starts from 2/4 to 2/14. Please fillout the order from here.
  • Invoicing between 2/15-2/16. Unpaid orders will be cancelled after 2/19.
  • Orders will be placed to the manufacturer on 2/20. Progress will be annouced in announcement channel and tk40x channel on discord server. 
  • Estimated time of shipping: Mid May

Important

  • 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 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, about 10% of total groupbuy orders. No other extras will be made.

Color options

Powder coating finishing in three colors

  • Black
  • Beige
  • Lavender

Firmware

Vial firmware is applied as default.

PCB options

  • Staggered Hotswap 
  • Ortho Hotswap

1.6mm thickness PCB, and support for screw-in(PCB) stabilizers. 

Plate options

  • Aluminum staggered split spacebar hotswap plate (Anodized in Black)
  • Aluminum staggered long bar hotswap plate (Anodized in Black)
  • Aluminum ortho split spacebar hotswap plate (Anodized in Black)
  • Aluminum worth long bar hotswap plate (Anodized in Black)
  • PC staggered split spacebar hotswap plate 
  • PC staggered long bar hotswap plate 
  • PC ortho split spacebar hotswap plate 
  • PC ortho long bar hotswap plate 

Kit Includes

The kit includes

  • Tophousing and bottom
  • Acrylic lightbar
  • 2 Knobs
  • 2xBreakout Board(each has two EC11 Rotary Encoder pre-soldered)
  • USB Daughterboard + backup USB Daughterboard 
  • PCB
  • Plate
  • PORON plate foam
  • PORON bottom foam
  • Rubber feet
  • Screws

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

Total Price

Groupbuy price for the kit is  200 USD.

Other options

  • Extra Plate                                8 USD
  • Extra 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 200+38=238 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: https://www.sf-international.com/cn/en/support/querySupport/freight_aging.  The origin is China/Guangdong/Shenzhen/Longhua.
  • 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. And also if other items are added into the package, the shipping rate could change.
  • 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 on PayPal. All orders will be shipped to those addresses. If you want to use another address, please DM Jacky.