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SISYPHUS65 - CYLINDER WEIGHT, DUAL-COLOR ANODIZED BADGE, MORSE CODE, NO FLEX CUT PCB

SISYPHUS65 - CYLINDER WEIGHT, DUAL-COLOR ANODIZED BADGE, MORSE CODE, NO FLEX CUT PCB

Regular price $299.00 USD
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The arrangements for product delivery and after-sales during the Spring Festival are as follows:

1. Product delivery: After February 6th, 2024, GMT+8 (Tuesday), all other product orders except Infi75 orders will not be shipped until February 18th, GMT+8 (Sunday). The Infi75 will maintain normal shipments during the holidays.

2. Product after-sales and refunds: From February 1st to 17th, 2024, GMT+8, we will suspend product after-sales and refund services. During this period, any problems and questions of customers will be solved starting on the 18th (Sunday). Please understand.

Refund & Return Policy

Cancellation

  • For non-Group Buy items, we accept order cancellation before the product is shipped or produced. If the order is canceled you will get a refund minus the processing fees that are lost to the payment providers. We cannot cancel the order if the product is already shipped out.
  • For custom keyboards and accessories group buys (including extras), please refer to specific sales terms in the page description.

Processing Fees

Any refund is subject to about 5.4%+0.3$ processing fee to cover for various merchant fees that we ourselves to not get back.


Returns (if applicable)

For non-Group Buy items, We accept return of products. Customers have the right to apply for a return within 7 days after receiving the product.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase. Please ask our customer service to make sure you send the package to the right address.

For Keyboard Kit

  • We do not accept any returns on the grounds of “The keyboard feels bad” or dissatisfaction. As an assembled keyboard can not be sold again as a new product, the request for returning a assembled keyboard will get denied. However, Velocifiretech offers a free repairing service if you are willing to cover the round-trip shipping costs.
  • We recommend contacting the courier regarding any issues with shipment. We do not offer refunds if they have an issue with delivery, nor will we resend the order.

The following situations will also not be eligible for a refund request:

    1) incorrect contact information or address was provided

    2) not reply via email or accept calls from the courier

    3) refusing to sign for the parcel

    4) refusing to pay any import tax or fee's

    5) refusing import clearance

For PCB return/exchanges

VELOCIFIRE offers a free three-month warranty for all the PCBs we sold.
The following are exempt from warranty claim(s)
1) The USB Port becomes loose or disconnects from the PCB
2) The hot-swap socket becomes loose or disconnects from the PCB
3) a diode becomes loose or disconnects from the PCB
4) customer modifies the PCB. Example: converting a solder PCB to hot-swap
5) a capacitor becomes loose or disconnects from the PCB
6) a JST connector becomes loose or disconnects from the PCB


For Switches and Accessories

Any switches and accessories lubed or disassembled by customers are exempt from warranty.

For Keycaps
If there is a defect with the Keycaps or any concerns, please contact VELOCIFIRE within 7 days after receiving the parcel. Once the Keycaps are used, we do not accept returns.


For keyboard case(s)
1) Anodized cases are hung to be painted. Because of this, you may find points inside the case from the painting process. This is normal and within our quality acceptance.
2) If there is any damage to the case, please contact us within 7 days of the parcel's delivery. No compensation will be provided after 7 days.
3) Slight scratches to a case or brass weight are acceptable to our quality level
4) If you are to strip a screw, this is not covered by warranty.

For custom keyboards and accessories group buys (including extras) , please refer to specific sales terms in the page description.

Notes

Custom-order or personalized items do not have a right to refund.

 

If the return is caused by the consumer, consumer should be responsible for the shipping fee. The specific fee should be based on the express company you choose.

If due to our reasons - the goods received are damaged or not correct, the consumer is not required to bear the shipping fee for this reason.

No restocking fee to be charged to the consumers for the return of a product.


Refunds (if applicable)

Once your return is received and inspected, we will email you and let you know. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund. If you are approved, then your refund will be processed within a certain amount of days(usually in one week).

Late or missing refunds (if applicable)

If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your PayPal account again.

Then contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted. If you’ve done all of this and you still have not received your refund, please contact us at support@velocifiretech.com.

Please contact our Customer service at support@velocifiretech.com to get the return address.

 

    Shipping Policy

    Our goal is to offer you the best shipping options, no matter where you live. We deliver to hundreds of customers across the world every day, and we strive to provide you with services of the highest level.You can also check the purchase insurance option in the shopping cart to ensure the safety of the package.

    The time frame of an order delivery is divided into two parts:

    • If you ordered everything are in-stocked it usually takes us 2-7 days to prepare;
    • If you ordered Group Buy products in your order. It could take 3-15 months for you to receive them. 
    • If your ordered both in-stock items and the Group buy products, everything will schedule for you until the Group buys products are ready. (If you want to receive the in-stock items earlier please split the order)
    • Shipping time: 5~25 Days

    Shipping methods: DHL/UPS/Fedex/USPS

    Shipping fee: Depends on weight of products selected by customers.

    Once shipped, couriers will be liable for the delivery. In case of a package lost after delivery, Velocifire is not responsible for the loss. However, if you purchase insurance for your order, we will assist during the claiming process in case of failed delivery. And in the end, you will get the refund.

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    Prototype

    Design Concept

    The designers of CKW studio want to create a keyboard with more customize possibilities, simple and elegant looking, so they bring us

    Three mounting ways in one keyboard

    CKW 80 can be made with 3 mounting ways: Plateless/ Gasket/ Top Mount.

     The method to realize it is to use a specially designed middle frame. Turn over the middle frame to clamp PCB or plate with gaskets, so that we are able to switch between plateless and plate gasket. If you like top mount, you can even change it into top mount. We designed the screw holes for the top on plates, and add additional gaskets for the top mount. 
    【Note: For Gasket Mount/Top Mount, the PCB ear needs to be removed (it’s irreversible)】

    (1)Plateless → Gasket (By turning over the middle frame), below shows how it works.

    (2)Top mount (The plates have screws holes for top mount)
     

    Interchangeable type-c connector and decoration

    Someone like left type-c and someone like right one, so we designed a type-c connector which can place left or right as you like. Interchangeable type-c enables you to design your desk layout freer. 

    Appearance Design

    As the studio manager's name is Chain Smoker, and we want to make the keyboard more distinctive, so we add some cigarette elements on it.

    There are some cigarette elements on the back, and we use diamond cut to indicate a lit cigarette, which makes the back simple and exquisite. What’s more, we change the "CKW" letters on the top case to light bar which resembles a cigarette after many modifications. In order to keep consistent with the lit cigarette on the back, we made a sinking treatment on the light bar top to imitate the ash after igniting.  

     Although we used some cigarette elements, we do not encourage smoking, so we engraved “ Smoking is harmful to health” inside the bottom case for reminding.

    Design details:

    (1) We engrave a border in order to make the gap distances below look same 

    (2)The corners are made with G2 curvature round angle ( similar to iPhone’s angle) for more comfortable and smooth touch feeling.

    Upgraded PCB Specifications

    In order to provide more customize possibilities to you, we think a lot about PCB design: 

    • Hotswap PCB with various layouts: TKL/WKL, both support ANSI / ISO
    • Leave the solder place for knob on F13 considering lots of people like the knob
    • Upgrade to Flex-cut black core Bluetooth Hotswap/ Solder PCB, which is better in quality than the ordinary one

    If you are interested in it, please fill in the IC Form, so that we can get your opinions better, thanks!

    Welcome to join our discord server for more detailed communication!

    GB Information

    • GB Time:  June 9th, 9:00 am GMT+8 to July 4th, 24:00 pm GMT+8, 2023
    • Estimated Shipping Time: September 2023
    • Sale Format: 300-unit limit
    • Please check Purchase Disclaimer and Quality Disclaimer at the end of this page

    Purchase Add On here


    File:  .json file

    Vendors

    Prototype

    Design Concept

    Our vision for the Sisyphus 65 was to create a visually appealing keyboard that draws inspiration from the absurdist tale of Sisyphus, a well-known ancient Greek myth. Our aim was to achieve a sophisticated design that is easily recognizable due to its uniqueness.

    To pay homage to the dystopian hero, we have incorporated contoured lines on the keyboard that depict the hill and the boulder. The PVD stainless steel column represents the weight of the boulder, while the straight lines on the main part of the case top represent the hill. Moreover, we have included the Morse code "C L I M B" on the top of the keyboard, a word that is used repeatedly in the Sisyphus story. Additionally, we have used dichroic anodizing on the front of the keyboard and the metal badge to add to its charm and character.

    Overall, we are confident that the Sisyphus 65 will capture your imagination and leave you enchanted with its exquisite design and attention to detail.

    Showcase & Sound Test & Assembly

    Showcase

    Sound test

    Assembly

    Going to upload videos

    Review

    YouTube Update Time

    Keybored

    (Forest Green + Gold PVD Weight)

     

    DBOKEY

    (Black Case + Black Crack Weight)

     

    NearLucid 

    (Black Case + Silver PVD Weight)

     

    Edwardtanujayaa 

    (E-White Case + Gold PVD Weight)

    Twitch

    Explosion Diagram

    PCB Features

    Hotswap PCB With ANSI

    According to the feedback from IC form and the content creators, we notice that many people like pcb without flex cut today. In order to meet most people's needs and preferences, we decided to change the pcb from flex cut to no flex cut in this GB.

    • 1.2mm no flex-cut wired hotswap PCB (no bluetooth)
    • Supports ANSI layout
    • Supports VIA
    • Supports stepped capslock key , split backspace 

    The Difference Between SE Version And Regular Version

    • The chamfers around the keyboard case of the SE version are processed into gold or silver via Dual-color Anodized process, which is more noble and elegant, and visually improved.
    • The default cylinder weight of the SE version is a black crack style not PVD.
    • SE version only has 2 colors of case to choose: Mountain Black & Burgundy.

     

    PHOTO FYI

    Burgundy SE.ver (Gold chamfer)
    Black SE.ver (Silver/Gold chamfer)
    Stainless Steel Black Crack Cylinder

    Include & Specification

    Kit Content

    • Keyboard case *1 
    • Flat / Mountain-shaped strip*1
    • Stainless steel PVD rectangle weight *1
    • Stainless steel cylinder weight *1
    • Sillicone gasket between case and cylinder *3
    • Sillicone gasket between case and weight *1
    • Dual-colored anodized badge *1
    • Wired VIA supported PCB *1
    • Black PC plate *1
    • Poron plate foam 3mm *1
    • IXPE switch foam 0.5mm *1
    • Poron case foam with hot-swap cut 1.5mm *1
    • Poron bottom foam 2mm *1
    • Gasket silicone socks *20
    • Sillicone feet *4
    • Screws: M4*9, *2\ M2*6, *5\ M2.5*4, *4\ M2*4, *4\ M2*3, *14
    • Pillars connecting PCB and plate *7
    • Anti-static gloves *1

    Specification

    • Mount: PCB Gasket
    • Typing angle:6.8°
    • Front height: 19.24mm
    • Size: 320mm*130mm*34.33mm
    • Polling rate: 1000Hz
    • Case Material: Full CNC 6063 Aluminum
    • Plate Material: PC(black/white), FR4, Alu
    • PCB: 1.2mm No Flex-cut Wired Hotswap PCB(no bluetooth), VIA Supported
    • Support: Ladder Caps Key , Split Backspace (Only for ANSI Layout)
    • Rectangle weight: Stainless steel PVD (Silver/ Gold)
    • Cylinder: Stainless steel PVD (Silver/ Gold), Stainless steel black crack
    • Strip: Flat strip / Mountain-shaped strip (The Strip color is the same as the keyboard's color.)
    • Case color: Mountain Black, Ice Blue, Rock Gray, Forest Green, Burgundy , E-White

    Purchase Add On Here

    Something You Should Know Before Purchasing

    Difference between the prototypes and the GB products

    1. Accessory name stickers
    The accessories of the GB version all have item name stickers. Only some accessories in the prototype have item name stickers.

    2. Different laser engraving patterns on PVD surface
    Reason: The PVD weight of Sisyphus65 prototype used real gold electroplating process, and the pattern of radium carving showed a dark gray texture; In order to improve the wear resistance of the electroplating surface, it will be replaced with imitation gold electroplating process when GB, and finally the radium engraving showed a different appearance. After many times of communication and adjustment, the laser engraving pattern was controlled to the extent that it would not damage the electroplating surface and could be viewed clearly with the naked eye at multiple angles, and the color of the pattern turned to silver gray.

    Rectangle PVD Weight Of Prototypes

    Rectangle PVD Weight Of GB Products

    Designs

    1. Possible sound problems
    Since Sisyphus 65’s special cylindrical counterweight props up a space at the bottom, after testing, we found vibration sounds may appear on some desktops which with special materials. As long as the bottom is padded with soft materials, such as leather pads or soft cloth that can solve this problem.

    2. It may be felt that the bottom case is thin
    This is a structural modification that yields to the design concept. The visual performance seen from the side and the bottom wants to highlight the "ridge and boulder", that is the fusion and collision of the rectangle and the circle. The rectangle should not be too wide. For this, the thickness of the bottom case can only be reduced as much as possible.

    Purchase Disclaimer & Quality Disclaimer

    Purchase Disclaimer

    1. Sisyphus65 keyboard is a GB item. Estimated delivery in September is our best guess. Delays and setbacks may occur. You agree to these terms by default when purchasing.

    2. There will be a 5.4% + 0.3 Paypal process fee on order cancellations and refunds after placing an order.

    3. The shipping fee doesn't include import tax fee.

    4. No refunds or cancellations after the GB ends.

    5. GB item will not have order combination. Please place only one order.

    6. The final product color may be different from the rendering, but it is an acceptable range. It mainly refers to the actual product.

    Quality Disclaimer

    1. Appearance QC standards (including Stainless steel PVD weight) are as follows: According to GB QC standard, our QC is in the light conditions are normal, and keep the distance between 20-25 cm to check the keyboard‘s appearance. If there is no defect then the QC check is passed. If the keyboard has problems such as dirt/spot/trachoma, as long as the dirt/spot/trachoma is less than 0.8-2.0 mm² (check with a film caliper), the QC check will pass. You can view the table of QC standards for dirt/spot/trachoma.

    2. Plating marks caused by hanging holes inside during keyboard production are normal phenomena during production.

    3. Due to the special material properties of PVD, there may be slight, unavoidable dust on the mirror surface during production. These are normal phenomena and within our quality approval range.