TKC1800 v1.9 Kit B-Stock Pre-Sale



UPDATE 12/10/2018 - Plates still not shipped from factory. Will update this page when I have a more solid date.

Welcome to the TKC1800 Mini-Buy. We have a small number of cases in stock. We are waiting on PCBs. If you join this buy your kit is expected to ship second week of December 2018. PCBs and Plate will be available during this sale as well.

B stock case example photos

The Case:

  • The case starts life as a Cherry G80-1800 injection molded case.
  • Top case is sanded clear of texture.
  • Back case is NOT sanded clear of texture.
  • Automotive quality finish applied in 4 steps. Adhesion promoter, primer, base, clear coat.
  • Wet sanded and buffed before it leaves the shop. Yes, you can wax your keyboard now.
  • Pain stakingly refurbished by hand in Pontiac, MI.
  • Tested in house for 6 months with no visible defects.
  • All cases will come cut for plate, it is no longer an option.
  • While the finish is near flawless you may see MINOR imperfections in the finish. The top case is treated as an "A" surface and is scrutinized heavily. The bottom case is treated as a "B" class surface and will show light texture and some minor imperfections. 

The PCB:

  • QMK Firmware
  • MX & Alps compatible
  • 2 available positions for USB connection, no more hardwiring the cable (you can if you want to, accommodations are there) 
  • All SMD are pre-soldered from factory
  • Atmel AT90USB1286
  • Onboard I2C interface for future expansion
  • RGB backlight LED support (not included)
  • In switch LED and indicator LED support on PCB
  • SPI interface for tinkering
  • V2 PCB updated to fix "failed to write 60 error" and eliminate shorts from screw-in stabs installed too tight

The Plate:

  • Brushed Aluminum 1.5mm thick
  • Anodized in choice of color 
  • Allows switch top opening
  • MX Plate allows switch-top opening
  • MX Plate uses PCB mount Cherry style stabilizers
  • Alps Plate uses Costar plate mount stabilizers
  • MX and Alps variants

      Whats included in the kit?

      • Case 
      • PCB
      • Plate
      • Brand new (improved) bump ons
      • Brass ID tag (A stock color variants)
      • Silver ID tag (B stock and unpainted variants)
      • New front diffuser decal 
      • (3) 3mm LEDs for the indicator lights in choice of color

      Plate and PCB are available for purchase separately. 

      Special MiniBuy Pricing: 

      • $189 Plum, Yellow, Nardo, Matte Green, Mango
      • $209 Cocaine, Sapphire 
      • Limited B Stock Available


      • Monitors may vary. Colors may appear slightly differently than they do in the photos
      • PCB is GREEN. Black PCBs in photos are preproduction models used to better display the case colors. 
      • Minor defects may be present 
      • There may be small spots of rubbing compound on your case when it arrives; wipe it down with a CLEAN microfiber cloth.


      Collections: [presale] TKC1800 V1.9

      Category: tkc1800

      Type: Keyboard

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