Custom lasered keyboards: 20 seconds from blank to read for use! 🤘

@tuxedocomputers Neat. You should totally offer a blank option for the uber geeks ;)

Is this a white-labeled Apple product? I don't have a quarrel with it, just curious. Nice touch with the Linux key!

@hypolite No, we're building our own hardware and pre-installing Linux.

Thanks for the answer, I’ll definitely check you out when my gaming laptop dies!

@tuxedocomputers Wow nice laser etching. I wonder if it removes enough matter for led-backlighting to work ? That would be outright awesome. Congrats on the Tux-superkey icon 😉

@tuxedocomputers what's the equipment? This could be very useful to add Hebrew to imported Laptops here :)

@tuxedocomputers The laser rig. I have a 2W laser on my 3D printer which I can manipulate with GCODE on X-Y and use the Z for focus, but your system seams a lot faster and changes focus as fast as it needs, I wonder what's the equipment you use for that.

@tuxedocomputers Not gonna lie, the 'G' key being unfinished for a couple seconds had me worried until the laser came back for another pass. :p

Freaking *awesome*!

@tuxedocomputers How come someone not get a lot of custom drawings on its keys ?

@tuxedocomputers is this something that you offer ie paid Service? If so, rough idea of pricing and where are you based please?

@James We're currently sorting out how to offer that. I'd estimate it will be around additional 50€ per ordered laptop.

@tuxedocomputers Is there a tactile feel to the etching? E.g. could one etch Braille dots (or inverse Braille dots) and have them be recognizable by feel?

@ed1conf Phew, yes tactile feeling is there but for Braille I don't know. I will ask in the "laser deparment" though.

@tuxedocomputers You REALLY should add "bépo" layout to the config options (the most used French dvorak variant)

@tuxedocomputers I guess the hardest problem would be to get the blank keys for laptops, isn't it? I have a t450s I would love and pay for to get a custom layout on.

@vollkorn We can only laser on our own keyboards as we don't have other vendor's keyboards available.

@tuxedocomputers My next computer will be from you lot when I get some money saved up.

Leider hat mich die Marke Schenker/xmg wiederholt enttäuscht was die Qualität ihrer Geräte angeht, daher ist auch Tuxedo als Partnerstore für mich verbrannt. Coole Idee Linux-Laptops, aber bei dem Hersteller mach ich lieber einen weiten Bogen drum.

@krutor Hm, schade. Wo wir doch ein komplett eigenes Unternehmen sind.

@tuxedocomputers da es die selbe Hardwarebasis ist die beide Händler nutzen macht das in der Verarbeitungsqualität wohl keinen Unterschied. Oder wird Tuxedo in anderen Fabriken produziert als Schenker oder XMG?

@Muto @tuxedocomputers die Verarbeitung war leider nicht so gut, besonders wenn man den Preis bedenkt.
Beim Slimbook(?) Equivalent ging der Akku kurz nach der Garantiekaputt und man konnte nicht mal Ersatz bekommen, weil anscheinend der Fabrikant pleite ging.
Touchpad ist auch defekt gegangen. Für ein fast 1000€ Notebook enttäuschend.

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