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Duo-S GB Update 4

Hello Everyone! The final batch of items have arrived! This comprises of all the aluminium and brass items for the Duo-S kit, namely the top case, brass frame, plate and logo. QC process has started and this is expected to take a while. As you may have heard, the QC process is arguably the toughest part of a keyboard GB. Based on our experience so far, it is highly unlikely that any batch will be 100% perfect. A QC pass rate of 70% to 80% is considered good (this is subjective and based on how good your manufacturer is) but expect it to be as low as 50% if you do not want to be disappointed. So what happens with...

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Duo-S GB Update 3

Hello Everyone! It is update time again! Polycarbonate (PC) bottom cases have arrived and are being QCed. As you may have heard, the overall cost of producing PC components are more expensive than that for aluminium. Every wondered why? Here are some insights based on our experience: Cost of manufacturing: Based on the quotations that we have received, the cost of producing a PC component is quite close to that of brass, which is around 3 times that of aluminium (this may vary depending on the factory). This would partially be due to the manual labour involved in finishing the PC surface. In fact, some factories even offer different tiers of PC finishing and prices are adjusted accordingly. Also, CNC failure...

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Duo-S GB Update 2

Hello Everyone! It's always good to be back with good news :) Gaskets and screws have been packed and PCBs (made by DZ) are now ready! We are currently on schedule but are mindful that the ability to meet our GB timelines will be largely dependent on the CNCed items (fingers crossed there!). Stay tuned and follow us @duofoundry on IG for the latest updates. There will be another update really soon!

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Duo-S GB Update 1

Hello Everyone! It has been slightly over a month since the Duo-S GB. Progress on manufacturing has been good so far with contracts signed and down payments placed earlier this month. FR4 plates are also ready and we hope to bring forth more good news soon! Stay tuned and follow us @duofoundry on IG for the latest updates :)

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Prototype Stream Builds and GB Date

Prototype builds have been streamed and GB date has been decided! Please see below for details :) Minterly: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1029799193Fatboychard: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1031334637 Duo-S GB start date: 30th May, Sunday, 11pm SGT (GMT+8) / 11am EST (GMT-4)GB end date: When slots are sold out or 5th Jun, Saturday, 11pm SGT (GMT+8) / 11am EST (GMT-4) Duo Peg in-stock sales: 29th May, Saturday, 11pm SGT (GMT+8) / 11am EST (GMT-4)

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