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HUB - Mechanical Keyboard Key Caps

A project in Los Angeles, CA by TheVan Keyboards

Cancelled by Creator

HUB is a set of custom double-shot, injection molded keycaps, designed for the modern typist and keyboard enthusiast.
Backers: 740
Average Pledge Per Backer: $180

Funded: $133,018 of $500,000
Dates: Apr 1st -> May 31st (60 days)
Project By: TheVan Keyboards
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Latest News

This is just the beginning.

April 23rd - via:
After reading and adjusting to a ton of feedback that everyone has given us in regards to HUB, we have made the decision to postpone the project and cancel the current funding campaign. After so many wonderful suggestions and changes, we are... (Read More)

Questions and Answers from the past week!

April 13th - via:
Greetings all! There have been a lot of questions about the HuB keycap project in the past few days. I would like to clear those all up in a single update as much as I possibly can. What is the goal of the project? The first goal of this project is... (Read More)


April 10th - via:
100K has been reached! What a great first week, which wouldn't have been possible without everyones help! We are officially 1/5 of the way funded, and nearly to 1/4 already! Despite the lack of sleep, we are extremely happy to be working on... (Read More)

TPS Reports

April 6th - via:
Hello all, Steven here. First and foremost - thank you to everyone for the support! All the wonderful feedback has been amazing! Paperwork I wanted to explain Paperwork fully so that everyone may understand the push and pull common in design.... (Read More)

HuB Mix and Matcher

April 5th - via:
Hello! I put this little webapp together last night to let people experiment with the different HuB sets mix and matchability. By Simply adjusting the drop downs you can come up with all sorts of neat combinations. I... (Read More)

Adjusted the base set for better compatibility. All color options available at every tier

April 1st - via:
The base kit has been modified slightly removing some redundant keys and adding support for layouts such at wkl/hhkb, planck and 1800. The full set image has been updated on the kickstarter but can also be viewed hereĀ in higher resolution. Also... (Read More)

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