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A customizable, portable mechanical keyboard. Snap together engineering - great for enthusiasts and learners alike.
A customizable, portable mechanical keyboard. Snap together engineering - great for enthusiasts and learners alike.
A customizable, portable mechanical keyboard. Snap together engineering - great for enthusiasts and learners alike.
618 backers pledged $93,257 to help bring this project to life.

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KUMO - A Compact Mechanical Keyboard

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雲 / くも / KUMO / CLOUD

What do you see when you look to the clouds? At TheVan we see potential. Creativity. Dreams. Freedom. Communication. Possibility.

Kumo is an evolution of our classic MiniVan keyboard. A high quality, fully programmable keyboard for the modern user. Designed to be portable as well as functional, some new features debut with Kumo that will move us toward our future of input customization.

その雲は、あなたには何に見えますか?

Kumoは定番であるMiniVanキーボードの進化系であり、モダンユーザーのための、高品質かつ完全カスタマイズ可能なキーボード。Kumoにはいくつかの新機能が搭載され、ポータブルかつ機能的にデザインされている。

FEATURES

  • Fully programmable 「完全カスタマイズ可能」
  • Mechanical switches (MX mount) 「メカニカルスイッチ」
  • Hot swap compatible (no soldering necessary) 「ホットスワップ」
  • Multiple layout options 「自由なレイアウト」
  • Portable size, universal compatibility 「優れた互換性とポータビリティ」
  • Customizable RGB indicator LED lighting「カスタマイズ可能なRGBカラーインジケーターランプ」

A programmable mechanical keyboard gives you the ability to style everything. The type of switch, styles and colors of parts, and the particular function of every key.

Kumo will be manufactured with hot swap sockets. Hot swap compatibility means you can change your layout in a few quick snaps. Pull a switch out and pop it in where you need, or install a different feeling switch entirely. The choice is up to you.

完全カスタマイズ可能なこのメカニカルキーボードは、すべてをあなたの思うようにデザインする可能性を与えてくれる。

Kumoにはホットスワップソケットが設置されている。ホットスワップができるということは、つまり簡単な動作のみでレイアウトの変更がいつでもし放題ということ。スイッチを外し、取り付けたいところにつけ変えるだけ。あるいは気分に合わせてスイッチ自体を差し替えることも可能。レイアウトはいつでもあなたの思うまま。

Changing your keycaps is just as easy as changing switches. For removal just pull straight up firmly, for installation push straight down firmly.

キーキャップの付け替えも、スイッチの付け替えと同様に非常に簡単にできる。キャップをまっすぐ上に持ち上げてはずし、まっすぐ下に押し込んで付けるだけ。

Kumo is fully programmable, which allows you to assign any function to any layer. Our on site graphical layout editor allows you to tailor your keyboard to your exact specifications, without any bloated software involved. Personalize your keyboard from the website, your layout stays on the board no matter what you plug it into. (Additional in depth information about QMK can be found here.)

Kumoは完全カスタマイズ可能であり、どんなレイアウトにも対応が可能。on-site?グラフィカルレイアウトエディターですべての操作が可能であり、効率の悪いソフトウェアは不要。Websiteを使ってキーボードをあなた好みにデザインすれば、どのデバイスにつないでも思い通りの操作が可能となる。

  
  

Want to add media buttons, time saving macros for work, or a specific layout for a game or program? Visit the editor and see what you can do with your keyboard.

A small form factor (250mm x 85mm x 30mm) and solid build quality means that you can bring Kumo along wherever you go. Having the functionality of a full keyboard that fits in a bag or pocket, means that you can travel anywhere with the tools you need to work - without sacrificing space. A lightweight, stylish case gives you freedom from being weighed down when you move. Perfect for writing, working, or fun.

52 keycaps in a uniform profile, mean that you can re-arrange your keys however you please. Because they are made of PBT plastic you can rest assured they feel as great as they look.

メディアボタンの追加、マクロの設定、ゲームやプログラミング専用のレイアウトなど、レイアウトエディターを見ればKumoで何ができるかがわかる。

軽量かつ耐久性に優れ、場所をとらないコンパクトなサイズ(250mm x 85mm x 30mm)はどこへ持っていくにも邪魔にならない。

PBTプラスチックでできた52個のキーキャップが含まれており、統一された高さがレイアウトの自由な変更を可能にしている。

KUMO - KIT CONTENTS

  • Hot Swap PCB (MiniVan) 「ホットスワップPCB」
  • 50 Switches (Kailh - Gold, Burgundy, Purple) 「50個のスイッチ」
  • Hardware (stabilizers, feet, screws and hex key) 「ハードウェア」
  • Injection Molded Case 「インジェクションモールドケース」
  • USB Cable (C to A) 「USBケーブル」
  • Kumo Keyset (52 PBT Keycaps) 「Kumoキーセット(52個のPBTキーキャップ)」

Switch selection will be made after campaign completion.

Switch plate (~$12USD) will be an add-on, chosen upon campaign completion.

  

TheVan Keyboards projects and products have been featured on...

Cases and keycaps shown are production prototypes.

More information on the MiniVan can be found HERE.

Kailh switch data HERE.

Risks and challenges

・材料の確保 Materials secured
・製造ラインの確保 Manufacturing secured
・パッケージ、梱包材の確保 Packaging secured
・ 発送拠点と出荷工程の確保 Fulfilment secured

こちらはすでに解決済みです。
This has already been resolved.

みなさまに満足していただくことが、私たちの目的です。
Our number one priority is always to have our supporters typing happily on their keyboards.

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