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Aftermarket Replacement Hotswap PCBs for the ai03 Polaris Gasket Mount Keyboard — Felix Jen
Released on June 04, 2021
Designed and produced by FJLaboratories, these aftermarket hotswap PCBs were made to fit the ai03 Polaris gasket mount keyboard. These PCBs use high grade FR4 for long term durability and heat tolerance even in intense desoldering. Furthermore, these PCBs are only 1.2mm thick—like the original Polaris PCBs—for ultimately flexibility. Revolutionary multi-layout hotswap support was added without compromising usability of any of the positions. Reinforcement was added to the underside of the hotswap sockets to reduce chances of damage during repeat insertions.
Photos courtesy of PrevailKeyCo:
|PCB Material||Tg 170-180 FR4|
|Surface Finish||ENIG 1U|
|Maximum Power Consumption||30mA|
|Standby Power Consumption||14mA|
|Overall Dimensions||284.0mm x 96.5mm|
|Firmware Download (VIA)||Download Firmware|
|QMK Repository Firmware||QMK Github|
|VIA JSON||Download VIA JSON|
|VIA Repository||VIA Github|
|Plate File||Available through ai03|
These PCBs have completed Round 2 Group Buy, and this page will be updated with additional information as it becomes available.