Designed by ai03, Vector is a retro modern PCB gasket 60% keyboard.

Drawing inspiration from distinctly vintage elements from keyboards past, Vector renews these details with modern functions and fresh stylings.

A Leap Across Time

Large seams. Tapered front ledges. Rounded edges. Large bezels. Built in pen rail. 

Vector revives these elements of early keyboards and reshapes them to fit the modern. 

Use the default penrail matched to the case for an undeniably retro feel or swap it for an accent color to create an entirely new impression that pairs well with vibrant keysets.

Bold Brushstrokes

A deep uniform seam traversing all sides of the case, cohesively highlights the individual case parts, and draws attention to the substantial polished weight. The stainless steel weight is laser engraved with a design that further expresses the retro modern design language of Vector.

With large, blocky faces that wrap around the keyboard’s form create a sense of roundness and overall sharpness, Vector blurs the lines between retro and current.

Timeless Internals

Vector’s vintage homage carries over to its internals, featuring a plateless PCB-mount structure from early keyboards.

With full gasket isolation from the case and internal case screws, Vector brings the raw vintage form to refined and modern custom keyboard standards.

Two Versions

The bottom weight will have two options in the group buy: Standard Edition and Special Edition. The standard edition will come with a sandblasted weight, while the special edition will feature a polished stainless steel weight.

Standard Edition

• Sandblasted steel weight
• Silver Only
• Overlay laser engraving patternwork
• Relatively unlimited (High cap, TBD)
• Lower price

Special Edition

• Polished PVD steel weight
• More color options available
• Overlay laser engraving patternwork
• Limited units (QTY TBD)
• Higher price

Measurements and Specs

• Case: 6063 aluminum anodized, top and bottom
• Weight: Varies depending on version (see above)
• Pen Rail Accent Piece: Aluminum color-matched to case by default, optional add-on accent colors/PVD options
• PCB: Solderable (non-hotswap), no flex slot
• Unified C3 Daughterboard and JST Cable
• Plate: Optional FR4 plate included (but not recommended)
• 4”x6” Authenticity Card
• Custom Silicone Feet (bumpon compatible)
• Screw Hardware and Hex Keys to use on the Screw Hardware
• CannonKeys Carrying Case
• Microfiber Cloth
• Case weight: 5.3lbs / 2.4kg
• Case colors: TBD

Planned Extras

• Pen rail - PVD
• PCBs

Vector by ai03

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