Plasticity Case and PCB Group Buy

$179.00 Sale Save

The Cajal PCB used in Plasticity does NOT use a standard daughterboard or JST cable. Do not use any other JST cables unless it has a reversed pinout from the aio3 udb standard. 

Check out the FAQ page for Vial firmware and the case build guide. 

Welcome to the Plasticity Group Buy!

This acrylic case design done in collaboration between us and Walletburner is the budget friendly pairing to the original Cajal keyboard from Walletburner. This case features our latest invisibolt acrylic stack design style and offers a budget friendly yet still feature packed keyboard while also offering all the best aesthetes from the original Cajal.  

General Case Details:

  • To hit this price point there is a limited amount of case customization available. Cases are available in the following frosted colors and each features a Ghost bottom layer to show off the RGB underglow. 
    • Ghost
    • Goth Black
    • Speedboat White
    • Chad Red
  • The case uses a plate designed specifically for this case. If you have already assembled a plate with your PCB you will need to de-solder. You can substitute with other 1.6mm thick options if our plate materials aren't your style. The plate files are available by request.
    • The case features semi hard adhesive gaskets on the bottom of the switch plate and screws to keep everything nice and secure, as well as helping damping. 
    • The case features a 4° typing angle with the feet.
    • Only silver screws are included. The case uses m2x5 and m2x12 screws if you would like to find other colors elsewhere. 

    Optional Add-Ons:

    • Rotary encoder soldering service $5
    • Case Assembly: $50
    • EVA Plate Foam: $10
    • EVA Case Foam: $10
    • Extra PCBs: $40
    • Extra Switch Plates: Starting at $10
    • Knob Add-Ons *Will replace the included black anodized aluminum knob
      • Jet Black or Space Grey Aluminum Cajal Knobs shown in product pictures: $15 (Limited Quantity Available)
      • Brass Gold PVD Cajal Knobs shown in product pictures: $30 (Limited Quantity Available)
      • Milled Resin Knobs: $30 (Additional Pictures Here)
        • Abalone Colorway
        • Blush Colorway
        • Pastel Dreams Colorway
        • Peacock Colorway
        • Starry Night Colorway
        • Solid White Colorway

    This sale Includes the Following:

    • Plasticity case in your selected color configuration and all case hardware including gaskets, cork, adhesive, light pipes, screws, and standoffs.
    • IMA or PETG plate in selected finish/color.
    • Detent-less (smooth) Rotary Encoder and Black Aluminum Knob (P3D Knobs not the Cajal one pictured)
    • PCB in selected layout and daughterboard
    • Spare parts or extras (If added)

    Additional in stock acrylic color photos are here.

    Additional switch plate color photos are here

    Build Guide

    General PCB Info:
    * Hot-Swap Staggered Layout (rotary encoder needs soldering)
    * Solder Ortho Layout (only switches and encoder need soldering)
    * Black Soldermask with White Silkscreen
    * C3 Unified Daughterboard
    * USB type-c and ESD protection
    * RGB Underglow
    * USB-C
    * Flashed with a VIAL .hex and tested

    What is required but NOT included for a finished build
    * USB Type-C cable
    * MX style switches and keycaps
    * Screw in or snap in PCB Mount Stabilizers (plate mount not supported)

    If case assembly is added, we will peel all the acrylic, install the adhesive strips and gaskets, and screw the case together. All that has to be done on your end is adding your switches to the PCB and unscrewing the case bottom to drop it all into the case. 

    GB will run August 19th at noon CST to September 2nd at 11:59 CST.
    Orders are set to ship 3-4 months once the GB ends. Order changes may not be possible once submitted.

    Please note that this is a group buy. There can be delays and set-backs. The timeline is only an estimate. By adding this item to your cart and purchasing you agree that you understand everything above. You will be charged immediately for this item.

    We understand that preferences and issues may arise during the GB period. If you need to cancel your GB or pre-order before the GB period ends, we can still provide a refund. However, there will be a 10% fee withheld on all refunds or cancelled orders to account for shopify or paypal fees.

    There are no refunds or cancellations on these orders once the GB period ends.
    For future news and updates, please refer to our GB updates page linked in the website menu.