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(Group Buy) Candybar Barebones Round 3

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Regular price £154.17
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Closing Date: 27th September 2021


CandyBar Barebonesis an compact 40% keyboard + numpad with an all aluminum chassis. No soldering required—you'll only need a screwdriver to assemble. Requires switches, keycaps and stabilisers.

Readthe TKC tutorial on how to build it →

What's Included

  • Case – CNC 6061 anodized aluminum case in choice of color
  • Plate – CNC 6061 anodized aluminum plate in specified color
  • PCB – in style of your choice (righty or lefty)
  • Cable – 1.5m cable in specified color
  • Hardware - all necessary hardware to assemble
  • SKUFeet - new for R3, elongated custom made non slip rubber pads
  • Switch Puller - TKC x Equalz switch puller
  • TKC Assembly instructions.


Additional switch plates/PCBs can be purchased if you want to switch from left to right hand layout. Case is ambidextrous! You can pick them up here: https://prototypist.net/collections/live-group-buys/products/group-buy-candybar-round-3-extras


Colour Options for Round 3

  • Black Cacao
    • Black Powdercoat Case
    • Black Anode Plate
    • Black SKUFeet
    • Black Cable
  • Zero
    • White Powdercoat case
    • E-white Plate
    • Clear SKUFeet
    • White Cable
  • Caramel
    • Beige Powdercoat case
    • Black Anode Plate
    • Black SKUFeet
    • Black Cable
  • Cotton Candy
    • Teal Powdercoat case
    • E-white Plate
    • White SKUFeet
    • White Cable
  • Laffy Taffy
    • Violet Anodized Case
    • Violet Anodized Plate
    • Black SKUFeet
    • Black Cable

    Keyboard Specifications

    • Designed by BlindAssassin111 in collaboration with The Key Company.
    • Beautiful, minimalistic design
    • Hotswap PCB – No soldering to assemble. Great for beginners!
    • Uses a maximum of 62 switches
    • 6 degree angle case
    • One case, two numpad options – left or right
    • USB-C Connection
    • Case measures 13.39" x 4.25" x 1.26"
    • Availible in Left / Right handed configurations - see images for compatibility



    International Vendors

    • US - TheKey.Company 
    • Canada - Ashkeebs
    • Europe - Proto[Typist]
    • Oceania - SwitchKeys

     Closing Date: September 27th 2021


    Shipping Time and GB Agreements (PLEASE READ):
    These Boards are expected to be shipped out in Q3 2022 at the earliest. 

    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. There are no refunds or cancellations on these orders. Please do not purchase this item with other group buys, and see our FAQ's on Group Buys and Pre-orders for further information - https://prototypist.net/pages/faqs.

    Quality Disclaimer:

    • No scratches on exposed / user facing parts of the keyboard (after installation of plate & PCB).
    • Possible machining marks / scratches on the inside of the kit / pieces not exposed to the user. This includes scratches arising from anodization hooks.
    • Screw holes are NOT anodised.
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