Taco Pad

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TACO Pad Taco is a well known street meal, it s a portion of delicious, convenient and diverse food that people enjoy for decades. No matter what your life circumstances are, a yummy taco always can bring you back to the day one moment. That is also the feature we want to bring with the Taco Pad design this time. A minimalist keyboard that throws you back to the day when you first ever fall into the mechanical keyboard world. SPECS Typing angle: 8° Structure: Top mount/Silicone bowl gasket Case Material: Aluminum case (Bottom case with acrylic layer, supports RGB light effect),Pure black kit: Anodized Black case + Stainless steel weight with Black PVD coating (no engraving version)Other kits: Anodized/E-coating case + Sandblasted Brass weight bar (no engraving version) PCB: 1.2 mm non-flex Hot-swap PCB, USB-C, supports VIA/QMK, with daughterboard+JST cable Weight bar: Sandblasted Brass/PVD Stainless Steel Weight Bar Plate: Non-flex cut Polycarbonate/Aluminum Black Net weight: ~501g (built with stainless steel weight bar)                   ~515g (built with sandblasted brass weight bar) Type for fixing the top and bottom case screws: M2.5*6 mm, Torx size T8 Price range: 99 USD ~ 119 USD Designed by KBDfans Taco keyboard Taco Keyboard link Disclaimer 1. The pictures on the page are for reference only. Colors in the final product may vary since renders are done under idealistic artificial lighting. 2. Keyboard case – If you see any resemblance of marks or foreign material under 2 mm (tool marks, stain, dent, sand mark, scratch, etc.), you re not eligible for Return & Refund. 3. Brass weight – If you see any resemblance of marks or foreign material under 2 mm (tool marks, stain, dent, sand mark, scratch, etc.), you re not eligible for Return & Refund. 4. Case interior – Based on the production method of anodizing and spraying, the product can lead to some smearing at the surface level, and you ll see some hook marks within the case. Also, the spraying process can not guarantee that the color will look 100% the same on the internal case corners. The color off on the interior case and the interior corners are not eligible for Return & Refund. 5. About the potential coating defects: Because the Faraday cage exists for this type of production method, it s going to be hard to coat the Interior corners perfectly. Insead of kill all the smoothness on the case coating, the interior painting job won t be as perfect as the exterior s. Attention: -Make sure to QC your keyboard case and weight before building it. For any issues besides above, please get in touch with our customer support agents to get help.-For anything built is not eligible for Return & Refund. Reminders before assembly Update •Will ship around the end of September (2023-08-29)•Estimated shipping date: To be updated• In Production(2023-5-26) • R2 prototype approved (2023-4-15)•The R1 prototype has been produced and still needs to be adjusted. The R2 prototype is in production now. (2023-03-16) Include Case x1 Weight bar x1 Plate x1 PCB x1 Foam kit x1 (Bottom poron+Plate poron+EVA switch pad) Silicone bowl x1 set Screws and rubber feet x1 set Reminder Only Pure black kit: Anodized Black case + Stainless steel weight with Black PVD coating (no engraving version) Note – Stabilizers are not included Firmware • Firmware: taco_pad.uf2 Please refer to this flash turorial: Flash tutorial & How to set RGB underglow Top-mount Structure – for anyone who is looking for a stiff typing experience, also it is known as OG mechanical keyboard mounting style preference. Silicone bowl gasket Structure Provide 50g/60g/70g pressure silicone bowls – for anyone who is looking for a bouncy typing experience. Polycarbonate Aluminum Black Two Plates Aluminum Polycarbonate   Provide different typing experience depends on the different materials Bouncy typing from hard to soft: Aluminum > Polycarbonate Hot-swap PCB We cancelled the Flex cut on Taco pad s PCB design this time to provide a better typing sound experience if you don t want to put any foams during your keyboard build. QMK/TMK firmware Programmable: can configure keyboard with the online VIA tool Hot-swap PCB: easily change the switches using a switch puller 1.2 mm thickness, supports the open source daughterboard Num lock LED indicator on the top only and partial RGB underglow Sandblasted process on the surface of brass weight bar The inspiration for the keyboard back design was from the modern car s rear design All CNC 6063 aluminum case Anodize finish would be way better now by using the new production method Sandblasted Brass non-Taco icon (Default weight bar) Stainless steel PVD mirrored Black non-Taco icon (Pure black kit)

Case (no engraving version)

E-white, Black, Burgundy, Dark Blue, Gray Purple, Gray, Red, Lilac, Pure Black


Aluminum Black Plate, PC Plate

XS 0, 1 30-32 24-26 34-36
S 2-4, 3-5 32-34 26-28 36-38
M 6-8, 7-9 34-36 28-30 38-40
L 10-12, 11-13 36-38 30-32 40-42
XL 14, 15 38-40 32-34 42-44
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