"Why order just a Device End?" you may ask. Great question! Ordering only a Device End serves a practical benefit and an aesthetic benefit. The practical benefit would be for those who have multiple keyboards/devices that use various USB connector types. Instead of ordering 2 or more full cables, you can get 1 full cable with 1 or 2 additional device ends. The aesthetic benefit would be for those who want to mix and match the two themes together. For example, pairing a Standard Theme Device End with the Host End of a Midnight Themed cable.
Important Group Buy Details
This will run until 200 Cables have been reached or until May 14th, 2021, whichever comes first. Orders are estimated to be shipped by Late November 2021. Additional stuff:
- This product page contains only Device Ends and will not function without a Host End. You can order the full cable version of the Standard Theme here and the Midnight Theme here.
- Due to the nature of Group Buys, special requests to make additional customizations are not available.
- The timeline is only an estimate and unforeseen delays may occur. Refunds/cancellations will not be allowed.
- Spaztik Cables is currently a one-person operation. While this allows me to ensure the quality of the cables, providing consistent updates is one of the things I tend to struggle with. When I do provide updates, it's usually on my Discord. I am working towards doing email/website updates in the future.
- This Group Buy only includes Spaztik Cables Metropolis-themed cables -- any other item(s) shown in any photos provided by Spaztik Cables are not provided.
- If you have an ALT or CTRL keyboard, we can not guarantee functionality with coiled cables due to the extra raw cable they use. It's not a problem most of the time, but we've seen varied results from customer to customer.
All Cables Feature:
- Device/Keyboard Connector Options: USB Type-C, USB Mini-B, USB Micro-B
- 28 AWG 4-core USB 2.0 Compliant Cable
- Mylar Wrapped with a PVC Jacket
- Copper Cores are tinned to prevent oxidization
- 550 Paracord
- Double-Sleeved with 1/8" FLEXO PET Techflex
- Cable Length: ~7 inches (no coil) and 12 inches (w/coil)
- Cables are assembled by hand with ❤️
- Standard Theme: Mint
- Midnight Theme: Seafoam
- Standard Theme: Aqua
- Midnight Theme: Black
- Coil Length: 6 inches
- Coil Orientation
- Standard Theme: Straight
- Midnight Theme: Right-to-Straight
- Coil Internal Diameter: 0.5 inches (12.7mm)
- Coil Outer Diameter: ~0.8 inches (20.3mm)
- It takes about 65 inches of raw cable to make a 6-inch coil.
- All coils go through a labor intensive, heat treated and reverse coiled process. This allows the coil to be as tight and strong as possible.
Female Detachable Connector
- Coated with a custom mix of Cerakote to properly match GMK Metropolis. The same custom mix is used for both themes.
- Connector Type: 5-pin GX16
- Connector Pinout
- Pin 1: VCC
- Pin 2: D-
- Pin 3: D+
- Pin 4: Shield
- Pin 5: GND
- Do NOT use with Device or Host ends made by other makers. Doing so could cause irreversible damage to your device, cable, or host. This is because detachable connectors do not have a set standard and the pinout can vary depending on the maker.