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[IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« on: Thu, 05 October 2017, 14:59:46 »


If you like-a the beige, give my set some love.  Massdrop members can vote here

I'm in group A: http://dro.ps/groupa

Vote for "Beige Hero"

I would consider this colorway in any profile, but I was imagining DSA for quickness of production.  I realize the legends are cherry style.  I just did this as quick as possible to get it entered.  If I make it past R1 I'm planning to do a proper mock-up.

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Good luck to everyone in the contest. 
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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 00:14:11 »
More accurate DSA look:

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 11:56:37 »
Too little contrast with the legends, I'm afraid. It would probably work a lot better with black (or very dark brown) legends instead. But I applaud the true beige colors here.  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 14:25:43 »
Too little contrast with the legends, I'm afraid. It would probably work a lot better with black (or very dark brown) legends instead. But I applaud the true beige colors here.  :thumb:

Yes I was in a hurry on that second mock-up but no time to fix it.  Headed on vacation for a week. I think the original from KLE has better contrast.  I sure wish something less windbreaker-y could get momentum...

Oh well, this can be a starting point for something better down the road if nothing comes of it now.

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 14:30:32 »
Also, I would be down for a dyesub set in this colorway with dark beige legends.  Iím thinking that is the way to go if massdrop isnít promoting it.  Should be cheaper and quicker. 

Or 9009 in Maxkey SA  :cool:     There are no SA fully beige caps out there, right?  Just carbon alphas

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 14:48:57 »
There are no SA fully beige caps out there, right?

None that I'm aware of.

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 14:56:19 »
Dark brown legends look great on beige keys. White on beige does not.

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #7 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 17:39:05 »
Dark brown legends look great on beige keys. White on beige does not.

Noted. Anyone with profile preferences? I like them all, honestly, but Iím leaning towards Spherical bc there isnít much beige in that realm ;)

Hmmm... maybe a Maxkey project.  This could be similar to ďLimeĒ with pretty minor adjustments.  Swap gray to beige, alphas from green to brown, and lime color to a classy orange (not carrot orange like SA industrial)
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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #8 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 18:14:05 »
Sounds like a winner to me.

I wish there was an optional alpha kit the same color as the mods (so the whole keyboard was a single color).

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« Reply #9 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 18:15:24 »
Sounds like a winner to me.

I wish there was an optional alpha kit the same color as the mods (so the whole keyboard was a single color).

Noted. 

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« Reply #10 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 18:24:33 »
Sounds like a winner to me.

I wish there was an optional alpha kit the same color as the mods (so the whole keyboard was a single color).

Would you prefer all lighter beige or all medium beige?

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #11 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 18:45:01 »
Dark brown legends look great on beige keys. White on beige does not.

Noted. Anyone with profile preferences? I like them all, honestly, but Iím leaning towards Spherical bc there isnít much beige in that realm ;)

Hmmm... maybe a Maxkey project.  This could be similar to ďLimeĒ with pretty minor adjustments.  Swap gray to beige, alphas from green to brown, and lime color to a classy orange (not carrot orange like SA industrial)

I like maxkey better than sp's DSA; however, they appear to have only the basic legends, not legends supporting options like HHKB layout, 50%, 40%, 1800 and all modern custom layouts.

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #12 on: Fri, 06 October 2017, 19:06:07 »
Sounds like a winner to me.

I wish there was an optional alpha kit the same color as the mods (so the whole keyboard was a single color).

Would you prefer all lighter beige or all medium beige?

Medium beige, for sure.

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 12 October 2017, 19:32:08 »
Thanks to everyone who voted for a sensible beige set.  Iím letting the keycap boom settle a bit and then Iíll be back with some more sweet beige. Iím thinking dark legends, single color for alphas and mods, with two accent choices.  Simple and classy.

Probably going fully sculptured from Maxkey with some extra blanks.  We shall see

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Re: [IC] DSA "Beige Hero" keyset for Massdrop competition
« Reply #14 on: Mon, 16 October 2017, 06:22:28 »
looking good reece, sad it didn't make it