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[IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 16:01:13 »
Hi,

This is a thread to gauge whether there is interest in a keycap set specifically for 75% keyboards.

Here is the current proposed layout:

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Possible New Layout:

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This is a budget keycap set, that is aimed at those whom are looking for a keycap set for their new (or current) 75% keyboard.

If you would like to provide feedback for this keycaps set, please leave a comment below.

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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 16:10:05 »
I don't think there's enough of a price difference between a tkl set and a 75 set. Might as well buy a tkl set and save probably more money because of moq fulfillment and have wider appeal.
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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 16:12:10 »
If you would like to provide feedback for this keycaps set, please leave a comment below.
Gladly. GMK with R0 and R5 rows.

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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 16:14:58 »
I am absolutely down for this. GMK sounds awesome. I would also be in for DSA.
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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 16:32:44 »
I don't think there's enough of a price difference between a tkl set and a 75 set. Might as well buy a tkl set and save probably more money because of moq fulfillment and have wider appeal.

Thank you for your feedback.

Unfortunately a standard 108/109 keycap set does not feature a 1.75 shift key.

If you would like to provide feedback for this keycaps set, please leave a comment below.
Gladly. GMK with R0 and R5 rows.

I am absolutely down for this. GMK sounds awesome. I would also be in for DSA.



Thank you for the feedback!

This is unlikely to be created by GMK, due to the price. I would consider DSA.


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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 16:38:52 »
I would recommend adding a 1.5u Ctrl and a 1.5 Alt for the right of the spacebar for those who would prefer not to use 3x 1u keys.
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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #6 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 16:41:31 »
I would recommend adding a 1.5u Ctrl and a 1.5 Alt for the right of the spacebar for those who would prefer not to use 3x 1u keys.

or for boards that don't support 3x 1u
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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 16:48:59 »
Speaking of which, I recommend:
- 2x 1.5u Ctrl
- 2x 1.5u Alt
- 1x 7u Spacebar
- 1x 1.5u HHKB Backspace <---

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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #8 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 17:55:07 »
I would recommend adding a 1.5u Ctrl and a 1.5 Alt for the right of the spacebar for those who would prefer not to use 3x 1u keys.

I agree with this.
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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 04:36:54 »
Could we get it in white or would black be the only option?

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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 06:45:50 »
As long as is supports alternate bottom rows, and works with most 75, 68, 65, 60, and hhkb layouts, it should be worthwhile. 68 would require a second 2u shift.
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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 11:41:26 »
I would recommend adding a 1.5u Ctrl and a 1.5 Alt for the right of the spacebar for those who would prefer not to use 3x 1u keys.

Speaking of which, I recommend:
- 2x 1.5u Ctrl
- 2x 1.5u Alt
- 1x 7u Spacebar
- 1x 1.5u HHKB Backspace <---

See below for bottom-row guidance:
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Those can be added, however this set will most likely feature the DSA profile.


Could we get it in white or would black be the only option?

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The colour scheme has not been decided yet, I was curious as to whether there was interest in the layout.

As long as is supports alternate bottom rows, and works with most 75, 68, 65, 60, and hhkb layouts, it should be worthwhile. 68 would require a second 2u shift.

I will only be adding keycaps that are relevant to the 75% layout, as I want this to be as affordable as possible. Sorry.


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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #12 on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 13:37:13 »
This is the latest layout:

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Is there interest in this kit?

The Signature Plastics colours used are:

- Keycaps: NN
- Legends: GY

No colours have been confirmed.
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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #13 on: Sat, 17 February 2018, 08:03:26 »
That is better. All it needs now is split backspace support, which I might add, is an option and used on 75%s
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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #14 on: Sat, 17 February 2018, 08:30:45 »
That is better. All it needs now is split backspace support, which I might add, is an option and used on 75%s

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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 20 February 2018, 13:25:32 »
Thank you for your feedback, this is going to be the final kit:

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I think that this set will be produced by SP, and the profile will be either DCS or DSA.

The profile and colour theme need to be confirmed, so I am open for feedback/suggestions. :)


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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #16 on: Tue, 20 February 2018, 13:45:59 »
Can't help but say this: if you're doing split backspace, it's pointless without a R2 1.5u backspace. I'd add that, and make one of the blanks the | \ key.

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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #17 on: Tue, 20 February 2018, 14:52:50 »
Can't help but say this: if you're doing split backspace, it's pointless without a R2 1.5u backspace. I'd add that, and make one of the blanks the | \ key.

Sure, I can add that.

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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #18 on: Tue, 20 February 2018, 14:54:35 »
Also +1 to DCS.

The text alignment on the mockup is off, any pictures of what is expected with DCS/DSA?

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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #19 on: Wed, 21 February 2018, 01:31:42 »
I have fixed the layout.

Here are some simple, but classic, colour schemes:

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If you would like to see a particular colour scheme, please let me know.
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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 21 February 2018, 01:37:38 »
Those images with the white keycaps were not very clear, here they are again:

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Re: [IC] A Keycap Set for 75% Keyboards.
« Reply #21 on: Wed, 21 February 2018, 07:29:12 »
1.75 R3 control key please

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