geekhack Marketplace => Interest Checks => Topic started by: Formulaik on Sat, 22 June 2019, 12:19:40

Title: [IC] DSA Tokamak
Post by: Formulaik on Sat, 22 June 2019, 12:19:40
Initial "Interest Check" for the Tokamak keycap set. This set goes for an industrial control panel look while also attempting to increase the yellow pop by playing down the alphas and standard modifiers. The name is from a type of fusion reactor design called the tokamak. The novelty keys included use the name ZETA which was a fusion reactor design that was a precursor to the tokamak and instrumental toward furthering fusion reaction research.

I used the incredibly awesome DSA Scientific keycap set as a guide for Tokamak. The intention is to use Signature Plastics for production and go with the DSA key cap profile. I used the same kit designs as from DSA Scientific with some minor additions. Notably there is an additional "B" key in the alpha kit for the TGR Alice and there are included a 2u and 1u shift keys in the modifier kit. These seemed like minimal additions to include popular unique configurations. I also included a Mac Kit as I'm a life-long Mac user. I'm sure there are other small additions that could be included to maximize compatibility that I'm not aware of so please sound off below to let me know what I missed. This is my first GB so please be gentle. ;)

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Title: Re: [IC] DSA Tokamak
Post by: Gondolindrim on Sat, 22 June 2019, 13:01:36
I like it very much. Very unique colorway, but it somehow manages to hold together.

I'd be in for a base set
Title: Re: [IC] DSA Tokamak
Post by: tex_live_utility on Sat, 22 June 2019, 14:30:22
I like it, but you'll need to be careful to differentiate from DSA Alchemy. I also don't know how I feel about all-dark F keys. Alternating them like in Scientific might look nicer.
Title: Re: [IC] DSA Tokamak
Post by: fractl on Sat, 22 June 2019, 15:16:43
Reminds me a lot of the keyset render on the Milk Rama U-80, except for the darker gray and yellow keys, of course.  Which isn't a bad thing at all, since it looks quite nice.  Now, I just wish that someone would run a GB for a keyset that matches the render on the Port U-80.
Title: Re: [IC] DSA Tokamak
Post by: euphxenos on Sat, 22 June 2019, 16:06:05
Since you're basing this on DSA Scientific, it might be worth pointing out that the 1U Fn was accidentally removed, but was added back into their TKL + Specialty mods kit during their group buy.  You also have carried over some keys with legends that were appropriate for DSA Scientific's calculator theme that probably don't belong in your set (in mods: 1U Data, 1.5U Clear; in numpad: 1U Calc; in ortho/40%: 1U Data, 1.25U Data).
Title: Re: [IC] DSA Tokamak
Post by: Formulaik on Wed, 17 July 2019, 13:04:07
Quick update. Going to kill this IC since interest is extremely low. Thanks for all who responded!