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Offline elmo

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Re: [IC] Yeti: Alice Gasket Mounted with extra heft (Prototype Gallery Included)
« Reply #50 on: Wed, 23 December 2020, 02:55:18 »
Lacking of LED indicator was intentional?

most custom boards don't have indicator LEDs

Offline AxolStudio

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Re: [IC] Yeti: Alice Gasket Mounted with extra heft (Prototype Gallery Included)
« Reply #51 on: Mon, 28 December 2020, 18:06:49 »
Lacking of LED indicator was intentional?

Yes it was, Im personally not a fan of the indicators and didn't want them. I have a version with the LEDs and I didn't like how it turned out which is why it wont be featured.

Offline gex

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this reminds me the previous generation of macbooks (especially in that silver) which is a good thing as it was the most beautiful computer mankind ever made. i dunno about keyboard cases but i felt i must buy this immediately i saw the renders. regarding the details, i prefer having the yeti inside (liked the explanation of Captain Apathy) and no visible indicators. i filled the feedback form and wish you (and myself) a successful gb!

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this reminds me the previous generation of macbooks (especially in that silver) which is a good thing as it was the most beautiful computer mankind ever made. i dunno about keyboard cases but i felt i must buy this immediately i saw the renders. regarding the details, i prefer having the yeti inside (liked the explanation of Captain Apathy) and no visible indicators. i filled the feedback form and wish you (and myself) a successful gb!

Thank you! Unfortunately due to popular demand and almost every single feedback form I've gotten the yeti will be on the outside. I understand where you're coming from and personally my own choice would be to keep the yeti on the inside however I feel that having the yeti on the outside of the case adds more character to the board. Thank you for the feedback!

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Hoping this will be my first Alice inspired board, but those bezels on the left and right are a little too thick in the prototype compared to the renders. I still love it, here's hoping the price is nice!

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Hoping this will be my first Alice inspired board, but those bezels on the left and right are a little too thick in the prototype compared to the renders. I still love it, here's hoping the price is nice!

Have you checked the image gallery? The bezel difference from the protos and the renders might just simply be due to the lighting and the angles. I can assure you that the render files used here are the ones that were sent to production so there should be no difference. I have checked over the files and made sure that it was within tolerances. Thanks for the kind words!

Offline CookieFlow

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This Yeti is the cutest thing ever !

Sadly I don't think I could use a board without arrows, and I doubt this is a change that would be considered :(
   

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This Yeti is the cutest thing ever !

Sadly I don't think I could use a board without arrows, and I doubt this is a change that would be considered :(

At this point and this late into the design unfortunately arrows wont be added however consider using layers, you can map arrows to the keys anyways c:

Offline CookieFlow

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Totally understandable.

I tried using layers or functions on 60% in the past, but as a programmer I use arrows way too often that I need dedicated ones.

It's pretty difficult to find Alice style boards with them, and this rounded design with the cute Yeti is awesome but sadly I don't think I could use it myself.
   

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Totally understandable.

I tried using layers or functions on 60% in the past, but as a programmer I use arrows way too often that I need dedicated ones.

It's pretty difficult to find Alice style boards with them, and this rounded design with the cute Yeti is awesome but sadly I don't think I could use it myself.


It took me about a month to get fully vested in the HHKB layout...  I have more issues with smaller boards ditching / and ' these days.   If you work at it though you can survive as a programmer without arrows for sure.  I promise!

Offline CookieFlow

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Totally understandable.

I tried using layers or functions on 60% in the past, but as a programmer I use arrows way too often that I need dedicated ones.

It's pretty difficult to find Alice style boards with them, and this rounded design with the cute Yeti is awesome but sadly I don't think I could use it myself.


It took me about a month to get fully vested in the HHKB layout...  I have more issues with smaller boards ditching / and ' these days.   If you work at it though you can survive as a programmer without arrows for sure.  I promise!

You are right, I'm sure you get used to it.
I misworded it.
I have several boards and I like to change between them fairly frequently, and all of them have arrows so in that sense it would be a lot harder to get used to. If I was only using a layout without them, I would eventually get up to speed.
« Last Edit: Thu, 14 January 2021, 08:13:52 by CookieFlow »