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Offline YMwoo

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #100 on: Sat, 20 February 2021, 00:03:23 »
great kit imo!
still wishing the ergo will have legends since it's an uniform profile but the kits are great right now.

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #101 on: Sat, 20 February 2021, 00:37:30 »
Kits look amazing! Cant wait!

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #102 on: Sat, 20 February 2021, 01:58:35 »
I'm very on board with this, i also have a boop on the way that would be perfect for this. Any possibility of dished homing keys?
     

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #103 on: Sun, 21 February 2021, 15:45:08 »
I'm very on board with this, i also have a boop on the way that would be perfect for this. Any possibility of dished homing keys?

We don't really have plans for deep dish homing keys currently, but we will check it out if there is more demand for it expressed in the interest form.

It's also a bit tricky - as the design is currently, to make the deep dish feel more scooped, for those keys, we would have to either:
  • Make the dish diameter smaller, to make it feel more scooped
  • Increase the lip height (thus increasing overall keycap height)
  • Allow the deep dish key to be less than 1.5mm thick at the center of the dish
Or some combination of these. This is due to SLK being very low-profile in the first place, so there isn't as much extra material/space to work with. I believe some other profiles do these tradeoffs for deep dish homing, but I personally would rather maintain more aesthetic uniformity.
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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #104 on: Tue, 23 February 2021, 07:04:29 »
I would love to see an offset caps lock added to the roster

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #105 on: Tue, 23 February 2021, 07:46:36 »
This is interesting. Very keen to try one later on.
Bigger dish and shorter height compared to DSA? I like it. Always looking forward to something different within this hobby.  :)

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #106 on: Tue, 23 February 2021, 10:56:00 »
Really every aspect of this keycap seems to be sooo well thought of. I already skipped a few groupbuys, since all I want now is this set. Sorry if this was answered somewhere else already but is there a rough estimate? I guess currently FK is handling the MBK groupbuy, but could it be produced after this?

Thanks! We're getting estimates now that CNY is over, the goal is to produce this right after MBK! ✌️



great kit imo!
still wishing the ergo will have legends since it's an uniform profile but the kits are great right now.

I'll look into this some more, but from what I understand, every ergo layout user has their own custom setup so it'll be difficult to account for all of them 😅

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #107 on: Tue, 23 February 2021, 21:10:49 »
I'll look into this some more, but from what I understand, every ergo layout user has their own custom setup so it'll be difficult to account for all of them 😅

The good thing about flat profile is that you don't need to remake a 1u mod in different rows (i.e. ortho cherry profile child kits often have 3x 1u enter keys - you'd only need one). So the total keys in an ortho kit is much lower - one enter, one esc, one tab, one delete, one backspace, a 2u spacebar, ctrl/alt/win etc. all as 1u

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #108 on: Tue, 23 February 2021, 23:03:10 »
The good thing about flat profile is that you don't need to remake a 1u mod in different rows (i.e. ortho cherry profile child kits often have 3x 1u enter keys - you'd only need one). So the total keys in an ortho kit is much lower - one enter, one esc, one tab, one delete, one backspace, a 2u spacebar, ctrl/alt/win etc. all as 1u

Totally! Working on this rn 🙏


Ergo and NorDe friends please keep an eye on this thread, will present a legended ergo keys option and a NorDe option sometime this week and would like your feedback.

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #109 on: Wed, 24 February 2021, 02:59:07 »
Ergo and NorDe friends please keep an eye on this thread, will present a legended ergo keys option and a NorDe option sometime this week and would like your feedback.

OMG I love you <3
I was actually preparing and make a case for a NorDe kit again ^^

One other thing: I'm using a Vortex Race 3 which has these unusual 1.5u ESC and DEL keys. No doubt I'd be more than happy if there were a kit covering this but I guess it's even more niche than NorDe. So to cover those keys, will the ergo kit be the one with spare 1.5u keys? Or any other way how I could cover them?

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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #110 on: Fri, 26 February 2021, 01:12:47 »
Hello all, here are the proposed changes. NorDe support (without tertiary legends) added into what was originally the Misc Kit. And legended ergo keys replacing the blanks in the Compact Kits, with some 1u and 1.5u keys that can already be found in the Base Kits.

Let me know your thoughts 🙏


Compact Kits






International & Misc Kits








One other thing: I'm using a Vortex Race 3 which has these unusual 1.5u ESC and DEL keys. No doubt I'd be more than happy if there were a kit covering this but I guess it's even more niche than NorDe. So to cover those keys, will the ergo kit be the one with spare 1.5u keys? Or any other way how I could cover them?

Those keys will be covered by the Compact Kits above ✌️
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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Proposed Kit Changes 2/25)
« Reply #111 on: Fri, 26 February 2021, 03:40:13 »
The progress is superb.  The highlights of red in the base kits on the mods is a great addition and the additional kits is very welcome.  Keep going.
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Re: [IC] SLK Dessau (Kits Updated 2/17)
« Reply #112 on: Fri, 26 February 2021, 05:55:45 »
Hello all, here are the proposed changes. NorDe support (without tertiary legends) added into what was originally the Misc Kit. And legended ergo keys replacing the blanks in the Compact Kits, with some 1u and 1.5u keys that can already be found in the Base Kits.

Let me know your thoughts 🙏


Compact Kits

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International & Misc Kits

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One other thing: I'm using a Vortex Race 3 which has these unusual 1.5u ESC and DEL keys. No doubt I'd be more than happy if there were a kit covering this but I guess it's even more niche than NorDe. So to cover those keys, will the ergo kit be the one with spare 1.5u keys? Or any other way how I could cover them?

Those keys will be covered by the Compact Kits above ✌️

Personally, I think these changes are perfect! Thanks for considering it.
Ofc I can't say for others, but I really like these. All I need now is more color options in the future  :thumb: