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3D-printed macropad

A Pico-based 3D-printed macropad by dr2mod with case STLs.

Published on August 27, 2021 by KBD.news

My goal was to build a solid 4x3 macropad with as little off-the-shelf components as possible to reduce the final cost and necessity to browse the internet to find an elusive out-of-stock part – dr2mod.

Tutorial and code on GitHub.

Case STLs on Thingiverse.

Among the things there's also a relatively low profile keycap to go with the pad, with a spherical uniform profile resembling DSA.

Published on Fri 27th Aug 2021. Featured in KBD #41 (source).


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