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Birdy44

RaphCoder13 designed Birdy44, a handwired split with dual trackpads and tented case.

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Published October 11, 2023
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Birdy44 is a handwired split with low-pro switches and Cirque trackpads. Designed by RaphCoder13 aka Standard-Cat-806.

Having completed my Dactyl, I sought to design a portable, low-profile keyboard – Standard-Cat-806.

Inspired by the Claw44, the author added some splay to accommodate the pinkies. MX spacing was used for seamless switching between the Dactyl and this new keyboard.

Specs

  • 44x Kailh Choc V1 switches
  • 3D printed plate and case
  • RP2040-Zero Waveshare controller
  • 40 mm Cirque trackpads (scavenged from Steam Controller)
  • MBK and 3D printed keycaps
  • Magnetic tenting legs
  • Transport case

Although the Birdy44 is handwired, the STL files are available in the repo, along with build details and instructions.

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Published on Wed 11th Oct 2023. Featured in KBD #139 (source).


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