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Bloq 36

The split Bloq 36 by Kunsteak features thumb clusters on a lower plane.
Published March 13, 2023

With the Bloq, Kunsteak wanted to create a minimal looking keyboard (the MCU had to be below the keys and the PCB would not protrude beyond the keycaps) that had a lowered thumb cluster on a separate PCB after getting some inspiration from ak66666's stacked Thumbs Up! keyboards.

The thumb cluster is awful on a flat surface but when tented to 45 deg it's absolutely perfect – Kunsteak.

This open-source split keyboard is both Choc and MX compatible.


  • 36 keys (5x3+3 halves)
  • Choc/MX compatible
  • Hotswap
  • Two-part PCB
  • Puck/tenting support
  • Wireless (only!)
  • ZMK firmware


Published on Mon 13th Mar 2023. Featured in KBD #116 (source).

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