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The Boston is an open source "compact 120%".
Published June 18, 2021

I have a hard time to keep track of projects on Geekhack. This one was brought to my attention through JucheCatgirl's typing test on Youtube:

This absolute unit is the Boston, a "compact 120%" designed by Pylon at geekhack. [...] It's essentially an Austin with an F13-F24 row added on top. These were available as B-stock/test kits for users willing to print their own cases, and all the PCB and case files are on github for those interested in building one today.

Published on Fri 18th Jun 2021. Featured in KBD #31 (source).

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