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Cool836pico

An angled monoblock Pico-based keyboard from m.ki. Optionally low-profile and open-source.

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Published February 25, 2022

A sandwich-mount 30% monoblock keyboard with Alice layout from m.ki aka telzo2000. Based on the cool836A and sporting a Raspberry Pi Pico.

The PCB supports both Cherry MX and Kailh Choc hotswap sockets.

Unlike the Pro Micro, the Pico has a reset switch on the board body. Therefore, there are restrictions on the direction of its installation. I thought it would be better if the chips were not exposed, so I made a notch in the PCB – m.ki.

Resources: Github repo with build log.

Published on Fri 25th Feb 2022. Featured in KBD #67 (source).


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