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Corne Xiao

Released by FrictioN, this Corne Xiao is a modified, wireless version of foostan's Corne keyboard.
Published October 25, 2023
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FrictioN released his modified version of the Corne v3 keyboard, originally designed by foostan.

I took the inspiration from Jon808517's choc-corne-xiao. Both halves are powered by Xiao BLE and are running ZMK firmware. This is also my first 40s keyboard. I was using Sofle as my primary keyboard but now I am in love with this little guy – FrictioN.


  • 42 keys (6x3+3)
  • MX, hotswap (only)
  • Seeed Studio XIAO nRF52840 controllers
  • support for rotary encoder on each half
  • support for nice!view (untested)
  • power button and JST header to plug 3.7v lipo battery


Due to limited space, you can use either an OLED or an encoder.


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Published on Wed 25th Oct 2023. Featured in KBD #141 (source).



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