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Custom Iris case

MarijnJ is finally done with this custom Iris case.
Published May 29, 2021

The author started this project about two years ago and is finally at a point where it can be considered done.

As a first mechanical keyboard, doing research, choosing a PCB, switches, etc. already took months.

The completely custom case, after some sketches, was done in Fusion 360.

One and a half years ago the first prototypes were posted: a WIP post and gallery from 2019.

The custom keycaps were created using the library by rsheldiii. This allowed tweaking every aspect of the caps from the shape to the font used.

KeyV2: Parametric Mechanical Keycap Library by rsheldiii.]]

Thingiverse link is pending.

Published on Sat 29th May 2021. Featured in KBD #28 (source).

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