A split keyboard with 36-42 keys, RP2040 support, haptic feedback, etc.:
KLOR by u/_GEIST_. KBD.news Published July 6, 2022
Creators! Feel free to
tip me off
about your keyboard related projects to bring them to 100K readers.
KLOR is a feature-rich 36-42 keys column-staggered split keyboard designed by _GEIST_. It supports a per-key RGB matrix, encoders, OLED displays, haptic feedback, speakers, a Pixart Paw3204 trackball, the SplitKB tenting puck and four different layouts via brake-off parts.
The KLOR is my first keyboard design, a 36-42 keys column-staggered split keyboard –
It can use AVR Pro Micros and RP2040 Pro Micros alike.
In addition, there are two cases in the repo: a stacked acrylic one and another case for 3D printing.
per-key RGB matrix
(kind of hidden) OLED displays
Pixart Paw3204 trackball
four different layouts, through break-off parts
SplitKB tenting puck support.
Published on Wed 6th Jul 2022. Featured in
KBD #86 ( source). Related
The open-source monoblock
has been around for half a year now. Better late than never.
Dactyl-ish scooped keyboard
with all the keys having their own post.
is an open-source 36-42 keys split keyboard with trackpoint and memory LCD support.
has built a
low profile Dactyl
is a handwired low-profile split keyboard designed and shared by
is a prebuilt split keyboard designed and sold by
. Wired, 58 keys, hotswap with OLED displays.
KBD.news is a blog and
weekly newsletter on DIY mechanical keyboards. A hand-picked selection of features from a keyboard enthusiast's perspective ( more + contact).
Contribute, tip-offs, contact
Support this project
MK Advent Calendar 2022
Meetups in your area
Discount codes for ya
3,000+ readers who get news and useful links delivered to their inboxes once a week.
Check the latest newsletters→
Check the archive→ Supporters , MoErgo Glove80, splitkb.com u/chad3814, Aiksplace, , @keebio , Upgrade Keyboards , Cyboard Sean Grady, @kaleid1990, Jacob Mikesell, , Jason Hazel KEEBD, cdc, kiyejoco, littlemer-the-second, , ghsear.ch u/motfalcon, Christian Lo, Bob Cotton, FFKeebs, Richard Sutherland, Joel Simpson, DROP, @therick0996, Christian Mladenov, Lev Popov, Daniel Nikolov, u/eighty58five, Schnoor Typography, Caleb Rand, Spencer Blackwood, Skyler Thuss, Yuan Liu, Mats Faugli, James McCleese, Benjamin Bell, , TurtleKeebs Matthias Goffette, Ergohaven, Davidjohn Gerena, Hating TheFruit, zzeneg, anonymous, Anatolii Smolianinov, Spencer Dabell, Penk Chen
Keyboard Layout Editor, Plate Builder / Plate Generator, QMK / kbfirmware.com ( to QMK), Pro Micro pinout & upgrade
r/mk, ErgoMech, r/mechmarket, geekhack.org, deskthority.net, keebtalk.com/, lemmy/mk/, lemmy/ergomech/, kbin/mk/
PCB design guide, another one, PCB price comparison, lasergist, laserboost, hubs.com