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Kipra keyboard

Peter Lyons shared his kipra, an open-source split keyboard – kinda pragmatic.
Published May 14, 2024
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The kipra is a much more down-to-earth split by Peter Lyons aka focusaurus, at least compared to his earlier Squeezebox iterations.

A split ergonomic mechanical keyboard built with ergogen, kicad, and freecad, and there's also a detailed blog post if you'd like to know more about this build.

I've built a new split ergonomic mechanical keyboard called the "kipra". My daily driver for most of the past year has been a sofle choc, which is overall quite good and adequate for my current needs. However, I wanted to make something even more tailored to my specific preferences in terms of features and hand shape – Peter.


  • 44 keys
  • low-pro Choc, hotswap
  • reversible PCB
  • Pro Micro/nice!nano footprint


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Published on Tue 14th May 2024. Featured in KBD #165 (source).



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