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Macropad dump

Three macropad projects have been published recently: the VoidPad 9S1E by Tuxic, the POSpad by _vastrox_, and Bitdrive made a case for the Spin.
Published June 6, 2022

Well, there were much more macropads posted of course, but these three have open-source PCBs and/or cases:

VoidPad 9S1E

Voidworkspace aka Tuxic published his VoidPad 9S1E, along with a cool photolog.

(This revision has issues with the OLED screen but is completely functional otherwise.)


Github repo:


_vastrox_ aka kb-elmo shared his POSpad, a 4-key / POS macropad. (POS means "Point Of Sale" in this case, like in cash register systems in supermarkets – these big keycaps are made for those systems.)


Finally finished my 3D printed POS pad. It has a custom USB-C PCB inside and can be configured for either four individual keys or the single big POS key – _vastrox_.

Files on Github:


Bitdrive posted a making-of video of his stylish wooden case for Nicholas Junker's Spin macropad.

GitHub repo of the Spin PCB:

Published on Mon 6th Jun 2022. Featured in KBD #81.

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Little Big Scroll

Little Big Scroll is an open-source macropad with encoder designed by Tweetydabirdie.

Multi-profile macropad

Jim Jackson created a macropad with customizable profiles read from an SD card.

Macropad with arcade buttons

This macropad by FatherPaulStone features arcade buttons in a wooden box (pics).

Sunflower macropad

Hide-key's another macropad design: Sunflower #001.

Inkkeys: an e-ink macropad

The inkkeys is a dynamically assignable macropad project with e-ink screen by DiConX (video, docs, git).


Marconi16-rev1, a macropad by to1ne with open source PCB.