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Santoku Gen 2

Dracula teeth mouseclicks, trackpoint as a first-class citizen, split (or unsplit), 40%, mouse scroll wheel, OLED, etc. by tyered.
Published July 18, 2021

After using the original Santoku for more than a year, tyered announced its newest revision. However, Gen 2 is a new design from the ground up keeping the original's spirit and goals intact.

Unfortunately, this design is not open source, but it comes with a detailed description of the concept and features, e.g.:

  • FFC (Flat Flexible Cable) connecting the halves.
  • Easily switch between split or unsplit depending on your situation.
  • Tightly integrated trackpoint with mouse buttons on both sides and a real usable mouse scroll wheel.
  • Very low profile. Portable. Easily fits in a work bag.
  • Custom, recessed, no-slip pads on the bottom.

Published on Sun 18th Jul 2021. Featured in KBD #35 (source).

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