Keyboard Builders' Digest
Save 5% at Divinikey! Code: KBDNEWS
Keyboard Builders' Digest / Projects

Seagull macropad

Kea Workshop's Claude published his Seagull macropad - with MX/Choc support and exposed diodes.
Published May 6, 2024
Creators! Feel free to tip me off about your keyboard related projects to bring them to 100K readers.

After his Rhino Pad, Kea's Claude is back with another open-source device: the Seagull is a 4x4 macropad compatible with both MX and Chock hotswap sockets.

The Seagull Macropad is based off the Rhino Pad, that supports both MX and Choc switches – Claude.


  • 16 (4x4) keys
  • MX or Choc, hotswap
  • Pro Micro footprint
  • encoder
  • exposed diode array
  • display
  • wireless support (pads for a battery and battery switch)
  • magnetic sandwich case



Do you like this post? Share, donate, subscribe, tip me off!

Published on Mon 6th May 2024. Featured in KBD #164.


Spacepad Micro

The Spacepad Micro is a tiny universal macropad by SouthPawEngineer.


DOLCHpad is a 10-key handwired macropad, shared and SLA-printed by sohke.

BLE HEX macropad

Piotr Wilk published a small BLE macropad sporting HEX keycaps.

Rhino Pad

Claude of Kea Workshop shared the files of his Rhino Pad, a macropad for CAD work.

3D printed macropad case

An open-source magnetic macropad case by bikepackerdude.

Multi-profile macropad

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