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Mangokitty published the files of the Tanto, a 40% with Katana-stlye symmetric layout.
Published March 7, 2024
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The Tanto 40 is a 40% keyboard PCB designed and shared by Mangokitty27. Inspired by RominRonin's Katana, it comes with a symmetric layout – which makes a lot of sense.

Just like the name: Tantō is a Japanese short sword, so smaller than a katana.

Inspired by the Katana 60, [here comes] the Tanto 40! […] It's of my own design, so a lil' scuffed – Mangokitty27.

The build in the photos sports Redragon low-profile red switches and XVX low-profile keycaps.


  • 46 keys, symmetric arrangement
  • Redragon low-pro switches, soldered
  • Pro Micro

Pic: Tanto PCB

Tanto PCB


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Published on Thu 7th Mar 2024. Featured in KBD #158 (source).



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