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Tips & Tricks

Keyboard Yoga

Keyboard Yoga by ZSA Technology Labs is a different sort of typing trainer.

Shiratama keycaps

Shiratama is a yummy-looking keycap profile designed by @taneyats.

Lily58 case

A Lily58 case by st4rmatt – inspired by the IMK Corne and the Manta58.

Sofle case

A Sofle RGB case designed and shared by drudge007.

Stacked Corne case

Full body stacked Corne case open-sourced by atlantesque.

Doubleshot MDA?!

My impressions and a photodump of the doubleshot MDA "This Is Plastic" by MelGeek.

WDA profile

WDA is a sculpted, spherical, middle-height keycap profile. The first set is available on zFrontier.

Lily58 case

A 3D-printable Lily58 case with STLs – designed by DCharlo.

Smiling Orca keycap

The Smiling Orca, shared by leo_beekeeb, is a low-profile keycap optimized for Choc spacing.

Lily58 case

A fully enclosed Lily58 case. STLs published by hainguyenac.

Low-pro encoder knob

_GEIST_ published his KLOTZ knob for low-profile rotary encoders.

HEX keycaps

HEX keycaps have a low-pro hexagonal profile – designed and manufactured by s-ol and FKcaps for Choc switches.

Ergogen PCB testing

Alescito shared his workflow of testing Ergogen layouts by 3D printing them.

Corne case

A new chunky high-pro Corne case design shared by chewiedies.

Cirque trackpad news

Cirque trackpad in action, build log, and 3D-printable holders – shared by leo_beekeeb and milkycowdan.

Apex 7 in 1 switch

This rotary encoder is also a 5-way switch – posted by henrebotha.

Anodized aluminum MBK/MCC

MoErgo's Stephen announced an anodized aluminum version of both the MBK and MCC profiles.

Forged carbon keycaps

Something different: forged carbon keycaps by GalaxKeys.

Sofle Choc case

A 3D-printed Sofle Choc case designed by lytedev.

RAMA Duck switch

RAMA Duck switches come with integrated dampening pads.

Modular keyboard using rails

WarhammerBueno designed a keyboard with a replaceable numpad – using a unique rail system.

Triple shot keycaps

Making triple shot keycaps at home. A proof-of-concept video by keymacs.

Transparent PCB

PCBBUY experimented with transparent (glass) PCBs.

Transparent hotswap sockets

After colorful ones, Chosfox announced transparent hotswap sockets.

Colorful hotswap sockets

Durock came out with some new hotswap sockets in vivid colors.

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