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Issue 114 / Week 7 / 2023

This is a hand-picked selection of last week's content from a keyboard enthusiast's perspective. Posts that may teach you something, make you think and contribute to the common knowledge of the DIY builder community.

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There are 15 entries in this issue:


  • Update on the status of the newsletter, deinfluencing, new shops and discounts, in the mailbox, deskmat, etc.
  • Chocofly v2.0 by u/vitvlkv with some neat features. (source)
  • NINE by But She's a Girl is an updated Piano – with PCB and case files shared. (source)
  • An updated Corne PCB which integrates a thumb trackball – shared by idank. (source)
  • Lörtsy is a monoblock split Atreus-derivative by Cedutus. (source)
  • SCI-CALC is a wireless mechanical calculator/macropad by techstacknerd. (source)
  • Hyper170's Essence is an angled unibody split populated by a standard ANSI keycap set. (source)
  • The Reviung-inspired ReviungDash47 by tumler comes with some extra keys. (source)
  • The Mantis prototype, shared by Felix Kuehling, is designed around the Hex caps. (source)
  • Evalyn Emmerich released the next iteration of her folding btrfld – now with PCBs. (source)
  • Ben Cooper's first split design: the corneoid askew-kbd with some splay. (source)
  • Yask Bois by Sndr666 – yet another split keyboard. (source)
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