Issue 118 / Week 13 / 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.
There are 16 entries in this issue:
TTT, new shops, meetups, in the mailbox, developments, etc.
T-rex is an open-source through-hole ortholinear keyboard by Thunderguts13.
kowgary16 is a low-profile ortholinear macropad by sporewoh.
A CFX-spaced low-pro ortholinear keyboard by sporewoh: bancouver40.
Urchin is a wireless-only Swoop-derivative open-sourced by duckyb.
TheStuChef's 58-key low-pro ChonkV is based on the chocV but features, among other things, a number row.
ADreamOfStorms released the files of narfkb, a split with RP2040K-Zero, encoder and an array of tiny switches.
A 3D printed Dolch Planck keyboard by sohke with PCB and STLs: Dolothy.
Travis Mick published his low-pro split egg58 – along the lines of the Ergodox/Sofle/Moonlander.
Takeshi Nishio's Sandy is a multi-PCB approach to mimic a keywell on his Jones keyboard.
Piotr Wilk published a small BLE macropad sporting HEX keycaps.
Tips & Tricks
Fmcraft presented a magnetic tenting system using mainly off-the-shelf components.
DaoShield by Mposiblee – an aluminum case for the Dao keyboard.
A completely typing-controlled real-time strategy game: Touch Type Tale by Pumpernickel Studio.
Gakuto Mikumo introduced his Atalante, a unibody angled split keyboard with arrow clusters on both sides.
Elecrow announced a month of special promotion for mechanical keyboard enthusiasts.
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