Issue 121 / Week 17 / 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 15 entries in this issue:
Quick news, new shops, discounts, meetups, developments, etc.
Zilpzalp is a 28-key monoblock split by apfel, designed via Ergogen and featuring a XIAO controller.
Travis Mick published his tamago60, an open-source 60-key ortholinear keyboard with a joystick in the middle.
Fidrildi 3.0 is a 34-key unibody split designed by ButteredBread5255 for the 0xCB Helios controller.
A modular split keyboard with keywell and adjustable thumb keys: Explorer RxCT by Dream117er.
MRIYA is a Corne-derivative optimized for wireless – shared by themaxbang.
Kapl is a 70-key column-staggered split keyboard open-sourced by keyzog_.
ADreamOfStorms made uninarf, a wireless unibody keyboard.
Chunky2040 Rev2 by tenstaana with lots of features.
Leifflat's Churri is a handwired split keyboard.
Protieusz has a new handwired 40% unibody split: the Vimana features a Meshi trackball module by Aki27. PCB to be tested.
Tips & Tricks
FlatFootFox published a comprehensive series of tutorials on how to use Ergogen V4.
Sneakbox designed a decorative keycap-shaped night light: KLARIS.
Fellow redditor amphiboi put together a detailed guide on dyeing keycaps, based on the groundwork laid by CrowningKnight.
MellowMartian found his uncle's Compucolor II computer from 1979.
splitkb.com, MoErgo Glove80, u/chad3814, Aiksplace, @keebio, MKUltra, Upgrade Keyboards, @kaleid1990, Sean Grady, Cyboard, Jacob Mikesell, cdc, KEEBD, ghsear.ch, u/motfalcon, Bob Cotton, kiyejoco, littlemer-the-second, Richard Sutherland, FFKeebs, Christian Lo, Jason Hazel, @therick0996, Joel Simpson, Lev Popov, Christian Mladenov, Daniel Nikolov, Spencer Blackwood, Yuan Liu, Skyler Thuss, u/eighty58five, Caleb Rand, Schnoor Typography, Mats Faugli, Davidjohn Gerena, James McCleese, Benjamin Bell, Fabian Suceveanu, anonymous, Hating TheFruit, Matthias Goffette, Ergohaven
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