Issue 14 / Week 7 / 2021
29 entries in this issue.
This is my usual hand-picked selection of last week's content from a keyboard builder's perspective. Posts that may teach you something, make you think and contribute to the common knowledge of the DIY builder community.
trochee is a 8x8 keyboard designed by porkostomus for one-handed use ( git).
inkkeys is a dynamically assignable macropad project with e-ink screen by DiConX ( video, docs, git). Ploopy: a ball-only trackball companion for split keyboards by crop_octagon ( docs). Dactylria - a Dactyl ManuForm fork with thumbs inspired by Kyria and Keyboardio Model 01 by jchendy with source ( git). Review Tips & Tricks Luna is a QMK keyboard pet by HellSingCoder reacting to your typing speed and same layer states ( video, git).
This nice through-hole split
Torn build by bromanko ( git) features mini tripods for tenting ( gallery). Elite-C holder PCB for Dactyl-like cases with audio jack, M4 screw holes, reset button, RGB output by Fmcraft ( git). Test
This is a list of 8 sound tests published this week in a single megapack. (
IBM 3178 C1 USB Chungus edition ft. Solenoid by drake9800. Keyboard Spotting Inspiration In progress
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