Issue 144 / Week 46 / 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 8+6 entries in this issue:
Last hours to join the giveaway, quick news, top secret project.
Protieusz shared a standalone trackball along with an open-source trackball module: Starship Bubu-01 and OmegaSupreme.
Kazik is a cute 30% keyboard by monokēēbs – with versatile PCB, XIAO RP2040, and Japanese duplex matrix!
Sebastian Stumpf's Swepp is a splayed Sweep, a split keyboard with 34 keys.
Tarneo shared a small and portable sub-10x10 cm ergo split called Triboard.
Beekeeb's Leo announced Allium58, a low-pro split based on the Lily58 Pro.
Created by graphic design student Nate Kearney, NKEY is a print magazine concept with some kbd.news interviews as its backbone.
Tips & Tricks
Magnetic case and tenting for the Sweep keyboard: Msweep by Runningtarrens.
Typioca is a terminal based typing speed tester created by Lukas Bloznelis.
A filterable list of splits by YellowAfterlife.
3D: A custom Zaphod case by llpamies.
AccidentalRebel combined the two halves of a Velvet case and added more keys: UniVelvet44.
Weekly Diderot-effect: zord is an artisan toy case by Min Khant Kyaw.
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