Keyboard Builders' Digest
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Issue 146 / Week 48 / 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 6+4 entries in this issue:


  • Giveaway and advent calendar update, quick news, in the mailbox, meetups, new vendors and discount codes!
  • Richard Goulter shared two orthos: CH552-48 & CH552-44 – both using the cheap CH552 MCU. (source)
  • Zireael is a low-pro wireless split, shared by Mposible – based on the Dao. (source)
  • Sporkus' Le Capybara is a capacitive sensing (aka Topre) keyboard in Le Chiffre layout. (source)
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