Keyboard Builders' Digest

Issue 18 / Week 11 / 2021

There are 25 entries in this issue.

Discussion over at r/mk!

Projects

Musashi60

The Musashi60 by 2ten1 is a split with number row, trackpoints and open source PCB (git).


Redesigned 4x6 typesafe

Redesigned vertical 4x6 typesafe with d-pad by tewtham (git).


Super-fancy Naked60BMP cover

Super-fancy Naked60BMP cover by hhsandi. Customizing a custom keyboard (blog).





Community

Deskthority: New owner

The new owner of Deskthority has been announced: Oliver (keyboardjoy) plans no advertisements or commercialisation. (more)


Review

Handheld Sci. BT-500 review

A review of the Handheld Sci. BT-500 by desantisbr. This tool with a sick terminal interface makes any keyboard wireless and programmable.



Tips & Tricks

Ultra low profile switch by Cherry

Cherry announces a new ultra low profile SMD switch (details). Posted by stuartsoft.


MBK shine-through

The range of low profile keycap options may grow further with MBK Legend‡ Glow [IC] (gallery). Posted by fk-caps.


LEGO plate as lubing station

LEGO plates can be used as lubing stations. Posted by DitlevB.




Choc keycaps on an FDM 3D printer

You can print decent Choc keycaps on an FDM 3D printer (pics), just tilt them 45°! Posted by irveln. (Waiting for STLs.)


Test

Sound test compilation #5

This is a list of 11 sound tests published this week in a single megapack. (more)


Keyboard Spotting

A 112-key macropad

The The ultimate macropad or G(igantic)FO with relgendable keycaps and MX style switches. Spotted by Technofrikus.


IBM Model F XT New Old Stock!

IBM Model F XT new old stock]]. Nice find by carlosmartin1995.



KME keyboard with trackball

KME keyboard with trackball, spotted by daurnimator (deskthority topic).


Inspiration


Sclera - a gasket-mount case for the Iris

The Sclera by hectoring is a gasket-mount case for the Iris (pics).



Oak split

An oak split by pulldawg80.


The Uni - an ortho steno board

The Uni by petercpork is a sleek, unibody split ortholinear for stenography.