Issue 29 / Week 22 / 2021
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Personal favorites. Split database revamp: 150 new designs included. Issue 28 follow-up with some stats. Logical layout design series - preparations. (
A new enigma36 by sadekbaroudi, this time an open body version. (
New version of the Lil Chonky Bois by Sndr666. MX version added. (
Marconi16-rev1, a macropad by to1ne with open source PCB. (
The TwentyThird is a hand-wired gaming keyboard by the5andmany with a thumb cluster. (
A custom pinkytyl by ripxorip with improved thumb positioning. (
Early prototype for the Avlo44 by jrp22. (
A simple tool by MartasSan to help you solder cheep USB-C ports to a PCB. (
more) Tips & Tricks
Curved traces in KiCAD 5.99. Posted by deshtroy. (
3D-printed "PCB" for solderless hotswap prototyping by 50an6xy06r6n. (
A 3D printable case for the Lily58 by j_oshreve. (
The newest Kyria with tenting puck and pocket tripod. Posted by cdarw1n. (
The T-34 keyboard layout by jonas_h. (
This is a list of 11 sound tests published this week in a single megapack. (
The Project Sphinx is a retrofuturistic concept, the proposed design of a soviet home computer from the '80s. Posted by FractionPrism. (
more) Keyboard Spotting
An old electron microscope: plastic keys recessed in wood. Spotted by IAmAQuantumMechanic. (
An USB Zenith ZTX-11-Z by Icemanrec. (
Ortho board on a Fujifilm Frontier negative scanner. Spotted by Benjaminfjer. (
IBM Displaywriter 6580 spotted by madribby78. (
Digital mechanical OLED fidget clicker/counter by kryptonuclei. (
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