Issue 33 / Week 26 / 2021
This is a rolling coverage of the DIY mechanical keyboard hobby 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.
There are 14 entries in this issue:
Split database - search by tag. Issue 32 follow-up. Top 5 posts. Future plans / priority list.
A machined keyboard with machined keycaps by saturnfig.
The MacroPact is a rPico/KMK macropad with IPS display by kbjunky.
A handwired build by scissor_rock_paper featuring an IO port expander.
The Curse 46 by hypermagpie has an interesting placement of an ISO Enter key.
In episode 14 of the Thocc Vogsphere talks with Tom, a member of the Splergo gang and owner of an impressive split collection.
Tips & Tricks
Gunpla inspired case for Contra keyboard by darthandre.
Custom 3D-printed tent case for a wireless Corne by jhelvy.
A 3D-printed Corne LP case by Robamoto.
Corne-rang is a Corne/CRKBD keyboard tray by bendalton.
This is a list of 11 sound tests published this week in a single megapack.
A Microsystems MS-21D spotted by Manpeas.
Fellow builder factoryofidols saw those deskmats the size of your keyboard and got inspired.
Introducing lulu - a design by boardsource_xyz based on the Lily58.
splitkb.com, Jeremy Kitchen, AikenJG, u/chad3814, @kaleid1990, Eugenie, sebastian siggerud, opendna & an anonymous donor.
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