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Issue 44 / Week 37 / 2021

This is a hand-picked selection of last week's content 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.

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There are 11 entries in this issue:

Editorial

Behind the Scenes of Issue 44

Vendor database progress update, 7 new discount codes, zombie stores, behind the controversial vendor top list. Issue 43 follow-up.


Projects

Gadgetina: a different kind of mechanical keyboard

The Gadgetina is a MIDI controller by mpark with Wicki-Hayden layout.


Dactyl Manuform Tight finishing

Finishing steps of this gorgeous Dactyl Manuform Tight build explained by urban_nurd.


Atari 130XE with Box Pinks

An Atari 130XE turned into a mechanical keyboard by ScreamingAtTheRadio.


Wood filament & concrete keyboard

A 3D printed custom keyboard with wood filament and cast concrete by fejy.


A board printed differently

A 3D printed keyboard by JaminMechKeys with metal rods, giant bolts and rice. RICE!


Micro Keyboard V3

Thomas Combe writes about his keyboard built for a 8-bit computer. Without a microcontroller.


TDPHSK keyboard

The open-source TDPHSK by ianliu88 is 3D printed and hotswappable.


Tools

Mikoto controller

Mikoto is an open-source Bluetooth LE nRF52840 microcontroller in a Pro Micro footprint. Designed by zhiayang.


Review

Ajazz x Huano Banana switch

Ajazz x Huano Banana switches reviewed by ThereminGoat.


Keyboard Spotting

Bull Questar 200/210

Some nice boards found in an abandoned place in France. Shared by druka-grey.


This issue was made possible by the support of:
splitkb.com, Jeremy Kitchen, AikenJG, @keebio, @kaleid1990, u/chad3814, Eugenie, sebastian siggerud, ajoflo, siriximi, cdc, Keycapsss.com, @neocsr, muppetjones, @icystorm, gefelile

Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.

Discussion over at r/mk!
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