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.
There are 11 entries in this issue:
Vendor database progress update, 7 new discount codes, zombie stores, behind the controversial vendor top list. Issue 43 follow-up.
The Gadgetina is a MIDI controller by mpark with Wicki-Hayden layout.
Finishing steps of this gorgeous Dactyl Manuform Tight build explained by urban_nurd.
An Atari 130XE turned into a mechanical keyboard by ScreamingAtTheRadio.
A 3D printed custom keyboard with wood filament and cast concrete by fejy.
A 3D printed keyboard by JaminMechKeys with metal rods, giant bolts and rice. RICE!
Thomas Combe writes about his keyboard built for a 8-bit computer. Without a microcontroller.
The open-source TDPHSK by ianliu88 is 3D printed and hotswappable.
Mikoto is an open-source Bluetooth LE nRF52840 microcontroller in a Pro Micro footprint. Designed by zhiayang.
Ajazz x Huano Banana switches reviewed by ThereminGoat.
Some nice boards found in an abandoned place in France. Shared by druka-grey.
splitkb.com, Jeremy Kitchen, AikenJG, @keebio, @kaleid1990, u/chad3814, Eugenie, sebastian siggerud, ajoflo, siriximi, cdc, Keycapsss.com, @neocsr, muppetjones, @icystorm, gefelile
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