Issue 51 / Week 44 / 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 14 entries in this issue:
Stabilizers begone! A custom handwired keyboard by _wumpus without any stabilizers.
This is a Dactyl-like Choc build by supertoughfrog with splay.
ScyllaBallz - a tractyl Manuform by tenstaana with OLEDs, roller encoders, audio, and per key RGB.
Danny, founder of Keebio, writes about the ups and downs of running a keyboard shop.
Tips & Tricks
A QMK keymap with short blog posts by Mental_General_5445 explaining tricks like autocorrection, Caps Word, getting Shift keys right, etc.
Adafruit announced the preliminary pinouts of its RP2040 based KB2040 controller: the Keeboars.
Commercial_Dinner989 has shared his second 3D printed project, a case for a BM43 PCB.
COrthbandt has built and shared a new 3D printed Iris case
Levener created different versions of 3D printable cases for the Zodiark by Split Logic Keyboards.
A 3D printed case for the GK707 shared by RogerArbogast.
Keep Raspberry Pi 400 keyboard out of the way with sozman's 3D printed hinged keyboard supports.
A rare Apple-1 from 1976-1977 in koa wood case is on sale. Starting bid: $200,000.
An unknown terminal model found by jacksonh22 in an abandoned factory.
An ABB branded keyboard with some extra keys. Spotted by BoBxDoll.
splitkb.com, Jeremy Kitchen, AikenJG, @keebio, Timo, @kaleid1990, u/chad3814, Eugenie, sebastian siggerud, ajoflo, cdc, Keycapsss.com, Jim, kiyejoco, faso, _qdw_, Bob Cotton
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