Issue 55 / Week 48 / 2021
14 entries in this issue.
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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Testing the Adafruit KB2040, CircuitPython and KMK. New guides. I won again. Giveaway & Issue #54 follow-up. BMC chaos. (
PicoSplit is a 3D printed split keyboard by Andreas Känner featuring a custom firmware written in CircuitPython. (
Ladispad is an open-source 11 key macropad by
ajmandourah with rotary encoders and an OLED screen. ( more)
A great photolog by
SandwichRising on making a custom PCB and wooden case. ( more)
A cool keyboard salvaged from a nuclear missile silo converted by Pointless Tinkering. (
Pangaea, a split keyboard with mind-boggling adjustability, co-designed by @otahinosame, @k2 and @e3w2q, has advanced to rev.3. (
A new member of Jim Merricks White's 30% bugs family: the Flea. (
The Keyboard Advent Calendar features blog posts by revered authors of the Japanese keyboard community. Curated by Yoichirou. (
An interactive configurator for a keycap set GB by
catecholate. ( more) Review
A quick teardown of the Outemu clicky optoelectric switches by
Chyrosran22. ( more) Tips & Tricks
Don tries to standardize sound tests with his testing rig. (
Doubleshots do wear out over time. Photo taken by
jsheradin. ( more) Keyboard Spotting
The classy IBM SCAMP was a prototype to showcase the APL programming language (1973). (
Is this ergonomic workplace from an old Soviet sci-fi or an exhibition back in 1969? (
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