Issue 58 / Week 51 / 2021
This is a hand-picked selection of last week's content from a keyboard enthusiast'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:
Quick news, TheBoard December competition, a telnet based literary magazine, etc.
The cat is a gamepad or a shortcut-tool by Ape_Devil – with STLs and building documentation.
The Kleks is a low-pro monoblock split by Radomir Dopieralski with extreme pinky offset.
The RP2040 Stamp is a RP2040-based controller with LiPo charger and Neopixel – breaking out all GPIO pins.
A DIY keyswitch force-curve measuring machine by romly to be presented at Comiket C99.
Chyrosran22 reviews the keyless orbiTouch device – and is not really impressed.
ThereminGoat reviews the SP Star Sacramento switches.
Tips & Tricks
Results of an experiment investigating the effect of sunlight on an anodized keycap's color – committed by flehrad.
An open-source 3D-printed case for the Sweep keyboard, designed by Knifa.
Zeal's new clicky switch features a secondary spring leaf which can turn the switch into a tactile or linear.
The Touchboard is an all-in-one human input device concept by the German Butterfly Company.
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