Issue 62 / Week 4 / 2022
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 14 entries in this issue:
Issue #61 follow-up, vendor database updates, MoErgo, Videoton terminal progress, etc.
A contemporary split built with scavenged Hall-effect switches and caps from a vintage keyboard.
The Cantaloupe V2.0 is a reversible open-source ergo split keyboard by u/BucketInABucket with on-board ARM processor.
The Noisy Cricket by u/Pop-X- was heavily inspired by Thomas Baart's Kyria and the Ferris.
Tenstaana's Chunky V2 – now with trackpad. Less janky and more janky at the same time.
A resin printed case designed by u/wthrll for his 40% Atoll PCB.
The STeMCell is a STM32 based development board with Pro Micro pinout – designed by u/megamind4089.
Tips & Tricks
Riskable published his magnetic switches' OpenSCAD and KiCAD footprint files.
Stephen Cheng from MoErgo describes the ergonomics of his Glove80 keyboard and explains the rationale behind the design.
How to make gradient dyed mechanical keyboard cables – tips, tricks and experiences shared by u/htig.
Dorner Electronic's PDS 320 was a fancy concrete mixing hardware with an impressive keyboard layout. Posted by u/Zerfallsgesetz.
This Raytheon 226274 from 1969 came with KB-SR1 switches made of glass!
Thrift store find: a Kinesis Evolution chair-mount split ergo shared by u/GhotiGoat.
u/SouthPawEngineer's Onehand is a creatively named accessible keyboard with five-way switches.
MoErgo Glove80, u/chad3814, Aiksplace, @keebio, @kaleid1990, ghsear.ch, Timo, cdc, kiyejoco, Bob Cotton, FFKeebs, Matt Osius, Davidjohn Gerena
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