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Issue 65 / Week 7 / 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.

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There are 12 entries in this issue:

Editorial

Behind the Scenes of Issue 65

40s Day, quick news, on cleaning up the subscriber database, lot of new vendors added.


Projects

An SLA 3D printed 36-key board

This nice 3D-printed 36-key keyboard was u/BeniBice's weekend project – resin printed and welded.


Xenon keyboard

Published back in 2019, narinari's Xenon is an open-source 54-key split. Built by chewiedies.


D-Warp

Based on Pseudoku's Hypo Warp, D-Warp is a 3D-printed split by u/Darrenph1 with a quite rare thumb key arrangement.


Tips & Tricks

Death to all Triumph Adlers?

Another build with caps scavenged from a Triumph Adler Gabriele 9009, this time by u/orpheo_1452.


MX compatible maglev switch

3D printable magnetic levitation switch with the Hall effect sensor in a Cherry MX compatible housing.


Keyswitch break-in machines

The number of break-in related posts in a single day reached my threshold of sensation.


Keyboard layout STL generator

This piece of code by anduril_tfotw generates 3D-printable STL files from a keyboard-layout-editor layout.


Keyboard Spotting

Ballpoint typewriters

Typewriters from the '80s that used small ball point pens to draw text and graphics.


Keltron keyboard

u/KingD421 found this vintage Keltron, part of a fire alarm system.


2001 vs 2010 - A Story in Keyboards

Wyvyrn reflects on keyboards in movies 2001: A Space Odyssey and its sequel, 2010: The Year We Make Contact.


Inspiration

Dygma "OLKB"

Dygma announced a new columnarly staggered split keyboard model.


This issue was made possible by the support of:
MoErgo Glove80, splitkb.com, u/chad3814, Aiksplace, @keebio, @kaleid1990, ghsear.ch, cdc, Timo, kiyejoco, Bob Cotton, FFKeebs, Rick Kremer, Davidjohn Gerena

Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.

Discussion over at r/mk!
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