Issue 69 / Week 11 / 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 11 entries in this issue:
National holiday, new donor, new regular supporter, new shop, new acquisitions.
Jonkey is an open-source split by u/SmashedTatoes, designed via ergogen.
Jonathan Dart's Chortyl is an open-source scooped 34-key 3D-printed split.
An interesting insight into the early history of the Planck, synonym for the 4x12 ortho.
Tips & Tricks
The key micro RP offered by abitkeys is another RP2040-based controller with some extras.
Looking at Ben Vallack's 16-key layout in detail.
Pockit is a tiny modular PC system by u/Solder_Man with lots of good ideas for modular keyboards.
u/DanTheDane designed and open-sourced a tented case for the Ferris/Sweep.
This TypeMatrix may be the first keyboard using the term "ortholinear". (Not the first ortho one ofc.)
A rugged computer used by the Russian army – seized by their Ukrainian hosts.
Sneak peek into how the Mason60 keyboard cases and wrist rests are made.
splitkb.com, MoErgo Glove80, u/chad3814, Aiksplace, @keebio, @kaleid1990, Jane Wolcott, ghsear.ch, cdc, Timo, kiyejoco, Bob Cotton, Sean Grady, FFKeebs, @therick0996, Spencer Blackwood, Joel Simpson, Nuno Leitano, KEEBD, Davidjohn Gerena
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