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Issue 75 / Week 17 / 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 14 entries in this issue:

Editorial

  • Behind the Scenes: Domain renewal, new promo codes and the dangerous ground of sponsorship offers, new supporters and vendors. Newsletter test and performance, status of developments & acquisitions.
Projects
  • u/Stefak's ErgoTravelXT is a foldable split keyboard with XT60 connectors. (source)
  • EVEN44 is a split keyboard by u/fmash16 – 3D printed, handwired, 3x6+4 keys with an encoder. (source)
  • Cipulot's EC87 is an Electrostatic Capacitive (EC) TKL keyboard PCB. (source)
  • Slice36: a Xiao RP2040 powered 36 key split by u/MReavley. (source)
CommunityTips & TricksKeyboard SpottingInspiration
  • Modelo 96 – a custom ortholinear PCB by u/TillerCPE in a Melody 96 case. (source)
  • A wireless Hummingbird by u/filibustercrankcase sporting a Seeeduino Xiao BLE controller. (source)
  • u/smellycoat made an ortholinear PCB to fit a Protozoa P02 case – with a giant knob. (source)
  • An interesting layout concept by oy2r of Metakey: TENET 70% keyboard kit. (source)
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