Issue 80 / Week 22 / 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 12 entries in this issue:
Behind the Scenes of Issue 80
Issue #79 follow-up, lots of new discounts, purchasing the Kontron, upcoming raffles.
Nora is a family of low-profile narrow-pitch keyboards designed by Takeshi Nishio.
Aki27's cocot46plus is a monoblock angled mechanical keyboard with a beefy 34mm trackball, rotary encoder, and OLED display.
The wireless gurt-portable is u/Gurtmail's first keyboard design.
This wireless vertical Dactyl TypeSafe was designed and shared by u/tewtham.
Jim Jackson created a macropad with customizable profiles read from an SD card.
Tips & Tricks
Exciting POM keycaps for Choc switches on the horizon. MBK Convex caps are a joint effort by Max Burger and Stephen Cheng.
MTNU keycap profile
Matt3o announced that his WIP MTNU keycap profile will be manufactured by GMK.
Umō by Ergorius is a top-mount 3D-printable case for the 40% Yasui PCB.
Kontron PSI 80 keyboard
I bought this cute vintage 60% Kontron PSI 80 a few weeks ago and decided it's time to clean it, investigate its interior, and share some photos.
Fujitsu leaf spring
Salvaged by u/NintendoDuck from a recycling center: a cool Fujitsu keyboard of unknown origin.
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