Issue 81 / Week 23 / 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 81
Quick news and Issue #80 follow-up. Reuters family photo & another way to support Ukraine. New discounts, giveaway: winner and new prize.
Recreating the Model F look and feel: the Model D is a 40% Buckling springs keyboard built by u/crahamson.
A 4x10 ortho with a rotary encoder and LCD: freaku4X by u/sporewoh.
Badger 2040 keypad
Andreas Känner took Pimoroni's RP2040-powered e-ink display and put it on a macropad.
Another wooden board, this time with a surprising layout: groyer418's Ki board.
The Ergo S-1 by u/Wizarddata is a wireless concave split keyboard with integrated wrist rest and free case files.
Three macropad projects have been published recently: the VoidPad 9S1E by Tuxic, the POSpad by _vastrox_, and Bitdrive made a case for the Spin.
Rocksolid is a collab between tenstaana and fingerpunch.xyz: a mashup of their Chunky and Rock on keyboards.
Boardsource announced Blok, a new RP2040-based microcontroller with Pro Micro footprint.
Tips & Tricks
Colfy's Shou65 is a keyboard with floating maglev plate/PCB.
Cromemco C-10 keyboard
This awesome-looking 1982 Cromemco C-10 was posted by u/WonderSausage.
This gorgeous Dynalogic Hyperion, a Canadian luggable from the early '80s, was posted by u/snuci.
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