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Issue 85 / Week 27 / 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 9 entries in this issue:


Behind the Scenes of Issue 85

Cherokee MBK Myth and MelGeek Mojo 84 in the mailbox, 50+ discounts with dedicated page, meetup database, still in holiday mode.


Ghoul keybooard

The Ghoul by u/tzarc is a Planck-like ortho but also a development board for QMK.


The SatPad (formerly: Cupcake) is an open-source 30% ortholinear keyboard/macropad designed by u/quirk.


Weteor's 34-key Tipper-TF is a split unibody BLE keyboard with splay and e-ink display.

Apple M0110 case

u/SimonAchton designed, printed and shared a beautiful Apple M0110 case replica for 60% keyboard PCBs.


Meet Danny Nguyen

There's an interview with Keebio's Danny on the blog.

Visiting GMK

Oblotzky's write-up on visiting GMK's new production facility.

Tips & Tricks

Apex 7 in 1 switch

This rotary encoder is also a 5-way switch – posted by u/henrebotha.

Keyboard Spotting

Tesla Consul 259.6

A Tesla Consul 259.6 keyboard from a Soviet mainframe computer terminal – restored and posted by u/chernobyl_dude

This issue was made possible by the support of:
PCBWay,, MoErgo Glove80, u/chad3814, Aiksplace, @keebio, @kaleid1990, u/motfalcon,, Sean Grady, cdc, Bob Cotton, kiyejoco, FFKeebs, Richard Sutherland, @therick0996, KEEBD, Joel Simpson, Nuno Leitano, Lev Popov, Spencer Blackwood, Christian Mladenov, Yuan Liu, Davidjohn Gerena, Alexey Alekhin, Fabian Suceveanu

Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.

Discussion over at r/mk!