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Issue 87 / Week 29 / 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 12 entries in this issue:

Editorial

Behind the Scenes of Issue 87

Quick news, Issue 86 follow-up, vendor database update, new supporters, etc.


Projects

Janus

Janus is a PCB-resourceful 34-key split keyboard by u/skarrmann.


No Faff macropad

No Faff is an open-hardware 24-key macropad with cool backplate art – designed by Kfir.


Keybon

Keybon is a customizable OLED macropad that adapts to the apps you use – designed by Max.K.


Dichotomy

Joshua Broekhuijsen's Dichotomy is a mouse-keyboard hybrid.


Community

Odd Inputs winners

Hackaday' Odd Inputs and Peculiar Peripherals Contest is over. Check out the winners.


DIY XIAO Mechanical Keyboard Contest

Seeed Fusion launched a new keyboard contest with free prototyping and nice prizes. Check out the details.


Tips & Tricks

Smiling Orca keycap

The Smiling Orca, shared by u/leo_beekeeb, is a low-profile keycap optimized for Choc spacing.


Lily58 case

A 3D-printable Lily58 case with STLs – designed by u/DCharlo.


WDA profile

WDA is a sculpted, spherical, middle-height keycap profile. The first set is available on zFrontier.


Keyboard Spotting

Vintage aviation keyboard

u/Loitering_Potato posted his find and commenters tried to figure out what this is.


Sony BKE-9400A

Cipulot posted some photos of his latest find: an electro-capacitive Sony BKE-9400A.


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

Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.

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