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.
There are 12 entries in this issue:
Quick news, Issue 86 follow-up, vendor database update, new supporters, etc.
Janus is a PCB-resourceful 34-key split keyboard by u/skarrmann.
No Faff is an open-hardware 24-key macropad with cool backplate art – designed by Kfir.
Keybon is a customizable OLED macropad that adapts to the apps you use – designed by Max.K.
Joshua Broekhuijsen's Dichotomy is a mouse-keyboard hybrid.
Hackaday' Odd Inputs and Peculiar Peripherals Contest is over. Check out the winners.
Seeed Fusion launched a new keyboard contest with free prototyping and nice prizes. Check out the details.
Tips & Tricks
The Smiling Orca, shared by u/leo_beekeeb, is a low-profile keycap optimized for Choc spacing.
A 3D-printable Lily58 case with STLs – designed by u/DCharlo.
WDA is a sculpted, spherical, middle-height keycap profile. The first set is available on zFrontier.
u/Loitering_Potato posted his find and commenters tried to figure out what this is.
Cipulot posted some photos of his latest find: an electro-capacitive Sony BKE-9400A.
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