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Issue 89 / Week 31 / 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 89

New donor, vendor database update, XIAO pillow, new side-project, etc.


Projects

Hello Word Smart Keyboard

Peng Zhihui designed a feature-packed modular keyboard with a motor-controlled haptic knob – and a lot more.


Penguin

Penguin is a low-profile RGB keyboard by u/Spiritual_Guide202 – inspired by Redox.


FAW36

FAW36 is a wireless ortho split by u/gpem, using XIAO BLE controllers.


Corneish split by danns87

A Corne-like choc-spaced unnamed split with custom case – designed by u/danns87.


Gleb's handwired one

Gleb Sabirzyanov posted his colorful unnamed unibody keyboard.


Matías v1.0

An open-source ortholinear keyboard: Matías v1.0 by u/nstrappazzonc.


Community

r/mk revamp

As you may have noticed, mods made some important changes to the r/mk subreddit, resulting in considerably less spam on the main thread.


Tips & Tricks

Shiratama keycaps

Shiratama is a yummy-looking keycap profile designed by @taneyats.


Sofle case

A Sofle RGB case designed and shared by u/drudge007.


Lily58 case

A Lily58 case by u/st4rmatt – inspired by the IMK Corne and the Manta58.


Keyboard Yoga

Keyboard Yoga by ZSA Technology Labs is a different sort of typing trainer.


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

Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.

Discussion over at r/mk!
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