Issue 90 / Week 32 / 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 90
Complaints, shops closing, donors leaving, new vendors, new meetups, etc.
Marco's DASBOB is a 36-key diodeless split with splay and buzzer.
Sonal Pinto's Purple Owl is an all-1u, uniformly staggered 60% keyboard.
Kretsträd is a Seeeduino Xiao BLE based 34-keys split keyboard by u/wj-zhe – running ZMK.
Phaethon is a through-hole keyboard with a solar panel – designed by u/mrninhvn.
The Avlo44 is a unibody split with exposed diodes designed by u/jrp22.
The UniChunky by u/tenstaana is basically two Chunkys fused together.
Ursula is a low-profile 5-column split keyboard by u/jamesmnw.
The working title of u/Zonattu's 40% Alice-ish PCB project is Liisa.
Tips & Tricks
An experiment in vapor polishing ABS keycaps – by u/mmalluck.
u/autonomouschair spotted a gorgeous Tandberg Data keyboard in the Oslo National Museum.
FGHTR SWTCH is a unique artisan keycap housing by mecxlabs.
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