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Issue 92 / Week 34 / 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 13 entries in this issue:


Behind the Scenes of Issue 92

The dreadful Mirage, quick news, manufacturer coupons, new vendors, missed & new meetups.


Soufflé V2

SoufflĂ© V2 is an open-source split keyboard by u/jcliment – with palm keys.

The Shoc

A clean open-source low-profile keyboard: the Shoc by u/Skrrt5825.


Beyblock20 – a modular magnetic macropad system by u/sporewoh.

How to detect host OS in QMK

A clever way to automatically detect host OS in QMK based on USB setup pockets – shared by u/kapji.


HandiPi is a handheld RPI4 based computer with 36 keys and display – designed by brickbots.

Tips & Tricks

Joystick mouse

A joystick mouse attached to a keyboard – committed by u/commonCodeMonkey.

Sofle RGB v2 full body case

Open-sourced Sofle RGB v2 full body case by ergohaven.

Wrist rest with storage compartment

u/RoadToSurfdom made a custom wooden case with a wrist rest and storage compartment.


Melgeek Pixel

Melgeek came out with Pixel, a LEGO-compatible keyboard.

A really big keyboard

RKade built a huge keyboard out of cardboard. And it works.

My mouse

My mouse is a flexible mouse concept by Andrey Avgust – with low-pro mechanical switches.

SR Mont Cervin

SR Mont Cervin by Syryan is a versatile Alice/EM8 form factor monoblock split.

This issue was made possible by the support of:
PCBWay,, MoErgo Glove80, Aiksplace, u/chad3814, @keebio, @kaleid1990, Sean Grady, u/motfalcon,, cdc, MKUltra, Bob Cotton, kiyejoco, FFKeebs, KEEBD, Richard Sutherland, @therick0996, Joel Simpson, Lev Popov, Christian Mladenov, Spencer Blackwood, Yuan Liu, Jacob Mikesell, Jens Woyke, littlemer-the-second, Upgrade Keyboards, Davidjohn Gerena, Christian Lo, Alexey Alekhin, Daniel Nikolov, Fabian Suceveanu

Your support is crucial to help this project to survive.

Discussion over at r/mk!