Issue 99 / Week 41 / 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 98 follow-up, new shops, new donor, meetup database update, etc.
Peter Lyons announced Squeezebox v2209, the latest iteration of his distinctive ergo keyboard.
Joe Scotto keeps churning out his handwired designs. This time the ScottoFly.
The mekko5X is an ortholinear cyberdeck by sporewoh.
Artillect converted his Brother typewriter into a Linux terminal – with documentation and files.
An authoritative split cyberdeck that folds – files shared by legion.ultimedia.
I reviewed the K68, a budget 65% keyboard by Kemove.
Tips & Tricks
Värdera is a low-profile Choc-compatible keycap – STLs shared by braindefender.
A photolog by beekeeb: putting nice!view displays on a 4-pin PCB.
An interesting concept by @kgnwsknf_chef: switch plate turned into main PCB via pin headers.
It seems there were some changes made to the Kailh hotswap sockets.
An Abekas A72 digital character generator spotted by u/drake9800.
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