Tag: tip (162 entries)
Sadek Baroudi released his VIK standard, which is a set of specifications and guidelines for interfacing between printed circuit boards, e.g. a main keyboard PCB and a module that supports specific features.
Check out the Bonsai C3, a Proton C replacement by CustomMK. Back in stock after the chip shortage, kbd.news readers can get it for a special price now.
FalbaTech's Origami bag is an environmentally friendly way to transport your split keyboards.
FlatFootFox published a comprehensive series of tutorials on how to use Ergogen V4.
Sneakbox designed a decorative keycap-shaped night light: KLARIS.
A laptop adapter plate for the Wee Humla by Lenbok.
A keyboard designed entirely in Python – by hsgwchan.
A two-part 3D printed case by hello_smbj without gluing/welding.
Where do you start when you want to design keyboards with more ergonomics? A bit of basic keyboard science by nerdbude of the CCH podcast.
This post by wolfwood proposes a modification to the improved square keyboard matrix in order to support a low power wake-on-keypress mode, which has been a deficiency of this design until now.
Pete Johanson, keyboard designer and creator/project lead of the ZMK firmware, offers some guidance for keyboard designers new to wireless designs.
A comparison of trackball bearings: (cheap) rollers, BTUs and static bearings – by wiwilwi.
A photolog by beekeeb: putting nice!view displays on a 4-pin PCB.
It seems there were some changes made to the Kailh hotswap sockets.
PCBWay now offers flexible transparent PCBs, based on PET.
ZSA announced a new tenting system: the Platform.
A clever way to automatically detect host OS in QMK based on USB setup pockets – shared by kapji.
A joystick mouse attached to a keyboard – committed by commonCodeMonkey.
bull_nz made 3D printed rubber inserts for clicky switches that kill the down-clack and add pop.
Cirque trackpad in action, build log, and 3D-printable holders – shared by leo_beekeeb and milkycowdan.
Alescito shared his workflow of testing Ergogen layouts by 3D printing them.
This rotary encoder is also a 5-way switch – posted by henrebotha.
Making triple shot keycaps at home. A proof-of-concept video by keymacs.
WarhammerBueno designed a keyboard with a replaceable numpad – using a unique rail system.
PCBBUY experimented with transparent (glass) PCBs.
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