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XT/AT/PS2/Terminal to USB Converter with NKRO
XT/AT/PS2/Terminal to USB Converter with NKRO

Soarer
This is my Teensy-based project which adapts XT, AT and some 122 key terminal keyboards to USB, also known simply as "Soarer's…

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Group Build prototyping phase
Group Build prototyping phase

matt3o
What If there's interest, we build a layered keyboard together. You can buy all the components from a GB, specifically: - layered case -…

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Workshop, Threads Of Interest

matt3o
This is my attempt at indexing the most interesting and inspirational threads in the workshop. It's hard to catch all the amazing things that are happening in this section and it's frustrating when…

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Beamspring USB controller
Beamspring USB controller

xwhatsit
Updated 2014-05-09: Released v0.6.1 of source and schematics, see post http://deskthority.net/post162024.html… Updated 2014-05-07: …

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Newbie time! 65% (?) keyboard: layout and plate check
Newbie time! 65% (?) keyboard: layout and plate check

Daiern
Hey guys, So with all the awesome resources here I've been able to come up with a layout I like as well as what I think is a good plate design. The…

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split stenograph with numpad
split stenograph with numpad

hagna
This is for a split (two keyboards) stenograph style keyboard with a numpad on the right hand. Steno doesn't offer an improvement for numeric input,…

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First experiments in CNC
First experiments in CNC

matt3o
I finally got my CNC rounter and I'm slowly becoming familiar with it. It's a pretty complex piece of hardware, there are so many variables to get a…

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HyperMicro Development
HyperMicro Development

7bit
I've designed the PCB for the HyperMicro keyboard: …

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Curved Split Keyboard Prototype
Curved Split Keyboard Prototype

Zekromtor
http://i.imgur.com/5Pbxewt… The thing that could have been pretty, had I wired it nicely. Yep, that's felt covering the key caps.…

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[WIP] G80-3000 SSK Mod
[WIP] G80-3000 SSK Mod

002
Hi Guys, First of all, I would like to thank CeeSA for his patience and assistance so far. I started this mod today after many questions,…

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How to use a Pro Micro as a cheap controller/converter
How to use a Pro Micro as a cheap controller/converter

scottc
In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to make a cheap controller or converter using a Pro Micro. This tutorial will specifically talk about…

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In-progress split ergo keyboard
In-progress split ergo keyboard

Sjiveru
Hello everyone! I've been working on my first keyboard build, a split ergonomic keyboard similar to the Ergodox. I got into this by realising that my…

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Colour samples model m
Colour samples model m

beltet
Hi I have a model m 122key that I modded with soarers converter. And I also bought clear tops for the keycaps. What I would like to do now is to make…

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Teensy 2.0 alternatives, ATmega32U4
Teensy 2.0 alternatives, ATmega32U4

Soarer
Teensy 2.0 is still the default go-to board for many projects - it's the smallest of the breakout boards, and a good reliable choice.…

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Trackball via Ball Transfer Units *Test Results*

Synnöve
This project was originally started here: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=59… Here are the goals: -Use three low friction ball transfer units/bearings to support the main trackball.…

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[tutorial] programming Access-IS keypads
[tutorial] programming Access-IS keypads

davkol
I've happened to get an Access-IS keypad, but couldn't find much info on remapping the keys, programming macros, you name it. All the threads were…

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To Save a Kishsaver
To Save a Kishsaver

Muirium
As everyone already knows, I have a Kishsaver that I'm currently working on, having installed Xwhatsit's Most Excellent Controller . It's…

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Plate and Case CAD starter kit
Plate and Case CAD starter kit

kapish
I'm not sure if anyone ever did this, but from my search seems like there isn't any. I came out with this "starter kit" CAD design when I…

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Ergodox and Mini USB cable colors

ondast
I'm assembling an ergodox keyboard with the component kit from Czarek. Everything was rolling along nicely until i was to solder the teensys mini usb cables to the PCB. The problem is I cannot find…

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75% Sprit, MX Clears, custom wooden case
75% Sprit, MX Clears, custom wooden case

Hermith
Just a quick worklog: "Specs": MX Clears, except Esc and Enter which are MX Green, and right alt that's MX White because I suck at…

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thumbstomper1 - A weird creation
thumbstomper1 - A weird creation

cowfoot1
Hello deskthority :D I have been lurking around on this wonderful forum for quiet sometime, and I have finally decided to contribute. Im going to…

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Flat Key Caps progress thread
Flat Key Caps progress thread

P3TC0CK
Hi Deskthority. I'm making what seems to be a pretty niche product for mechanical keyboard users which is completely flat and uniform mechanical key…

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Help with designing a PCB?
Help with designing a PCB?

sipth
Hi guys! I want to make a small keyboard to bring about just for my game controls but i know nothing about PCBs so I was wondering if it's possible if…

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Miniguru progress
Miniguru progress

lowpoly
Hi, working on it again. :shock: Edit: http://www.guru-board.com/… (Edit: Original thread on GH ) Stick…

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Ergo Greys?

chzel
Just a thought, If MX grey (tactile) switches have the same slider profile as Clears, then Grey slider + Brown spring = Ergo Grey = Ergo Clear without the tight stem issue???? :idea: Is anyone able…

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dismantling a futaba

matt3o
does anyone have experience dismantling a futaba switch in a not destructive way? there are 4 rivets on the top of the switch, it seems you need to remove those, but can the switch be closed back? …

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Sharkskin Key Caps
Sharkskin Key Caps

Zekromtor
http://i.imgur.com/VkfQ5JU… It's not actual sharkskin, it's acrylic, but the micro ridges give it a grippy, textured feel like…

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Ibm model m 122 circuit sheets

Ichigo87
Hi guys, i dissasembled an ibm model m 122 keys keyboard to clean it, bold mod it and add a teensy. i feel stupid because i dont remember the order of the circuit sheets. Could you help me please, i…

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Dylon dyeing of PBT caps; more experiments
Dylon dyeing of PBT caps; more experiments

Kurk
First of all, it seems that Dylon has stopped selling its multi-purpose dye in small quantities which, if true, is very unfortunate. Only the 500 g…

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How to build your very own keyboard firmware

matt3o
This is a tutorial about building your own custom firmware with Hasu's keyboard firmware . It may seem daunting to work with Hasu's wall of code but the files you need to modify are not…

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Numpad galore
Numpad galore

matt3o
Following our never ending group build I've contacted various manufacturers to get prices, material availability and so on. One of them…

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Cherry G80-1501 SSK (in progress)
Cherry G80-1501 SSK (in progress)

CeeSA
1501 case top.jpg 1501 case open.jpg[/atachment] [attachment=0]1501 ssk.jpg here you see a little progress in my 1501 mod. Tarkoon…

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Roccat Sova inspired build
Roccat Sova inspired build

JohnGR
Hey guys, a few days ago i watched a video presentation of the Roccat Sova in E3. As you may have guessed it made a big impression on me and i started…

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CNC cutting sculpted keyboards
CNC cutting sculpted keyboards

jacobolus
Cross-post from geekhack http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=60… I’ve been playing around with cutting some holes for Alps switches on a CNC…

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