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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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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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Universal Model M Controller
Universal Model M Controller

phosphorglow
Hi ya'll! I'm like a cat when it comes to forums - I come around when I want attention or I have something I want to leave in your shoe. So…

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Bringing the IBM PC XT into the 21st Century

wcass
The IBM XT keyboard has a fantastic feel but the key layout is ... not great. For years it has been the ugly stepchild next to the AT, Model M, and SSK. It uses the XT protocol, so is not…

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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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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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Cherry to Alps adapters
Cherry to Alps adapters

Mrinterface
With this thread I'm going to tell you how I made the cherry to alps adapters. With these adapters you can put cherry caps on an alps…

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Building a custom keyboard from the ground up
Building a custom keyboard from the ground up

matt3o
Building a custom keyboard from the ground up for noobs (by a noob) Sorry guys, this is going to be more chat than practice, but we have…

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60% ISO plate with cutouts

gianni
I'm having some troubles in finding a 60% ISO plate with cutouts. Can you suggest me a already made plate? An alternative would be to use a cutting service in Italy or in Europe at least, but which?…

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IMB trackpoint stem DIY

araif
I'm searching a way to make a stem for recovered ibm trackpoints that we put on custom keyboards, I was trying to put glue some plastic and add a metallic stem that a pen contained (surely a really…

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HyperMicro madness
HyperMicro madness

matt3o
Okay let's start the HyperMicro madness. Today I received the first prototype from 7bit, in about 2 hours the keyboard was ready, the…

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An idea for a thin plywood case
An idea for a thin plywood case

jerry_c
I have access to a laser cutter that's capable to cut plywood and acrylic, and there's also plenty of different thicknesses of plywood (but only 3 mm…

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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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qHack Development
qHack Development

7bit
Please discuss the technical issues of the qHack here …

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Alternative controller experiments
Alternative controller experiments

twiddle
So, I'd like to start experimenting with completely custom controllers, primarily because stock on Atmega32u4s is quite low, and also because there's…

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[WIP] OneHand - 20% Keyboard
[WIP] OneHand - 20% Keyboard

PJE
As much as I love my Happy Hacking Keyboard, and other smaller keyboards - especially the 40% keyboard by ne0phyte at …

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Decal paper to label keycaps
Decal paper to label keycaps

jeff
Hi I took advantage of the keyboard I made with keycaps from 7bit grab box thread to try water-slide decal paper. Not as good as doubleshot but can…

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IKEA HYLLIS HYPE
IKEA HYLLIS HYPE

plasticchair
This is the solution to all the problems you might be facing as a keyboard collector! It's called HYLLIS , it's dirt-cheap and it's awesome . …

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Connecting thinkpad trackpoint mouse+buttons to teensy 2

araif
So, I have here a trackpoint module from an old thinkpad keyboard, that has also 3 mouse buttons, I was considering integrating those in a custom keyboard that operates over a teensy 2, I was…

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Problem with my SSK :(

sean4star
So, my SSK has developed a problem...I cleaned and bolt modded the board about a year ago. Smooth sailing since then, until now. When I press e, d, or c lowercase all is well. If I use ctrl + c I…

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IBM Model F 62 and F 107 Mod Ideas

Hypersphere
At the risk of being accused of sacrilege, I would like to open a discussion of various modifications of the IBM Model F 62 "Kishsaver". Some of the ideas should be applicable to…

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keycap profile demonstration props
keycap profile demonstration props

jacobolus
(Note: I originally posted this in the geekhack 'keycaps' subforum https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=6… and commenters may want to read that…

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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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30g springs on Cherry?

AbuBakr Akram
My question's really quite simple: Are there light springs available for Cherry MX switches. If you put a Red spring in a Black switch, the two would be identical. Can this not be done to make Reds…

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Need Help With Soarer's Controller or Controllers in general

Firebolt1914
I'm trying to 'infer' switches to possibly make my 1KRO keyboard 2KRO. (I'm going to scope it tomorrow and see if there's any ghosting going on.) An example of what would happen is if Switch A has an…

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Topre sliders, MX caps
Topre sliders, MX caps

matt3o
Okay my first attempt at 3d printing a topre slider with mx stem failed miserably. http://i.imgur.com/m2aiFzt… The…

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[Build log] Custom 68-key
[Build log] Custom 68-key

Findecanor
Way back, I got an extra plate in the original Phantom group order with the intention of cutting it down and hand-wiring a compact keyboard with a…

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Teensy Desoldering Technique
Teensy Desoldering Technique

Muirium
Anyone got advice how to desolder a Teensy (in this case) which is installed with legs in a PCB? I'm looking to harvest one from a prototype PCB I…

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IBM 122-F ES to US ANSI - Lot of pictures
IBM 122-F ES to US ANSI - Lot of pictures

idollar
Hello, ⋅ Here there is a link to a similar post of my IBM AT that I posted before ⋅ Here there is a link tp a…

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The Oven
The Oven

bpiphany
Don't you hate being plain old average? average.jpg Then do something about it. Sum up some stuff. sum.jpg And be awesome!! oven1.JPG…

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Soarer desparately needed!

Arakula
Does anybody know where he is and/or can point him here? I'm in a rather big dilemma at the moment and would need a word with him ... because, you see, I've reverse-engineered his…

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IBM 1390120 - Some pictures
IBM 1390120 - Some pictures

idollar
Hi, ⋅ Here there is a link to a similar post of my IBM AT that I posted before ⋅ Here there is a post where you can find…

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common sizes of 1u keycap bases

vvp
What are common sizes of 1u keycap bases? I have 3 types here and the sizes are: ⋅ 18.2 x 18.2 mm ⋅ 18.0 x 18.0 mm ⋅ 17.9 x 17.9 mm Are there more? (I'm interested…

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Advice for building a fully custom keyboard
Advice for building a fully custom keyboard

insomniac_lemon
Hello, After using a chiclet-style dome keyboard (which, having never used a mech keyboard, I don't mind. essentially it is an unbranded version of …

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