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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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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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Katy keyboard (or K80CS (Key80 Contoured Split))
Katy keyboard (or K80CS (Key80 Contoured Split))

vvp
I was asked to create a thread for this. So here it is. It is probably a bit early to create it since no fully working prototype exist yet,…

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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
Under construction Hello, -> Here there is a link to a similar post of my IBM AT that I posted before This will eventually be…

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Filco MiniLa + Teensy
Filco MiniLa + Teensy

alfa147x
I have a Filco MiniLa on the way and I would like to swap the Alt and Win keys. I would just remap them using an application but I don't…

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My first keyboard project

Artemis
Well, I hope I am posting this on the right place. If I am not, please, forgive me for my clumsiness. Also forgive my English, as I am not a native speaker... So, I love to type. I do not measure my…

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Different Models of F flippers
Different Models of F flippers

idollar
Hi, I was restoring an IBM XT. A flipper broke (again) and I replace it with one of my beloved donors. Nothing special here. I actually did not care…

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Help with 1990s laptop keyboard.
Help with 1990s laptop keyboard.

ViciousPenguin
Hi, I have a pair of old ICL NB386S laptops circa 1992 and I have managed to cobble together a single working machine from the pair. I wanted to cram…

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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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Toaster SMD re-flow oven
Toaster SMD re-flow oven

bpiphany
I came to a point where I really needed to look into re-flow soldering. So I found this guide modifying a toaster into an oven. Seemed simple…

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IBM AT (quasi)-restoration - Lot of pictures
IBM AT (quasi)-restoration - Lot of pictures

idollar
Hi, -> In this post you can find a similar thread that shows the restoration of an IBM 122-Model-F that I did. Today I am posting a…

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AT conversion questions

Rotti
I am posting this question here as this forum seems to be more geared toward buckling springs with GH being more toward Cherry and Alps projects. Not that nobody over there knows IBM but seems be be…

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My 4704 Restoration thread
My 4704 Restoration thread

Touch_It
http://i195.photobucket.co… My beauty untouched. http://i195.photobucket.co… Back side. If I'm…

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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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IBM 5140 "Convertible" conversion
IBM 5140 "Convertible" conversion

copter
I found old IBM 5140 Convertible and noticed that it has a really nice keyboard. After thinking for a while what to do with it, I decided that I will…

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Centered stem capslock modding
Centered stem capslock modding

Prelim
Hi guys, I saw this thread ( http://deskthority.net/w-a-n-t-t-o-b-u… ) earlier and was going to do the same capslock mod. However I only have…

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Using acrylic sealer spray on keycaps?

Lunatique
Have any of you tried using acrylic sealer sprays during your keyboard DIY? I'm talking about ones like this, often used in arts and craft: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003W… I'm thinking…

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TMK keyboard firmware collection
TMK keyboard firmware collection

hasu
Hasu's source code repository of keyboard & converter firmware https://github.com/tmk/tmk_key… I hope that this…

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Alternative Alphabet keyboard project
Alternative Alphabet keyboard project

rsbseb
I would like to build a custom keyboard (tenkeyless) with some additional rows to support a 40 character alphabet. The layout I have worked up at this…

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qHack Development
qHack Development

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

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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] THKB - Tiny Hacking Keyboard - 40%
[WIP] THKB - Tiny Hacking Keyboard - 40%

ne0phyte
You can find the original post in the spoiler below. ------------------- Hey everyone, after almost 8 months I finally decided or rather…

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Converting IBM Wheelwriter 5000 for USB
Converting IBM Wheelwriter 5000 for USB

Skadoodle
I'm new to this kinda thing, don't even own a mech yet, and I want my first to be one that I had a hand in making functional. Wanna make my techy…

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First attempt with EAGLE
First attempt with EAGLE

tommakrin
Hello, I've designed a small PCB intended for testing purposes. After this first stage is successful, I will escalate the design. Also it's my first…

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Case for custom TKL

tlt
I have been looking for a TKL case to build a custom board. GONs cases are nice but are there other good options? I'm still in a planing phase and open for any suggestions.

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Tutorial - Rebuilding And Designing Thinkpad Keyboard
Tutorial - Rebuilding And Designing Thinkpad Keyboard

pjmelon
Designing First I wanted to thank all of the helpful people from both here and geekhack. Suka in particular devoted a ton of time to helping me out…

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Custom 70%-ish build log
Custom 70%-ish build log

twiddle
Cross-posting my build log here on DT for the benefit of those who aren't on GH. :) So I've been on the lookout for a 70/75%-ish layout that uses as…

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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 converter. 100%. I…

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model m back plate evolution after sanding (to paint or not

idollar
Hello, This is a very simple question. I have wet-sanded the back plate of a model m. It was a little bit rusty. It worked very well. It is soft and bright. I like it a lot. It seems to me that by…

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Cherry MX Kicad Modules

Turmoilturtle
Are there any Kicad Modules for the Cherry MX switch floating around (for use in making a pcb)

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IBM Model M Screw, Nut and Bolt Mod
IBM Model M Screw, Nut and Bolt Mod

Madhias
I want to share here my bolt / screw modding experience, since i failed, learned, succeeded somehow and maybe it could help someone a little bit.…

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PCB Sockets for mechanical keyswitches

Julle
I thought I'd regurgitate this still-born idea I've chewed on for the past couple of days. While desoldering and soldering 88 switches for the n-th time in the last year, I started thinking about…

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Elven-Keyboard - an attempt for a cheap steampunk keyboard

jeff
Hi I received this instructable link : http://www.instructables.c… . A man worked a lot on a rubberdome keyboard, an attempt for a cheap steampunk keyboard. He found a solution…

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