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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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DIY 35% Keyboard
DIY 35% Keyboard

wscarlton
Okay, this is my first post and I am pretty new to mechanical keyboards, but after using one a work for a few months I knew that I wanted to design…

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IBM 107 472X-41-53951 - Lot of pictures
IBM 107 472X-41-53951 - Lot of pictures

idollar
Here am I again with a new chapter of the lot of pictures series. ⋅ Here there is a link to a similar post of my IBM AT that…

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swill's plate building tool [builder.swillkb.com]
swill's plate building tool [builder.swillkb.com]

swill
I have polluted matt3o's threads enough with posts about my builder, so here is a dedicated thread for questions, answers and such. I really…

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Self-made laser engraving possible?

copter
I have been wondering what kind of equipment would be needed to make key cap markings myself into blank caps? There seems to be all kinds on laser engraving machines available. There is so few ISO…

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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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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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Keycaps get caught on switch housing
Keycaps get caught on switch housing

Stabilized
Has anyone experienced this happening with their switches (be it Cherry, Gateron, etc) that when you push down on the lower part of the keycap it…

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New Buckling Spring Design

wcass
... with features that some will hate. When i designed the XTant, for each element/feature i had to settle on one solution. That does not mean that i considered only one solution, but that…

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Simple Logic Analyzer for Teensy
Simple Logic Analyzer for Teensy

Soarer
This side-project started while trying to figure out oTurtlez Leading Edge DC-2014 . The main purpose was simply to see what signals were output from…

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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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What happens when an SSK controller is used with an ISO layout ?

idollar
Hello, Someone asked me the question in the subject. So as supporting a sinner is always fun (this someone is thinking on transforming a SSK from its perfect ISO USA :D layout to an for-sure…

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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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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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Cheap source for Teensy 2.0 and 2.0++ controller from east Asia

7bit
Does anybody know a cheap source for Teensy 2.0 and 2.0++ from East Asia? :? They are surely not produced in the USA, so might be cheaper if purchased from East Asia. :-)

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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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reconstructing my first crappy keyboard as a mech

sphinx
Pictures: http://imgur.com/a/OgChj I previously posted this on reddit, a some time ago: http://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyb… After that post i spent a lot of time lurking around here,…

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IBM 107 4707 - my solution to a handicap keyboard (no legs)
IBM 107 4707 - my solution to a handicap keyboard (no legs)

idollar
Hi, I cannot type with handicap (= no legs) keyboards. So when I received my brand old 107 I had to find a solution. Here it is: a rubber pencil, cut…

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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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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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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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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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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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Model M, PS2 Vs USB
Model M, PS2 Vs USB

pjmelon
Ordered myself an old school model M and wanted to make sure I had the right adapter for when it arrives. Plan on using it at work with a desktop…

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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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USB Type C Viability

Ninhalem
Since most USB connections will start moving toward Type-C (USB-C), at least on the small peripheral side, with main connections staying USB Type A (USB-A), I am researching whether the idea of…

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MeC64 Keyboard
MeC64 Keyboard

tlt
MeC64 Keyboard MeC64-19.jpg MeC64 is a mechanical replacement keyboard for the Commodore 64 (bread bin model). Features: …

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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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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…

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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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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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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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