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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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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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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…

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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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The MX-Board
The MX-Board

aaron
I've made a simple PCB to connect 3 MX switches to my RaspbeerryPi, so I can use it to trigger certain scripts without having a display. Some people…

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IBM Model F Bigfoot with Arduino, Ubuntu Linux

tigpha
Hi DT folk. I bought a Bigfoot from Blaise170 (Thanks Blaise! :-)) about a month ago, and set about reviving the beastie. I followed the example give in IBM Model F Bigfoot with arduino micro, win7…

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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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Tex 60% "Thin Lip" Aluminum Case and KBP V60MTS Keyboards

Hypersphere
Based on accounts of installing the Tex aluminum case for 60% keyboards, I had erroneously assumed that the case would work on the KBP V60MTS keyboards (the ones with Matias switches). The version of…

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Need help with costar stabilizers

tinimi
Hi all. I'm currently building my first custom keyboard. It's plate mounted (hand wiring) TKL board. I've generated template from http://builder.swillkb.com/ Today I've got plate from laser cut. And…

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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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Missing spring of a beam spring !

idollar
Hello, The displaywriter that I started to restore is missing a spring. Does anyone know where can I source it ? Also the control keycap is broken underneath, but I guess that I will be able to kind…

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Camp IBM on my balcony feat. idollar
Camp IBM on my balcony feat. idollar

shreebles
I had the pleasure of meeting with a true IBM expert this weekend. Idollar had to pick something up in my city so we arranged a meeting afterwards to…

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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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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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Hyper1 Development
Hyper1 Development

7bit
Please discuss the technical issues of the Hyper1 here ... …

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And now for something completely different...
And now for something completely different...

jpatters
Ortholinear (mostly) with digraphs! outward.png This layout has a number of intentional properties: 1) Most of the top digraphs can be typed with…

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Well Chewed Screwed?
Well Chewed Screwed?

Muirium
Much to my frustration, instead of simple Philips head, Cherry opted to use funny little 6 pointed screws on the "engineering…

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Designing the next Topre keycap set
Designing the next Topre keycap set

matt3o
Like this, out of the blue, Topre is willing to release a new official keycap set for the Realforce (both full size and TKL) and they asked…

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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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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…

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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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Spherical Buckling Spring Thread
Spherical Buckling Spring Thread

rsbseb
Several months ago Muirium suggested to me in a PM that I should look into making caps for IBM buckling spring keyboards. I toyed around…

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Cherry G80 11800 Bricolage
Cherry G80 11800 Bricolage

Madhias
So i've "found" a Cherry / Compaq G80 11800 in our server room, not used anymore. I remember typing on this device before being keyboard…

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Another single-switch circuit board
Another single-switch circuit board

mtl
Melvang came up with the original idea for the Enabler , a single-switch PCB that supports Cherry MX and Alps switches. The idea was... MOZ …

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QUICKFIRE TK LED MODDING

cowman
Is there any way I can change the led colors on my quickfire tk keyboard? I was trying to find some type of switches that had a led built into them but wasnt succesful. My current quickfire tk color…

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buckling spring with cherry on top
buckling spring with cherry on top

matt3o
This would be ALPHA-1, just dremel work + epoxy glue, but the result is promising. Next step would be 3d print. Final step would be…

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Let's create the FSSK !
Let's create the FSSK !

idollar
Hi, I have been thinking on this project since some time already. The idea is simple and I believe that many of you already had it, so it…

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Soarer's Keyboard Controller firmware
Soarer's Keyboard Controller firmware

Soarer
Here is my Controller firmware for AVR microcontrollers with hardware USB, e.g. Teensy 2.0, Teensy++ 2.0. The main difference between this…

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Keyboards' power consumption

flabbergast
While playing with my electronics gadgets today, I became curious about how much power does my HHKB take, compared to the other keyboards. So I did some measurements (approximate). I was really…

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Quark keyboard - 40% staggered layout that fits all Planck cases
Quark keyboard - 40% staggered layout that fits all Planck cases

wscarlton
Metal top plates for the Quark are now available at Ortholinearkeyboards.com . Taking inspiration from the Planck (40% grid keyboard), I wanted to…

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hbar alpha, an ergonomic keyboard testbed

hbar
I recently decided that all keyboards I have or can buy have something in them that I don't like. Therefore, the only thing worth living for is a new, custom design that has never been made before. …

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NerD 60 Custom wood case
NerD 60 Custom wood case

yobinad
Update https://farm6.staticflickr.… Case https://farm1.staticflickr.… Lub station :lol: …

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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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[help] Wiring Apple M0116 to teensy 2.0
[help] Wiring Apple M0116 to teensy 2.0

zzggbb
I am trying to convert my Apple M0116 keyboard to a usb keyboard by using the tmk adb_usb converter. I am able to upload the code to my teensy 2.0,…

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Noteworthy Keypad\Brown Alps\Tensy 3.1l\Kiibohd
Noteworthy Keypad\Brown Alps\Tensy 3.1l\Kiibohd

baked_cake
The Title says it all :) This one is my own personal Osu! pad, and I love tactile simplified alps, zomg... …

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