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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 frustrating when…

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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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I need a part# for a connector on an IBM Model M Controller
I need a part# for a connector on an IBM Model M Controller

Arakula
Hi, I've got a quite ambitious sparetime project; I'm planning to build a replacement controller board for my various "Clickies", aiming…

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Open hardware keyboard schematics and cases?

teuf
I was wondering if some good resources on open hardware keyboards? The best that I could find was http://wiki.geekhack.org/index.php?tit… even though some links are dead or have no data file…

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Face U/MX-mini U replica knowledge base
Face U/MX-mini U replica knowledge base

DanielT
Because quite a few of us joined the FaceU/MX-mini GB I think it will be good to have a dedicated workshop topic, where we can post…

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No cherry for old men
No cherry for old men

DiodeHead
Hi guys, first of all, i´ve been reading this forum for a couple of months now and i have to say, this is a great info you guys have here.…

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To save an Unsaver
To save an Unsaver

quantalume
I recently acquired an IBM Model F 5085 terminal keyboard from elecplus, and it is unfortunately in less-than-ideal condition. …

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Red mx cherry sources

neverused
Hello, I am very interested in building my own custom ten-key keyboard, but as of right now am shorter on funds that I would like for sourcing Red MX Cherry switches.  I was going to try to find a…

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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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IBM 107 Key Model F 4704 Restoration Thread
IBM 107 Key Model F 4704 Restoration Thread

pyrelink
Hello Deskthority. Earlier this week I received from Cindy a neat 107 key IBM 4704 Model F. While no where near as elegant as the lovely…

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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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i$k - Setting (or not) a project to create a keyb converter
i$k - Setting (or not) a project to create a keyb converter

idollar
Hello, I open this new thread to organise the discussion on the potential collaborative, open source, multi-interface and…

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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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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…

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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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Arduino PS2 to XT converter - link -

zinamo
Hello everyone, I am new to this wonderful forum but I would like to contirbute with a small guide that I made some time ago... At the end of the summer I bought an IBM XT but I was missing the…

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Dyeing PBT caps with Dylon: some experiments
Dyeing PBT caps with Dylon: some experiments

Kurk
With all that Rit-dyeing going on and no easy source for that stuff in Europe I went to look for alternatives. Dylon universal dye or…

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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, but…

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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…

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Macro/Gaming Keyboard

beltet
Hey everyone! I'm thinking of building a specific Gaming/Macro keyboard and want your input, otherwise it ain't going to happend. I love to use 60% on regular basis, but when I'm gaming I sometimes…

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SteelSeries 7G wireless mod

kile
I have had the good ol' SteelSeries 6G (v1) since it was released in late 2006 (it was called SteelKeys 6G back then) and I bought another one in mid 2007. Unlike almost everybody else, I…

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Typeface for keyboard
Typeface for keyboard

matt3o
I'm designing a new set (I'll let you know more about it, but I can't really talk about it right now). I'm looking into various options for…

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HyperMicro Development
HyperMicro Development

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

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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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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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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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[WORKLOG] F75 - Custom 75% keyboard from scratch
[WORKLOG] F75 - Custom 75% keyboard from scratch

Flintfish
After modding a keyboard it’s time step it up and actually build one from scratch… Since 7bit keeps sucking up all my spare money I have no idea…

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My DIY keyboard collection ( or how I became a KB-geek...)
My DIY keyboard collection ( or how I became a KB-geek...)

suka
When I became interested in alternate keyboard layouts about 3 years ago and researched possible more ergonomic alternatives, I also…

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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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OSU! Board Idea

pwnnarwhal
Hi, I am bringing to you an idea that had been done before, but is no longer available. There once was a pre-made PCB design that was made for 2 switches only. This was designed for OSU! I would like…

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[BUILDLOG] TANK 93 | Mechanical keyboard from scratch
[BUILDLOG] TANK 93 | Mechanical keyboard from scratch

euf0ria
https://dl.dropboxusercontent&… Finding new interests and new forums is probably best described as being infected with a serious…

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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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[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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Super Slim USB Thinkpad Keyboard
Super Slim USB Thinkpad Keyboard

pjmelon
Once you have done one project you can never turn back. I think my wife is planning on an intervention but in the meantime I am planning my next…

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