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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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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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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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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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Revelation ? Membrane or Capacitive matrix made out or copp
Revelation ? Membrane or Capacitive matrix made out or copp

idollar
Hello, I had what could be a revelation today in a shop, It is a photo shop. They where cutting acrylic with a Roland plotter to make metal-like…

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Programming a Tipro board on-the-fly like a Cherry G80-2100

kbdfr
[Prelude] Even if this function seems not to be documented, it is possible to program a Tipro keyboard on-the-fly like you do a G80-2100. [Explanation] When programming a Cherry…

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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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retrobright madness!
retrobright madness!

intealls
Here's a tutorial (by request) for people who want to try this out. Remember, hydrogen peroxide is very nasty stuff. If you get it into your eyes,…

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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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Alps SKFL
Alps SKFL

skrsh3r
I know this is a long shot but i'm going to try anyway, i need these dimensions http://i.imgur.com/9NR9vYK… I hope someone with…

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IBM Model F Bigfoot with arduino micro, win7 64bit
IBM Model F Bigfoot with arduino micro, win7 64bit

Laser
Preliminary results - it works! :) Big thanks to Soarer (firmware), Cindy (the keyboard), AlinH (shipping), Quantalume and ScottC (for…

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Custom Mechanical Keyboard Build
Custom Mechanical Keyboard Build

topoly
Hello! I have been lurking on this site for a very short time - collecting information quite graciously from the community. I need to offer up my…

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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 reading…

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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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Has anyone ever hand-made a Model M wooden cover/back ?

idollar
Hi, I bought a piece of soft wood with the idea of making a cover/back for a model M. I still do not know if I will ever try it. If you think about it, the plastic cover actually simulates two…

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System build out of frustration

Linkert
*(Does full system builds fit under ‘Workshop’ as well?)* *(Yanked straight outta markdown file)* # System made for me. I’m an anal kind of guy. Things, objects of design, tools rarely satisfy…

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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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Rebuilding and Redesigning a Classic Thinkpad Keyboard

pjmelon
I am planning to build a custom usb keyboard based loosely on a thinkpad keyboard. The trackpoint is very important to me and something I cant do without. I can get my hand on a thinkpad…

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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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[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…

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kbl2scad
kbl2scad

MrMcGibblets
Hey all, first time poster here. I got into the hobby of building keyboards with the Ergodox a couple months ago, and just designed a new one--tons of…

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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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kbedit
kbedit

matt3o
I started working on my keyboard designer. I wanted an easy and fun to use interface, no dependencies from other libraries (no bootstrap, no…

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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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Ducky Shine II TKL mod (Plate, switch, LED, caps, ...)
Ducky Shine II TKL mod (Plate, switch, LED, caps, ...)

Paranoid
Helluw again, Next to my 3700 mod , I first did a whole mod to a Ducky Shine II TKL. I pretty much only kept the PCB and the case :D Originally it…

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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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How much current can I draw for my keyboard?

tommakrin
Hello, as I mentioned in a previous post of mine (http://deskthority.net/workshop-f7/wh… I'm on my way to make my own keyboard from scratch with some nice stuff onto it (display, USB hub,…

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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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[tutorial] programming Access-IS keypads
[tutorial] programming Access-IS keypads

davkol
I've happened to get an Access-IS keypad, but couldn't find much info on remapping the keys, programming macros, you name it. All the threads were…

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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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Beam Spring IBM 3278 A02 restoration
Beam Spring IBM 3278 A02 restoration

Monster-Toys
Today my IBM 3278 A02 Beam Spring Keyboard arrived :) ... WHAT A BEAUTY!!! ... 002.jpg ... and it is in worse condition than i…

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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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BrownFox step by step
BrownFox step by step

matt3o
This is the follow up article to my previous Building a custom keyboard from the ground up . After all that theory I'm finally ready for…

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