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by jeroen94704
08 Oct 2020, 23:34
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: ISO PBT double shot key caps?
Replies: 7
Views: 536

Re: ISO PBT double shot key caps?

I recently bought a couple of pretty extensive dye-subbed PBT sets off Aliexpress that includes all but the R4 keys in your picture. Maybe that's an acceptable compromise?
by jeroen94704
28 Apr 2020, 12:17
Forum: Gallery
Topic: KiCad keyboard PCB generator
Replies: 12
Views: 1706

Re: KiCad keyboard PCB generator

Cool stuff. I'll definitely take a look and steal your ideas. ;) I've done something similar: creating KLE and DXF output from a Python program (computed layout). BTW, You haven't posted a license/copyright information. Yeah, I've noticed that too. I think you should add a license/copyright informa...
by jeroen94704
26 Apr 2020, 19:49
Forum: Gallery
Topic: KiCad keyboard PCB generator
Replies: 12
Views: 1706

Re: KiCad keyboard PCB generator

Wasn't sure if you were replying to me. I tried it with python 3.8, did nothing. Error: invalid syntax Oh, sorry about the incomplete info. I guess I should add a "prerequisites" section to the readme. You need to install the jinja2 python module. This is most easily done using pip from the command...
by jeroen94704
23 Apr 2020, 13:07
Forum: Gallery
Topic: KiCad keyboard PCB generator
Replies: 12
Views: 1706

Re: KiCad keyboard PCB generator

It's all based on Jinja templates, which I've come to like a lot. I'm still tinkering with it though, and right now I feel it's pretty fragile, in the sense that the code and the templates cannot change independent of each other. This is because of the way nets work in the kicad layout format. I'm s...
by jeroen94704
23 Apr 2020, 11:33
Forum: Gallery
Topic: KiCad keyboard PCB generator
Replies: 12
Views: 1706

Re: KiCad keyboard PCB generator

Thanks, I indeed forgot to add the license. Fixed now.

What was the input of your program that you generate a KLE output from?
by jeroen94704
23 Apr 2020, 09:28
Forum: Gallery
Topic: KiCad keyboard PCB generator
Replies: 12
Views: 1706

KiCad keyboard PCB generator

Hi, I've been wanting to create my own custom keyboard PCB's for a while, but was always put off by the prospect of having to manually position dozens of switch footprints correctly. Therefore, I did what every self-respecting software engineer would do and created a script that takes a layout from ...

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