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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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Designing a custom Topre board
Designing a custom Topre board

attheicearcade
Edit: picture for thumbnail http://i.imgur.com/6JIEvif… Original post: Before I start this post, let me say I am not…

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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 spring mods - any sources for replacement springs?

XMIT
I'm thinking of modding some Matias Quiet Click switches to a lighter weight. Why? These switches are easy to source and still being made new. It should be simple enough to switch out the springs,…

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(Model MF) Remodeling the Model M
(Model MF) Remodeling the Model M

lot_lizard
The GOAL... Produce a full DROP-IN REPLACEMENT for the model M by retooling all the inner workings into a completely replicated F…

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Super cheap numpad (cardboard case)
Super cheap numpad (cardboard case)

matt3o
Wanted to experiment with cheap materials for custom keyboards and tried to build a hand-wired numpad out of cardboard to see if it is feasible. The…

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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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Volume knob on custom keyboard?

Plasmodium
Does anyone have any experience adding a volume knob to a Teensy-powered keyboard? I've done a little reading, and on the hardware side, it seems you could use a rotary encoder or a…

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Hi-Profile PBT Dye-sub (the time has come)

matt3o
Okay, time to talk about the hi-pro in PBT fragrance! We have the manufacturer. It.Can.Be.Done! Now. We need a reference set to work on. The natural candidate would be Signature Plastics…

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The 60% IBM 5140 Keyboard w/ Alps SKCM Browns -- Build Log
The 60% IBM 5140 Keyboard w/ Alps SKCM Browns -- Build Log

emdude
Hi all, I want to share my build log of my new 60% keyboard, which uses Alps SKCM Brown switches and the unique layout of the IBM 5140. Hope you guys…

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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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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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Rapoo KX Layout Mod: Swap Right Shift with Menu
Rapoo KX Layout Mod: Swap Right Shift with Menu

REVENGE
I purchased a Rapoo KX back at the beginning of summer and really liked it as a travel keyboard...except for one thing... …

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The Scratch-o-Meter
The Scratch-o-Meter

Wodan
Ladies and Gentlemen! I present my latest innovation. The scratch-o-meter! Inspired by something Chyros did in one of his smoothness propaganda…

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Help With G80-3700 (1996 5 Pin DIN)

nafsasp
Edit Sorry if this isn't the right place, saw another post in here asking for some help with a build so I thought it was appropriate. Let me know if this should be moved to another forum. Hey, I…

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TS65 - The Split 65% Keyboard
TS65 - The Split 65% Keyboard

mohitgarg
I built, used and then sold my Ergodox because I couldn't get used to the vertical stagger and drastically different layout to a…

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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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NerD60 - TMK Conversion / It works !!!

DanielT
After using for a long time NerD60 boards I discovered some small flaws in the firmware design and I would like to switch to TMK firmware as the controller an ATmega32U4 supports it and…

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keyboard building handbook

matt3o
I started not long ago to write a handbook/manual/reference about DIY keyboard building. It will be a PDF/ebook for sure but I would also like to make it into a series of wiki pages (possibly on here…

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Can we design the teensy alternative for keyboards?

matt3o
I've seen some of these projects here on DT and GH, but it seems they never went to full scale production or they are specifically crafted for a particular keyboard (or they are not…

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Adding extra keys to your Kinesis Advantage
Adding extra keys to your Kinesis Advantage

sordna
This afternoon I adedd extra keys under each shift on my Kinesis Advantage LF. kinesis_extra_keys.jpg I'm using these keys for momentary…

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Me too! Beamspring refurb
Me too! Beamspring refurb

Wodan
Update: The keyboard is now fully restored and working with a xwhatsit controller flawlessly. The top case is still pretty ugly but I put…

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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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IBM Beamspring / Model-F Foam replacement

Wodan
Please excuse me for opening a new topic for this but I am currently facing the task of replacing the foam under the plate of one Beamspring keyboard and several Model-F keyboards. My plate…

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TMK support for ARM Teensies

flabbergast
TL;DR: I've added an alternative to hasu's mbed code to TMK, which supports Teensy LC, 3.x. (Beta!) Hi all, I've added ChibiOS backend to TMK, which effectively means supporting chips…

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Designing the ultimate NORDE Kit for GMK
Designing the ultimate NORDE Kit for GMK

Wodan
Hey pals! Every time there is a nice and fancy GMK set dropping, I get all sad because it's almost guaranteed there will be no ISO-DE support. No…

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Hand-wired portable keyboard for phone from cherry ML switch
Hand-wired portable keyboard for phone from cherry ML switch

weniwe
I had a cherry g84 board (cherry ml switch) but I’ve rarely used. And I had a free weekend so I decided to turn it into a portable keyboard for my…

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Cherry mx RGB switches for diy keyboard with backlight
Cherry mx RGB switches for diy keyboard with backlight

geekabit
Hi guys, For some time I have been working on a diy keyboard ( https://www.geekabit.nl/pr… ). The current prototype is workable…

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WhiteFox on TMK
WhiteFox on TMK

matt3o
http://i.imgur.com/3184d9U… Time for a quick tutorial about running TMK firmware on the WhiteFox. Let me thank Hasu …

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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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Firebolt's F107 Restoration Thread
Firebolt's F107 Restoration Thread

Firebolt1914
I have just received an F107 in great condition: https://c7.staticflickr.co… Currently, everything works and is in good order…

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Replacement Badge for F upgraded Model M
Replacement Badge for F upgraded Model M

wcass
I posted this idea a while back in i$'s FSSK thread - a replacement badge made from a PCB. OshPark has a unique price structure - you get…

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TMK keyboard firmware collection
TMK keyboard firmware collection

hasu
I hope that this thread becomes a place to get bug report, feedback and suggestion from community. …

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FSSK v1.00 - Installation & Users Manual
FSSK v1.00 - Installation & Users Manual

idollar
I will post here the installation and users manual for the FSSK v1.00 DSCF6521_01.jpg Attached you can find the source files: FSSK…

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