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

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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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EVA carry case, anyone?
EVA carry case, anyone?

matt3o
okay, I'm not a fan of carry cases for keyboards in general, but I'm pretty shocked by the low quality of most carry case/bags. What worse imho is…

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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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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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Keycap sand blasting
Keycap sand blasting

Wodan
Heya, please raise your hands if you have a bunch of nice OG cherry doubleshot keycaps with some shiny spots on them. Well I see alot of…

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IBM Beamspring 5251/Great White low profile alternative shell
IBM Beamspring 5251/Great White low profile alternative shell

lot_lizard
Several months ago, I put together something that has since sat. The 5251 Beamspring is probably my favorite to type on amongst the few I have, but…

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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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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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IBM Soft Touch Model M mod - has anyone tried this?

XMIT
Has anyone here tried making their own Soft Touch Model M? I have a giant tube of Super Lube silicone grease with PTFE, a grease gun, and an extra barrel assembly sitting here. I'm tempted to try it.…

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Berlin: Keyboard repairs?

Canut
Hi all, I hope this is in the right section. I need help with two keyboards: Diagnosis and repair. I'm in Berlin, Germany. Can anyone help? 1. Ergodox. I use this all day every day, for my work. I…

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Custom 65% finally finished
Custom 65% finally finished

matt3o
Everything originated from this post . After approx 2 months I've been able to build my first custom keyboard (if you exclude this of…

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Aluminum IBM Model M

pjmelon
Well time for a new project now that I have fully restored another IBM Model M (and got a good understanding on how it works). I am looking to build an aluminum waterjet cut frame and include a…

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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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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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How to dye your keycaps - A visual guide
How to dye your keycaps - A visual guide

Spikebolt
I posted this guide on Reddit about 6 months ago and I figured it could help some people here as well. I receive a lot of messages because of this…

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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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Designing a custom Topre board
Designing a custom Topre board

attheicearcade
Before I start this post, let me say I am not an electronics engineer. As such any information in this thread is potentially wrong. Also…

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Testing Model M After Bolt Mod

pjmelon
I have a nice model M with the round terminal plug that I have restored. It is the version without the LED Caps/num lock. I did a screw/bolt mod and reassembled. I want to test that I got everything…

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Is it possible to swap a Mini USB with Micro USB?

cookie
Hello friends, Because we have quite some talented electronic engineers here, I'd like to ask if it is possible to swap a Mini USB (Type-b) connector with a Micro USB (Micro b)? Why that you may…

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Prototyping the next thing
Prototyping the next thing

matt3o
http://i.imgur.com/M9ymwx8… I'm still actually finalizing the WhiteFox but I believe it's time to show you my plans…

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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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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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hbar beta, aka hbar's first adventure into Topre land
hbar beta, aka hbar's first adventure into Topre land

hbar
It is I, ħ, who has ventured with Arthur, King of the Britons, traveling far and enduring many hardships, in our quest to seek the Holy Grail of…

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kb45p - 45% prototype board (ALPS supported)
kb45p - 45% prototype board (ALPS supported)

flabbergast
About kb45p: a 45% PCB, usable either with Cherry MX or ALPS switches. Runs TMK. https://i.imgur.com/Q1I3lc… . --- …

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CommonSense controller - better capsense for the IBM type F.
CommonSense controller - better capsense for the IBM type F.

DMA
In case you're still wondering what the hell this is all about - I'm trying to make an ADC-based capsense controller. In a way this is…

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IBM 3278 Keyboard to PS/2 interface

seebart
I just stumbled over this while searching for some pictures, I guess we need to contact this guy because this sounds too good to be true, not sure if this is for real though: …

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NMB Hi-Tek those pesky RJ connectors
NMB Hi-Tek those pesky RJ connectors

fohat
Here are some shots of my Televideo internals. My best guess for the 4 connections that I noted is the based on the fact that after hooking it up to a…

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Anyone has model F 122 key PCB laying around?

DMA
Need good photos of both sides and closeups of connector - also both sides. I do have the 122key model F - but I'm afraid I'll spend like 2 days assembling it back. Not mentioning all the foam…

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HHKB stopped working

Mr.Bean
My beloved HHKB just stopped working :| The keyboard is still visible to my pc and i can flash the firmware (using hasu controller) but no input is registered. Any ideas?

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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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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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Retr0bright

Icarium
This is where matt3o tells us which components he used for retrobriting and where to get them! :mrgreen:

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