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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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Keyboard database

Daniel Beardsmore
OK, so let's suppose there was to be a proper community-driven keyboard database (make, family, model, switches used, dates found etc) that can be mined to provide product history for keyboards and…

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Alternate Controllers/MCUs

HeroXLazer
What other MCUs are good alternatives to the ATMEGA32U4? I want to build a custom RGBW PCB with USB C 3.0 or 3.1. I got the RGBW part almost down, but I need to know what MCUs will work with USB 3.0…

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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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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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Switches with adjustable force?

__red__
So, I've been playing with a switch design here and I just noticed that it may be possible to add a component to it to alter the weight of the switch. As a community, do we think that's something…

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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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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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Build log: Alps64 in a handmade birch case
Build log: Alps64 in a handmade birch case

pansku
A little background: A couple of years ago I bought my first mechanical keyboard. It was a Ducky Shine 2 with MX Blues. Then I got a Ducky Mini with…

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Split, Ortholinear Beamspring...
Split, Ortholinear Beamspring...

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So, this just happened... lefthand.png

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[Progress]CommonSense controller - better capsense.
[Progress]CommonSense controller - better capsense.

DMA
TL;DR: Turns out it's all implemented in kiibohd like 2 years ago - see Scan/DPH/*. Unfortunately, kinetis has CRAPPIEST ADCs I've seen so…

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keytee -- Controller breakout board for small keyboards
keytee -- Controller breakout board for small keyboards

trebb
Ordering PCBs for a recent project of mine, I didn't quite like how shipping cost exceeded the actual product value, so I tried to shift…

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Honeywell Micro Switch Reverse Engineering and Conversion thread

Firebolt1914
Some of you may have seen my Wang keyboard. I am going to attempt to convert it to USB. I will find out if it is 2KRO and report back. Anyways, what logic analyzer is recommended? Also,…

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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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Guide for building a DIY Topre keyboard

attheicearcade
I have put together a guide which people may be interested in: https://github.com/tomsmalley/custom-t… It's based on work I have done on my projects I've posted here. I hope to get more…

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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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Custom Controller

HeroXLazer
I want to make a USB-A ATMEGA32U4 controller, and was wondering what the schematic would be compared to a normal keyboard schematic. How would I do that?

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Another MX / Trackpoint project
Another MX / Trackpoint project

pfoff
Hi Guys, this is my first post here and it will hopefully turn out, that it's also my first mech build/mod? First, I have to mention how impressed I…

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Split HHKB - Realforce/TypeHeaven mod
Split HHKB - Realforce/TypeHeaven mod

attheicearcade
Edit: (previous title) Another custom split hand Topre board - need your input! I've been thinking about a similar project to my ongoing one, that is…

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Pimp My Trackball and my custom keyboard
Pimp My Trackball and my custom keyboard

Alkhar
Hello, its Alkhar and we are here with Pimp My Trackball http://imgur.com/IlRFTNS.j… I have a Logitech trackman wheel, this…

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Backlighting with QMK Firmware, HELP!

Cortes
Hello, I have a problem creating the backlight configuration. I have the keyboard with a led for each switch, in total 93 white leds connected to the Pin B5 (not RGB) (TKL + 5 keys) I would like to…

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Custom Trackball Keyboard Help

HeroXLazer
I have two simple KLE files for now, and will design some CAD files soon, but I was wondering if I could do two buttons and a scroll on the left half of the keyboard instead of thumb clusters, and I…

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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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Commodoer 64 Mechanical Keyboard Direct Replacement.

iceberg
Project Description: This is a direct drop in replacement for Mitsumi keyboard found in Commodore 64 'breabin' style computers. Using Cherry MX (or similar) style panel mount keys and hand…

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TMK Firmware with leds, HELP!!!
TMK Firmware with leds, HELP!!!

Cortes
Hi people!, I came here asking for some help, because I'm totally lost with my personalized keyboard based on teensy 2.0. First of all, I do not…

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SGI Granite Restoration thread // Plate done, looking for switches!

scottc
I'm right in the middle of restoring an SGI Granite board that I got from Wodan (thanks, Wodan!) who got it straight from a recycler. It was clear from the beginning that this board needed some TLC.…

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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 next Granite Special Set

matt3o
As some of you may know Granite is indefinitely available on pimpmykeyboard. We already had a nice High Contrast variant, but with the next iteration I would like to add a new special…

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Reverse engineer tablet keyboard connector
Reverse engineer tablet keyboard connector

matt3o
Does anyone know if there's some kind of standard in tablet keyboard connectors. I'm trying to understand how this works …

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Building a Q-Series 60% with a twist
Building a Q-Series 60% with a twist

pdc
I have a set of Q-Series caps on order from Mechsupply, so I better come up with a keyboard to put under them. So I am working on my first…

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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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New Guy with Wire Question
New Guy with Wire Question

Phroople
This might sound dumb, but it also might make good talk. But...ummm...what wire do people usually use to make a "PCB-less" keyboard? Like…

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Ergodox PCB problem
Ergodox PCB problem

GEIST
I unsoldered the LEDs from the red marked switches today. Since I'm finished with this the keys in the green marked column behave weird: If I press…

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Keyboard emulated VI-like editing
Keyboard emulated VI-like editing

macroxue
I have been long missing the editing power of VI outside the editor, for example, when writing an email or composing a post like this in a browser.…

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