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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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Russian & Elvish sets

matt3o
I'm designing another russian and elven set. They will be released soon (not from SP). Since I want to do things right I'd like some help from a Russian speaker or someone familiar with…

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Identify this Keyb
Identify this Keyb

Aristarco
Hello everyone! I was doing late summer cleaning when I found this keyb in a box. I dunno what system it belongs to, only that I got it back in …

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Working on a Buckling Spring 40%
Working on a Buckling Spring 40%

FletchINKy
Posted to GH earlier, sorry for the X-post, but want to get more input; I've been making use of out of spec parts to hack together a 4x12 buckling…

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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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[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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Introductory Guide to Ultrasonic Cleaning

ohaimark
Some people tout ultrasonic cleaning as a magic bullet. News flash: it isn't. It does, however, produce spectacular results when used knowledgeably and intentionally. 1. Purchasing an Ultrasonic…

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Starting out with STM32 minimum development board

tigpha
Hi DT'ers, I bought a Pack of 2 STM32f103c8t6 Minimum Development Board , and a ST-Link V2 programmer debugger with the intention of replacing the controller chip in a couple of of IBM PC-XT…

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Franken-Beam XT mod for the 5251 Beamspring
Franken-Beam XT mod for the 5251 Beamspring

ekeppel
Of all the various beamspring iterations, many prefer the layout of the 5251 because it is similar to the original XT layout, and some may argue, even…

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Fujitsu keyb cable connector pinout required
Fujitsu keyb cable connector pinout required

Aristarco
Hello Everyone! I found a Fujitsu N86D-2774-R199/01 keyboard with no enclosure or cable. It's the keyb only and the layout looks exactly like the …

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Need Help - Model M electrical problem

fohat
I have a very old Model M that Cindy has asked me to repair. It is a beautiful old industrial 1388032 ("Johnson Controls" branded with a big heavy shiny metal badge) from 1985 with bar code…

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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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Westinghouse W1642 KeyTronic foam & foil, xwhatsit Model F conversion
Westinghouse W1642 KeyTronic foam & foil, xwhatsit Model F conversion

OldIsNew
This was an interesting looking board I picked up - sure enough KeyTronic foam and foil. However it's a smaller board and when I mapped out the matrix…

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Restoring a Viatron System 21 keyboard
Restoring a Viatron System 21 keyboard

snuci
I recently acquired a Viatron System 21 computer. This computer was used for creating/storing and printing punched cards. Consider it as a word…

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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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A layout based off the Model M: left nav cluster and layered multipad.
A layout based off the Model M: left nav cluster and layered multipad.

depletedvespene
As much as I enjoy Model M keyboards, and as much as I believe their layout proved to be a vast improvement over the older XT layout, I always felt it…

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[WIP] KeyBoi DT60 - a 60% ortholinear GH60 case compatible
[WIP] KeyBoi DT60 - a 60% ortholinear GH60 case compatible

brunoboi
Hello everyone ;-) I am Bruno and I am an IT developer from Belgium. I am seeking for years a keyboard that fit all my requirements... As I've never…

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ALPS clones in an arcade button

DiodeHead
hi guys, i found this wonderfull surprise inside an arcade button. https://www.dropbox.com/s/m1qql74us781… a alps clone, the black one, the other is one of my mathias for reference, is the…

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Converting an IBM Pingmaster

just_add_coffee
I haven't found great instructions for converting an IBM Pingmaster (in my case, PN 6113442) to programmable USB. This person has great pictures but few details of converting PN 6341739. …

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Homerow Co. "Open Source" Parts - UPDATE: 09/03/2017 (Topre Stem)
Homerow Co. "Open Source" Parts - UPDATE: 09/03/2017 (Topre Stem)

homerowco
First off a universal 60% plate, a GH60 model, and the OLKB Planck PCB model, both for Fusion360: 60% Plate: …

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HP 2623A Keyboard
HP 2623A Keyboard

OldIsNew
I like older terminal boards for a couple of reasons: 1)They're cool looking, 2)They're generally relatively cheap. This is an HP 2623A terminal…

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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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Xwhatsit/CS-Compatible IBM 3277 PCB
Xwhatsit/CS-Compatible IBM 3277 PCB

emdude
Success!! The 78-key PCBs work: https://deskthority.net/workshop-f7/xw… Update: The standard 66-key PCB works! Thanks again to…

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P77 - The TKL Pingmaster
P77 - The TKL Pingmaster

Mattr567
After seeing dorkvader's 60% mod (https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=… I decided I'm going to TKL mod my Pingmaster. What makes…

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Help with Keymapping/Hexadecimal

Zarugal
I'm working on a handwired build and I am currently trying to define the keymap. I have 17 columns and therefore am over the scope of hexadecimal, so how do I define the 17th Column? If I use K10/K11…

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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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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 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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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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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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Help converting Sun type-4 keyboard with TMK. Where is the type-4 keym

PancakeMSTR
Hi, So I've got a sun type-4 clone I'm trying to convert to USB. I've successfully flashed a pro micro with firmware from the tmk project, following the instructions for the sun_usb converter…

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[IC] Katana60 tmk/qmk 60% PCB, with ALPs and MX support -updated intro
[IC] Katana60 tmk/qmk 60% PCB, with ALPs and MX support -updated intro

rominronin
http://i.imgur.com/4vevuWK… http://i.imgur.com/ZDxb3BJ… http://i.imgur.com/KbZ9B7S… …

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My DIY keyboard collection ( or how I became a KB-geek...)
My DIY keyboard collection ( or how I became a KB-geek...)

suka
IMG_20161212_022107502.jpg When I became interested in alternate keyboard layouts about 3 years ago and researched possible more…

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Backlighting a Silicon Graphics AT-101 Bigfoot
Backlighting a Silicon Graphics AT-101 Bigfoot

flowerlandfilms
A little project I'm working on to breathe some new life into this keyboard. Using LED strips to backlight the keys, also down the line I intend to…

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