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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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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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IBM Model M connector

aneddoti
Hi! I got this keyboard from a friend of mine, and i've researched for a while what model is, what kind of switches, ecc... I'm planning to sell it, but i was wondering about his connector, i haven't…

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My first keyboard mod: Soldering 62g Zealios into my Logitech G710+
My first keyboard mod: Soldering 62g Zealios into my Logitech G710+

GeoStreber
Hello. After having my trusty G710+ for about 5 years, I decided it needed a small upgrade. Since I actually like the tactility of the MX Browns, but…

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Lighting issues with Leeku L3 1800

derzemel
Hello all, My Leeku L3 1800 has developed some very strange issues today. I have kept her protected (without weight on it) for a few weeks while I have been using something else. Today I plugged…

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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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IBM Model M buckling spring switch bounce oscilloscope measurement
IBM Model M buckling spring switch bounce oscilloscope measurement

mind_prepared
I've searched all over the web for information on the default switch bounce for IBM's buckling spring design, but couldn't fit anything. I'm sure…

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Hi-Tek 725 2nd Gen AT RJ11 pinout?
Hi-Tek 725 2nd Gen AT RJ11 pinout?

Noobmaen
Hello everybody, I recently purchased a NOS Hi-Tek 725 AT without cable, and need some help with the pinout as there are no markings on the pcb.…

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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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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…

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I need some help wiring a caps lock led to a Teensy

SpacemanToby
I have it wired up like this: pin D4 ---> +anode led ---> -cathode led ---> 1k resistor ---> GND My code looks like this: void led_layer_set(uint32_t state) { DDRD |= (1<<4);…

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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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Yet another IBM 5251 restoration
Yet another IBM 5251 restoration

pansku
I finally managed to grab myself by the neck and actually start doing something and lo and behold the 5251 from Nuum is now in pieces :lol: Before: …

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Spherical Buckling Spring Thread
Spherical Buckling Spring Thread

rsbseb
Several months ago Muirium suggested to me in a PM that I should look into making caps for IBM buckling spring keyboards. I toyed around…

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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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Toshiba Numeric Keypad
Toshiba Numeric Keypad

2ter
I found this keypad in one of my keyboard boxes the other night and was wondering if there is an easy way to convert this to usb? originally i had put…

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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…

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Computer Communications 303 Keyboard Restoration, Teensy USB
Computer Communications 303 Keyboard Restoration, Teensy USB

OldIsNew
I was recently able to pick up a Computer Communications 303 keyboard. orig sm.jpg back sm.jpg The PCB is marked 4-69, I'm not positive it's a…

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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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Redistributable xkb configurations on Linux...?

Sigmoid
So Linux has this awesome ubercomplete keyboard configuration system... However at the moment I feel like it's completely useless for any actual configuration beyond what's burned-in. I have a few…

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Fix for jamming Hi-Tek or Stackpole keys on an ADM-3A serial terminal
Fix for jamming Hi-Tek or Stackpole keys on an ADM-3A serial terminal

stragulus
So I've had this old terminal for a while. It needed some logic fixes, but the keyboard was also not working well. Several keys would jam, and I had…

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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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Darknight: a 60% split keyboard
Darknight: a 60% split keyboard

macroxue
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, time to build another keyboard. Last year around the same time, I built a 75% split keyboard , which…

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Advice on modifying a new (old stock) IBM Model M (1390120)?

awesomemodelm
Hi all, I will be soon receiving a brand new (old stock) IBM Model M (1390120) and I was wondering if anyone had any advice on: ⋅ Care ⋅ Modification for use via USB …

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Keystroke audio profile classification
Keystroke audio profile classification

Daniel Beardsmore
This is one for the audio engineers here (the people who truly understand this subject, unlike me). Instead of meaningless descriptions of how…

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Model M NKRO via a Capacitive Conversion?

awesomemodelm
I was thinking about the easiest ways of converting the model m to operate with NKRO. It seems there are three general possibilities: ⋅ Somehow integrate a TON of diodes throughout 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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Topre to MX slider?

nennenball
Are there any topre to mx sliders? then nissho HIPro are looking real juicy but MX stems cant enjoy them ;( :( :( :(

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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… …

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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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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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Custom alpsboard with trackpoint
Custom alpsboard with trackpoint

pfoff
Keyboard related infections Wow, I think I got another infection. First it started, when I remembered the mechanical boards we used in the 80s. I got…

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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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MX compatible Hi-Pro Key caps?

nennenball
New to the keebs world, may i know if that such thing exist? Saw Matt30 dev/tty keyset, wondering if there's any other choices beside that and SA that is for MX stem.

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