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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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[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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[WIP] Keycap making in Poland
[WIP] Keycap making in Poland

tobsn
Moved to Poland a while ago, things are a bit more complicated here, especially if you don't speak the language. I asked about materials etc. in…

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Backlighting with QMK Firmware, HELP!
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…

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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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Soarer's converter replacement alternatives Pro Micro?

Wingklip
Looking for something that works with my IBM 5576-Keyboard 1, Soarer's converter throws some wierd scancodes and then dies when I press any lock key. Works with other keyboards though but this is 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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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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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…

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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. And…

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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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Broken K60 > Project keyboard

acolombo
Hey guys, I've been too busy with university and life in the last times, and sadly I left the forum. Now I'm back and I'll try to stay active again :) I'm sadly writing this on a rubber dome :( My…

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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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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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Recycle cheap qpad steel plate(1mm)

pfoff
I bought a QPad Board with blue cherries to harvest the switches. Now the 1mm thick(!!!) steel plate which is pretty rigid lies in front of me and my brain doesn't stop tinkering with it. To good for…

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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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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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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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Compact Buckling Spring - WheelWriter project
Compact Buckling Spring - WheelWriter project

rsbseb
I have been in need of a new keyboard since moving into my new office and decided to dig through my collection in storage a couple of weeks ago.…

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IBM Model M Screw, Nut and Bolt Mod
IBM Model M Screw, Nut and Bolt Mod

Madhias
I want to share here my bolt / screw modding experience, since i failed, learned, succeeded somehow and maybe it could help someone a little…

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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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Connecter Choices?

HeroXLazer
For my RGB keyboard, I need a 12 pin connector to connect two sides. Do you guys know of any connectors that would be the best at this? I was wondering if there is anything smaller than USB…

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1-key 'keyboard' for controlling aux music playback in my car
1-key 'keyboard' for controlling aux music playback in my car

Plasmodium
Ok, so it's not really a keyboard, but it's an input device and it uses a Cherry switch (fine, a Gateron). Basically I just re-bodied the inline…

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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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Another Model F refurbish project diary

just_add_coffee
The gameplan is to create a beautiful (though very non-stock) keyboard on the outside, something that looks like a cross between a hot rod and a 1950s space-age appliance (there will be…

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LED Driver QMK Help

HeroXLazer
I'm making a custom RGB keyboard, and I'm very confused on the firmware. I'm going to use QMK. It's going to use the IS31FL3733. How would I implement the driver into the firmware? I haven't ever…

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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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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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Cherry MX key caps on IBM Model M
Cherry MX key caps on IBM Model M

snuci
This was the true reason I was playing around with switch adapters. After being bestowed by two honours in January, I had this project in mind but…

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Desoldering station recommendations?

codemonkeymike
Anyone have recommendations on desoldering stations? Still in production/being sold would be better.

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PIC32MX KBD
PIC32MX KBD

zool
I'm putting the finishing touches(almost) my first keyboard build, just happens to be split into to boards. The motivation is a practical one, I'm…

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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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SVG graphics in KiCad (svg2mod)
SVG graphics in KiCad (svg2mod)

mtl
There didn't seem to be a good way to get vector graphics into Pcbnew, so I wrote a small utility that uses an existing SVG library to read files, and…

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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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