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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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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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ALPS Switch Modding

kytarx
Hey guys, So I just did a couple of mods on some loose switches I had. I took a click leaf from a matias clicky switch, the dampened slider from an old AEK II and the body of an orange Alps (long…

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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 this easier…

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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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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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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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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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TCKB: My journey in the world of STM32 driven keyboards (60%)
TCKB: My journey in the world of STM32 driven keyboards (60%)

Ced67
Hello everyone, As an introduction, I'll talk a bit about me and say I'm an embedded software engineer since about ten years. The firm I work for make…

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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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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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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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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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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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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…

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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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[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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SCM for Ergodox
SCM for Ergodox

rsbseb
A couple of days ago I was contacted by e_l_tang regarding SCM, looking to get some information about the development schedule and whether or not…

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MeC64 Keyboard
MeC64 Keyboard

tlt
MeC64 Keyboard MeC64-19.jpg MeC64 is a mechanical replacement keyboard for the Commodore 64 (bread bin model). Features: …

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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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Open Soarer $20(?)AUD Latching Magnet Converter Project
Open Soarer $20(?)AUD Latching Magnet Converter Project

Wingklip
Hello friends. As I am overflowing the group buy page I figured it would be less spammy to post any progress here from now on :) This is my…

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SCM Profile
SCM Profile

rsbseb
Some you already know I am in the process of opening an injection molding business and have taken on the task of reproducing Model F Barrels…

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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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[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/IiRijpF… I'm gauging interest in a PCB for a 60% board with a symmetrical row stagger (a more natural slant…

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Swapping Stems on Alps Switches

paecific.jr
I am not that familiar with the Alps internals, but I have a thought. Could someone, hypothetically swap the stems of the Cream Dampened Switch into a Yellow housing with a Yellow spring? That way…

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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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DSA Keycap models for 3D printing
DSA Keycap models for 3D printing

kaelruland
Hey all. I made a full set of SA keycap models and posted them to thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com… At least one person…

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Software for 3d Designing Keyboard

anormal
hi everyone, I´ve seen sometimes people doing renders of possible future models. Many years ago i used to build silly things in 3dsMax. I want to ask what are you using people to 3d draw…

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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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RGB LED PCB Help

HeroXLazer
So, I want to use a LED driver with RGB LEDs, and I want to use SMD RGB LEDs that only have four pins. They have a R pin, a G pin, a B pin, and a VDD/VCC pin. The driver I'm going to use uses…

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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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Universal Model M Controller
Universal Model M Controller

phosphorglow
Hi ya'll! I'm like a cat when it comes to forums - I come around when I want attention or I have something I want to leave in your shoe. So…

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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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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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