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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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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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ISO50 -- a hand-wired, ISO-inspired 50% keyboard
ISO50 -- a hand-wired, ISO-inspired 50% keyboard

trebb
After a few fruitful weeks of lurking, I think it's time to show what's come out of it. While I like typing on the DASK3 I've been using for the past…

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Probably a stupid question about adding an LED

fohat
I want to add an LED to a keyboard (a Model F 122-key, but the question is probably general) with an internal Teensy. This is not to be an "indicator" but rather an actual small white light…

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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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Me three! Beamspring restoration
Me three! Beamspring restoration

Khers
I recently got hold of a Beamspring keyboard, from an old IBM 5251 to be precise. While I didn’t buy it from him, it came from the ebay seller that…

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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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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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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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Model M 3D Printed Frame
Model M 3D Printed Frame

pjmelon
Well time to start on my next project. I bought a 3D printer because I wanted to do more prototyping work. The goal of this project is: Full…

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Dylon dyeing of PBT caps; more experiments
Dylon dyeing of PBT caps; more experiments

Kurk
First of all, it seems that Dylon has stopped selling its multi-purpose dye in small quantities which, if true, is very unfortunate. Only the 500 g…

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(SOLVED) How to repair a model m membrane
(SOLVED) How to repair a model m membrane

idollar
EDIT - the title of the tread has been changed to indicate that the process to repair a membrane is described latter ------ Hi, For…

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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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Alps key switches - ultrasonic cleaning adventures
Alps key switches - ultrasonic cleaning adventures

XMIT
tl;dr: Ultrasonic cleaning works wonders for Alps switches, making them feel new again. A tiny amount of Teflon oil makes them even…

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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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IBM Beamspring / Model-F Foam replacement

Wodan
Please excuse me for opening a new topic for this but I am currently facing the task of replacing the foam under the plate of one Beamspring keyboard and several Model-F keyboards. My plate…

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Sound reduction revolution: 3D printing with flexible filament
Sound reduction revolution: 3D printing with flexible filament

Wodan
I totally forgot that a while ago "flexible" rubber-like filament hit the market. There is a thread on GH that reminded me of that: …

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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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IBM buckling spring - heavy spring experiment
IBM buckling spring - heavy spring experiment

fohat
Yesterday I was cleaning up my work bench and came across a spring. I do not know where I got it or what it came from, but it looked like just the…

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Need help designing the PCB for my keyboard

RadikulRAM
Hello, I've tried following this guide: https://deskthority.net/wiki/KiCAD_key… but I found it too hard. There's a lot of steps the author expects us to know, and I'm getting errors that…

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Generating DXF files
Generating DXF files

7bit
Here is a DXF-file which came from kicad, has been cleaned up, scaled down to 1:1 and converted to mm: …

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The Scratch-o-Meter
The Scratch-o-Meter

Wodan
Ladies and Gentlemen! I present my latest innovation. The scratch-o-meter! Inspired by something Chyros did in one of his smoothness propaganda…

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How to remap Teensy Phantom? [Solved]
How to remap Teensy Phantom? [Solved]

Spikebolt
I have purchased a Phantom PCB a long time ago and finally decided to put it on my Filco. The previous owner had it ready for an ANSI layout but I'm…

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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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[Windows Users] Adding FN layer to ANY keyboard, and understanding 60%
[Windows Users] Adding FN layer to ANY keyboard, and understanding 60%

shreebles
Intro. This is a long introduction where I only ramble about my own experiences of getting into 60% boards. You can skip it and go to the tutorial…

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How much spacing do I need inbetween each keyswitch?

RadikulRAM
I'm looking to make my own KB, and now to design the PCB I need to know how much spacing I need. Does the size of keycaps vary greatly? I've got Vortex PBT double shots right now, would they be a…

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look for an alternate Cherry ML mounting method

nickdanolson12
Im currently working on a project to design a custom 40% layout keyboard with cherry ML switches. The issue i'm having is figuring out how to mount my switches. The only way i can think of is to chop…

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Super cheap numpad (cardboard case)
Super cheap numpad (cardboard case)

matt3o
Wanted to experiment with cheap materials for custom keyboards and tried to build a hand-wired numpad out of cardboard to see if it is feasible. The…

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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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Volume knob on custom keyboard?

Plasmodium
Does anyone have any experience adding a volume knob to a Teensy-powered keyboard? I've done a little reading, and on the hardware side, it seems you could use a rotary encoder or a…

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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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WYSE Converter
WYSE Converter

Soarer
Introduction This firmware for Teensy 2.0 etc. aims to convert all WYSE terminal keyboards which have a 4P4C connector, to USB. See Wyse…

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Hyper7 Development
Hyper7 Development

7bit
Please discuss the technical issues of the Hyper7 here … …

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WhiteFox on TMK
WhiteFox on TMK

matt3o
http://i.imgur.com/3184d9U… Time for a quick tutorial about running TMK firmware on the WhiteFox. Let me thank Hasu …

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