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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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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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NEC PC-8801 (Davey's first blue alps experience)
NEC PC-8801 (Davey's first blue alps experience)

snacksthecat
I insta-snatched this board when it was posted the "Interesting Finds" thread the other day. I caused a small stir because supposedly these…

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A Compact SSK
A Compact SSK

wcass
Two and a half years ago, I replied to the “post your ideal keyboard layout” thread with this : https://deskthority.net/resour… …

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Building a keyboard from scratch
Building a keyboard from scratch

geekabit
Hi guys, For some years I have been reading this forum. It inspired me to eventually design and build my own keyboard. I have tried to do a…

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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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Mediacenter/HTPC keyboard anyone?
Mediacenter/HTPC keyboard anyone?

matt3o
I am toying with the idea of designing a wireless mechanical htpc keyboard. Of course the layout would be compact (65-75%), with the addition maybe…

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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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An idea to convert hall effect keyboards (tedious, but simple)
An idea to convert hall effect keyboards (tedious, but simple)

PlacaFromHell
Hi guys. Some days ago I've been searching for a czechoslovakian hall effect keyboard for my colection (Zbrojovka Brno, Tesla or Consul), the ones…

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Promethium51 Keyboard Build Log
Promethium51 Keyboard Build Log

priyadi
Hi fellow Deskthorian! Let me share my build log of my keyboard, dubbed Promethium51. Project page: https://promethium.keyboard… …

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Whitefox 3d
Whitefox 3d

matt3o
More details later and I'll also post a full hand-wiring tutorial but anyway... This is a whitefox you can print @ home…

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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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Alps64 Mini
Alps64 Mini

snacksthecat
I started this project a long time back but set it on the back burner while I was working on other stuff. Recently someone from reddit reached out…

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Costar 1101P - "Ze retröbrite! It doez nothing!"
Costar 1101P - "Ze retröbrite! It doez nothing!"

snacksthecat
Well here I am again filling up the workshop board with more half finished projects. https://i.imgur.com/UkXc8z… This time I'm…

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Retrobright 2.0 - No more UV light!
Retrobright 2.0 - No more UV light!

Wodan
Inspired by a video by the 8bitGuy where he is trying different approaches to "retrobrightening", I have picked up on the temperature…

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Some questions about Xwhatsit controller

PlacaFromHell
Hi guys. Finally I got my Xwhatsit, is even simplest to use than a Soarer. This thing works amazing but I need to clarify some points. My 3101 has greek legends and "normal" sideprints, I…

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bleeching keycaps?

BimboBB
does anybody has experience with bleeching keycaps? i have a set of of cherry doubleshots (white on black) with quite yellowished legends. Is there any chance to get the legends white again (possibly…

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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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Wodan builds cool TX75 keyboard with 9009 PBT keycaps!

green-squid
ygq3XDGLGuE Great build! I like your videos

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Link Alloy (Similar to Cherry G80-0693) Conversion
Link Alloy (Similar to Cherry G80-0693) Conversion

snacksthecat
I recently bought this really cool Link Alloy (Similar to a Cherry G80-0693) from mike5278 with the intention of converting it to USB. …

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IBM DisplayWriter Restoration (log with help needed)
IBM DisplayWriter Restoration (log with help needed)

Myoth
Good morning Deskthority ! I finally got my hands on one of those beamspring .. for a really nice price ! ( and the day before my birthday !!! ) I'm…

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Alternative capsense patterns testing
Alternative capsense patterns testing

DMA
Thanks wcass for creating those test PCBs! I finally found time to test those experimental PCBs wcass made eons ago. This is a test stand (the green…

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(Yet another) custom keyboard build.
(Yet another) custom keyboard build.

perfect_incoherence
Introduction Hey all, long time lurker, first time poster here. I figured it was time for me to finally start taking this little keyboard project a…

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[Done] CommonSense controller - better capsense!
[Done] 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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Alps64 from French Canadian ISO AEKii
Alps64 from French Canadian ISO AEKii

TicTocTom
Hi Everyone, I'm trying to put together an AEK64 using Hasu's pcb and AEK (US layout) plate. I've harvested cream dampened switches and keycaps from…

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TeleVideo Model TS-802
TeleVideo Model TS-802

snacksthecat
Hi Guys, Got this new mysterious terminal keyboard. The style of it caught my eye and I thought it would make a fun project to see if I can get it to…

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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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C.ITOH CIT324/324E - Alps Buckling Springs... (Conversion to USB?)
C.ITOH CIT324/324E - Alps Buckling Springs... (Conversion to USB?)

snacksthecat
Continuation of an old thread I started. Hopefully in a more appropriate place. :lol: https://deskthority.net/keyboards-f2/c… I…

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Mia a 122 soon to be opensource, if it works that is.
Mia a 122 soon to be opensource, if it works that is.

zool
This is Mia, a keyboard design of mine that I'm building a couple off and preparing package for open source. Just wanted to see what people…

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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…

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Zenith ZKB-2R ... "clean me up, Scotty!"
Zenith ZKB-2R ... "clean me up, Scotty!"

snacksthecat
I bought this ZKB-2R a while back because it seemed like such a quality board. It's got some great heft to it since it has a metal switch plate,…

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Reproduction logo badges for Model M 122
Reproduction logo badges for Model M 122

Quartz64
I have bought 1986 IBM Model M 122. It was in good condition, but was missing a square IBM logo badge. I asked my collegue (his friend owns the…

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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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FXT's IBM 4704 107 key restoration
FXT's IBM 4704 107 key restoration

FXT
I purchased this F107 keyboard back in January from orihalcon with the intention of restoring and ANSI modding it. However, I didn't predict how busy…

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