Handwired Microkeyboard

Back in the depths of 2017, I had the strong desire to build my own keyboard fully from scratch.

I had built the Ergodox from a kit two years earlier. And while I had fun assembling it and working out how to flash the microcontroller, I wanted to really get in there and build myself a keyboard from scratch to truly understand how it all works.

I’m writing this with 3 year hindsight, so I won’t be going into any details about the build process.

General Outline:

But this is what I ended up with:

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Prototype Custom Keyboard Mk II. Now with sounds and lights.

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All parts acquired. Time to assemble.

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Custom 6 key keyboard complete.

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Featuring cycling RGB lights and beep-boop sound effects.

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