[HOW TO] DIY KEYBOARD – PART 6: PUTTING THE KEYBOARD TOGETHER
In the first five parts of our DIY series we have shown you the required components and tools for your custom keyboard. This means that all the necessary steps have been taken to start the assembly. There are some important steps to follow, so this part focuses on showing you how to build a functional keyboard from the individual components.
[HOW TO] DIY KEYBOARD – PART 5: DIFFERENT SORTS OF KEYCAPS
To further individualize the look of your DIY keyboard, the choice of keycaps is an important factor. There is an enormous choice of color combinations, materials, and manufacturing methods. In this fifth part of our DIY-series we will give you a short overview of the different keycap variants.
[HOW TO] DIY KEYBOARD – PART 4: CHERRY MX SPECIAL OVERVIEW
With the Special switches, CHERRY MX offers unique solutions for DIY enthusiasts to build their custom keyboards: MX GREEN, MX GREY and MX CLEAR are designed for special purposes and are therefore rarely found in keyboards. In this article we will introduce these special MX switches and other rare models. These include switches that are no longer manufactured and can only be obtained indirectly.
[HOW TO] DIY KEYBOARD - PART 3: CHERRY MX ORIGINAL OVERVIEW
The switch is one of the most important components of a mechanical keyboard and has a significant effect on its characteristics. Choosing the correct switch is not an easy decision, so we recommend you to take a closer look at the different switch types and their characteristics. In this part of our DIY series, we have created a brief overview of the original CHERRY MX switches.
[How To] DIY Keyboard – Part 2: Necessary Tools and Components
If you want to assemble a customized keyboard, you do not only need the appropriate components but also need some tools. In this article, we will summarize which tools you will need and give some recommendations to help you with easy installation. Concerning the tools, we pay attention to cost-effective solutions that still provide excellent results.