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Build Log - Handwired Ortholinear 60% Keyboard

Completion date: 03/07/2017

Steel Case: Alex Jackson 02/05/2017

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What it looks like now with some random keycaps

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Simple steel case and plate

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The case is bended from a flat steel plate

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Using the long pins of the diodes to form the row of the matrix.

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Almost done for all rows

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Check the wires on the 2u keys

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Prepare some wires like these

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Soldering the columns.

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Solder the teensy 2.0

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Now let’s see what need to do with the case

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Attach some insulation taps to avoid short circuits

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Soldered a mini-usb connector

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Connect all the wires

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After the firmare base on TMK is programmed to the teensy chip, the board works.

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Seem not perfect, but I’ll improve it later.

To be continued