@aearil It’s 3 PCBs layered to reduce costs (only one has electronics) so it looks like this! We may 3D-print a case later, also the components will be protected by a transparent acrylic plate when we get the time and motivation to make it!
@aearil Yes we planned to use acrylic or aluminum for reinforcement plates but it was way cheaper to use PCBs instead and it does the job really well, it’s pretty rigid. Making casing and structure out of PCB seems to become a quite common method as custom PCB makers in China have become dirt cheap (we ordered them at AllPCB).
We bought the caps in bulk, they are specific to the Kailh Low Profile series (ours are Kailh Low Profile Jade Switches)
@aearil @Hiro We bought the switches and caps from https://novelkeys.xyz It was quite expensive since it's from the US and we live in Europe, next time I’ll try to order directly from Kailh by email.
We use our own code on the atmega, which isn’t super great yet. I suppose it would be possible to edit some existing firmware like QMK but we haven’t looked into it yet.
The keycaps that we have can be laser engraved, but we’re leaving them blank. For an example of engraving, look at @mntmn laptop
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