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A project log for Turbot Keyboard

An ergonomic low-profile 65% keyboard.

deʃhipudeʃhipu 09/24/2020 at 21:570 Comments

While waiting for the PCB to be fabricated, I started on desoldering the switches from the Flounder keyboard:

The "Engineering" solder suction tool is indispensable for that. Then I broke out the hot air gun, and also desoldered the chip and diodes:

Afterwards I realized that the new design actually has five more keys than the old one, so I also ordered the missing switches. They probably will take a while to arrive, but I can have a few keys missing in the initial prototype.

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