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3D Mech keyboard

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3D Mech keyboard by WildPanic Mar 20, 2015
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3D Mech keyboard

You will need: 20 gage copper wire, the microcontroller is a Teensy 2.0, doides are 1N4148 and the switches are Cherry MX Greens.

Keycaps (not my design) :

Great places to start:
http://planckkeyboard.com/ &

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If anyone needs cherry mx black keyswitches (2 wire and 4 wire versions) message me. I'm in USA

Did you post or found the key caps model somewhere ? On the pictures they seems 3d printed too.

Nice little project.

Parametric Cherry MX/Alps Keycap for Mechanical Keyboards

What dimensions are needed for under the plate the switches snap into? I'm designing a custom board myself and wonder about spacing. Also, could you maybe put up a build onto instructables? That would be a cool process to see. Plus, I'm not sure what the first piece is for. :)

http://cherrycorp.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/mx_dim.gif <------ Switch size info I used

The little single hole is to set the tolerances for your particular printer.