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General keyboard info
EMI Shielding and Reduction
Healthy PCB designing. Important to prevent a keyboard from malfunctioning from too much outside...
For successful and elegant controller circuitry. Microcontroller Basics Controller such as ATME...
Matrices and Duplex Matrix
Improving upon their design. Maximizing the matrix For non-macropad keyboards, routing a m...
List of KiCad Keyboard Parts Libraries
For all footprint needs. Library name Library description Author URL MX_Alps_Hybrid...
Tips for a proper, organized PCB Good Routing Techniques Do not route traces close to the ...
Backlighting And RGB
Bling bling. QMK-Compatible LED backlighting This is one LED per switch. The structure is: ...
Make your keyboard future-proof and reversible Type-C USB Slightly wider than MicroUSB con...
Good USB Routing Practices
A quick summary of Good Usb Practices Trace length Matching Intel suggests that USB trac...
Plate With SwillKB Builder
The quick and easy method. WARNING: OUTDATED. For a better tool, please see this page. Tutor...
Switch Choice Flowchart
Click image for full size view. Tactile Bump, or change in force Linear No bump, straight...
Kerf Settings for Various Services
Ponoko Acrylic: Thickness Kerf in mm 3mm 0.2 4.5mm 0.25 6mm 0.26 8mm 0....
To request an account, send a direct message to ai03#2725 on Discord requesting an account on thi...
If you are using a premade pcb with a .json file provided such as a dz60 etc. Please load that .j...
Alps feel awful when not maintained. Here's some info to get them back into perfect shape. Disas...
Switch Dimensions and Physical Specifications
Cherry MX For specifics, please see the full datasheet Simplified info (Graphics from datasheet...
Plate with ai03 Plate Generator
A quick and easy method that doesn't compromise. Tutorial Begin by making the layout in Keyboa...
Using ai03 Plate Generator as a CLI tool
The ai03 plate generator doesn't have to be web-hosted. Requirements Python 3.7 or higher Th...
Produce functional PCBs the first time around. DRC Checks Begin here. Run a DRC. Does it ...
Welcome to the Keyboard Wiki @ ai03.me! Please see the For Contributors section below for he...
Info for making things happen
Alps switch maintenance
Stuff that doesn't fit into other categories
The circuitry handbook.
The Wiki Itself
Contents that don't belong in any specific categories.
Selecting your perfect keyboard switch.
Case and Plate Design
All the code.
Creating beautiful keycaps.
Switch Weight Poll
Which weights are popular, both globally and by region?
Surveys that cover a large number of topics
General Info for Newcomers
Learn the basics of keyboarding here.
Info from periodic surveys
PCB Designer Guide
Learn how to make mech keyboard PCBs.
The real work.
All the info in one place.
Buying and Selling
How the keyboard market works.
Basic Keyboard Info
All you need to know to build your dream board
PCB Guide Part 1 - Preparations
This guide is intended as a direct replacement for the aging Ruiqi Mao's guide.Credits go to that...