Category: Microcontrollers

HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part VII

Hi everyone! This is the seventh post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: [HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I] [HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II] [HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part III] [HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part IV]



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part VI

Hi everyone! This is the third post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part III HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part IV HacKeyboard,



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part V

Hi everyone! This is the fifth post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part III HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part IV Making



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part IV

Hi everyone! This is the fourth post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part III Where were we?… Oh, yes… HacKeyboard case complete!



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SIGFOX Maker Tour Lisbon

Hello everyone! 🙂 As some of you have read in a previous blog post, on the 11th of February of 2016 I went to the Sigfox Maker Tour in Lisbon and in this post I’ll tell you what happened at the event. 🙂 Since I arrived at about 10AM I found myself alone in Lisbon with



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Lisbon Maker Faire 2016: the dates are set!

The dates for Lisbon Maker Faire 2016, the biggest maker event in Portugal, have been announced! This year the event will occur a few months sooner: 25 and 26 of June! You read that right. 4 months left to get your project ready. This time you won’t have the summer months to finish your projects.



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SIGFOX Maker Tour Lisbon

Hi everyone! In the end of January I received an invitation to attend an event where I place high expectations: the SIGFOX Maker Tour Lisbon. The event will take place on the next Thursday (11th February 2016) at Startup Lisboa. I have high expectations because I’m very interested in Internet of Things (IoT) and SIGFOX will



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part III

Hi everyone! This is the third post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first ones, here are the links: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part II Removing the keycaps and desoldering the switches The first thing I did was to remove the keycaps.



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part II

Hi everyone! This is the second post on building the HacKeyboard. In case you haven’t read the first one, here’s the link: HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard, part I But… what’s the difference between mechanical and normal keyboards? Most keyboard that you find on stores nowadays (basically all of them except the high-end gamer products)



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HacKeyboard, an open hardware mechanical keyboard – part I

NOTE: I’m still updating the blog to publish all the documentation and files in both English and Portuguese. At the moment the best option for checking the whole build is by checking the project on Instructables: HacKeyboard, a mechanical keyboard built from scratch. This message will be erased as soon as I manage to complete the



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