As we publish more articles in the "Mech Keys How-To" series currently ongoing, navigating the various topics and finding previous articles will only become more difficult. This thread will serve as a table of contents to help add some structure to the whole project.
Feel free to also suggest future topics in this thread, as it will surely be easier to identify gaps and opportunities for further exploration when viewing everything as a whole.
Mechanical vs Membrane
Sizes and Layouts of Mechanical Keyboards
Short Intro Into Split Keyboards (dovenyi)
Staggered and Ortholinear Layouts
Low-Profile vs High-Profile Keyboard Designs
Build Materials and Other Case Design Considerations
Selecting Your First Mechanical Keyboard (The_Manic_Geek)
In Defense of MT3 (StoryBoardTech)
How To Design a GMK Keycap Set (GMK_Andy)
The GMK Color Matching Process (GMK_Andy)
Introduction to Mechanical...
I was looking around for a customisable keyboard, but I'm not able to find where if any, keyswitches have some kind of lighting so I might be able to work without turning on the light in my room, as it's a really bright one; just like any normal backlit keyboard.
Hi, this is FOD team,I'm Zef.
A while ago, we released the AM Icy Silver Switches Pro in conjunction with the Angry Miao team, which is now available on AM's platform.
Now, we are going to bring you the first drop of the brand -- FOD Lucky Linear Switches.
Inspiration：Chinese Red envelope
A red envelope or red packet (Chinese: 红包) is a monetary gift given during holidays or for special occasions such as a wedding, a graduation, or the birth of a baby. (Quote from wikipedia)
So, in Chinese culture, red envelopes are a way of expressing blessings and encouragement, representing wishes for good luck and wealth, which are exactly the values of our brand.
With this in mind, FOD Lucky Linear Switches was born.
Y3 Stem - The Legend Continues
The stem made of Y3 has a coefficient of friction of only 0.04, which is nearly 70% lower than conventional POM and LY materials. The Y3 material has already shown great results on the Ice Silver Pro...