My clear 60% keyboard !
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This was my first time building a DIY mechanical keyboard. Thanks to this little project, I got to experience soldering for the very first time. This project was intentionally designed to be light and small sized as possible, simply put this is my portable/travel buddy ! :D Trust me, it was fun building this thing... Until I had problems here and there, specifically when one of the LEDs didn't turn on after soldering and re-soldering and changing the LED... I then had to jump the power pins of the LED instead. Apparently there was a design error and a missing diode for that point of the LED.
  • KC60 60% purple PCB
  • Gateron Clear switches (35g spring)
  • Polycarbonate Translucent Keycaps (no legends, flipped spacebar)
  • Custom keyboard layout (with arrows by default)
  • LEDs have the options to: Dim, Bright, Breathe
  • I'm /u/cryptix- @reddit
Edit2: Added more photos (again) !




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thumb_up이도현, sanstitre, and 18 others
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enkidu
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Aug 16, 2016
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No right shift? You animal! Looks great! Very nicely done.
Aug 16, 2016
Tofig
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Jul 21, 2016
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Very nice! probably it would be even better if pcb was also transparent. interesting if someone can produce transparent boards
Jul 21, 2016
kaiden
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Jul 22, 2016
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Yeah that would be great! I've purchased the transparent stabilisers from here. It shouldn't be long for it to arrive hopefully.
Jul 22, 2016
j.a.l
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Jul 21, 2016
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That's awesome! Nice job.
Jul 21, 2016
misterkevint
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Jul 21, 2016
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Hey kaiden - where did you get the case? I've been looking for something similar for my 60%. I love the look BTW... Very unique.
Jul 21, 2016
misterkevint
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Jul 21, 2016
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Sweet! Thanks a lot.
Jul 21, 2016
tsnieman
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Jul 21, 2016
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I also have a transluscent, backlit keyboard (Pok3r, MX Clears). My keycaps are dark translucent though.
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Jul 21, 2016
Branny
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Jul 20, 2016
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interesting layout dude!
Jul 20, 2016
darren.craine
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Jul 16, 2016
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Thats pretty legit
Jul 16, 2016
Sakis
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Jul 15, 2016
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I love when things go one direction all the way, and then some more. On Monday/Tuesday I will share you a photo (if I get to sleeve a cable ruining it).
On another crazy note, maybe you could find another clear plastic part, with some cavity, that you could glue on bottom with some waterproof clear adhesive (either outside the case, or between PCB and case), after you had it half filled with purple colored (or water clear) mineral oil (those used on water cooled PCs). Essentially creating a sealed "tank". That would give a "spirit level" effect when flipped like on last picture. Just saying. Did someone said "Add some glitter too"?
Jul 15, 2016
Data
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Jul 14, 2016
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OK, I'm impressed.
Jul 14, 2016
krhannon7333
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Jul 14, 2016
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Reminds me of the GameBoy Color Atomic Purple. I like it. You should try purple led or a all purple clear case/purple clear caps.
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Jul 14, 2016
krhannon7333
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Jul 27, 2016
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YAY! Vey much YAY! That looks beautiful. You must get it.
Then tag me if you do get it.
Jul 27, 2016
Sakis
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Aug 8, 2016
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- Satan GH60 white PCB - Outemu Blues - Cheap translucent purple keycaps from ebay (PBT for alphas/ABS for modifiers), flipped spacebar, mostly to hide flipped switch and its LED. - Purple plate - White 2x3x4 LEDs. - Custom keyboard layout (Fn + WinKey disables WinKey and enables arrows - my arrows are ?, LALT, APP, LCTRL - CapsLock is Fn, actual CapsLock accessible via Fn+Tab) - LEDs have the options to: Dim, Bright, Breathe
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