So I'm going back and forth between using Drop's config utility and QMK Configurator. While it's great that Drop has toggles to select between underglow, backlight and both (something that qmk configurator lacks), they don't have key choices to change hue and saturation? Something that QMK has.
It's incredibly frustrating that a few extra key options for lighting couldn't be coded in.
Thank you for purchasing your Drop SHIFT Mechanical Keyboard. We hope you’re enjoying it so far. If you’ve landed here, you probably want to take full advantage of the keyboard’s features so you’ve come to the right place.
We’ll start with the basics, then we’ll move on to complete custom configuration.
Default Hot Keys
Hold FN + listed keys to activate
Fn + A: LED Pattern Select Previous
Fn + D: LED Pattern Select Next
Fn + W: LED Brightness Increase
Fn + S: LED Brightness Decrease
Fn + Q: LED Scrolling Pattern Speed Decrease
Fn + R: LED Edge Brightness Increase
Fn + F: LED Edge Brightness Decrease
Fn + E: LED Scrolling Pattern Speed Increase
Fn + Tab: LED Toggle Breathe Effect
Fn + Caps Lock: LED Toggle Scrolling Patthe tern Direction
Fn + X: LED Toggle On/Off
Fn + Z: LED Toggle Mode (Keys+Edge, Keys Only, Edge Only, Only modifiers)
Fn + V: Toggle Edge LED Intensity
Fn + Page Up: Volume Up
Fn + *: Volume Down
Fn + Page...
When I try and install firmware to the alt using the mdloader, it just tells me that no port could be found. I've tried different cables, different USB ports, all with the same end result of it not working. I'm at my wits end and I don't really know what else I can do at this point, has anyone else had this issue and fixed it?
Hey all, hope you’re doing well. With this installment of Creator Spotlights, we have officially become a weekly serialization! If you’re a first time reader, this is where I scour the internet and find all sorts of mechanical keyboard content creators - video, written, or audio - and share them here with you. My hope is that you find interesting content while helping creators in the mechanical keyboard community grow!
Without further ado here is this weeks around up!
Why can’t I hold all these switches? With so many switches being released onto the market you’ll need to figure out which one is best for you. Our first community submission from @erickong is about theremingoat. This is a blog where Goat dives deep into particular switches. Their history, sound, feel, wobble, and anything else relevant. If you’re a fan of knowing every single detail about a switch, this is a blog to keep up with. It’s mind boggling that he has a...