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Switch Weight Preferences

The following document keeps track of the data.https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Sjfqcpze5T...

October 2019 Survey Results

First of all, thank you for the large number of responses. This page summarizes the fields which...

Switch Choice Flowchart

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Part 5 - Putting it all together

Insert the switch-plate-PCB assembly into the upper case half, so that the vertical gaskets insta...

Part 4 - Installing switches and stabilizers

Prepare and tune the stabilizers you need for your planned layout.Prepare and lube the switches a...

Part 3 - Preparing the case

Let's begin with the case. Unbox the keyboard and all related parts if not already done. Of the...

Part 2 - Preparing the PCB

The PCB comes with a basic keymap that types, but likely isn’t ideal for your use case.To get it ...

Part 1 - Begin here

      Thank you for your purchase! We’ve done our best to make the best keyboard possible...

ai03 Infobase

Instant info and answers at any time.   To begin, either select a category, or search in the se...

Alps SKCM/SKCL Switch Cleaning

Alps feel awful when not maintained. Here's some info to get them back into perfect shape. Disas...

What is the best way of contacting you directly?

The best method is Discord; I am very active on the platform and will be able to respond the fast...

Part 7 - Further tuning, support, and feedback

Further acoustic tuning We found some new acoustic info after starting production, so we weren’t...

Can I commission you for a custom keyboard design?

99.9% of the time, no. The only exceptions are for large scale requests, such as a function-spec...

Can I order a one-off keyboard with custom color or engravings?

99.9% of the time, no. The only exceptions are for custom variants of existing cases with differ...

Part 6 - Configuring the keymap

The key to getting the most out of your Polaris is to tune the keymap to your liking. Thankfully...

Are your keyboards rated for use under extreme conditions?

No; they are only designed for reasonable indoor use. I will make no guarantee for use in harsh ...

Do you take commissions for PCBs, plates, or individual parts?

No.  I design holistically so all parts perform ideally together; this cannot be done with parti...

Where should the gaskets be installed?

They should be installed into the grooves in the bottom case half so they hold up the PCB tabs.

The firmware flashing log results don't match completely with the provided screenshots; is this fine?

As long as it reports that flashing is successful, types normally, and shows up in Via configurat...

Can I install gaskets to the case-side rather than plate-side?

Yes, but only with caution. First, gently place the plate into the case, and see where the plate...