Skip to main content
Advanced Search
Search Terms
Content Type

Exact Matches
Tag Searches
Date Options
Updated after
Updated before
Created after
Created before

Search Results

100 total results found

Part 5 - Putting it all together

Vega Build Guide

Prepare the prepared top-plate-PCB-switch assembly from the end of the previous page.Double-check that the temporary plate retention screws have been removed, and insert the bottom case half.If you plan to use the bottom foam layers, install them before inse...

Section 4 - The capstone

How to Keyboard

So you’ve decided on a fancy case and planned out some comfy switches. But you aren’t going to type on the stems of the switches, right? Keycaps are a major factor in how the keyboard feels, for they are what your fingers press to use the board itself. In...

Part 5 - Putting it all together

Andromeda Build Guide

Connect the daughterboard cable into the USB daughterboard if not already connected together.Insert the daughterboard-cable assembly into the area shown, and screw it into place using the four short daughterboard screws.Note: Due to limitations of the 3D model...

Part 4 - Assembling the internals

Andromeda Build Guide

Prepare and tune the stabilizers needed for your preferred layout, if not done already.Prepare and lube the switches as well. Mount the stabilizers onto the PCB using the provided shims to fill the gap on the thin PCB.The side with the copper artwork (logo) s...

Part 3 - Preparing the case

Andromeda Build Guide

Let's begin with the case.   Remove the components from the box if not already done. Of the two supplied hex keys, use the smaller one to unscrew the case screws. Remove the top case half, and flip it upside down. Unscrew and remove the temporary pla...

Part 2 - Pre-build preparations

Andromeda Build Guide

Before assembling the board, there are a few things to check. Check for any major external flaws that would disqualify the board as an A-stock unit (if you have purchased a regular unit rather than B-stock).If you have any major flaws on the case that require...

Part 1 - Begin here

Andromeda Build Guide

Thank you for your purchase! We’ve done our best to put in everything we know into this board.To get the best out of it, it is important to assemble it correctly.This build guide outlines the exact steps to take to get it built. Warning: Damage, imperfe...

Section 5 - The hunt for endgame

How to Keyboard

So you have an ideal board, ideal switches, and ideal keyset to buy. Yet looking them up yields Out of Stock for each. What gives? As described in the very first section of this series, the low-quantity high-quality style of custom keyboards and the unique sa...

Section 3 - Making the switch

How to Keyboard

The keyboard switch determines the typing experience - it controls the weight, feel, and sound of the typing for each key. Make sure to know the choices available.   What about the red, black, brown, and blue? If coming from pre-built mechanical keyboards,...

Part 6 - Keymap editing and closing words

Vega Build Guide

The key to getting the most out of your Vega is to tune the keymap to your liking.Thankfully, this can be done in a few clicks. Download and install Via Configurator if not already done. If the installation is from a while ago, install the latest copy. ...

Section 2 - A case study

How to Keyboard

It’s difficult to make a keyboard decision without knowing what to look out for.    What’s in a keyboard? The structure of a keyboard is usually as follows: Keycap - The plastic bits of the keys that you press. Switch - The bits below the keycaps ...

Section 1 - This mysterious custom keyboard thing

How to Keyboard

Written by ai03, last updated Oct 13 2020 In this quick series, I will cover everything you need to know to get started smoothly on the adventure of custom keyboards.Information that usually takes months upon months to scrounge together is now available in a ...

Part 4 - Keymap editing and closing words

Lunar II Build Guide

The key to getting the most out of your Lunar II is to tune the keymap to your liking.Thankfully, this can be done in a few clicks. Download and install Via Configurator if not already done.If the installation is from a while ago, install the latest copy....

Part 3 - Assembling the board

Lunar II Build Guide

Let's begin with the case. Remove the components from the box if not already done. Use the supplied hex key to remove the plate screws. Remove the plate from the case. If no screw was inserted into the PCB-conducting screw position out of the box, inst...

Part 2 - Pre-build preparations

Lunar II Build Guide

Before assembling the board, there are a few things to check. If not already done, double-check that all the contents of the package listed in part 1 are actually included in the box. It's a nightmare if you get partway through the build and realize a part is...

Part 1 - Begin here

Lunar II Build Guide

Thank you for your purchase! We’ve done our best to make a board fit for both novice and experienced Alps users alike.To get the best out of it, it is important to assemble it correctly.This build guide outlines the exact steps to take to get it built. ...

Part 6 - Keymap editing and final notes

Andromeda Build Guide

Keymap editing on the Andromeda is possible in just a few clicks. If you have a recent version of Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or any browser that supports WebUSB/WebHID, Remap can be used to edit the keymap directly from your browser. If you prefer to use...