I've been thinking about making a new keyboard that's somewhere in between my first split ergo keyboard and my grid60. So a split (but not separated) ergonomic keyboard with staggered columns.
Basically like an Atreus, but with a few more thumb-specific buttons and 60 keys total.
In terms of the construction I'm thinking of doing more fancy stuff with the sound - so actually have a plate for this one. Foam between plate and PCB, and silicone below. Maybe a gasket-mounted plate?
Good thing I checked the connector - it doesn't work out quite how I thought in my head! I thought flipping one PCB over and putting the header on the bottom instead of the top would connect pin 1 to pin 2 and vice versa.
But this paper mockup shows that pin 1 is gonna connect to pin 1, because both the PCB and the connector have been flipped so they cancel out.
Managed to compile Adafruit's bootloader (https://gitlab.com/gbrnt/schism-bootloader/-/tree/schism) and the keyboard actually shows up in dmesg, as a USB drive and the LED pulses!
Next I need to add the board to Zephyr.
@ekaitz_zarraga Hopefully it hasn't killed too much (I'll replace the diode it's next to because that was also hot!). It looks like I can just rotate the part to line up the right pins and hopefully it'll be kinda close to the pads
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