Misc DIY Keyboards

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Yager Keyboard

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Yager keyboard 2014-03. Key count: 66 keys. http://yager.io/keyboard/keyboard.html

Jesse Heart Keyboard

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Mark5 heart keyboard Jesse Vincent . Key count: 54 keys. [image source flickr © [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/legalcode]]

this is precursor to Keyboardio

Jesse Butterfly Keyboard

this is precursor to Keyboardio

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Butterfly keyboard by Jesse Vincent. Key count: 60 keys. [image source flickr © [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/legalcode] ]

The design gets better and better. The butterfly keyboard has great thumb keys, but has a novel innovation: palm key! You just push down your palm to activate it.

Jesse Vincent is a famous perl programer. See Wikipedia: [ Jesse Vincent ] [ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Vincent ]. Jesse has a blog at http://blog.fsck.com/

Jesse plans to manufacture them. For news, see: http://launch.keyboard.io/

Mark4 keyboard

this is precursor to Keyboardio

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Mark4 keyboard . Key count: 58 keys. Photo by Jesse Vincent. [image source flickr © [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/legalcode]]

Space Station Keyboard

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The keyboard from space. Key count: 85 keys. From a Chinese keyboard forum. http://www.likeyboard.com/forum.php?mod=forumdisplay&fid=172

Let's call this the Space Station keyboard.

Nicolas Tavlas Keyboard

Star Trek keyboard?

the image is dated around 2012.

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from http://www.techpin.com/the-ergo-keyboard-from-nicolas-tavlas/

Hard to find info about this keyboard. Not sure if it's just a computer rendered design.