Build your own 4x4 keyboard
Now with the new Proton C ARM based microcontroller!
Learn the basics of keyboard electronics, microcontrollers, and soldering. Leave the workshop with your own 4x4 USB keyboard. Your microcontroller will come pre-flashed with a working QMK layout. After the workshop you can learn how to program and flash your fully programmable keyboard yourself (or attend one of our not-yet-announced workshops on keyboard firmware). We will provide all tools and supplies.Register Now
What will I learn?
- Soldering basics and safety (if you haven't soldered before)
- Keyboard specific soldering skills (if you have soldered before)
- Necessary skills to build full-size keyboards at home
- QMK and mechanical keyboard programming
What will I take home?
You will take home a fully functional 4x4 keyboard which includes the following supplies:
- Proton C microcontroller
- Kailh Box Switches
- Signature Plastics "Grab Bag" Keycaps
- USB Cable
Living Computers: Museum + Labs
2245 1st Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134
Sunday, July 28th
11:00am to 1:30pm
2:15pm to 4:45pm
Length: 2.5 hoursAges 12+Note: If you are not a member of the Living Computer Museum + Labs, you will be required to pay admission to the museum in order to attend this workshop. However, if you show your SMKmeetup ticket when checking in, you will receive a 50% discount on museum admission ($9 off). Before and/or after the workshop, be sure to check out the rest of the museum! Register Now