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Made a Reviung5 macropad

I made a Reviung5 macropad (keyboard) for controlling media playback. It works great and is a joy to use....

Made a (RoMac) Macropad

A few months ago I wrote about making my first wireless keyboard. That was just a proof of concept that I disassembled right away. I then made another keyboard: the RoMac macropad. I've ordered a kit from 42keebs -  apparently one of the very few keyboard-related shops that don't charge an arm and a leg to deliver to Europe. I chose this kit because it was cheap (~9€), compatible with the choc switches I wanted to try out (because they're less tall), and compatible with the Pro Micro-style contr...

Spring '83, the protocol

Spring '83 is a newly proposed protocol for sharing "boards". In this post, I do a bit of commentary, and a bit of thinking out loud....

Made my first wireless keyboard

Call now, and get the Ultimate Keyboard™ with these features! * An artisanal, hand-crafted keyboard * Fully wireless * Funky, metallic, glittery blue finish * Carefully placed switches for maximum ergonomy * Only the best, hand-picked letters for a clutter-free writing experience! Get all of that and more for just 499.99€! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Okay, jokes aside: the thing in the picture really is a fully working wireless keyb...

Relieved to report my backup strategy works

Well, so my hard drive failed. It's not the first time one died on me, but it is the first time it happened in my daily driver PC. By chance, I had looked at the SMART stats maybe a month ago, and nothing out of the ordinary was reported. A few days ago I wanted to check if my backups are all up-to-date, when this happened: Notice how baffled Windows was: The drive was visible in Explorer, but not in Disk management. (I have restarted a few times to see what happens; this was the case about h...