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Cheapest way to try Miryoku style layout

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jevakmeni:
I have recently started working from home and basically spending all day typing. I already have chronic pain from a genetic condition affecting my joints and I really want to avoid any new pain from all of this typing. I really want to purchase the Charybdis Nano, Iíve always used a trackball mouse so the combination sounds great.

However I want to see if I can get comfortable with that few keys before spending $450 AUD for the kit or $600+ for a prebuilt. I have seen people make split boards that are basically just a PCB (Ferris sweep). Or would hand wiring be best? What would be the most barebones cheap way for me to jump into this?

mk:
The cheapest way is around 0Ä.
Different software approaches to the layout is described on the Github repo.
https://github.com/manna-harbour/miryoku

The pricing you are describing for Carybdis Nano is a lot higher than what I would expect it to be.

If you want to try out split at the same time for the lowest cost there are lot of options. Corne and Ferris/Sweep are definitely recommendable. It's quite affordable if you buy a kit and solder it yourself. Usually Cherry-style switches/caps can be had for a lot cheaper than their Choc counterparts. If you have no local vendors available, most of these boards are open-source, allowing you to get the PCB manufactured and shipped for cheap-ish from a Chinese PCB manufacturer.

kajahtaa:
SweepV2 from JLCPCB

EZ

Did you review this site ?

https://compare.splitkb.com/

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