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Title: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Sun, 01 December 2019, 07:17:22
Intro:
I've noticed several times that there is no 60% PCB (that I've seen) that supports AEK ISO keycaps. The AEK ISO-keycaps are really great, so it would be fun if they were used in modern 60% boards.

Specs:

Current status of PCB
PCB:
[attach=3]

Layout support:
[attach=1]

Issues:
The switches on the ISO AEK are shifted 0.25u compared to standard ANSI/ISO, which adds some difficulty. This makes it incompatible with some of the mounting holes on common 60% tray mounts. The holes that is compatible is imo enough and it works ok in tray mount cases in my testing. See image of PCB for compatible mounting positions, it's three positions, one under spacebar and the two at the sides. The PCB should also work fine in any other type of mount, like a top mount with a custom plate.

Files:
Repo: https://github.com/4pplet/AEKISO60 (https://github.com/4pplet/AEKISO60)
A2 release: https://github.com/4pplet/AEKISO60/releases/tag/A2 (https://github.com/4pplet/AEKISO60/releases/tag/A2)
Designed in Altium 20.

Test-fit:
Testfit using no plate and not soldered switches, seems to fit fine.
[attach=2]
Title: Re: AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: 4sStylZ on Thu, 05 December 2019, 06:32:05
Very cool !

I am interested. I have some AEK 2 and for now I handwire them and use a 3D printed spacer but the PCB version can be a nice upgrade. If you sell them at the correct price I can probably buy some for my current and futures AEK that I can find in France.
 
Can you provide some additionnal IO pins for custom lights / indicators ? I have something like that on the XD75 and this is very cool.

For the name, I think that AEK60-ISO is perfect, Actually itís a 58% exactly because of the 61 keys.
Title: Re: AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Thu, 05 December 2019, 07:40:28
Very cool !

I am interested. I have some AEK 2 and for now I handwire them and use a 3D printed spacer but the PCB version can be a nice upgrade. If you sell them at the correct price I can probably buy some for my current and futures AEK that I can find in France.
 
Can you provide some additionnal IO pins for custom lights / indicators ? I have something like that on the XD75 and this is very cool.

For the name, I think that AEK60-ISO is perfect, Actually it’s a 58% exactly because of the 61 keys.
I currently use all the pins on the ATmega32U2, we could free up a few pins by rearranging the matrix, but I'd like to keep it as it is, I like to have a simple matrix, it makes it easier for people to troubleshoot the PCB.

We could switch processor to a ATmega32U4 or a ARM, I'll consider it. :D
Title: Re: AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: 4sStylZ on Thu, 05 December 2019, 08:04:02
I understand your point. Keep it the most simple possible.

On my Handwired I use the Teensy ++ 2 so itís a AT90USB1286. I donít know if this is hard to adapt but on this piece of hardware there is more IO pin.
Title: Re: AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Sat, 21 December 2019, 05:48:23
I made a github release with the gerbers, tho realize, these files are completely untested, no prototypes done yet. This release has the "Current layout support" in the main post.

Link: https://github.com/4pplet/AEKISO60/releases/tag/A1 (https://github.com/4pplet/AEKISO60/releases/tag/A1)
Title: Re: AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: RETURNISO on Sat, 21 December 2019, 06:32:33
Would love a MX footprint version for Alcatel MKK caps :cool:
Title: Re: AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Sat, 21 December 2019, 06:55:59
Would love a MX footprint version for Alcatel MKK caps :cool:
It's the one that looks like this? https://i.imgur.com/XbC4uzp.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/XbC4uzp.jpg)

If like in the image, it looks like it is not the same width as standard 60%, since it is not offset like the ISO AEK. A standard 60% is 15u in with, that looks like 14.75u?
Title: Re: AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: RETURNISO on Sat, 21 December 2019, 07:12:33
Would love a MX footprint version for Alcatel MKK caps :cool:
It's the one that looks like this? https://i.imgur.com/XbC4uzp.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/XbC4uzp.jpg)

If like in the image, it looks like it is not the same width as standard 60%, since it is not offset like the ISO AEK. A standard 60% is 15u in with, that looks like 14.75u?

Yes correct board! :)

yea its cutoff with 0.25u

OK. Rip i thought the AEK did the same.. my bad

I have some AEK caps aswell that's why this caught my interest, could be fun to try out and see if there was a enough interest for a small run :)

 
Title: Re: AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Sat, 21 December 2019, 08:42:35
Would love a MX footprint version for Alcatel MKK caps :cool:
It's the one that looks like this? https://i.imgur.com/XbC4uzp.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/XbC4uzp.jpg)

If like in the image, it looks like it is not the same width as standard 60%, since it is not offset like the ISO AEK. A standard 60% is 15u in with, that looks like 14.75u?

Yes correct board! :)

yea its cutoff with 0.25u

OK. Rip i thought the AEK did the same.. my bad

I have some AEK caps aswell that's why this caught my interest, could be fun to try out and see if there was a enough interest for a small run :)

 
Oh, that's a shame, If it were 15u, I could make something, but 14.75u will be a bit weird in a standard 60% case :))

Is there anyone that can help me out and tell me what position the switch should be for the AEK ISO enter? (preferably in relation to the other switches) I do not have a set of these keycaps myself unfortunately, trying to find info. For the PCB I'm pretty sure it's fine, since I have added three different positions, but I would need the correct placement for plates anyway, better to get it correct now rather than later.
Title: Re: AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: ideus on Sat, 21 December 2019, 09:04:57
Would love a MX footprint version for Alcatel MKK caps :cool:
It's the one that looks like this? https://i.imgur.com/XbC4uzp.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/XbC4uzp.jpg)

If like in the image, it looks like it is not the same width as standard 60%, since it is not offset like the ISO AEK. A standard 60% is 15u in with, that looks like 14.75u?

Yes correct board! :)

yea its cutoff with 0.25u

OK. Rip i thought the AEK did the same.. my bad

I have some AEK caps aswell that's why this caught my interest, could be fun to try out and see if there was a enough interest for a small run :)

 
Oh, that's a shame, If it were 15u, I could make something, but 14.75u will be a bit weird in a standard 60% case :) )

Is there anyone that can help me out and tell me what position the switch should be for the AEK ISO enter? (preferably in relation to the other switches) I do not have a set of these keycaps myself unfortunately, trying to find info. For the PCB I'm pretty sure it's fine, since I have added three different positions, but I would need the correct placement for plates anyway, better to get it correct now rather than later.


13.75u would sound even worst. This is my upcoming daily driver. Its parts are slowly coming, one by one, to be put together for the making of my very own personal layout. Mr. ReturnISO helps with a nice DK Alcatel set.



(https://i.imgur.com/CfKRBKr.jpg)

(https://i.imgur.com/AKY3Qr7.jpg)


Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Hapi on Sat, 11 January 2020, 02:52:58
would be nice have also JST SH connector footprint for usb daughter board. some nice cases require it.

sorry my mistake :D
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Sat, 11 January 2020, 09:16:57
would be nice have also JST SH connector footprint for usb daughter board. some nice cases require it.

sorry my mistake :D
No worries, do cases that is using the JST SH connector have the standard tray-mount placement for usb-port? If so, I can easily add a footprint for the JST connector. Currently, USB has a breakout with regular 2.54mm-header.

I am planning to do a prototype round of these in the end of the month or beginning of the next.
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Hapi on Sat, 11 January 2020, 17:19:18
Im planing build blue alps rama thermal. I don't know which connector exactly wilba boards using. I haven't had their boards yet in my hands :)
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Mon, 20 January 2020, 15:07:13
Latest release with JST-connector added:
AEK60ISO Rev A2: https://github.com/4pplet/AEKISO60/releases/tag/A2

I  plan to do these prototypes soon, I just need to finish up another project that I will order PCB's for at the same time.
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Tue, 21 January 2020, 04:13:40
What is the opinion of the bottom row? Too cluttered? Not sure if I should remove layout support to make it more catered towards only AEK or leave it as it is for good flexibility.
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Hapi on Tue, 21 January 2020, 05:09:38
What to leave it like this
[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Thu, 23 January 2020, 06:45:47
Yes, I was thinking something along those lines. I'll look at it this weekend. Thanks for input  ;D
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: 4sStylZ on Fri, 24 January 2020, 06:58:31
If you got some working proto PCB to sell I would love to have one :)

About the bottom row :

My first idea is to have full aek support. If there is a way to support more layout then I would love to have :

- Modifiers size from AEK at the left / right but the space bar replaced by a Smaller one (Size 3~) and more modifier close to it.
- Modifiers size from AEK at the left / right but a 3 three way split space bar : something like 2,25 + 1 + 3. (2 big keys for space + a 1u on the center).

Also I have watched your pdf andÖ this look very good ! I would make a only one aesthetic change : The font on the ę for ISO-version of AEK Ľ. I would choose something like Apple Garamond (for marketing use) or Univers 47 (Condensed Light Oblique) wich is the font on the keycap of the AEK if I remember correctly.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typography_of_Apple_Inc.
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Wed, 29 January 2020, 03:21:43
Yes, I'll look into changing the font to the "apple-font". I'll try and incorporate the 2.5u shift in the split space, since those are also available when using ISO keysets. I'll update when I settle on a bottom row, hopefully soon.  :D
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Mon, 03 February 2020, 02:30:41
I've settled on a pretty basic bottom row. I wanted to keep it simple, but add tsangan/wkl and split space using the common apple keycaps. This will be used for initial prototypes.
[attach=1]
Good enough?  :D

Still need to figure out the apple-font, but pretty much ready for ordering first prototypes. Will update main post and make release on github tomorrow.
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Hapi on Mon, 03 February 2020, 02:44:24
perfect!  ;)
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: 4sStylZ on Mon, 17 February 2020, 07:59:07
I am still waiting for this !
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: 4sStylZ on Thu, 20 February 2020, 03:59:20
Hi there,

Another question about your PCB. Did he offer additionnal pin to handle custom hardware ?
Basically I would use those to incorporate a joystick / mosfets to control custom lights effects or volume knob / MIDI sliders.
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Thu, 20 February 2020, 04:23:45
Unfortunately no, there is no extra pins. I like the ATmega32u2 for its smaller size and less external components compared to ATmega32u4 or other MCU's, but the downside is less pins and no I2C. All pins are used for matrix and underglow.

Prototypes should arrive at the end of next week. Can't say exactly when I will have time to build and start testing, but pretty soon.  :D

Edit: Updated main post with current layout support and how the PCB's look. I ordered green tho, not black.
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Mon, 24 February 2020, 01:26:21
Update:

I got the prototypes at the end of last week. I soldered one together and everything seems to work fine. I do not have a ISO AEK, so I will send the soldered prototype to a fellow in the community for testing.
[attach=1]
I also started adding (only experimental) VIA-support, and all seems to work good. Not sure how hard it is to get your PCB accepted into the main repo. But all works fine if you load the .json into VIA.
[attach=2]
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: 4sStylZ on Mon, 24 February 2020, 07:06:42
Whoaa cool.

I have just buyed 9 apple boards this week-end :
4 aek qwerty ANSI
3 aek azerty ISO
3 ask azerty ISO M0118

Guess I know need 3 of those pcb. How did you compile the bootloader on the mcu when you got your fresh PCB ?
Did you sell them ? Or will sell them after some verifications ?
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Mon, 24 February 2020, 07:29:44
Wow, nice score!  ;D

The MCU come with a USB-bootloader, so you can flash QMK directly on a fresh chip. For VIA, you fist need to flash a VIA-enabled QMK-build, then you can configure the layout etc in VIA.

4 of the 5 prototype PCB's is still untested and not populated with any components. I will wait until the PCB i populated is tested until we go any further.
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: the_ambyguous on Thu, 05 March 2020, 04:33:58
finally! cant wait for this!
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Fri, 03 April 2020, 10:08:04
Tiny update:

I have ISO keycaps on route to me, so I will soon-ish be able to verify the switch palcements etc of the design. (finally!  :D )

I also made the change like on my other 60% projects to add a flex cut. I have rearranged the matrix to free up one extra pin, now it is possible to have a capslock LED. I will not prorotype/produce these untill revision A is properly tested (unless we encounter some major issue with A1)

Pics of revision B:
[attach=1]
[attach=2]

Cheers!  ^-^
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: gnhuy91 on Fri, 03 April 2020, 10:12:34
Awesome news out of April! Time to ultrasonic my iso aek caps ;D
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Fri, 24 April 2020, 15:08:05
Small update:

I got some ISO-keycaps from 4sStylZ and did a testfit on a raw PCB. All seems good!  :thumb:

In the picture, the switches are only put in to place, no solder or plate, so they are not alligned properly.
[attach=2]
Two of the mounts i was hoping to be able to use will not work. The switches is to close to the hole, so there is pretty much no room for the head of the screw.

You can see the mounting holes I will keep in this picture.
[attach=1]

Cheers!
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: gnhuy91 on Fri, 24 April 2020, 21:40:20
looks great btw you're using rev A right?
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Sat, 25 April 2020, 04:28:38
looks great btw you're using rev A right?
Yes, this is the initial prototype (rev A) Iím testing on :D
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: zshang on Sat, 25 April 2020, 20:32:03
Looks great!

(just wondering if there is any AEK keycaps compatiable PCB that supports HHKB layout w/ split left shift...
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Sun, 26 April 2020, 07:28:31
Looks great!

(just wondering if there is any AEK keycaps compatiable PCB that supports HHKB layout w/ split left shift...
I have made one that supports split left shift and hhkb, but not with the ISO AEK 1.5u shift, only 1.25u:
https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=103531.0 (https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=103531.0)
Will try and make them avaliable soon.

If you want "true hhkb" it will be difficult to find a spacebar. You can do 1.5, 1.25, 6.5, 1.5, 1.25 bottom-row, it will be kinda like the "mx-hhkb".
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Pulsing Penguin on Mon, 09 November 2020, 20:53:03
Hi,
I've just found myself with an AEK board, just finished salvaging the switches as I type this.. I really want one of these made, is there any chance you could point me in the right direction. I relatively new to the  custom scene, and a COMPLETE rookie when it comes to alps builds!! Thanks a lot :)
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Wed, 11 November 2020, 11:46:56
Updated main post. New revision is done, but not tested yet. I will test it eventually and update the thread when it's done.

Hi,
I've just found myself with an AEK board, just finished salvaging the switches as I type this.. I really want one of these made, is there any chance you could point me in the right direction. I relatively new to the  custom scene, and a COMPLETE rookie when it comes to alps builds!! Thanks a lot :)
PM sent :D
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Wed, 11 November 2020, 12:00:58
accidental double post
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Mon, 16 November 2020, 13:39:42
Tiny update:
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Thu, 19 November 2020, 07:09:35
Ordered a few SS plates using this plate design, we'll see if they turned out good in a couple of days  :D
[attach=1]
Design is available as a dxf in the repo.
Title: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: gnhuy91 on Fri, 20 November 2020, 19:55:13
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Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: gnhuy91 on Sun, 22 November 2020, 08:14:07
Ordered a few SS plates using this plate design, we'll see if they turned out good in a couple of days  :D
(Attachment Link)
Design is available as a dxf in the repo.

I'm wondering if the caplocks need to use reversed stab holes, since it is 2u long
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Sun, 22 November 2020, 09:33:47
Ordered a few SS plates using this plate design, we'll see if they turned out good in a couple of days  :D
(Attachment Link)
Design is available as a dxf in the repo.

I'm wondering if the caplocks need to use reversed stab holes, since it is 2u long
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think reversed/rotated stabs work on Alps? I'd love to rotate both enter and spacebar stabs.

Stabs on caps lock would be nice, but as you probably already know, it interferes with the cutout for the tray-mount screw (regular rotation). I've been using one of hasus designs for regular ANSI-plate and AEK which does not have any stabs for caps lock which works fine. That caps lock is 1.75, not 2u tho, I'll try and evaluate it when I get it, I hope it will work good.

Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Thu, 26 November 2020, 16:21:33
Tiny update:
I got the plates yesterday. All the stabs etc works fine, also the plunger for space. I made a quick video, It's quite a rattle-fest with unlubed stabs. I'll try and make a proper build this weekend.  :D

Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: gnhuy91 on Fri, 27 November 2020, 10:52:50
Tiny update:
I got the plates yesterday. All the stabs etc works fine, also the plunger for space. I made a quick video, It's quite a rattle-fest with unlubed stabs. I'll try and make a proper build this weekend.  :D

nice one! btw I got curious with your last msg and decided to go wild since I'm pretty sure the caplocks is 2u - I added "reversed stabs cutouts" and get a plate made today, here is the result:
https://imgur.com/a/tCZg3jl

I could add some more spacing so for the cutouts so that it wont be too close to the Tab's switch, but I'm glad my theory works on first try
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Sat, 28 November 2020, 13:34:22
Tiny update:
I got the plates yesterday. All the stabs etc works fine, also the plunger for space. I made a quick video, It's quite a rattle-fest with unlubed stabs. I'll try and make a proper build this weekend.  :D

nice one! btw I got curious with your last msg and decided to go wild since I'm pretty sure the caplocks is 2u - I added "reversed stabs cutouts" and get a plate made today, here is the result:
https://imgur.com/a/tCZg3jl

I could add some more spacing so for the cutouts so that it wont be too close to the Tab's switch, but I'm glad my theory works on first try
Cool! Looks to be working good  :D Did you also flip the stab-insers in the keycaps?

Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: gnhuy91 on Sat, 28 November 2020, 21:04:43
Tiny update:
I got the plates yesterday. All the stabs etc works fine, also the plunger for space. I made a quick video, It's quite a rattle-fest with unlubed stabs. I'll try and make a proper build this weekend.  :D

nice one! btw I got curious with your last msg and decided to go wild since I'm pretty sure the caplocks is 2u - I added "reversed stabs cutouts" and get a plate made today, here is the result:
https://imgur.com/a/tCZg3jl

I could add some more spacing so for the cutouts so that it wont be too close to the Tab's switch, but I'm glad my theory works on first try
Cool! Looks to be working good  :D Did you also flip the stab-insers in the keycaps?
Yes the inserts in keycaps must be taken out and flipped to hold the flipped wire
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Mon, 30 November 2020, 01:24:14
Tiny update:
I got the plates yesterday. All the stabs etc works fine, also the plunger for space. I made a quick video, It's quite a rattle-fest with unlubed stabs. I'll try and make a proper build this weekend.  :D

nice one! btw I got curious with your last msg and decided to go wild since I'm pretty sure the caplocks is 2u - I added "reversed stabs cutouts" and get a plate made today, here is the result:
https://imgur.com/a/tCZg3jl

I could add some more spacing so for the cutouts so that it wont be too close to the Tab's switch, but I'm glad my theory works on first try
Cool! Looks to be working good  :D Did you also flip the stab-insers in the keycaps?
Yes the inserts in keycaps must be taken out and flipped to hold the flipped wire
Did you offset the holes anything, or are they the same distance from the switch, but rotated? I'm happy to add it to the plate design, if it works it works! :D Nice work

Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: gnhuy91 on Mon, 30 November 2020, 04:07:46
they needed to be offset by 4mm after rotate, I'll submit a PR on Github to merge the plate file to your repo later
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Mon, 30 November 2020, 05:34:45
they needed to be offset by 4mm after rotate, I'll submit a PR on Github to merge the plate file to your repo later
Perfect!  :thumb:
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Pulsing Penguin on Fri, 04 December 2020, 10:44:16
one over the moon owner of an AEKISO60 board  ;D
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Pulsing Penguin on Fri, 04 December 2020, 10:52:26
one over the moon owner of an AEKISO60 board  ;D

this was the board when i picked it up, so happy to have given it a new lease of life :)
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Fri, 04 December 2020, 13:29:06
Cool, looks good! Thanks for sharing! ;D
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Pulsing Penguin on Sat, 12 December 2020, 17:40:54
I know it's not 100% related to the PCB, but I just retrobrighted my spacebar and I think it made the build come together fully

PS: USE THIS PCB!
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: siggie0815 on Sat, 09 January 2021, 07:32:30
Hey, thanks a lot for taking the effort to make ISO users happy. I'm planning to build sth. like that as soon as I can get some ALPS Orange switches.

So my question is, if this board is available or if I have to order my own "Prototype" somewhere. This would mean, I have to solder all the parts by myself? Or is there any service that produces the PCB and does the SMT soldering for me?

Another question is if it is possible to switch the "Alt" (1.25) and "Gui" (1.5) keys in the bottom row. Which would result in "|  1.5  |  1.5  | 1.25 |     6.5     | 1.25 |  1.5  |  1.5  |". I guess this feature might be appreciated by many PC users (but I might be the only one building my own AEK ISO keyboard :D).

Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: Applet on Mon, 11 January 2021, 06:48:31
The idea is to make them relatively easy to order and build yourself using the releases at github from services like JLCPCB. They can assemble almost everything. Currently you'll need to solder the MCU, USB-C connector and/or the daughter board connector.

Currently not supported to do a "|  1.5  |  1.5  | 1.25 |     6.5     | 1.25 |  1.5  |  1.5  |" bottom row, but you can assign alt/gui to whatever you want in firmware. I will consider this for future releases.

I do have a few of the first prototype PCB's left, I'll drop you a PM regarding that.
Title: Re: AEKISO60: A AEK ISO 60% PCB
Post by: ThomasK68 on Sat, 13 February 2021, 04:24:38
Hi ! Thank you for your work it's amazing !

Do you have any pcb left ? I would like to buy you one for a friends' birthday present !

Thank you  :)