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geekhackers keycon floor activities
« on: Wed, 09 July 2014, 13:58:10 »
i am going to be building up the _first_ ever smallfry kit prototype

i am going to be building a v2 SSK revival internal assembly (my initial test unit was more or less a success, so why not? :)).

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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 09 July 2014, 14:10:05 »
Sweet :thumb:

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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 09 July 2014, 14:29:52 »
Maybe I will Teensy mod my HHKB...
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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 09 July 2014, 14:35:32 »
keyboard assembly porn! FTW!
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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 09 July 2014, 14:37:04 »
I will walk around, talk to people, and take pictures.   :cool:

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« Reply #5 on: Wed, 09 July 2014, 14:51:49 »
Come back to Chicago :(

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« Reply #6 on: Wed, 09 July 2014, 15:01:08 »
Come back to Chicago :(

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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 09 July 2014, 15:02:57 »
Also you guys should heckle mkawa while he's assembling. :p

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« Reply #8 on: Wed, 09 July 2014, 15:04:57 »
Also you guys should heckle mkawa while he's assembling. :p

If he gets to it.  :P  I'm betting $5 that he gets too sidetracked explaining his setup / plans and doesn't even start.   :))

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« Reply #9 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 10:03:49 »
If he gets to it.  :P  I'm betting $5 that he gets too sidetracked explaining his setup / plans and doesn't even start.   :))
no bet!

We should charge him a nickel every time he gets sidetracked or says "so"

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« Reply #10 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 10:06:01 »
If he gets to it.  :P  I'm betting $5 that he gets too sidetracked explaining his setup / plans and doesn't even start.   :))
no bet!

We should charge him a nickel every time he gets sidetracked or says "so"

 :))   That might not seem like much, but that would add up reealllyy quick with mkawa.   :p

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« Reply #11 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 10:17:40 »
Ask him what makes the SmallFry unique and bet on whether he spends more time talking about sorbothane or titanium. :p

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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 10:33:37 »
SSK will be with F or M internals?


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« Reply #13 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 10:38:56 »
SSK will be with F or M internals?


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M, just like the other SSKr's he built. :)
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« Reply #14 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 10:39:42 »
SSK will be with F or M internals?


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M, just like the other SSKr's he built. :)

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« Reply #15 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 10:52:43 »
Is it a custom case/plate? Because now that there's a custom controller for the F and I am pretty sure someone made a custom capacitive pcb too, the main problem remaining is the case/plate and there's not that much difference (as far as I know) for the case/plate between M and F if we go the custom way.


Anyway, M or F it's awesome. I will be looking at it for sure!
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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #16 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 11:19:53 »
If my controller comes, I'll be bringing the 6019284 to have that fixed. I'll also probably be getting help in learning how to take macro pictures and reprogramming my Korean customs. I'm having some form of driver issue at home when I try to flash the boards in flip.
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« Reply #17 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 11:20:53 »
no case yet. i've picked the fabber and materials, and we have an almost-complete drawing, but we're not quite there yet on the case.

on the upside, the first gen2 internals i've sent out is apparently smashingly good, even though the  lithuanian postal service did its best to annihilate the thing in shipping ;)

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« Reply #18 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 11:21:59 »
If my controller comes, I'll be bringing the 6019284 to have that fixed. I'll also probably be getting help in learning how to take macro pictures and reprogramming my Korean customs. I'm having some form of driver issue at home when I try to flash the boards in flip.

<3  Looks like I might be spending some time by you.  This all sounds really fun.

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« Reply #19 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 11:26:12 »
Dorkvader and I are going to be doing a Kendama competition. I've got some prizes. And we'll have some fountain pens for those of you who want to check 'em out.

For sure my Kingsaver with Complicated Blue Alps is going. Looks like my KMAC LE is coming unless the 6019284 controller shows up today or tomorrow.

I think CPTBadCam is a go so maybe we'll do videos of the Kendama or annoying mkawa while he works. I heard Haata has something cool in mind too but I don't wanna give awya too much.
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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #20 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 11:50:50 »
So I need to set up a pair of build benches for duels?

BYO soldering irons, eh?

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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #21 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 16:18:21 »
Is it a custom case/plate? Because now that there's a custom controller for the F and I am pretty sure someone made a custom capacitive pcb too, the main problem remaining is the case/plate and there's not that much difference (as far as I know) for the case/plate between M and F if we go the custom way.


Anyway, M or F it's awesome. I will be looking at it for sure!

We have a custom capacitive PCB for testing, but building a case / plate and barrels havent been done too much.

The real issue is finding new parts to build with instead of just using XT parts, as they won't last forever.
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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #22 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 16:50:41 »
Is it a custom case/plate? Because now that there's a custom controller for the F and I am pretty sure someone made a custom capacitive pcb too, the main problem remaining is the case/plate and there's not that much difference (as far as I know) for the case/plate between M and F if we go the custom way.


Anyway, M or F it's awesome. I will be looking at it for sure!

We have a custom capacitive PCB for testing, but building a case / plate and barrels havent been done too much.

The real issue is finding new parts to build with instead of just using XT parts, as they won't last forever.
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I set up the CptBadCam earlier today: streams video / audio fine to my laptop with MPC-HC, though VLC would work too. We'll need a box plugged into ethernet to upload to twitch or whatever you want to steram with though.

Sadly my kendama skills aren't where they were in february. I can't even spike it regularly anymore. I will lose valiantly to the good CPT for the good of all.


But I know something you don't know... I am not left-handed....

For additional reference: I'm bringing my laptop and webcam, so I can stream some stuff too.  Some sort of supplemental stream to whatever we'll have going from other setups.   :thumb:

(unless I need to keep it out for the sake of bringing more keyboards - which is possible)

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« Reply #23 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 16:53:57 »
Please be sure to make the links for these streams visible!

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« Reply #24 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 18:10:55 »
So I need to set up a pair of build benches for duels?

BYO soldering irons, eh?

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actually, on that note i'm going to be bringing the famous domo-covered ducati-computer for streaming, so i'm going to need to borrow a monitor.

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« Reply #25 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 18:13:40 »
No dance competition?

So glad I'm not going now, this is lame.

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« Reply #26 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 18:18:54 »
No dance competition?

So glad I'm not going now, this is lame.

I was going to recruit for the GH Twerk Team. But I don't think these kids are ready for my dance floor supremacy.
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« Reply #27 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 18:18:54 »
No dance competition?

So glad I'm not going now, this is lame.
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Re: geekhackers keycon floor activities
« Reply #28 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 18:21:22 »
So I need to set up a pair of build benches for duels?

BYO soldering irons, eh?

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actually, on that note i'm going to be bringing the famous domo-covered ducati-computer for streaming, so i'm going to need to borrow a monitor.

We can set you up on the NOC operator's console.  He only has nine monitors.

Got lots of DVI?

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« Reply #29 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 18:25:01 »
it's mostly mini displayport, but i do have one dual link dvi and an hdmi if all else fails

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« Reply #30 on: Thu, 10 July 2014, 22:20:57 »
Dorkvader and I are going to be doing a Kendama competition. I've got some prizes. And we'll have some fountain pens for those of you who want to check 'em out.

For sure my Kingsaver with Complicated Blue Alps is going. Looks like my KMAC LE is coming unless the 6019284 controller shows up today or tomorrow.

I think CPTBadCam is a go so maybe we'll do videos of the Kendama or annoying mkawa while he works. I heard Haata has something cool in mind too but I don't wanna give awya too much.

The video you posted got me into Kendama and I just bought one recently. Lovin it so far.

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« Reply #31 on: Fri, 11 July 2014, 07:16:57 »
The video you posted got me into Kendama and I just bought one recently. Lovin it so far.

Awesome, make sure to bring it along so we can get others into it :D. I also got into kendama because mistakemistake posted a video on GH.
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« Reply #32 on: Fri, 11 July 2014, 10:44:40 »
Maybe I will Teensy mod my HHKB...

Little bit of small soldering for the 13 pins, but other then that it's pretty easy and quick. Should be no problem for you.

I will be bringing my bluetooth HHKB. If anyone wants to see that it actually works they can :P You guys need to hound me to clean up the code and submit a pull request to Hasu. Then I can write up a short guide. Since it is all protocol code it should actually work for any keyboard that TMK supports as long as your controller has an RX/TX pair of pins. (You will have to figure out how you want to power it though).