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Offline mteinum

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JD40 MKII, 2016
« on: Tue, 28 June 2016, 17:17:01 »
Hi,

I've always wanted a JD40 from the first time I saw one, and when the PCB was dropped at techkeys.us - I had to have it. And now it's here  ;D.


JD40 by Morten Teinum, on Flickr

Pictures of the first (?) PCB have the following layout

140933-0


R1: 12
R2: 11
R3: 11
R4: 6

Total 40


Looks like there is a change in MKII with


R1: 12
R2: 11
R3: 11
R4: 10

Total: 44


From the reddit thread:

https://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards/comments/4p2tls/buying_jd40_techkeys/

This should be possible:

140935-1

Have any of you built it this way?

Offline MajorKoos

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Re: JD40 MKII, 2016
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 03 July 2016, 07:47:00 »
I've just tried this layout - unfortunately not all keys are registering at the moment - need to figure out how to remap them via easyavr I guess.



Offline suicidal_orange

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Re: JD40 MKII, 2016
« Reply #2 on: Sun, 03 July 2016, 07:54:51 »
I've just tried this layout - unfortunately not all keys are registering at the moment - need to figure out how to remap them via easyavr I guess.

Can you take pics of both sides of the PCB?  Should be easy to add the extra positions which aren't currently visible.

edit:  Unless it's called the JD45 in EasyAVR, that looks close but I thought it was a completely different board....
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Offline MajorKoos

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Re: JD40 MKII, 2016
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 03 July 2016, 09:45:03 »
I've just tried this layout - unfortunately not all keys are registering at the moment - need to figure out how to remap them via easyavr I guess.

Can you take pics of both sides of the PCB?  Should be easy to add the extra positions which aren't currently visible.

edit:  Unless it's called the JD45 in EasyAVR, that looks close but I thought it was a completely different board....

Success!

I created a keymap with the missing keys in it.
 - Stick it in C:\Users\%username%\.EasyAVR\Boards
 - Then create a new keymap using the JD40 MkII keymap as a base

Now to print a decent set of keycaps for it.

Offline a-c

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Re: JD40 MKII, 2016
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 05 July 2016, 14:10:17 »

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Have any of you built it this way?

Also built mine this way.


Thinking of swapping the right shift.

Running QMK. http://www.40percent.club/2016/07/ivory-jd40.html

Offline rumo

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Re: JD40 MKII, 2016
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 12 October 2016, 05:11:09 »
Is it possible to put long spacebar on MKII like on v1?

Offline a-c

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Re: JD40 MKII, 2016
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 12 October 2016, 22:47:45 »
Is it possible to put long spacebar on MKII like on v1?

Yes, the MKII PCB supports the original layout. http://www.40percent.club/2016/07/jd40-woody.html