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For Consumers

General keyboard info

Routing Techniques

PCB Design Advanced Info

Tips for a proper, organized PCB Good Routing Techniques Do not route traces close to the e...

PCB Guide Part 4 - The rest of the schematic

PCB Design PCB Designer Guide

By this point, you should have the MCU schematic zone complete. Step 6. The rest of the schemati...

PCB Guide Part 3 - Creating the MCU schematic

PCB Design PCB Designer Guide

By this point, you should have installed the programs, created the repository, and added the loca...

PCB Guide Part 2 - Beginning the project

PCB Design PCB Designer Guide

By this point, you should have a repository readied for the project. Step 3. Creating the KiCad ...

PCB Guide Part 1 - Preparations

PCB Design PCB Designer Guide

This guide is intended as a direct replacement for the aging Ruiqi Mao's guide.Credits go to that...

Using ai03 Plate Generator as a CLI tool

Case and Plate Design

The ai03 plate generator doesn't have to be web-hosted.  Requirements Python 3.7 or higher Th...

Plate with ai03 Plate Generator

Case and Plate Design

A quick and easy method that doesn't compromise. Tutorial Begin by making the layout in Keyboar...

Switch Dimensions and Physical Specifications

Case and Plate Design

For a list of all switch datasheets available on hand, please see the switch datasheets tab of ai...

Contributing

The Wiki Itself

To request an account, send a direct message to ai03#2725 on Discord requesting an account on thi...

Kerf Settings for Various Services

Case and Plate Design

Ponoko Acrylic: Thickness Kerf in mm 3mm 0.2 4.5mm 0.25 6mm 0.26 8mm 0....

EMI Shielding and Reduction

PCB Design Advanced Info

Healthy PCB designing. Important to prevent a keyboard from malfunctioning from too much outside...

Good USB Routing Practices

PCB Design Advanced Info

A quick summary of Good Usb Practices Trace length Matching Intel suggests that USB trace...

USB Type-C

PCB Design Advanced Info

Make your keyboard future-proof and reversible Type-C USB Slightly wider than MicroUSB conn...

Backlighting And RGB

PCB Design Advanced Info

Bling bling. QMK-Compatible LED backlighting This is one LED per switch. The structure is: ...

List of KiCad Keyboard Parts Libraries

PCB Design References

For all footprint needs. Library name Library description Author URL MX_Alps_Hybrid...

For Designers

Info for making things happen

Matrices and Duplex Matrix

PCB Design Advanced Info

Improving upon their design. Maximizing the matrix For non-macropad keyboards, routing a ma...

Microcontroller Design

PCB Design Advanced Info

For successful and elegant controller circuitry. Microcontroller Basics Controller such as ATME...

Error-Checking

PCB Design Advanced Info

Produce functional PCBs the first time around. DRC Checks Begin here. Run a DRC. Does it ...

Welcome

The Wiki Itself

  Welcome to the keyboard designer wiki @ ai03.com! Looking for the infobase with the FAQ, buil...

References

PCB Design

All the info in one place.

Advanced Info

PCB Design

The real work.

PCB Designer Guide

PCB Design

Learn how to make mech keyboard PCBs.

Keyset Design

Creating beautiful keycaps.

Keyboard Firmware

All the code.

Case and Plate Design

Physical goodness.

The Wiki Itself

Contents that don't belong in any specific categories.

PCB Design

The circuitry handbook.

Other

Stuff that doesn't fit into other categories

PCB Guide Part 5 - Creating the PCB

PCB Design PCB Designer Guide

Now that the schematic is finished and footprint data has been exported, we can begin with the PC...