MiniAxe LP

Regular price ¥7,500

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The MiniAxe DIY keyboard kit requires soldering all the electric parts (slightly difficult). In order to complete, some parts(switches/keycaps) must be purchased separately.

This is a kit only for Cherry MX compatible key switch. The Kailh low profile key switch compatible version is here.

What is MiniAxe?

MiniAxe is a compact keyboard with 36 keys for practical use.

It has the following features.

  • Split
  • Ortholinear
  • No ProMicro
  • No matrix diodes
  • All parts are surface mount device
  • Using USB OTG cable between the left/right keyboards

It is a little hard to complete and use it, but I think you can feel a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction.

Kit includes

This kit includes the following parts.

  • 2 PCBs
  • 5 Resistances (10 kΩ)
  • 5 Resistances (22 Ω)
  • 5 Capacitors (1 μF)
  • 3 Capacitors (0.1 μF)
  • 5 Capacitors (22 pF)
  • 2 Schottky diodes
  • 2 Crystal oscillators (16 MHz)
  • 2 MPUs (ATMEGA32U4)
  • 4 USB connectors (Micro B female)
  • 2 Tact switches
  • 36 Switch sockets
  • 8 M2 screws (8 mm)
  • 8 M2 screws (4 mm)
  • 8 M2 resin spacer (3 mm)
  • 8 M2 metal spacer (3.5 mm)
  • 2 Top plate
  • 2 Bottom plate
  • 10 rubber feets
  • 1 USB Micro b
  • Micro b cable

In order to complete the kit, you need to prepare the following parts separately.

  • Cherry MX compatible key switch
  • Key cap
  • Micro USB cable (For connecting to PC)

To purchase key switches and key caps, the following sites are recommended in Japan.

How to build

Please refer to how to build on the following pages.

if you have any questions please contact us.