Considering my first real build - dactyl v. dactyl/manuform?

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  • dactyl-keyboard

    Parameterized ergonomic keyboard (by jaredjennings)

    I've been on a dactyl manuform 4x5 for more than a year now. I'm not a fan of the thumb cluster, much. Go find a video of someone typing on each keyboard. The intent with the DM is that you press the thumb keys with the pad of your thumb, not the side. Any frequent use of the bottom four thumb keys has eventually made my thumbs hurt. There are other thumb clusters - allegedly, the DM Mini is better. There was a thread about that a few days ago. The DMOTE has a much different thumb cluster; I didn't know about it until after I'd started trying to design my own.

  • dactyl-cc

    A Dactyl like 3d printed keyboard written in C++

    But have you looked at Dactyl-cc?

  • Sonar

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  • tracer

    Dactly Tracer 3d printed keyboard (by mjohns)

    Or Dactyl Tracer

  • jupyter-cadquery

    An extension to render cadquery objects in JupyterLab via pythreejs

    customising my own version similar to dactyl tracer and I'm using joshreve's port to python ( https://github.com/joshreve/dactyl-keyboard ) with jupyter cadquery (https://github.com/bernhard-42/jupyter-cadquery), which lets you customise/generate your keyboard in the browser and view the output more easily, after which you can export straight to stl (https://imgur.com/a/HX0DLxw)

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