I already went through the customization of the XD87 (HS) keyboard via TMK using a layout from KLE in this blog post (along with general information about keyboard layout customization). The XD87 now has QMK support. That firmware is based on TMK, so it has the same principles but is a bit different in multiple aspects. Let’s look at them and see how to flash QMK on the XD87 (HS).Continue reading XD87 TKL Keyboard kit – QMK firmware
In a first post, I went through the content of the kit. Taking pictures of all the parts was nice, but assembling the keyboard is even more fun! Again, I took quite a few pictures, I hope it’ll be useful somehow.
One of the best feature of the XD87 PCB is that its firmware is fully customizable. Although this might sound complex and probably way too much, customizing the firmware allows you to create your own layout for the keyboard. Let’s dive in. Don’t know what I’m talking about? See this article first.
Time has come for a new keyboard! Now that I know I will always use a mechanical keyboard from now on (the typing feeling ❤), I’ve decided to invest a bit more into something nice, beautiful and customizable. So I bought the new XD87 kit that came out not that long ago.
In this first article, I’ll just go through the parts that are included in the kit. I hope you like pictures, because I took quite a few.