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Typewriter turned into mechanical keyboard for gaming

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arduino Team — May 8th, 2021 Although mechanical keyboards are more popular than ever in gaming communities, getting that perfect “click” when you press down on the key is still being chased. That’s why maker Jason Ron wanted to convert an old typewriter into the perfect gaming controller. It works by using some tape wrapped […]

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This maker turned an antique typewriter into a MIDI drum machine

Reading Time: < 1 minute This maker turned an antique typewriter into a MIDI drum machine Arduino Team — April 23rd, 2020 Vintage typewriters are truly amazing pieces of technology, but unlike modern keyboards, they are decidedly one-purpose machines. William Sun Petrus, however, had other ideas for his 1920s-era Remington Portable typewriter, augmenting hammers with wires as inputs to an […]