BORDERLAND

mechanical keyboard kit

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- not sure who -

Borderland, designed by KiwiKey, is a ergonomic mechanical keyboard, inspired by well-known Arisu layout.

It was born based on the idea of spreading ergonomic layouts to everyone, with a reasonable budget.

Hope you are interested in it.

Hardware specifications

PCB

  • USB Type-C connection
  • Hotswap, using Kailh sockets
  • Underglow RGB lighting
  • Supports Rotary Encoder

Case & Plate

  • Stacked style: 7 layers keyboard case & 4 layers keyboard feet
  • Material: Acrylic
  • Structure: Sandwich Mount
  • Various colors available*
  • Typing angle: 7°

Weight of kit (no switch, no keycap, no stabs): 770 grams

Weight of fully-assembled: ~970 grams

Layout support

Firmware & Software

Firmware

Powered by QMK

Microcontroller: ATMEGA32U4

Source on Github: (to be updated soon)

Software

Key-mapping easily using VIA

Gallery

Overview

Group-buy Round 1

*** National Group-buy only (Vietnam) ***

Opening: 20-Nov-2021

Closing: end of 27-Nov-2021, or limitation reached

Estimated Delivery: end of December 2021

What's included:

  • 1x Borderland Acrylic Case & Plate
  • 1x Borderland Hotswap PCB
  • 5x 2u Screw-in Stabilizers (Cherry Genuine)
  • Extra screws, diodes, sockets, rubber feet, hex screwdriver

For a ready-to-go keyboard, you also need to purchase:

  • Switches: up to 67 switches
  • Keycaps: make sure your keycap set contains
    • 1.75u Right Shift key
    • 2u & 2.75u Space (however, 2u Numpad 0 and 2.75u Shift also work)

Download

(firmwares, layouts JSON, VIA JSON, and more,… To be updated soon)