GIS is Split

April 2021 - May 2021

May 2021

GIS is a split keyboard that uses low profile choc switches. The key layout draws inspiration from the Sofle keyboard.

I spend a lot of time in front of the computer so I made this keyboard to improve my ergonomics. I was never able to fully switch over since I couldn’t get over the dip in my typing speed when adapting to a new layout.

Part of the reason for making a split keyboard was cost. With split layouts, only one PCB design is required which can then be mirrored for the other half.

You may recognize the PCB art.

GIS is built!

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Back of GIS

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Front of GIS

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