HackSpace Magazine Issue 53: A chord keyboard with Raspberry Pi Pico and CircuitPython #RaspberryPi #Keyboards @HackSpaceMag

HackSpace Magazine — Issue 53 shows you how to make a chord keyboard with Raspberry Pi Pico and CircuitPython.

If you’ve ever wanted to be able to type without looking at the keyboard, this project is for you. We’re going to make a USB keyboard you can use to enter text quickly and unobtrusively, even in the dark. The keyboard has a key for each finger, and you type by pressing down ’chords’ – combinations of different keys.

There are lights in the keys to help you learn the combinations for each letter and a teaching game you can use to practice your typing skills. You can plug it into a USB port on a computer and use it as you would any other keyboard.

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