Scotto34 Handwired Keyboard

Scotto34 Handwired Keyboard

The Scotto34 is a low-profile 34-key split monoblock ortholinear keyboard that uses 18x17mm spaced Choc switches and an exposed controller in the middle. It uses Kailh Choc Robin switches and 18x17mm spacing for the keycaps. The switches are in my top 3 all-time favorites and the board has been my daily driver for a few months now.


Getting One

If you’re interested in getting one assembled, contact me and we can discuss the components and other details for a commissioned build. However, the files are available for free here if you want to build one yourself.

In addition to the 3D printed case, heat shink tubing, wire, and copper, you'll also need tools along with the following components: 



Annotated Scotto34 wiring.

When looking at the back of the board, the columns (blue) go to the following pins on the controller from right to left: GP3, GP2, GP7, GP8, GP13, GP16, GP17, GP18, GP19, GP20

Then the rows (red) go from top to bottom: GP0, GP4, GP9, GP14

Keep in mind, you can connect anywhere on the column or row to the controller, it doesn't need to just be at the end.



You can find the firmware files on the qmk_firmware repository or you can compile them online using the QMK Configurator. However, QMK is often slow at getting changes merged and because of that you can find the most up-to-date firmware on the ScottoKeebs Github repository. Also available are the pre-compiled firmware files that are ready to flash:

default.uf2 - Default QMK keymap in QWERTY.
vial.uf2 - Default QMK keymap in QWERTY with Vial configurator support.
scotto.uf2 - My personal QMK keymap in Colemak.

After flashing vial.uf2, you should load the vial.vil configuration file within the Vial application to ensure everything functions as expected.





Scotto34 wiring.Scotto34 switches.

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