ScottoLong Handwired Keyboard

ScottoLong Handwired Keyboard

The ScottoLong is a 33-key ortholinear keyboard with a 7u spacebar and two 1.5u function keys. The keycaps are Drop MT3 Captain America and for switches, I went with Akko Lavender Purples. However, for the spacebar I used a Drop Holy Panda lubed with Krytox 205G0. The board has a sound that I can only describe as “thclacky“, it’s basically a deep click and has the best sound out of any of the handwired boards I’ve built.


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 here if you want to build one yourself.

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



Annotated ScottoLong wiring.

When looking at the back of the board, the columns (blue) go to the following pins on the controller from right to left: GP6, GP7, GP8, GP9, GP10, GP11, GP12, GP13, GP14, GP15

Then the rows (red) go from top to bottom: GP2, GP3, GP4, GP5

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.





ScottoLong matrix.ScottoLong switches.

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