DIY project: Flexible Lego keyboard with tactile key feedback

Lego keyboard by Jason Allemann

Love for Lego will never die and that is why computer peripherals made out of Lego bricks will never lose the charm. Jason Allemann, a Lego enthusiast has made a fully functional computer keyboard made from Lego bricks form an old generic keyboard by taking out the internal sensor pad and circuit board. The Technic frame of QWERTY keyboard is flexible and filled with colors for that unique look making this Lego keyboard an eye candy.  Jason explains all the elements, and the nifty little tricks he used to make this Lego keyboard a treat to use, in the video that follows.


Lego keyboard made from an old QWERTY keyboard.

Each key is made of Technic axels that are connected together and each row of the key can be placed in perfect position by sliding the Technic connecters. To customize the look of keys Jason Allemann used the Lego stickers and Lego bricks that have been used over the years; for example the home key is a sloped roof peak, Scroll lock is printed tile of scroll, Windows computer screen for the Windows key, fingerprint sticker for PrintScr key etc. Moreover the keys have tactile feedback and can be attached or detached any time you want.

Lego keyboard by Jason Allemann

Lego keyboard by Jason Allemann

Lego keyboard by Jason Allemann

Lego keyboard by Jason Allemann

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