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Corne Cherry V3 Hotswap Split Ergo 40% Kit

(1 customer review)

31.4642.35

Build your very own hotswap split ergo 40% custom keyboard from scratch!

Easy to build, uses Pro Micro-compatible controllers.

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  • Layout *

  • 3 mm with a FR4 switch plate / 2 mm with an acrylic one

  • Fills the gap between the PCB and the bottom plate for neater look and improved sound & feel

  • Mid Layer *

    Fills the gap between the PCB and the bottom plate for neater look and improved sound & feel

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    nice!nano V2 Wireless Controller

    25.05

    Powerful wireless Pro Micro drop-in replacement

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    nice!nano V2 Wireless Controller

    (3 customer reviews)

    25.05

    Powerful wireless Pro Micro drop-in replacement

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    Frood RP2040 Pro Micro Controller

    9.9814.52

    Powerful and affordable RP2040-based Pro Micro drop-in replacement

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    Frood RP2040 Pro Micro Controller

    (2 customer reviews)

    9.9814.52

    Powerful and affordable RP2040-based Pro Micro drop-in replacement

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    Controller Sockets/Pins/Headers

    0.489.68

    Various sockets / pins for Pro Micro/nice!nano/Frood and similar controllers Pack for one controller

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    Controller Sockets/Pins/Headers

    0.489.68

    Various sockets / pins for Pro Micro/nice!nano/Frood and similar controllers

    Pack for one controller

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    OLED Display Module 0.91″ 128×32

    3.754.84

    0.91" OLED module with 128x32 pixel resolution

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    OLED Display Module 0.91″ 128×32

    3.754.84

    0.91″ OLED module with 128×32 pixel resolution

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    Low Profile OLED Socket (1 pc)

    1.09

    Low profile socket good for socketing OLED screens with standard (thick, square) header pins Includes a single 4-pin one row socket.

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    Low Profile OLED Socket (1 pc)

    1.09

    Low profile socket good for socketing OLED screens with standard (thick, square) header pins

    Includes a single 4-pin one row socket.

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    SK6812 (WS2812B) RGB LED Modules (10 pcs) – SK6812 MINI-E (3535)

    1.27

    Type: SK6812 MINI-E (3535)

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    SK6812 (WS2812B) RGB LED Modules (10 pcs) – SK6812 (5050)

    1.21

    5x5 mm Please note the housing is actually all-white

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    SK6812 (WS2812B) RGB LED Modules (10 pcs) – SK6812 (5050)

    1.21

    Type: SK6812 (5050)

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    Plain/Braided/Metal TRRS cable (Sold Out)

    3.876.05

    TRRS cable for use with split keyboards

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    Plain/Braided/Metal TRRS cable

    3.876.05

    TRRS cable for use with split keyboards

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  • Soldering

    We can solder the kit for you. It will add 3-5 days to the order processing time.
    Price is just for the service, no extra parts included.
    If you want the controllers to be removable, please include 2 packs of controller sockets + pins.

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Corne Cherry Hotswap Split Ergo 40% Keyboard Kit

Designed by Kosuke Adachi (a.k.a. foostan). The designer receives a portion of the proceeds from every sale.

This is version V3.3 modified by 42. Keebs to include a power switch and battery connector for wireless operation and native nice!view support.

Build your very own custom split keyboard from scratch!

  • Split 12×3 + 6 (42 keys) 40% ortho/ergo layout
  • Supports Cherry MX-compatible switches
  • Uses Kailh/Gateron MX hotswap sockets
  • Supports in-switch RGB LEDs and RGB underglow (RGB LEDs available as an add-on)
  • Optional OLED screens
  • Includes a sliding SMD power switch and contacts for a battery on the PCB (no connector needed, battery to be soldered directly to the PCB for simplicity)
  • V3.2 PCBs support the 5-column (36-key) layout again (by snapping off the 6th column)
  • V3.3 PCBs support the power-efficient nice!view screens natively
  • Fairly easy to build – based on Pro Micro controllers, but uses SMD diodes
  • Tinned lead-free finish, black solder mask

Please note, the V3.3 PCBs are incorrectly marked as V3.2. You can identify them by the 5-pin nice!view footprint right below the 4-pin OLED footprint.

Please note, the RGB pin had to be changed to pin 14 (B2 / GPIO23) due to nice!view support. RGB is not supported when using the nice!nano, and custom Vial firmware is required for RGB support using the Frood (available soon from our firmware page).

Note: kits with original (unmodified) V3.0.1 PCBs are available at a discount. These don’t include the power switch or battery contacts on the PCB and only support 6-column layout.

Build guide in the GitHub repository

Kit includes:

  • 2x main PCB
  • 44x SMD diode (42 + 2 spare)
  • 42x Kailh hotswap socket
  • 2x TRRS socket
  • 2x SMD power switch
  • 2x Reset switch
  • Brass standoffs and screws
  • FR4 version:
    • 2x FR4 switch plate
    • Optional 3 mm switch plate foam
    • Optional 3 mm foam mid-layer
    • 2x bottom plate made from PCB material (FR4)
    • 2x clear acrylic covers
  • FR4 + acrylic version:
    • 2x FR4 switch plate
    • Optional 3 mm switch plate foam
    • Optional 2/3 mm foam/3 mm acrylic mid-layer
    • 2x 3 mm acrylic (optionally tenting) bottom plate
    • 2x acrylic covers (in a matching colour + clear ones in case of dark/opaque acrylic)
  • Acrylic version:
    • 2x 3 mm acrylic switch plate
    • Optional 2 mm switch plate foam
    • Optional 2/3 mm foam/3 mm acrylic mid-layer
    • 2x 3 mm acrylic bottom plate
    • 2x acrylic covers (in a matching colour + clear ones in case of dark/opaque acrylic)
    • 16x acrylic tenting spacers (tenting version only)

Other parts required to finish build:

  • 2x Pro Micro compatible controllers (Frood, nice!nano etc.)
  • 42x Cherry MX-compatible switches
  • TRRS cable (unless using nice!nanos)

Other optional parts not included in the kit:

  • OLED screens
  • nice!view screens
  • 42x SK6812MINI-E in-switch RGB LEDs
  • 12x WS2812B/SK6812 (5050) underglow RGB LEDs
Weight 0.26 kg
Plate Type

FR4 (PCB material), Acrylic Standard, Acrylic Tenting, FR4 + Acrylic Standard, FR4 + Acrylic Tenting

Colour

Black, White, Black v3.0.1

Stock Status

Coming Soon

1 review for Corne Cherry V3 Hotswap Split Ergo 40% Kit

  1. Vincent De Borger (verified owner)

    Very nice kit with all the necessary components. Petr was very helpful trying to figure out what I exactly needed to order.

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