Back from China – February manufacturing updates

Hey everyone! For those who weren’t able to read our last update, Manel went to China on January 14 till January 25 to visit all our factories. And as you know, the Dygma Raise is made up of so many components, each coming from different factories. It was yet again a...
KAILH vs GATERON vs CHERRY – clicky sound comparison

KAILH vs GATERON vs CHERRY – clicky sound comparison

This video is a sound comparison of the 6 different Clicky switches we have here in the office. We thought it would be interesting for some of you to know how these different Clicky switches sound when compared to others. If there’s any specific switch you’d like us...

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The story behind the 8 special thumb keys

The story behind the 8 special thumb keys

Where do astronauts hang out? At the space bar.   Good bye space bar, and hello space bars! Yep, that’s right!With a normal keyboard, you use both your thumbs to press one massive key - the space bar. That’s when we thought, “why not replace that one...

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Quick update… more to follow!

Quick update… more to follow!

Hello everyone!Manel arrived from China last Friday. He brought with him a few Raise keyboards that were from the T1 and T2, some extra components, and loads of photos and videos! We still need to organize the resources and compile them into a more thorough update.So...

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January manufacturing updates

January manufacturing updates

Manel will be flying again to China on January 14 to visit all the factories and see how everything is going. It would be great for him to be there and see all the components in person so he can inspect them one by one. We will make another video of his trip so please...

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Year-end manufacturing and technical updates

Year-end manufacturing and technical updates

As we enter the new year, we want to make sure you get the latest update on your Dygma Raise keyboard ???? In the next few days, our factories will be preparing some of the toolings for the first tooling testing, which will happen in the first two weeks of January....

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Happy new year from Dygma!

Happy new year from Dygma!

Happy New Year everyone! As we enter 2019, let us celebrate this exciting and colorful New Year with a great big smile! From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for a wonderful year! In honor of this particularly stellar year, we’ve created a little monthly update....

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December update: Manufacturing and technical updates

December update: Manufacturing and technical updates

As promised, we will start giving you updates on the manufacturing developments of your Raise keyboard every two weeks. The tooling process has been going smoothly It’s only been around 4 weeks since we’ve started so there are only a few small things that have been...

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Switch bounce and debounce delay

Switch bounce and debounce delay

When a mechanical switch is pressed, it doesn’t just make an on-off contact - it actually creates a series of short contacts, before becoming either on or off. This is called ‘switch bounce’ because the contacts are literally bouncing on each other before settling....

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A cool solution for our palm pads

A cool solution for our palm pads

A LITTLE RECAP We already had a solution for the palm pads. We had our supplier and we already specified what we wanted. The palm pad we wanted looked something similar to the image below but with our palm pad shape. Initial palm pad sample It would have had a PU...

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Pre-test for our PCBs passed!

Pre-test for our PCBs passed!

Good news! We passed our last pre-test for our PCBs. Yey! ???? If you remember in our previous update, we said that we did 3 tests. We passed 2 and failed 1. We worked with a consultant in the UK to help us fix the issue. This was the last compliance pretest, the...

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We’ve started manufacturing!

We’ve started manufacturing!

We've started manufacturing. Yey! ???? A few weeks ago, we started the tooling making! This will take 45 days in total. We are all excited about this news and just wanted to share it with all of you. This is a milestone for us! We can comfortably say that things are...

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The perfect joint for our split keyboard

The perfect joint for our split keyboard

The joint of the keyboard has been something that we’ve been working on since the beginning of the project. If you remember, we did an update called the “Evolution of the Joint” and did multiple experiments that you can read all about here. Now we have a clear working...

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