ANAVI Knobs 3 is a small, open source and programmable 3-keys mechanical keyboard, powered by the mighty Raspberry Pi RP2040 microcontroller

ANAVI Knobs 3

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What is it?

ANAVI Knobs 3 is a small, programmable, open source 3-keys mechanical keyboard. It is powered by the mighty Raspberry Pi RP2040 microcontroller at the heart of the Seeed XIAO RP2040, which provides support for USB Type-C and connector.

ANAVI Knobs 3 supports the open source firmware QMK and KMK. Out of the box it comes with KMK, an advanced but easy-to-use firmware written in CircuitPython.

Why did you make it?

ANAVI Knobs 3 keyboard can be customized to fit various use cases: video or audio editing, entertainment broadcasting, gaming, programming, etc.

You can easily boost your productivity with the precise control, provided by ANAVI Knobs 3.

It is really easy to use - just connect the device to your Windows, MacOS, or GNU/Linux computer with a USB Type-C cable and you’re ready to go.


  • Inputs: Three rotary encoders with clickable switches
  • Peripherals: RGB LED, I²C slot
  • MCU: Raspberry Pi RP2040
  • Connectivity: USB-C
  • Firmware: KMK firmware
  • Compatibility: Windows, macOS, and Linux support
  • Dimensions: 35.0 x 90.0 mm (1.38 x 3.54 inches)

ANAVI Knobs 3 offers three rotary encoders with clickable switches and a RGB LED. The black, gold-plated PCB also features an I²C slot for adding peripherals such as a mini OLED display.

What comes in a kit?

ANAVI Knobs 3 includes:

  • Mini mechanical keyboard with 3 clickable rotary encoders, USB-C, RP2040 microcontroller and I2C slot
  • Acrylic enclosure
  • Screws and nuts

Note: USB to USB-C cable is not included in the kits.

What firmware is supported?

ANAVI Knobs 3 supports:

Out of the box ANAVI Knobs 3 comes pre-installed with CircuitPython and KMK.

What makes it special?

There are literally hundreds of mechanical keyboards on the market. Unlike the rest, ANAVI Knobs 3 is entirely open source, affordable, compact, highly customizable and suitable for a wide range of applications. ANAVI Knobs 3 comes as a do-it-yourself (DIY) kit and it is super easy to be assembled.

ANAVI Knobs 3 combines open hardware with free and open source software. It has been designed with free and open source software. The printed circuit board was made with KiCad.


ANAVI Knobs 3 was brought to life in 2022 thanks to a crowdfunding campaign at Crowd Supply. Now thanks to Lectronz we can reduce the carbon footprint from transportation and offer ANAVI Knobs 3 to individuals within the European Union (EU) with direct shipping from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Prices include VAT. Shipping with a tracking number is available through the services of DPD Economy or Bulgarian posts.

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ANAVI Technology

Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
5 orders since Jan 23, 2023
Combining open source hardware with open source software in Plovdiv, Bulgaria