Boost your workflow efficiency with a fully programmable, mechanical, hot-swappable keyboard kit that automates keyboard inputs.

ANAVI Macro Pad 12

Sold by ANAVI Technology


No tax for United States [change]
Stock available: 20

What is it?

Unleash your typing potential with ANAVI Macro Pad 12, a fully programmable, open source mechanical keypad with hot-swappable sockets and powered by the Raspberry Pi RP2040 microcontroller at the heart of the Seeed XIAO RP2040. Comes as a kit that includes 12 Gateron red switches, translucent keycaps, acrylic enclosures and a mini yellow-blue OLED display for the dedicated I2C connector.

Out of the box, the keyboard is provided with the open source KMK firmware, written in CircuitPython. ANAVI Macro Pad 12 is also compatible with the open source QMK firmware.

Why did you make it?

ANAVI Macro Pad 12 fits a range of versatile use cases: video or audio editing, programming, entertainment broadcasting, gaming, etc. Boost your productivity with the precise control and helpful lighting effects they provide! Getting started is straight-forward. Thanks to the hot-swappable sockets no soldering is required! Just connect the device to your Windows, MacOS, or GNU/Linux computer with a USB Type-C cable and you’re ready to go.

What makes it special?

ANAVI Macro Pad 12 offers twelve fully programmable, hot-swappable, Gateron red mechanical switches with translucent keycaps. The black, gold-plated PCB features yellow back-lighting under each key, RGB LED on front and six WS2812B LEDs for under lighting effects. The hot-swappable sockets allow you to change the mechanical switches easily, with no soldering required. The device has a I²C slot for adding peripherals, such as a mini OLED display, included in the kit.

ANAVI Macro Pad 12 is open source hardware created with free and open source software only. The printed circuit board was designed using KiCad. The Open Source Hardware Association Certification is BG000095.

Technical Specifications

  • Keys: Twelve Gateron red, linear, non-clicky hot-swap mechanical switches and transparent keycaps with yellow LED backlighting
  • Peripherals: RGB LED on top, six WS2812B addressable LED strip for bottom-lighting, I²C slot for mini OLED display or other peripherals
  • MCU: Raspberry Pi RP2040
  • Connectivity: USB-C
  • Firmware: KMK and QMK
  • Compatibility: Windows, macOS, and Linux support
  • Dimensions: 73.0 x 116.7 mm (2.87 x 4.60 inches)

What comes in a kit?

ANAVI Macro Pad 12 will be shipped in (DIY) kit form. You can put it together in less than 10 minutes, no soldering needed. The kit includes:

  • Mini hot-swappable mechanical keyboard with a USB-C, RP2040 microcontroller, backlighting and under lighting
  • 12 Gateron red mechanical switches and translucent keycaps
  • Mini yellow-blue OLED display
  • Acrylic enclosure, screws and nuts
  • Stickers

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


ANAVI Macro Pad 12 was brought to life in 2023 thanks to a modest crowdfunding campaign at Crowd Supply. Now thanks to Lectronz we can reduce the carbon footprint from transportation and offer ANAVI Macro Pad 12 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.

Links to code and documentation

Documentation (

Code (

Design Files (

Certified Open Source Hardware - OSHW BG000095

Shipping policy

No information available.

The seller

ANAVI Technology

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