Tiny open source programmable two-key mechanical keyboard

ANAVI Macro Pad 2

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What is it?

ANAVI Macro Pad 2 is an open source programmable two-key mechanical keypad with backlighting and Microchip ATtiny85. It is an awesome tiny mechanical keyboard for copy and paste or quick "mute" button.

Each of the keys on ANAVI Macro Pad 2 can be reprogrammed for use as a macro or even as a dedicated shortcut key, making it perfect for a number of applications across various industries.

Whether you want to speed up copying and pasting, simplify common video conferencing functions, "mute" cameras and microphones, or give pride-of-place to your favorite emojis—to name just a few examples—ANAVI Macro Pad 2 lets you do it in style. Multiple pre-made keymaps are available for working with popular software like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, Jitsi, Skype, and Git.

All kits of ANAVI Macro Pad 2 include Gateron red mechanical switches. These linear switches make the typing smoother and sound quieter. They are preferred choice for daily work and gaming.

Features

  • Keys: Two Gateron Red mechanical switches with 3 mm LED backlighting and translucent keycaps
  • CPU: Microchip ATtiny85
  • Connectivity: microUSB
  • Firmware: Quantum Mechanical Keyboard (QMK) 0.13.19 open source firmware
  • Compatibility: Windows, MacOS, and GNU/Linux support
  • Dimensions: 40x38 mm (1.60 x 1.50 inches)

Developer Kit

ANAVI Macro Pad 2 Developer Kit does not require any soldering. It features Gateron Red mechanical switches and translucent keycaps with red backlighting. The Developer Kit is easy to get started with, and is perfect even for newbies. Just pop the keycaps on, and you’re ready to go!

Maker Kit

ANAVI Macro Pad 2 Maker Kit is for advanced users only. It requires soldering skills, but gives you the opportunity to change the color of the 3 mm LED backlights and swap out the mechanical switches, which are compatible with Cherry MX plates or PCB footprints. You can get everything you need from Mouser or some other distributors of electronic components. You can even perform a hot-swap upgrade using holtite sockets!

Note: USB to Micro USB cable is not included in any of the kits.

Why did you make it?

ANAVI Macro Pad 2 was designed an open source fun and productivity solution. Only free and open source software tools like KiCad, OpenSCAD, and Inkscape were used to design it. Quantum Mechanical Keyboard (QMK) version 0.13.19 with V-USB is the default open source firmware. Source code and schematics are available on GitHub.

ANAVI Macro Pad 2 runs on a Microchip ATtiny85, which is a reliable, low-cost, 8-bit AVR RISC-based microcontroller. Although ATtiny85 is not as powerful as ATmega32U4 or ATmega328P, the affordable price, reliability, and small package makes it popular among both enthusiasts and professionals. ANAVI Macro Pad 2 uses the open source micronucleus bootloader with V-USB project, which provides a software-only implementation of a low-speed USB device.

ANAVI Macro Pad 2 is made in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in the EU and is packaged in a recyclable, eco-friendly cardboard box.

What makes it special?

ANAVI Macro Pad 2 boosts day-to-day productivity by providing an amazing level of control and gorgeous lighting effects right at your fingertips. It is an entirely open source project that combines open source hardware with free and open source software.

Shipping

ANAVI Macro Pad 2 was brought to life in 2021 thanks to a crowdfunding campaign at Crowd Supply. Now thanks to Tindie we can reduce the carbon footprint from transportation and offer ANAVI Macro Pad 2 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 (github.com)

Code (github.com)

Design Files (github.com)

Certified Open Source Hardware - OSHW BG000077

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The seller

ANAVI Technology

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