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Conventional keyboard without numpad – do it yourself!

Posted by Eriberto on mar 14, 2012 in Hardware |

Hello all,

The objective of this post is show as make a keyboard without a numpad from a conventional and complete computer keyboard. The original post was written in Brazilian Portuguese and is at Though the post is in pt_BR, has several images showing all process. So you can understand the pictures and make your keyboard too!

We will strip the numpad using a hacksaw. You will need a keyboard with the control and the leds out of the area will be cutted off. A great example are the Dell keyboards, as can be viewed in the image bellow (click to enlarge). However, we have thousand of similar keyboards in the world.

keyboard to be cutted

If you have comments, doubts or ideas, please, write here in English. Use the reply area bellow.

Thanks for your international visit! 😛




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out 21, 2012 at 11:15 pm

do you have an English translation? tnx

out 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm

Lemuel, not yet. But you can understand the all process looking the pictures. Send me your questions.

Thanks in advance.



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