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Phantom Solder — Maker Keyboards

65% Solder PCB for Phantom with Blocker — Felix Jen

Released on March 05, 2021


Phantom — A Solder PCB with 65% blocker support

The Phantom is a PCB designed around the Maker Keyboards Phantom case. Due to the inclusion of a seamless 65% blocker, special cutouts needed to be included to allow the PCB to pivot into the case. Additionally, flex cuts were added to increase flexibility with the O-ring gasket mount system.

The PCB supports both QMK and VIA by default.


“That which yields is not always weak.”

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Images

Photos courtesy of Maker Keyboards:

For more photos of the Phantom PCB’s, see the Phantom Hotswap project page.


Technical Details

Specification Value
PCB Thickness 1.6mm
PCB Material Tg 150-160 FR4
Surface Finish ENIG – 1U Thick
Copper Weight 1oz/ft2
Soldermask Matte Black – Custom
Maximum Power Consumption 50mA
Standby Power Consumption 14mA
Overall Dimensions 303mm x 93.8mm
Microprocessor ATMEGA32U4-MU
Firmware Download (VIA) Download Firmware
QMK Repository Firmware QMK Github
VIA Repository VIA Repository
Associated Plate File Download Plate File

Where to Buy

The Phantom keyboard kit can be found at Maker Keyboards for worldwide orders. These keyboards kits are sold through limited group buy and in-stock orders and may not be available for purchase in the future.