Switches into Plate

First, insert a couple of keyswitches through the keyswitch plate. The plate mechanically connects the switches to each other, which lends some nice lateral stability to the keys.

Connect to Board

Carefully press the two switches into the switch sockets, being very careful to align the legs so none bend!

Add Switches

Continue adding switches, being mindful of their orientation.


You can add the optional backplate using four M3 x 6mm screws.


Now, you can add your keycaps! simply press them onto the keyswitch stems until they are fully seated.

This guide was first published on Jul 26, 2021. It was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

This page (Macropad Assembly) was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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