When you have a key-festooned unit called a MACROPAD, it’s only natural that one of the first things to try would be application hotkeys or macrosAnything less would be like a dinosaur tour without any dinosaurs!

Press one of MACROPAD’s 12 keys to send a shortcut, function key or whole sequence of keystrokes to a connected computer. The OLED display provides a map, while LEDs under each key offer color-coded groups or themes. Turn the dial to select among different application sets.

This is one of those projects that you can simply find everyday use for as-is, or peer inside the code to see how CircuitPython makes this all pretty simple. Additionally, hotkey configuration files for different desktop applications are easily created, modified and shared.

Parts

You can buy a kit with all the parts with Kailh Red keys and clear keycaps or build your own custom configuration:

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This guide was first published on Jul 07, 2021. It was last updated on 2021-07-07 10:02:08 -0400.

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