This project was in my backlog for a few years. I had all the parts for it but never got around to finishing it up. It consists of some mechanical key switches, an arduino pro micro, and a custom 3d printed case.
It is programmed to show up as an HID device and the keys are mapped to my most used Onshape functions key board shortcuts.
This was conceived after noticing my first son’s love of the microwave and oven’s displays. This was a project to get me back into building stuff after being out of the loop after having a baby.
This consists of an Adafruit esp8266 feather board with 4x 7 segment display and an spi accelerometer. The feather features an built in lipo charger which allowed a quickly implemented lipo battery in the build. Next I designed a case around the components and assembled it. Both of my kids loved it before it was lost under a couch and the battery died beyond revival at which point both of them were interested in bigger and better computers.