Using Oryx has been great! The million-dollar question is, which one of these ortholinear keyboards should you be using? I already started playing with the Oryx configurator. You get the same QMK software along with hot-swappable switches. Itâs pre-built, so no rigorous efforts are going to be required. Well, a rotary encoder twists clockwise and counter clockwise. So why then do I have a website on computer keyboards?The fact is, Iâve always loved computers. This includes defining pins for them. The steel plate in which the switches will be mounted and over which the keycaps will be placed. This is a keyboard firmware based on the tmk_keyboard firmware with some useful features for Atmel AVR and ARM controllers, and more specifically, the OLKB product line, the ErgoDox EZ keyboard, and the Clueboard product line.. However, if you prefer some of the physical features of the other boards there are other tools out there so that you donât always have to edit the QMK firmware directly ( online configurator, QMK Toolbox). I really appreciate a smaller board as well. Are there any pros and cons to either, does anyone have experience with both? 00. Planck EZ is a keyboard that is designed with an ortholinear layout having 47 keys in a streamlined non-staggered style. Itâs definitely a great choice for people whoâre looking to get a greatly customizable keyboard that suits your typing and gaming needs depending upon whichever you choose. Ergodox or Planck / Preonic (pros and cons). This keyboard takes away the pain of building a custom Planck Keyboard which is great if youâre looking for a plug-and-play keyboard device.eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'keyboardkings_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_4',107,'0','0'])); When it comes to Planck keyboards, the absolute choice for all beginners would definitely be, the Planck EZ keyboard. Iâve been eyeing the /DEV/TTY set as well. Edit: Iâll post this in a separate threadâ¦ done: BIIP MT3 Extended 2048 Custom Keycap Set (Drop) (let me know what you think @foxtrottwist! Planck vs Preonic vs Subatomic (Keyboards) General Developer Forum. And of course if you prefer to dig into the firmware you can still do so with Planck EZ. While being a slightly larger size, the Preonic comes with all of the benefits of the Planck. Iâd definitely make one change in the layout though: swap the Enter key with the quotes key. No matter where you land, the Planck EZ takes seconds to set up.