elephant42 Keyboard Photo Build Log
The elephant42 (🐘42) keyboard is a 42-key ergonomic split mechanical keyboard designed by illness072. It supports 4 thumb keys, with an aggressively staggered pinky column.
All the RGB LEDs are SK6812mini-e, which are easier to solder.
The keyboard is non-reversible, so it's less likely to make mistakes in soldering.
More information about the firmware can be found at https://docs.beekeeb.com/elephant42-keyboard-photo-build-log/elephant42-qmk-firmware-with-via
Here are some photos of my build.
Left side (front)
Right side (front)
Left side (back)
Right side (back)
The sk6812mini-e corner should be aligned with G (GND).
All the per-key RGB LEDs should face the key switches (front) side, and the underglow RGB LEDs should face the back/bottom side.