Pimoroni Keybow Mini Mechanical Keyboard Kit with Raspberry Pi - Linear (Soft) Switches


  • Description-


    Glow up for keyboards! Pimoroni's Keybow is a solderless mini mechanical keyboard with super satisfying high-quality clicky switches. The per-key RGB lighting shines brilliantly through the clear DSA-profile key caps, so you get all the incredible LED colors while clickety-clacking away at your coding, hotkey-ing, etc! 

    Keybow is an easy-to-build, solderless, DIY mini mechanical keyboard. It's Raspberry Pi-powered, with twelve illuminated keys, hot-swap linear (soft) switches, clear keycaps, and awesome customisable layouts and macros. It's the ultimate macro pad.

    This kit has (just about) everything you need - microSD card not included but that's it. You can now build your own mini mechanical keyboard. It's a fun, affordable, first step into the world of mechanical keyboards, with high-quality linear (Silver) Kailh Speed switches and clear DSA-profile key caps that look incredible when lit up with the per-key RGB lighting. The fancy hot-swap Kailh sockets mean that there's absolutely no soldering required!

    Kit includes:

    • Raspberry Pi Zero WH
    • Keybow PCB
    • Switch plate
    • Twelve Kailh Speed switches 
    • Twelve clear DSA-profile key caps
    • Acrylic baseplate
    • Fixings and feet
    • Micro-USB cable
    • Portable, reusable kit box

    Note: A pre-loaded SD card is not included, so you'll want to grab a micro SD card that will be burned with the firmware once you receive the kit.


    • Per-key RGB LEDs (APA102)
    • Kailh hot-swap switch sockets (for Cherry MX-compatible switches)
    • 40-pin female header
    • I2C breakout header for add-ons
    • Custom Keybow OS
    • Compatible with Raspberry Pi 3 B+, 3, 2, B+, A+, Zero, and Zero W
    • Assembled size: 85 x 56.5 x 38mm

  • Learn+


    Use the ItsyBitsy M4/M0 as a custom USB mechanical keypad with CircuitPython
    Build a keyboard that says one thing – Vote!