Quefrency Rev. 5 PCBs - Hotswap 65%/65XT Split Staggered Keyboard


A 60%/65%/65XT split staggered keyboard, with 2x5 macro section option for the left half. Pronounced as keew-fren-see.

Rev. 5 of the Quefrency with hotswap sockets adds these two changes on top of Rev. 4:

  • Stepped Caps Lock support
  • Support for Right half bottom row of 2.75u + 6x1u, in addition to the previous configuration of 2.75u/1.25u/1.25u__3x1u


  • Option for rotary encoders at top left and top right corners
    • Rotary encoders need to be soldered in (not hotswappable)
    • It's recommended to add a 4mm foam piece or silicone bumper below the PCB where the encoder is and the bottom plate
  • ANSI support only
  • Layouts supported: Quefrency Rev. 5 KLE
  • Macro section on left half and right column on right half can optionally be broken off
  • USB-C ports for both connection to computer and between halves
  • Compatible with MX-style switches only
  • QMK compatible, pre-flashed with VIA support
  • Compatible with FR4 Plate Kits

PCB Kits

  • Left PCB and Right PCB
  • One size fits all - Left PCB can have macro section broken off

Items needed for Build

Build Guide

Quefrency Rev. 4/5 Hotswap Build Guide

Case Design Files

Files available on GitHub

Default Keymapping:

The default keymapping that the board is pre-programmed with can be found here: Default Keymaps