Pikatea Macropad GB3

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An out of the way, but easily accessible macropad - Made with a powder-coated steel plate and satisfying aluminum knob - The perfect macropad for any setup.

3, 5, or 7 Programmable Key Configurations

The Pikatea Macropad GB3 is a fully programmable macropad that mounts to an underside surface. We think this is the best place for a macropad since it doesn't take up desk space but is still right within reach. The device is programmable with a GUI to help with music control, repetitive tasks or actions. You can program each button to provide input to your computer such as:

  • Control your music with play/pause, seek/skip actions
  • Activate your screenshot tool 
  • Start or stop your recording program
  • Control the volume of programs independently
  • Control your streaming application, change scenes, mute your microphone, toggle an overlay (OBS, Streamlabs, etc)
  • Mute yourself in a video conference
  • Adjust the computer volume with the knob
  • Switch your computer sound from speakers to headphones
  • Type out a phrase like a street address or a commonly used email reply
  • Type out an emoji or emote

View more examples in the user guide. The device is loaded with VIAL firmware but is compatible with QMK and VIA.

Configured How You Like

Choose a configuration that works for you! Here are some examples.

Powder-coated Steel Textured White Plate, Pac-Man Keycaps, Delicious Sandwich Cookie Knob

 

Powder-coated Steel Textured Black Plate, Black Keycaps, Anodized Aluminum Matte Black Knob

 

Powder-coated Steel Textured White Plate, Pink Keycaps, Anodized Aluminum Silver Knob

 

3D Printed White Plate, White Keycaps, Anodized Aluminum Glossy Black Knob

 

Powder-coated Steel Textured Black Plate, Black Keycaps, Anodized Aluminum Matte Black Knob

 

3D Printed White Plate, Cyan Keycaps, Anodized Aluminum Silver Knob

 

Powder-coated Steel Textured Black Plate, White Keycaps, Anodized Aluminum Grey Knob

 

Powder-coated Steel Textured White Plate, White Keycaps, Large Minty Sandwich Cookie Knob

 

Anodized Aluminum Knobs: Grey, Silver, Matte Black, Glossy Black

 

Anodized Aluminum Knobs: Yellow, Red, Blue


3D Printed White 3 Key Bottom

 

Backside Covers

Assembled Live on Twitch Every Tuesday

These macropads are built, assembled and tested by hand in our workshop. We make them every tuesday on twitch! (That means most macropads ship on Wednesdays!) Stop by and watch your macropad get made. We love interacting with our customers while we make these macropads!

Easy to Program

The programming is easy thanks to an open source program called VIAL. The interface is easy to use. It lets you control the action of each button press and knob to do whatever you like instantly without flashing new firmware or doing anything complicated. 

More information on VIAL can be found here. QMK code and VIA firmware is also available to download

More Details

  • Supports Windows, Mac and Linux
  • User guide is available here
  • hot-swappable with mil-max sockets (The top plate can be exchanged easily with hot-swappable sockets)
  • USB Mini (the cable is included)
  • 2 adhesive strips and 2 screws are provided for mounting
  • QMK, VIA, and VIAL compatible
  • 3 key width: 138mm. 5 key width: 157mm. 7 key width: 176mm

Production Timeline

Please note the estimated shipping date near the "add to cart" button. Macropads will not ship out until they are assembled/kitted. Any in-stock item (like extra knobs, keycaps, etc) purchased along side this item WILL NOT SHIP until this item ships.

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