Skip to main content

How to flash MNT Reform keyboard firmware

What you need

  1. How to flash MNT Reform keyboard firmware, Unscrew the keyboard frame: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the following screws securing the keyboard frame to the main box:

    • Six black M2×5mm countersunk Philips screws

  2. How to flash MNT Reform keyboard firmware, Remove the keyboard frame: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the top of the keyboard frame and pull it out towards the screen.

    • Your Reform should now look like this.

    • When re-assembling the Reform, insert the bottom of the keyboard frame into the main box before pressing it down. If the frame is not straight, very gently un-warp it, section by section with both hands close together.

    • Don't bend it with both hands on opposite ends of the frame — you'll likely twist it, especially the thinnest parts around the OLED display!

  3. How to flash MNT Reform keyboard firmware, Set the SW84 switch to ON: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Using a spudger or your fingernail, set the SW84 switch to ON.

    • The SW84 programming DIP switch is located near the F4 key of the keyboard, and to the left of the OLED display.

    • Before you move on to the next step, you need to make sure you will be able to enter the ./flash.sh command without using the Reform's keyboard.

    • You have two options:

    • Connect an external USB keyboard.

    • Copy the ./flash.sh command followed by a new line in your text editor, so that you can paste it and run it without the use of a keyboard.

    • The script needs to be run as root, so make sure that you are using a root shell, or that sudo will not ask you to enter a password.

  4. How to flash MNT Reform keyboard firmware, Press the SW83 button: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Press the SW83 reset button, located right under the DIP switch from the previous step.

  5. How to flash MNT Reform keyboard firmware, Flash the keyboard firmware: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Run ./flash.sh as root.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow steps 1 and 2 in reverse order.

One other person completed this guide.

Neelfyn

Member since: 05/13/14

972 Reputation

9 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 3

Past 7 Days: 5

Past 30 Days: 20

All Time: 418