Planck EZ vs. OLKB Planck

If you’re already familiar with the OLKB Planck, or if you’re wondering which Planck board would work best for you, here’s a comparison of some features:

FeaturePlanck EZOLKB Planck
Case materialABSAl or FR4
Note: Some parts are open source, so whatever you want!
Metal PlateOptional
PCB compatible with other known cases?
Weightapprox. 400 grams Varies
CE/FCC certified
Warranty2 yearsCase by case because of DIY
Kit/built-it-yourself
Board/case (etc.) available separately
Full-matrix (48-key) option
USB-C
Wireless / Bluetooth
Buy with no switches?
Support for rotary encoders?
(unofficial)
Backlighting
(Glow model)
Hot-swappable switches
AvailabilityMost of the time
Delivery time
(from the time you click Buy until you have it on your desk)
2 weeks1-4 weeks
Supported byZSAOLKB
Works with Oryx
Works with QMK

Bottom line: they’re both great products, but you may be happier with one or the other depending on what you’re looking for! Both boards use the extremely powerful and flexible QMK firmware. If you want a fully-assembled keyboard that you can just plug in and start typing on, the Planck EZ is probably for you. If you’re a hardware modder (or want to start), then the OLKB Planck is probably more your style.

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