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Getting Started:
The NoodlePad & The Udon:13 Keypads

Where To Start?

So you got your new Mad Noodle Keypad and don't know where to start? 

Step 1:

Assemble Your Keypad 

Follow the guide, to attach your baseplate and keyplates with the included hardware kit.

Step 2:

Choose Your Firmware Option


Easy: Vial (BETA)

For new users or users looking for an overall simpler and quicker programming experience, Vial is simple desktop software for remapping your keypad via an easy-to-use GUI.

Select the "Vial" Button below and follow the guide for installation.

Advanced: QMK

For users who are familiar with, or are looking to learn QMK


Select the "QMK" button below and follow the guide on our Github to get started. 

Side Profile

Please note: The QMK Configurator is not currently compatible with Rotary encoders, so Keymaps must be written and compiled manually (AKA the old fashioned way).

If you have an older generation keypad (I.E. Noodlepadv1/NCCv2) follow THIS guide

Step 3:


Regardless of what firmware path you take, you should familiarize yourself with the plethora of KEYCODEs QMK and Vial use.

Everything from typing a basic letter to controlling your RGBs or switching layers all have their own special keycode that can be mapped to your keypad to customize its functionality.

Click HERE for the full list of keycodes.

Step 4:

You're Good to Go! 

Congrats! Your new Mad Noodle Keypad is good to go! 

If have any questions or run into any issues, you can contact me by filling out the contact form on our Contact Page.

Happy Typing! 

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