[clug] Ergonomic keyboards

Jason j.lee.nielsen at gmail.com
Thu May 10 00:25:18 GMT 2007

I hate those keyboards. They force you to type "properly", my fingers always cross the center line. But then what do I know, my caps lock key still lets me type in capitals, how unfashionable is that?


On Thu, 10 May 2007 10:04:32 +1000, Michael James <clug3 at james.st> wrote:

> Hey, here's something that Microsoft do Very well, Keyboards!
> I've just gotten a "Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 v1.0".
> (USB based, $69 from the ANU Union PC shop)
> It's way different from anything I've seen before,
>  but as soon as you lay your hands on it
>  you wonder why all keyboards aren't like this.
> It has a raised front edge with a nice wrist-rest,
>  and the keys slope down to the sides and back.
> Wrists dead straight, no twisting to flatten hands.
> Key action is superb, nice, springy, yields-all-at-once.
> In comfort, it's like a couch to a kitchen chair.

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