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Uncategorized author: admin 10.23.2006 Comments Off

From early beginning of computers, first device for data input was keyboard. During the long life of computer keyboards, main design did not change too much, basically it looks the same as 30 years ago. We did a little research and found some interesting keyboard models that can help you to type faster with less errors, or/and make long working hours at your computer much more comfortable. The RSI, Repetitive Strain Injuries, problem of the modern man, can be caused by long working hours using improper keyboards and mouses. Some manufacturers are presenting ergonomic keyboards to help prevent RSI, problem with special designed keyboards are that they usually demands longer adaption time.

Das Keyboard II

Das Keyboard IIFirst of all we are presenting Das Keyboard, simple name for quite simple product coming from founder of Metadot. Das Keyboard translated from German language stands for The Keyboard is a perfect device for Ubergeek. On first sight Das keyboard is regular black keyboard, but quite fast you notice why it so special, it is totally blank. There is no single label on it. Part from the geekish look on your table, Das Keyboard should help you to learn to type faster and without looking at keyboard. There are two models of Das Keyboard first original keyboard with keys with elastic membrane and Das Keyboard II with totally mechanical gold plated key switches, ,allowing this keyboard endure up to 50 Million key strokes comparing to regular keyboards barely endure 10 to 15 Million strokes.
Constructor claims that using this keyboard is like on a piano, cause there are no keys to look at when typing, your brain will quickly adapt and memorize the key positions. Within a few short weeks users increase their typing accuracy and find themselves typing up to 100% faster.
In my opinion price that you have to pay to be Ubergeek with Das Keyboard II is i bit too high about $90. But if you want to impress your geekish friends with blank keyboard, Das Keyboard is das thing for you.
Microsoft Natural Ergo Keyboard 4000

Microsoft Natural Ergo Keyboard 4000

Second keyboard that we have today is new Microsoft Natural Ergo Keyboard 4000 successor of Microsoft famous natural line of keyboards. Natural line is specially made to prevent possibility of RSI. New Natural 4000 is even more ergonomic than its successors it features 14 degree gable, curved key bad allowing key to be closer to your fingers to reduce unnecessary motion. It is also comes with optional palm lift which raise keyboard in seven-degree reverse slope encourages better arm and wrist alignment.
On the top of the keyboard it features set of so called multimedia keys, additional customisable keys, which can be modified to open your favourite programs on just one key press. Also custom keys can be assigned some key combinations like most commonly used Copy, Paste or other combinations. One of the special features that new Natural model brings in is a Zoom feature, with only one finger now you can zoom in your working document or zoom out to See entire picture with out tacking off hands from keyboard.
Microsoft built quite a reputation as a manufacturer of hardware devices, all mice’s and keyboards from Microsoft are well know by its durability and long life in hostile office environments. Microsoft Natural Ergo Keyboard 4000 is avaliable on Amazon for about $50 witch is a small price for comfort that you get from Natural 4000.
Ideazon Zboard Gaming Keyboard

Ideazon Zboard Gaming Keyboard

If you are spending countless sleapless nights in front of the computer but you are not a coder but gamer, Ideazon Zboard Gaming Keyboard is the thing for you. Just how many times you were killed just cause you miss the reload key. To enrich gaming experience and to beat that kid who’s always got more frags than you we are presenting Zboard Gaming Keyboard. As you can notice from the picture this keyboard have doubled the most used A S D W and other keys on the left side of keyboard, they are much better placed and risk of hitting the wrong key is reduced. Keyboard poses all other keys like any other “normal” keyboard, but they are a bit strange placed so there the period of adaptation is a bit longer. But if you have some longer text to type and you want regular keyboard, just use other inlay witch will transform this gaming dragon into regular office keyboard. Some of the features that differs this keyboard from regular one are, built in USB hub and configurable multimedia keys. For full gaming experience Ideazon Zboard Gaming Keyboard is avaliable on Amazon in $45.