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Offline ricercar

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split keyboard with trackball in between
« on: Thu, 05 May 2011, 15:33:10 »
After maybe six months I found a carriage bolt to fit the Kinesis Evolution chair mounts.




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My chair arms are too thick for the mere 3" bolt length, so I drilled a piece of oak plywood and mounted the Evolution on the 'desk' instead of the chair arms. If I decide to keep this setup, I'll bolt the chair mounts directly into my desktop. Doubtful.

Left underside
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Right underside
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With a useful mount (finally no screwdriver holders), this Kinesis Evolution is now reviewable for the 'wiki.' However, my current mood sums up the Evolution in mostly-irrelevant opinions:

  • I really hate complicated white ALPs. Fortunately I have a Monterrey donor board waiting in the wings.
  • The right space bar is far too sensitive. Double spacing after a period is so passe.
  • The Evolution is not a keyboard for someone who still looks at his fingers while he types.
« Last Edit: Thu, 05 May 2011, 16:02:33 by ricercar »
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