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Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 03:13:49 »
sorry, I do not have :-[
but I'm interested to have it later :p

If you have, post your ergo keyboard

EDIT:All ergo Keyboard:Kinesis,Ergo dox,M15,Cherry MX5000.etc

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 11:25:28 »


It's a little different now, I have DSA blanks on the bottom row, and F and J are deep dish DSA. But that's my baby (I just wish it was Topre).

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 11:26:20 »
Are we talking ergodox or just ergo layout in general?

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« Reply #3 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 12:28:20 »
I think OP is just talking about any ergo keyboard, like edox, kinesis advantage, ect,.
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 12:39:19 »
I think OP is just talking about any ergo keyboard, like edox, kinesis advantage, ect,.

No Ergo Clears then?

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« Reply #5 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 12:40:41 »
I think OP is just talking about any ergo keyboard, like edox, kinesis advantage, ect,.

No Ergo Clears then?

Oh... he might be talking about that too...
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #6 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 12:41:13 »
I think OP is just talking about any ergo keyboard, like edox, kinesis advantage, ect,.

No Ergo Clears then?

Ergo Clears are for the weak fingered.
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 14:01:24 »
Clockwise from top
 Kinesis Freestyle
 Comfort Keyboard
 Orbitouch
 Datahand
 Maltron 3D with trackball
 Maltron Right Handed
 Goldtouch Keyovation

And in the middle -
 Alphagrip AG5
 Twiddler 2.1





Safetype vertical keyboardSmartfish Ergomotion
Marquardt Mini-ErgoErgologic
Apple AdjustableNorthgate Omnikey Evolution
Acer Ergo 31Chicony KB-7001

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #8 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 14:03:28 »
I have so many questions for you hoggy but I'm rendered speechless but this incredible collection of amazing. So I will leave this statement and try to collect my thoughts:

That's so fetch.

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #9 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 14:04:02 »
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Dat datahand

Got a favorite or two out of the bunch?

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« Reply #10 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 14:11:45 »
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What's the keyboard 2 up from the bottom, on the left?
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« Reply #11 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 14:13:53 »
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Wow, I was in shock for a few minutes but I'm ok now, very nice collection you have there!! ;)

I think OP is just talking about any ergo keyboard, like edox, kinesis advantage, ect,.

No Ergo Clears then?

^^ this was my initial thought as well

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 14:15:39 »
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What's the keyboard 2 up from the bottom, on the left?

In which picture?  On the top picture it's a Maltron Single Handed Ergonomic Keyboard (right handed) in the top and an Apple Adjustable Keyboard (ADB) in the bottom. 

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« Reply #13 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 14:19:57 »
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What's the keyboard 2 up from the bottom, on the left?

In which picture?  On the top picture it's a Maltron Single Handed Ergonomic Keyboard (right handed) in the top and an Apple Adjustable Keyboard (ADB) in the bottom.

Thanks! I meant the top, sorry.
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« Reply #14 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 14:21:35 »
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What's the keyboard 2 up from the bottom, on the left?

It's an ergologic 7.1.  Also sold as a chicony flexpro.  Eek, wrong picture.

The one from the top picture is a comfort keyboard.  Never could get a decent handle on the name.

Gah, I must have been having a senior moment - wrong left.
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« Reply #15 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 21:17:51 »
Wow hoggy! Absolutely numbing collection. But you are missing an Ergodox :P 

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« Reply #16 on: Tue, 23 July 2013, 23:39:50 »
wow, hoggy. that collection is... wow. What's the one in the second picture, right column, second from the top?
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« Reply #17 on: Wed, 24 July 2013, 00:01:02 »
wow, hoggy. that collection is... wow. What's the one in the second picture, right column, second from the top?


That's the Ergologic.  I finally did the right thing and added the names to the pictures.  Sorry guys.
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #18 on: Wed, 24 July 2013, 00:02:27 »
Are we talking ergodox or just ergo layout in general?
I talking ergo layout general all ergo layout :D
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #19 on: Wed, 24 July 2013, 00:03:31 »
Wow hoggy! Absolutely numbing collection. But you are missing an Ergodox :P 

Thanks!  I'm glad you spotted that.  It's with Half-Saint at the moment...
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 24 July 2013, 00:06:24 »
nice collection hoggy :p

how to kinesis FS with goldtouch which better good?
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« Reply #21 on: Wed, 24 July 2013, 00:08:43 »

Dat datahand

Got a favorite or two out of the bunch?

Out of those pictured, I'd say the datahand.  I don't use it sadly.
Worst of the bunch is the smartfish.  If they just paid a bit more attention to the way humans are built (or just dropped the numpad), then it would be much better.  The novelty of it moving under your hands when you're typing never gets old, though.
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard(All ergo Keyboard)
« Reply #22 on: Wed, 24 July 2013, 07:40:36 »
Wow hoggy! Absolutely numbing collection. But you are missing an Ergodox :P 

Thanks!  I'm glad you spotted that.  It's with Half-Saint at the moment...

It's also missing an ergo-gp...http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=44940.120
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #23 on: Wed, 24 July 2013, 11:21:01 »
Clockwise from top
 Kinesis Freestyle
 Comfort Keyboard
 Orbitouch
 Datahand
 Maltron 3D with trackball
 Maltron Right Handed
 Goldtouch Keyovation

And in the middle -
 Alphagrip AG5
 Twiddler 2.1

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Safetype vertical keyboardSmartfish Ergomotion
Marquardt Mini-ErgoErgologic
Apple AdjustableNorthgate Omnikey Evolution
Acer Ergo 31Chicony KB-7001

im always impressed when people own a datahand but holy **** somebody actually owns an Alphagrip; i haven't seen anyone on geekhack own one of those except in the archives--It looks silly and impossible to use (yes even the Datahand and Orbitouch to me seem more practical) yet for some reason ive wanted one for gaming but the price is a turn off.

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard(All ergo Keyboard)
« Reply #24 on: Wed, 24 July 2013, 12:34:00 »
I'm always impressed when people own a datahand but holy **** somebody actually owns an Alphagrip; i haven't seen anyone on geekhack own one of those except in the archives--It looks silly and impossible to use (yes even the Datahand and Orbitouch to me seem more practical) yet for some reason ive wanted one for gaming but the price is a turn off.

I doubt you'd like it for gaming, but if it fits your hands then it's really easy to learn/pick up quick and the speed isn't too bad.  Surprisingly so.  It could really do with being programmable - especially for the punctuation.  It's just a little too small and noisy for me, but I'd say the price isn't too far off.  Worth a try if you've got shoulder problems and don't code (and poor hearing and medium size hands).

Oh, and it should be wireless.
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard(All ergo Keyboard)
« Reply #25 on: Wed, 24 July 2013, 22:37:51 »
the datahands are definitely the focus of my envious drooling, though I always wondered how easy it would be to adjust to one in actual use.

Curious about why aren't you using it? :( (I do remember searching for information a few times on the datahand in the last year or so and always remember seeing your name come up on DT)

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« Reply #26 on: Thu, 25 July 2013, 00:30:36 »
The datahand is a fantastic thing to type on, but it takes a good long time to adapt to. I've gotten close to using it at work a few times, but usually some deadline looms...
The problem with programming is sheer quantity of punctuation, if I didn't code, then it would be much easier.
If I could get to 20 words a minute including the symbols then it would be possible. I just need to practice for at least a month.

Hang on. I think you have something. Why aren't I using it?
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« Reply #27 on: Thu, 25 July 2013, 08:50:48 »
nice collection hoggy :p

how to kinesis FS with goldtouch which better good?
I've only typed on that one freestyle, and the rubber domes feel worn out. I've tried several goldtouches and they all feel pretty good. I'd say the freestyle has the best form factor (ergonomic shape) but the gold touch is nicer to type on.
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« Reply #28 on: Tue, 30 July 2013, 11:10:00 »
An old Typematrix 2020
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« Reply #29 on: Tue, 30 July 2013, 11:29:50 »
Think Input Nirvana has an Alphagrip, too.  At least I know he used to.

How is the Type Matrix?  I was always interested in the matrix layout.
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« Reply #30 on: Tue, 30 July 2013, 11:38:53 »
Think Input Nirvana has an Alphagrip, too.  At least I know he used to.

How is the Type Matrix?  I was always interested in the matrix layout.

You have to give up other keyboards for a while. 

I like matrix keyboards, you get used to them rather quickly. 

The typematrix has a few issues - it's non-standard layout (specifically the central position of backspace etc) means you need to spend a good deal of time with just that one keyboard - no swapping until you've settled down, and ideally, not even then.  It's a fair enough issue considering it affects every keyboard that's a little different.  It's a good little board if you're planning on being faithful.

Sadly, you need to tell it to go into dvorak mode - it starts up in qwerty each time you restart your pc.

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« Reply #31 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 01:50:47 »
*stares with glazed eyes, slack jawed and speechlesss in utter amazement* :eek:

'Grats on that collection, this has been quite an education, have not even heard, let alone seen, of any of them other than the Datahand. Simply amazing! :eek:

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard(All ergo Keyboard)
« Reply #32 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 02:11:51 »
maltron with vintange blacks? :rolleyes:
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« Reply #33 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 07:08:10 »
The maltron is really, really nice to type now.

Here's something else...
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« Reply #34 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 07:26:59 »
This one's a bit cheeky...


It's an Access-IS akc90, turned 180 degrees.  I've since reused the caps for something else.
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« Reply #35 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 07:41:18 »
I'll be very remiss if I didn't mention Webwits very impressive collection over at Deskthority...
He has some fantastic items.

http://deskthority.net/photos-videos-f8/ergonomic-keyboard-parade-t336.html
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« Reply #36 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 07:59:24 »
This one's a bit cheeky...
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It's an Access-IS akc90, turned 180 degrees.  I've since reused the caps for something else.

love the colours on that

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« Reply #37 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 09:53:09 »
I'll be very remiss if I didn't mention Webwits very impressive collection over at Deskthority...
He has some fantastic items.

http://deskthority.net/photos-videos-f8/ergonomic-keyboard-parade-t336.html
But,webwit minus maltron
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard(All ergo Keyboard)
« Reply #38 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 14:59:06 »
I'll be very remiss if I didn't mention Webwits very impressive collection over at Deskthority...
He has some fantastic items.

http://deskthority.net/photos-videos-f8/ergonomic-keyboard-parade-t336.html

i saw this a while back

all i got to say about that is μTRON

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« Reply #39 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 15:43:14 »
I'll be very remiss if I didn't mention Webwits very impressive collection over at Deskthority...
He has some fantastic items.

http://deskthority.net/photos-videos-f8/ergonomic-keyboard-parade-t336.html

i saw this a while back

all i got to say about that is μTRON

You won't believe how I much I've coveted that board...
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« Reply #40 on: Mon, 12 August 2013, 07:46:14 »
Clockwise from top
 Kinesis Freestyle
 Comfort Keyboard
 Orbitouch
 Datahand
 Maltron 3D with trackball
 Maltron Right Handed
 Goldtouch Keyovation

And in the middle -
 Alphagrip AG5
 Twiddler 2.1

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Safetype vertical keyboardSmartfish Ergomotion
Marquardt Mini-ErgoErgologic
Apple AdjustableNorthgate Omnikey Evolution
Acer Ergo 31Chicony KB-7001

Wow!!
You'r ergo's very nice!!!  :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard(All ergo Keyboard)
« Reply #41 on: Tue, 13 August 2013, 10:06:52 »
An old Typematrix 2020
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apparently any typematrix also here :p

interest typematrix 2020 how do you think hoggy?
i more interest 2020 of 2030
good scissors switch or what.etc
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« Reply #42 on: Tue, 13 August 2013, 12:34:10 »
The 2020 isn't all that bad. I don't have a 2030,but the two halves look too close for my liking. In fact the 2030 doesn't have enough separation.
The scissor switches feel on the nice side.

The really noticeable part of the 2020, is the central keys, they'll take a lot of getting used to. The idea is good though.
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« Reply #43 on: Wed, 14 August 2013, 01:39:34 »
g80-5000


Rather yellowed.  I'm sure someone must be able to post a nicer example.
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« Reply #44 on: Wed, 14 August 2013, 01:54:59 »
new ergo :p
where to buy and price?

IBM M15 and uTron waiting you :))
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« Reply #45 on: Wed, 14 August 2013, 05:01:32 »
My G80-5000
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« Reply #46 on: Wed, 14 August 2013, 05:27:32 »
Looking good! Wish mine looked like that.
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« Reply #47 on: Wed, 14 August 2013, 08:16:35 »
I guess white balance is a little bit off, it does not look THAT good, but also not as bad as yours :D
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard(All ergo Keyboard)
« Reply #48 on: Wed, 14 August 2013, 17:07:53 »
My primary keyboard these days, TypeMatrix 2030.

It's much better than the 2020, which feels cheap (and other stuff).

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard(All ergo Keyboard)
« Reply #49 on: Wed, 14 August 2013, 22:12:13 »
My primary keyboard these days, TypeMatrix 2030.

It's much better than the 2020, which feels cheap (and other stuff).
unfortunately the picture is less clear,davkol
i interest typematrix 2020 because dual hand :thumb:
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard(All ergo Keyboard)
« Reply #50 on: Thu, 15 August 2013, 00:08:46 »
It is, because it's just a thumbnail—ufraw keeps crashing on me these days.

The 2020 is a a piece of crap. Seriously. It looks cheap, feels cheap, and using two scissor switches per key instead of stabilizers is one of the worst ideas ever. Sure, bigger hand separation and an extra pair of keys in the middle could be nice, but we have ergodox for that, and it adds a lot to its size, making it less portable. The great thing about TM 2030 is that it's extremely portable.

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #52 on: Thu, 15 August 2013, 22:20:21 »
That looks really nice.  How have you tented the 2 parts?
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #53 on: Fri, 16 August 2013, 03:45:34 »
That looks really nice.  How have you tented the 2 parts?

Modified Kinesis lifters, attached with super velcro.

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #54 on: Fri, 16 August 2013, 11:44:18 »
That looks really nice.  How have you tented the 2 parts?

Modified Kinesis lifters, attached with super velcro.

Took some pics of it-








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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #55 on: Fri, 16 August 2013, 13:02:26 »
you went with the V3 lifter idea i see :D

damnit i want some white top/bottom layers, gimmmiiieeeee i hate clearrrrrrrrrr

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #56 on: Fri, 16 August 2013, 13:41:21 »
you went with the V3 lifter idea i see :D

damnit i want some white top/bottom layers, gimmmiiieeeee i hate clearrrrrrrrrr

Why not ask AcidFire? I could try hook you up for some. Cost for a pair I think would be around $15 + Shipping.

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #57 on: Sat, 17 August 2013, 05:50:25 »
Moz=mohitrag :rolleyes:
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #59 on: Sat, 17 August 2013, 07:15:05 »

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #60 on: Thu, 22 August 2013, 22:21:19 »
Hoggy, your nice collection has grown into an awesome collection! You've been quietly making some acquisitions I see :)

Yes, I still have an Alphagrip, it's a neat device. By looking at it you can tell if you'd like it or not. By it's nature it inherently has some great features.
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #61 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 08:20:04 »
Thanks, IN!

Here's another one...

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #62 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 14:56:25 »
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #63 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 15:01:34 »
Cross Post:

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The ergo-MOZ.
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #64 on: Mon, 26 August 2013, 15:13:33 »
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The ergo-MOZ.

LOL, not enough changes to rebrand it :P

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #65 on: Tue, 27 August 2013, 00:07:42 »
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looks good
keycap zinc it seems?
 
but i'dont like tranparent it's bad :eek:
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #66 on: Tue, 27 August 2013, 05:22:04 »
Yes alpha keys are zinc and I agree the clear acrylic is not for everyone. I hoewever love transparency.

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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #67 on: Tue, 27 August 2013, 05:28:53 »
Yes alpha keys are zinc and I agree the clear acrylic is not for everyone. I hoewever love transparency.
zinc :eek: I afraid if it until the rusty :-X
alu more better it seems
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Re: Post your ergo keyboard
« Reply #68 on: Sat, 31 August 2013, 21:01:26 »
Yes alpha keys are zinc and I agree the clear acrylic is not for everyone. I hoewever love transparency.
zinc :eek: I afraid if it until the rusty :-X
alu more better it seems

Zinc doesn't rust. It's relatively corrosion resistant.
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #69 on: Mon, 02 September 2013, 19:46:22 »
Davkol you have typematrix and ergodox
what difference layout matrix v columnar YMO which better?
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #70 on: Sat, 07 September 2013, 08:33:21 »
Datadesk smartboard
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #71 on: Sat, 07 September 2013, 14:43:08 »
Davkol you have typematrix and ergodox
what difference layout matrix v columnar YMO which better?

The difference is obvious, columnar layout should be better because fingers have different length. However, everyone is different, thus it's kinda difficult to find the ideal staggering. Moreover, the typematrix isn't fully split, that makes a difference as well, of course.

I don't have an opinion on the ergodox yet, that isn't sort of general.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #72 on: Wed, 16 October 2013, 04:36:15 »
Okay to post my DIY ergo board here?
39399-0

I made a sort of build thread here: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=49721.0
Buying more keycaps,
it really hacks my wallet,
but I must have them.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #73 on: Wed, 16 October 2013, 14:16:12 »
Oobly, it's a lot more than okay. 


[edit]  drat - there's another gap in my collection...  ;D
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #74 on: Tue, 10 December 2013, 17:53:04 »
Datadesk smartboard
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You like my ex?

Mine now



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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #75 on: Thu, 12 December 2013, 14:24:19 »
Hey, long time no see.

Your ex is, very nice.  I need to take her out more often.

Your Maltron is looking really sweet!
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #76 on: Thu, 12 December 2013, 14:52:59 »
Okay to post my DIY ergo board here?
(Attachment Link)

I made a sort of build thread here: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=49721.0

Good work, I like it! I may have to try this one day.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #77 on: Sat, 14 December 2013, 08:12:44 »






It's an Ergonomixx Mykey.
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #78 on: Thu, 19 December 2013, 03:24:22 »
Mykey ... myki ... LOL that's our public transport ticketing scheme in VIctoria now http://ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #79 on: Sat, 21 December 2013, 02:01:51 »
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It's an Ergonomixx Mykey.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #80 on: Tue, 24 December 2013, 13:09:40 »

IBM M15


Maltron


Data Hand


Fingerworks Touchstream


Kinesis Advantage


µTron


Typematrix 2030




SafeType


Microsoft Natural Elite


Razer Orbweaver



Mark 1 (3D printed ErgoDox shell. Hand-wired. Humble Hacker firmware)


Mark 2


Mark 3


Mark 4

Mark 5

Mark 6

Mark 7

Mark 8



Mark 9
(There was no Mark 10, due to a 3D printer fire)


Mark 11


Mark 12


Mark 13

Keyboard.IO Model 00

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #81 on: Tue, 24 December 2013, 14:20:55 »
so nice, awesome creations and a µTron and datahand in there too. so much win

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #82 on: Tue, 24 December 2013, 15:52:53 »
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Kinesis Advantage

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µTron

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Typematrix 2030



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SafeType

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Razer Orbweaver


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Mark 1 (3D printed ErgoDox shell. Hand-wired. Humble Hacker firmware)

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Whoa....

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #83 on: Tue, 24 December 2013, 23:00:13 »
Nice collection you got there Obra!
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #84 on: Wed, 25 December 2013, 05:00:56 »
IBM M15

Maltron

Data Hand

Fingerworks Touchstream

Kinesis Advantage

µTron

Typematrix 2030

SafeType

Microsoft Natural Elite

Razer Orbweaver

Mark 1 (3D printed ErgoDox shell. Hand-wired. Humble Hacker firmware)

Mark 2

Mark 3

Mark 4

Mark 5

Mark 6

Mark 7

Mark 8

Mark 9
(There was no Mark 10, due to a 3D printer fire)

Mark 11

Mark 12

Mark 13

Keyboard.IO Model 00

Not pictured: MS Sculpt, Truly Ergonomic, Twiddler, probably a couple more in the archives somewhere.

Wow!  Are they all currently in your collection, or is this the ones you have had over time?
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #85 on: Wed, 25 December 2013, 10:10:04 »
Wow!  Are they all currently in your collection, or is this the ones you have had over time?

The Safe-type isn't in my collection anymore. Oh, but I have a lovely Dvorak fingerworks to replace it.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #86 on: Wed, 25 December 2013, 10:17:54 »
Nice Collection Jesse looks gathering keyboard show.but apparently all you have :))
« Last Edit: Mon, 10 March 2014, 02:47:35 by yasuo »
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #87 on: Thu, 13 February 2014, 11:59:45 »
damn obra. holy wow. you have a lot of money tied up in some awesome keyboards. also how many sets of retro dsa did you buy?! damn son.
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #88 on: Thu, 13 February 2014, 21:41:57 »




Really enjoying using mine so far :)
Browns are nice for my hands, especially my right hand because I broke it about a month ago

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #89 on: Mon, 10 March 2014, 01:47:44 »
It's like walking into a museum of keyboard greatness, speechless really.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #90 on: Mon, 10 March 2014, 13:49:31 »
At the risk of going off topic for a bit - sorry.

Dubsgalore - how's the hand doing?
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #91 on: Wed, 12 March 2014, 16:02:26 »
damn obra. holy wow. you have a lot of money tied up in some awesome keyboards. also how many sets of retro dsa did you buy?! damn son.

10? 15?

But, they're all a business expense now :) http://keyboard.io

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #92 on: Thu, 13 March 2014, 20:47:24 »
New 'Dox with Blues and white PCB (via Mechanical Keyboards). I might not even put the aluminum plates on it when they arrive:




I think I need to put the stabilizers on this one. The heavier spring in the Clears doesn't need it, but on these blues you really gotta hit the thumb buttons dead on or they stick.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #93 on: Sat, 07 January 2017, 10:05:18 »
Sorry about the photo quality, light isn't all that good.





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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #94 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 07:16:25 »
Sorry about the photo quality, light isn't all that good.

 :eek:
What is that, and how do you type on it?? 

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #95 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 10:06:41 »
It's a yogitype.  Sadly it's rubber dome.

You rest your arms on the two rests, with the wrists facing each other. The keys are facing away from you on the back of the uprights.  I've only had chance to try it out for a few minutes so far.  I'm guessing it'll take a few hours (at least) to get used to it. When you press a key, a corresponding led on the front lights up.
« Last Edit: Sun, 08 January 2017, 13:12:01 by hoggy »
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #96 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 12:20:42 »
I want to see pictures of truly ergonomic keyboard :p


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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #97 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 13:05:23 »
Doable.  Are you thinking of getting one?
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #98 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 15:51:48 »
just playing with the idea. It looks rather nice. But the next thing I'll probably get is something ortholinear. I find that staggered layout works better with lower profile and lighter switches. For example, right now I'm typing on a $12 rubber dome with flat keys, and I find it less tiring than typing on my stock mx clears. I really want a Topre though, don't know what I would make of the layout :/

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #99 on: Sun, 08 January 2017, 16:31:07 »
It's a yogitype.  Sadly it's rubber dome.

You rest your arms on the two rests, with the wrists facing each other. The keys are facing away from you on the back of the uprights.  I've only had chance to try it out for a few minutes so far.  I'm guessing it'll take a few hours (at least) to get used to it. When you press a key, a corresponding led on the front lights up.

Wow, that's crazy. When I saw the letters on the inside, I thought you somehow had to type with your palms facing outwards! Looks interesting for sure, but I don't think I'd enjoy typing on it.

just playing with the idea. It looks rather nice. But the next thing I'll probably get is something ortholinear. I find that staggered layout works better with lower profile and lighter switches. For example, right now I'm typing on a $12 rubber dome with flat keys, and I find it less tiring than typing on my stock mx clears. I really want a Topre though, don't know what I would make of the layout :/

I use a Truly Ergonomic with MX browns at work. I like the physical layout but find the layout remapping pretty limited (you can only have a single function layer, I like to have extra layers by holding down thumbkeys to do different things - this might not matter to you). Also I've had quite a lot of problems with key chatter and the different firmwares that were supposed to fix it didn't help much. Some days like today it's fine, then others I feel like an absolute idiot for spending so much on a keyboard that is hardly able to perform its one single function.

Have a look at this blog post about the Truly Ergonomic, I pretty much agree with all of this, and the comments at the bottom about key chatter. There was also a really hilarious post I found about it with the guy typing and not correcting the chatter in his post, I'll try to find it. edit: found it!. Note that even though he said changing firmware almost fixed it for him, the latest firmware does not fix it completely on my board.

I use an Ergodox at home and I absolutely love it, especially now I have nice keycaps on it (DCS with GMK Carbon Modifers from Massdrop). If given the choice, I would definitely go with an Ergodox... The Ergodox was just a bit too weird and difficult to replace for me to take to work.

I could never go back to a staggered keyboard. Ortholinear FTW!
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #100 on: Mon, 09 January 2017, 03:23:03 »
LOL that blog post is the best! I looked at the ergodox at the meetup in the UK, but it seemed like the thumb keys are all too far for comfortable typing. I have rather small hands. And then when I wanted to go Atreus I was worried that it's not mobile as I thought it was, because you have to position yourself properly to use it. Which brings me to the Planck. I like the Diverge TM 2, but I heard of quality issues, and it's also not soldered, and plastic as well. But I really like that it has two 2u keys. Planck is going to be expensive though, but if I go planck I could go Alps too... ERGH. What's not helping is my fascination of Topre.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #101 on: Mon, 09 January 2017, 16:35:20 »
Oh. I find the thumb keys on the ergodox to be in the perfect spot for my hands.  ;D

The Atreus is nice but has too few keys for me, I need Ctrl, Alt and Shift on the outsides. I'd find it very irritating to have to use modifiers that aren't in the "correct" location.

I've never got into Topre or Alps because it's difficult to find keycaps, especially in odd ergo layouts. The worst part about the Ergodox is finding keycaps, with all those 1.5u ones and vertical 2u's, although I'm super happy with the GMK Carbon modifiers I got from Massdrop.

I don't usually care how expensive the keyboard I'm getting is because as a $/hr rate, it's nothing... It's just when you have too many sitting around unused that it gets a bit silly, plus the girlfriend starts to nag.  ;)

Good luck.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #102 on: Mon, 09 January 2017, 18:14:11 »
Oh. I find the thumb keys on the ergodox to be in the perfect spot for my hands.  ;D

The Atreus is nice but has too few keys for me, I need Ctrl, Alt and Shift on the outsides. I'd find it very irritating to have to use modifiers that aren't in the "correct" location.

I've never got into Topre or Alps because it's difficult to find keycaps, especially in odd ergo layouts. The worst part about the Ergodox is finding keycaps, with all those 1.5u ones and vertical 2u's, although I'm super happy with the GMK Carbon modifiers I got from Massdrop.

I don't usually care how expensive the keyboard I'm getting is because as a $/hr rate, it's nothing... It's just when you have too many sitting around unused that it gets a bit silly, plus the girlfriend starts to nag.  ;)

Good luck.
Thanks man. I think planck is probably the way to go for me.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #103 on: Tue, 05 March 2019, 05:10:55 »
Man! I'm an Ergo fan (with limited selection). The keyboards posted here are absolutely awesome! Really like some of the more esoteric models. My first ergo keyboard was a crappy model with rubber domes, but with a track ball under the thumb. That was a very nice keyboard. Unfortunately not as nice as the Maltron. That would've lasted me a long time, I guess. Since then I mastered VIM and added vimfx/vimium to my browser(s) to ensure that I can operate with the keyboard as much as possible. That in combination with my new love, the Kinesis Advantage, I'm pretty happy for now.

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #104 on: Wed, 19 February 2020, 15:06:48 »
Work in progress:

-   48-key 3D-printed keyboard with variable stagger
-   Logitech Trackman Marble with Zilent V1 switches held on with painters tape ;)


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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #105 on: Fri, 21 February 2020, 02:20:45 »
That looks really good, I like it.
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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #106 on: Fri, 21 February 2020, 04:34:36 »
MEK - 3d printed

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #107 on: Fri, 21 February 2020, 05:57:32 »
MEK - 3d printed

That is beautiful. What are the panels, either perforated or with black dots on, at the extreme left and right?

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #108 on: Fri, 21 February 2020, 06:09:13 »
thank you, left are the F keys, right are macros. mute, next, calc and such

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #109 on: Fri, 21 February 2020, 06:48:20 »
thank you, left are the F keys, right are macros. mute, next, calc and such

Oh, those are tiny switches?

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #110 on: Fri, 21 February 2020, 07:01:27 »
yep. full thread and build log here https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=99856.100

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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #111 on: Wed, 08 April 2020, 06:44:47 »
3D printed Dactyl manuform 5x6 with Zeal Zilents and in-switch LEDs (pure horror to wire that up)



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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #112 on: Tue, 28 April 2020, 20:01:19 »
BFO-9000 with custom sandwich case and dsa keycaps from kprepublic, gateron browns


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Re: Post Your Ergo Keyboard!
« Reply #113 on: Wed, 06 May 2020, 04:55:58 »
I have been interested in ergo keyboards, but never found anything that has worked good for me.Although, I think I have improved in "touch typping" / "right hand position".

I have used two ergo boards. Tried an X-bows,



Unfortunately the layout on this one did not work at all! The Esc key is too far away (I'm a Vim user), and the other keys commonly used in programming is too far away. Maybe the layout is better for ANSI, I don't know.

Then I tried this keyboard at work a couple of years ago,



The keyboard in itself was quite bad, but the layout was okay! I quite liked the split typing experience, it made my typing better. So even if people don't use it for ergonomics, it will help you improve your typing.

3D printed Dactyl manuform 5x6 with Zeal Zilents and in-switch LEDs (pure horror to wire that up)

Hehe, looks nice though! How is it to type on?