Our hands naturally rest angled when in front of us, and this keyboard has been built to conform to that, rather than having us awkwardly trying to straighten our hands on a regular flat keyboard, putting strain on our wrists. The keyboard is also curved into a dome shape, which contributes to its...
The wireless dongle is pre-paired with the keyboard and mouse from the factory. If it stops working, or you lose it, or you break it, you have to throw away the whole set. Also if you buy the keyboard on its own, and decide to add the mouse afterwards, you won't be able to pair the mouse with t...
You can map any key to any position easily using a simple GUI, including making hardware key layers. And, since the firmware is open source, you can modify it to do anything you want. Many of the hardware components can also be altered/replaced by equivalent parts.
Having multiple keys under the thumbs lets you keep the rest of your hands still, and helps prevent reaching. For example, the backspace key on a regular keyboard is way in the top right corner, while on the Kinesis keyboard it's under the left thumb. So, to hit the backspace button you just ne...
With a retail price of $96.86, this keyboard is considerably more affordable than most ergonomic keyboards on the market. It doesn’t have the same caliber as more premium keyboards, but it’s a top option for those on a budget who are looking for a good ergonomic option.
Decided to invest on one as I have been having trouble with wrist pain on conventional keyboards. After a 2-week adjustment period, I really love this keyboard. The split makes typing easier on my wrists and shoulders, while the thumb-cluster can be very useful.
Split design lets you optimize positioning
More actions for the thumb
Comfortable for those with broad shoulders and large hands