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Microsoft’s Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 could finally replace the aged Natural Pro as our split-keyboard of choice. quote

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Maximum PC Feb 24, 2006

Microsoft’s Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 could finally replace the aged Natural Pro as our split-keyboard of choice.

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2005CDDA3261044 2005CDDA3261044

I first had a chance to use a Microsoft Ergonomic keyboard at an internship (it was lying around). It took some getting used but was much more comfortable than any other keyboard I had used before. Now that I have a full time job I had my employer purchase one for my workstation and also...

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shakyone shakyone

download the Microsoft drivers, and make it even better. Works with OSX, Linux, and Windows. Uber comfortable for long typing sessions. Use the front mounted lift, it keeps your wrist straight. Look for them on Newegg, Amazon, and Overstock. You won't regret it for a second. This...

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jpalonzo jpalonzo

this keyboard is the best of all when it comes to MS Hardware (and boy they make great hardware gear). this keyboard is really confortable and it feels good. I think this should be the best keyboard option for people who (like me) have enjoyed the MS Natural Keyboard Elite and the MS Natural...

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csjohnst csjohnst

I spend all day in front of this keyboard, and couldn't be happier with it. I have had lots of problems with Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, and this keyboard helps tremendously with this. Of course the split curved design has been around for a while but this keyboard has a soft touch on the keys....

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wildmoosen wildmoosen

I code, play video games, and write papers for school. Needless to say, I really wanted a comfortable keyboard, in fact, I think its safe to say that everyone wants a comfortable keyboard. But then comes the question, "Which keyboard should I get?" Well, look no farther than this...

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obihann obihann

Sadly today you seem to have to decide between a great typing experience with a mechanical keyboard or avoid carpul tunnel with an ergo keyboard. Personally I like a mechanical keyboard for gaming but for day to day coding and typing this is the way to go.

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migo migo

As far as ergonomics go, the 4000 could be very good, but only under a very specific situation. If you do a lot of typing and rarely use a mouse/trackball (or are left handed), it could be the ideal solution. If you are right handed and do a lot of mousing, the number pad will get in the way,...

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