I had been trying to find a split board keyboard for months that was a wireless keyboard (I don't like the cords). I first used a split board keyboard in a call center where I used the keyboard for 10-12 hours a day; this saved my hands and wrists. Currently, I do many office ergonomic assessment for the company that I work for so I'm always looking for new products that will stand up to the wear and tear. I've found that the the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard is one of the very few ergonomic keyboards that feel very natural to use. There are so many features on the keyboard like the calculator button, zoom feature, and the back/forward button. The wrist pad is very comfortable and easy to clean. The only feature I have immediately removed is the plastic attachment under the keyboard that tilts it downward; those that have adjustable keyboards tray don't need this because it puts the wrists in an awkward position. I can't wait to see how long this product will last.
I ordred this product as I have multiple swollen discs in my neck. It is comfortable to use and is helping me a lot by keeping my hands in the correct position. I especially love the ergonomic mouse. Highly recommended.
- How did the image on site compare with the actual product? Accurate
- Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? So far so good
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
After owning a Microsoft Ergonomic Desktop wireless mouse and keyboard for 3 years, the keyboard died. I thougt I had found a replacement. I loved the old one. This one has improvements I thought I would like. The mouse is too large for my small hands and is awkward. The keyboard is a split keyboard, which is fine if you type with all your fingers in the proper positions, as taught in typing class. I don't, so it doesn't work for me. Some keys are bigger than others, they are at strange angles, etc. It does not work for me. If you have small hands or do not have formal typing lessons, it may not be good for you either. Also the keyboard is way too big, like the oversized mouse. Go for a lesser model without the split keyboard.
The mouse and keyboard are very egronomic, the wheel on the mouse is very easy to use. I use the same keyboard at my place of employment and enjoy the quitness and the location of my hands with the split keyboard. The extra keys (my favorites, calculator, web/home, search and mail) are great. What a combination.....