Launched in 2005, Das keyboard encourages touch-typing which boosts typing speed and perfection. The Cherry MX switches also provide audible feedback. These keyboards help type faster.
2. IBM Model M:
This keyboard was first introduced in 1984 and it has spring key design which offers audible feedback too. Its keys are switchable and it also allows different keyboard layouts. It's a durable model too. This keyboard is popular for its solid response and it allows typing for long hours without any stress. It also ensures lesser typos as it's very easy to type on this keyboard.
3. Kinesis Advantage:
This keyboard, launched in 2002, has an ergonomic layout and some common non-letter keys are placed centrally on this keyboard. It helps reduce repetitive stress injuries while coding and its keys can be reprogrammed too. The keys can be switched between QWERTY and Dvorak. Kinesis suits perfectly with finger structure and it also offers built-in rests for wrists.
4. Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000:
Launched in 2005, this keyboard gives a natural feel to its users as it has padded palm rests and helps reduce wrist pain. Programmers find this model extremely comfortable to use.
This keyboard model was launched in 1997. Its keys are placed in straight vertical columns and it helps reduce hand movement and repetitive stress. On this keyboard, the Enter and Backspace keys are placed within reach of index fingers and not thumbs.
It's again an ergonomic keyboard model which allows custom hand placements. It allows easy access to key-switches to each finger and also use the integrated mouse. The movements on this keyboard are almost similar to QWERTY and it's the most ideal for those coders who love coding all the day.
7. Microsoft Comfort Curve:
It's born in 2005 and it's ergonomic too. It's not as expensive as Microsoft’s Natural Ergonomic keyboards. Its keys are very low-profile which is another reason behind its popularity. Its curve makes a difference and it allows striking keys from any angle.
8. Apple Aluminium Wireless:
It's a very popular keyboard among Apple fans and it's loved because of its slim design, aluminium case and also the MacBook-like key layout. It helps prevent fat-finger mistakes and it gives the feel of a laptop keyboard. Its design is quite compact and beautiful too.
Courtesy: IT World