Best Keyboards for Emacs

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Here's what i consider the best keyboards for emacs.


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X-Bows Keyboard Review

Compact, easy to adopt. Features large and many thumb keys. Programable. Not expensive.

Kinesis Advantage2 Keyboard

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Kinesis Advantage2 Keyboard

This is my main keyboard since 2016.

For full review, see Kinesis Advantage2 Keyboard Review

My config. Kinesis/Ergodox Layout for Xah Fly Keys

Efficient Keybinding for Emacs

Also, very important is to get a efficient keybinding for emacs.

see Emacs: Xah Fly Keys

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