Dactyl keyboard

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The Dactyl keyboard is made by Matt Adereth, around 2014-04.

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Dactyl keyboard [image source http://imgur.com/a/HdE5t]

Total key count: 70.

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Dactyl keyboard.

Typing on the Dactyl Keyboard

Dactyl Split Keyboard Review (first impressions and 3 weeks in)
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Typing on the Dactyl Keyboard, by creator Matt Adereth
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Dactyl keyboard is the best

The best keyboard, that i've ever put my hands on, is now, Dactyl keyboard.

[see San Francisco Bay Area Keyboard Meetup 2017-11 Impressions]

It's super light and elegant! and, is the most comfortable of all, more comfortable than Kinesis Advantage.

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of the keyboards of similar thumb keys layout, with respect to thumb comfort and ease of reach, i put them in this order:

  1. Dactyl keyboard (best)
  2. Kinesis Advantage2 Keyboard or Maltron Keyboard
  3. Ergodox Keyboard

if your hand size is Asian, i'd say, you'd feel similar.

The kinesis vs maltron, i haven't decided. I use kinesis at home, but only tried maltron for half a minute.

3D Modeling, Keyboard Design, Clojure, and Emacs

Matt Adereth - clojure core typing

truely enjoyed this video. You see 3D modeling software, 3D printing, keyboard design/making, using clojure to control, and finally, emacs too!

see his blog at [3D Printing With Clojure By Matt Adereth. At http://adereth.github.io/blog/2014/04/09/3d-printing-with-clojure/ , accessed on 2015-11-16 ]

many build comes up regularly. Search reddit.

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Dactyl keyboard. [image source reddit ]

Where to Buy

build instructions https://github.com/adereth/dactyl-keyboard

prebuild for sale https://ohkeycaps.com/products/built-to-order-dactyl-manuform-keyboard

Concave Surface Keyboards

  1. Kinesis Advantage2
  2. Maltron
  3. Dactyl
  4. Dactyl Manuform
  5. Lime40
  6. BluffCurve
  7. Colosseum
  8. Naive
  9. ErgoWarp

If you have a question, put $5 at patreon and message me.