Diverge 3 Keyboard

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Diverge 3 keyboard

Total Key Count

Total key count: 72.

Each side has 36 keys, counting 3 thumb keys.

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Diverge 3 keyboard
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Diverge 3 keyboard.
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Diverge 2 keyboard. 〔image source https://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards/comments/3jsn6h/deep_space_diverge_ii/
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Diverge keyboard. 〔image source https://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards/comments/3q8pqw/photos_gmk_diverge_ii/

Thumb Cluster, Compared to Ergodox

Diverge is a attempt to improve on the ergodox.

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Diverge 3 keyboard

Compare the thumb keys to ergodox, Diverge 3's thumb is closer to home.

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ergodox infinity keyboard. 〔image source reddit, by MassdropAlex〕

〔►see Ergodox Keyboard Review

For people who have Asian sized hands, the ergodox thumb keys requires stretch.

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Early version of Diverge on the left, ergodox on the right. 〔image source https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=65719.msg1574461#msg1574461, by hoggy, 2014-12-28〕

Thumb key position:

〔►see Ergodox Keyboard Thumb Keys Pain

However, the Diverge has 4 less keys. This means, you have to use key combinations to activate some of the standard keys.

Where to Buy

http://unikeyboard.io/product/diverge/

Alternatives

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Ergodox
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