Misc DIY Keyboards

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dated around 2016-06-01. not sure where these came from. Found on Japanese forum.
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Yager Keyboard

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Yager keyboard . 〔Key count: 66 keys.〕 http://yager.io/keyboard/keyboard.html

Jesse Heart Keyboard

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mark5 heart keyboard Jesse Vincent . 〔Key count: 54 keys.〕 image source ©

this is precursor to Keyboardio

Jesse Butterfly Keyboard

this is precursor to Keyboardio

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Butterfly keyboard by Jesse Vincent. 〔Key count: 60 keys.〕 (image source © by-nc-sa)

The design gets better and better. The butterfly keyboard has great thumb keys, but has a novel innovation: palm key! You just push down your palm to activate it.

Jesse Vincent is a famous perl programer. See Wikipedia: Jesse Vincent. Jesse has a blog at http://blog.fsck.com/

Jesse plans to manufacture them. For news, see: http://launch.keyboard.io/

Mark4 keyboard

this is precursor to Keyboardio

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mark4 keyboard . 〔Key count: 58 keys.〕 Photo by Jesse Vincent. image source ©

Space Station Keyboard

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The keyboard from space. 〔Key count: 85 keys.〕 From a Chinese keyboard forum. http://www.likeyboard.com/forum.php?mod=forumdisplay&fid=172

Let's call this the Space Station keyboard.

Truly Ergonomic Keyboard Prototype

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truly ergonomic prototype
truly ergonomic neo2
truly ergonomic neo2

Truly Ergonomic Keyboard Review

Nicolas Tavlas Keyboard

Star Trek keyboard?

the image is dated around 2012.

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from http://www.techpin.com/the-ergo-keyboard-from-nicolas-tavlas/

Hard to find info about this keyboard. Not sure if it's just a computer rendered design.

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