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Contour Mouse ybvcf-s263x238
Contour Mouse

now you can buy them prebuilt

Dactyl keyboard top view 52983-s327x191
dactyl manuform keyboard d5912-s1386x1039-s289x216
Dactyl Manuform
nixie clock keyboard cad0c-s332x188
nixie clock keyboard
contour unimouse 1e0e8-s342x183
Contour Unimouse
OrthoMouse 72270-s299x209
Orthovia Ortho Mouse
SteelSeries Apex 350 keyboard a29d6-s335x187
Big Ass Spacebar, SteelSeries Apex Keyboard
super monkey ball video game 83470-s217x289
Super Monkey Ball
SteelSeries Apex Pro Keyboard p7ztd-s317x197
SteelSeries Apex Pro Keyboard
corner key 34qwn-s333x188
big corner key
moonrim keyboard 86q87-s264x237
Moonrim Keyboard
Logitech MX Master 3 Mouse 25mn7-s283x221
Logitech MX Master 3 Mouse

Mouse Reviews

lightest mouse

Cooler Master MM710 Mouse zw4j4-s288x217
Cooler Master MM710 Mouse
Kings Assembly mouse keyboard 41784-s239x261
King's Assembly Mouse Keyboard



pad printing machine for keyboard
laser marking of keyboard
ly092 mini keyboard f3281 2-s349x179

minor update.

Keyboard Page Key

page up page down keys CODE 87 keyboard-s306x204
Page Up/Down
Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard 2019 ws8km-s339x185
Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard 2019
kinesis laptop x848z-s333x188
Kinesis Laptop

geekhack on verticle mouse https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=102513.0

keyboarding RSI forearm Pronation-33159
Is Keyboard Tenting Important?
xah desktop 201811 011-s289x217
Xah Keyboards 2018-11

you buy

finger length index vs ring 80171-s342x183
Index Finger Length vs Ring Finger

CST trackball is no longer made

Microsoft sidewinder x8 mouse-s292x214
Microsoft SideWinder X8 Mouse

obsolete mouse, on its own page

Microsoft sidewinder x3 mouse 2-s250x250
Microsoft Sidewinder X3 Mouse

obsolete mouse, on its own page

dvorak colemak minimak layouts, ergodox, keyboard firmware, keybinding, ergodox, programable keypads 2019-09-20

which webcam to get? don't get logitech c920, c922. it is the worst! see

don't get logitech c920, c922 start at 3:56

logitech c922 and similar model has autofocus problem. See this video for it's effect

sample video of logitech c920, c922. start at 3:56 start at 2:59

i have a webcam recommendation, on this page Logitech Webcam Review however, i never got it. (never got a new webcam yet) but i looked at many amazon reviews. For $60 price range, this seems good. no problem with autofocus.

samsung ssd 2019 rkhj2-s253x248
Best Flash Drive

this is quite fun. For those of you using standing desk. wobble board

James Bond Tomorrow Never Dies keyboard 2zbwm
James Bond Tomorrow Never Dies keyboard 2zbwm [image source twitter ikazombie]

Chinese Input Methods

trelc verticle mouse j2q3y-s197x316
vertical gaming mouse

xah talk show 2019-08-21 all you want to know about keyboard layout, dvorak, colemak, touch tying

Perixx PERIPRO-506 Trackball djyb4-s332x188
Perixx PERIPRO-506 Trackball
amazon basics trackball 8hdby-s223x280
AmazonBasics G5W Trackball

Trackball Ball Sizes and Replacement new giant arcade translucent ball.

Topre Realforce 89s keyboard 10th anniversary 10207-s307x203
Realforce keyboard
knobs Keyboard 2019-03 xyxnq-s250x250

work in progress

Eye Tracker

minor updates

Banish Key Chords

Voice Text Input for Programing

turn on Sticky Key

NEC PC-8801 Keyboard (1983) Added a video.

NEC 日本電気 M-Type keyboard added 3 photos of different models.

Japanese Keyboard Layouts updated

new photo NEC PC-9801 Keyboard, 1992

Adesso trackball T50 g54h7-s262x239
Adesso Trackball T50
touchscreen helm USS Dewey DDG 105 8x6zv-s264x237
Navy Wants Knobs and Sliders, No Touchscreen

jwz on UHK, Kinesis Freestyle Edge, Matias Ergo Pro

jwz wrote a review of ultimate hacking keyboard at https://www.jwz.org/blog/2018/08/ultimate-hacking-keyboard/ • lol, abrasive as hell. His entire life been like that. • my review at Ultimate Hacking Keyboard

jwz also has review on Matias Ergo Pro Keyboard at https://www.jwz.org/blog/2015/11/keyboard-lossage-mouse-lossage-everything-is-terrible/ • basically, he complain about the utter bad quality. That's what i heard too. Matias Ergo Pro Keyboard

• his fav keyboard is now Kinesis Freestyle Edge Keyboard, his review at https://www.jwz.org/blog/2018/04/exciting-keyboard-news/ • I agree it's great. Kinesis Freestyle Edge Keyboard

diy keyboard blue white 6h2jr-s1039x779-s289x216
Gra+SP keyboard

emf meter

there is such a thing emf meter

detect electromagnetic waves. used for ghost hunting.

i think it's also used to detect wifi, spy recorder, gps bug, etc. you have to dig and find the right one.

trackball ultrasound gpbmr-s255x245
ultrasound trackball
NEC PC 8801 K1 keyboard bj3qh-s333x188
NEC PC-8801 Keyboard

See also: Ergonomic Keyboard History

the xbow keyboard is now on amazon. buy it! xbows keyboard

x bows keyboard top 26650

Mechanical Keyboard Noise Comparison (minor edit)

512GB Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card buy on amazon

buying a microphone

so, what's the different between a headset with decidated mic?

obviously, dedicated mic (not the clip-on type) has higher quality.

the tech of mic is very diverse. There are many different tech to pick up sound and transmit it into electronic signal. This is why there are so many types, each has advantages and disadvantages.

now, our purpose is average gaming or youtube.

Blue Snowball iCE Condenser mic k9xv5
Blue Snowball iCE Condenser mic Buy at amazon

The Blue Snowball Ice is extremely popular, and as such, i think it tends to be hyped by ignorant populace therefore over priced.

TONOR USB Condenser Microphone zc64n
TONOR USB Condenser Microphone zc64n Buy at amazon

Someone recommended to me the TONOR . Amazingly, only $15. I tend to think this would be excellent quality/price ratio. If you want just a simple mic, i think this is the one.

Sennheiser Game ONE Headset tr82f
Sennheiser Game ONE Gaming Headset Buy at amazon

Sennheiser is big name in hifi audio community. Around 2001, i bought one of their headphone for some $150. It is excellent. This Sennheiser Game ONE Gaming Headset has good reviews. If you want to spend money, i'd think buy this.

by the way, if you look at microphone review for professional use, such as singing or voice acting, typically they'll laugh at anything USB.

The Arensito Keyboard Layout

added to

Alternative Keyboard Layouts

See also: What's the Most Efficient Keyboard Layout?

computer chess set. self moving pieces

computer chess set. self moving pieces. $400 buy at amazon

this one, not self moving pieces but with a display. $50. computer chess set buy at amazon

Xah Talk 2019-07-17. Steve Jobs, Apple suck, MS+linux, mmo mouse, input systems, analog keyboard


sa godspeed keyboard ft9mm
sa godspeed keyboard reddit
keystone keyboard 9qhht-s356x175
Keystone analog

Kinesis Advantage2 Keyboard firmware update, 2019-07

Kinesis Advantage2 firmware update 2019-07 7fjgc
Kinesis Advantage2 firmware update 2019-07 ADV2-Firmware-Tech-Notes_7-03-19-v1.0.515_4mb.pdf

download at https://kinesis-ergo.com/support/advantage2/#firmware-updates

Kinesis Advantage2 Keyboard Review

Worst Apple Designs minor update.

some rework on keycap pages

Tim Tyler's homebrew keyboard

here's a video

Tim Tyler: my keyboard

The video is from 2009. He's got a web site with lots photos.


Truly Ergonomic Keyboard Key Remap No More

they have a website that configure your key mappings. But now your key config url gets redirected to their estore. Bad.

Xah's Truly Ergonomic Keyboard Layouts

they have a new keyboard, but not much press. I know why.

Truly Ergonomic Keyboard 2018 “cleave”

darknight keyboard n3vz5-s325x192
ATT Teletype 5620 s5kqb-s250x250
Teletype 5620 DMD, Blit (1984)
krita 3d doll xwycy-s215x291
Drawing Tablet
lime40 keyboard qjd4d-s289x217
Lime40 Keyboard

Microsoft Surface pro/book pen

Microsoft Surface pro/book is no match for Apple. the surface pen often stopped working after windows update . mine seems dead for good.

my Microsoft Surface Pro Review

The Surface Pen, is not well designed. It's unnecessarily heavy, and requires not just 1, but two, batteries, one for pen, one for button. If it stops working, just buy those finger-replacement tablet touch pen, basically $1 each. tablet pen for touch screen works fine if you are not an artist.

surfeit to say, Apple isn't nice either. It's been downhill since Steve Jobs died, and became extremely greedy. keyboard breaks all the time, not fixable, iphone not fixable, memory not replaceable, slowing down phone when new came out, etc.

shihpin's diy keyboard

shihpin keyboard tm727
“Alpha version for small hand. Thanks to @swan_match and @xah_lee. xda + SA r1 keycap.” [image source twitter deftsp]

Moog Grandmother synth

Moog Grandmother synth 4pnhv
Moog Grandmother

recommended from a friend. from Colt Kirk twitter colt_kirk

keyboard questions

screenshot 2019-06-24 wr6r6
screenshot 2019-06-24 wr6r6
screenshot 2019-06-24 zsvh6
screenshot 2019-06-24 zsvh6

gonna answer in today's talk show. Xah Talk Show

by the way, please always post questions in public. cuz i've spent my life answering private messages, email, social network etc.

Apple IIe, 1983

Apple Standard Keyboard M0116 3cygw-s397x157
Apple (Standard) Keyboard (M0116), 1987
Apple extended keyboard 1987 2de64-s1386x1039-s289x216
Apple Extended Keyboard II, 1990

Apple Keyboard History ⌨

NeXT Keyboard

new photo of a Japan version

octopus girl q6swz-s1039x779
octopus girl q6swz-s1039x779

Programable Keyboards with Onboard Memory

programable keyboard 2019-06-17 34ygq
programable keyboard 2019-06-17 34ygq

Buy one of these. Programable Keyboards with Onboard Memory. Don't fall for “gaming” and other marketing crap such as razer daz etc.

Programable Keyboards with Onboard Memory

@xah_lee http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.php/products/mechanical-keyboard/wasd-v3-87-key-custom-mechanical-keyboard.html … Have you heard of, or heard good things about this website, that was recommended to me?

[2019-06-17 from twitter colt_kirk]

heard good things about them. seems a quality oriented company. i first heard of them, is the collaboration of https://twitter.com/codinghorror and them to create the CODE Keyboard CODE Keyboard

LED flashlight, rechargable or with batteries amazon

Das Keyboard

added a review by keyswitch expert Chyrosran22

xahlee key zhmfs-s289x217
Cherry Point of Sale Keyboards
benzene666 mbg7d-s364x172
benzene666 keyboard
ALPS CP10SJ550A Kanji keyboard j6sym-s203x307
ALPS Kanji keyboard

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