Matias Mini Tactile Pro Keyboard
A number-pad-less (aka tenkey-less) keyboard with interesting features, the Matias Mini Tactile Pro keyboard, especially designed for Apple's Mac users.
Here's interesting features:
• Mechanical switch. (“ALPS-inspired design”). 〔►see Guide to Keyboard Key Switch Mechanisms〕
• Unicode characters printed on the keys, to be used with Mac's ⌥ option to type these characters. This is fantastic, because now you can easily type it without having to turn on Keyboard Viewer to find where is the char you want. 〔►see Mac: Keyboard Viewer and Unicode〕
• Compact design, no number pad keys. If you don't like number pad keys, this is excellent.
• Laser etched keys. They don't wear off.
• 3 extra USB ports.
Matias Mini Quiet Pro PC Mechanical keyboard
They also have a PC version.
Note, these are standard USB keyboards. So, it can be used for both Mac and Windows. 〔►see Difference Between Apple and PC keyboards〕
〈Matias Laptop Mechanical Keyboard〉 Buy at amazon
If you like compact keyboard with mechanical key switch, there are several alternatives. See: Keyboards without Numeric Keypad.
The Matias Tactile Pro Extended Full Sized Keyboard
- “Matias Corporation Quiet Pro Mechanical Keyboard (FK302QPC)” Buy at amazon
- “Matias FK302Q Quiet Pro Keyboard for MAC” Buy at amazon