Programable Keyboards with Onboard Memory

By Xah Lee. Date: .

Here's list of programable keyboards with onboard memory. Meaning, once you programed the keys, you can plug in the keyboard to any other computer, running linux or Mac or Microsoft Windows, and your keys will work. No need internet connection, no need to program the key again.

Note: many gaming keyboards, in particular those by Razer and Corsair, require you to have internet connection (aka cloud) for your customized keys to work. Often, the keyboard won't even work as a basic keyboard when used with Linux.


Mistel Barocco
logitech g710plus keyboard
Logitech G710+

Vortex KBC Poker 3

LY092 Mini Keyboard

Kinesis
Truly Ergonomic Computer Keyboard 3246
Truly Ergonomic

Hard to Buy

The following are not readily available.


Diverge 3
ergodox keyboard Jeff Weiss 2014-02-13
Ergodox
Esrille keyboard 80052
Esrille New
keyboard.io model 01
Keyboardio

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