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David C. Mason wrote:
> Can anyone tell me the name of a really good keyboard? Perhaps online
> reference as well?
> 1. I hate those "ergonomic" keyboards like the Microsoft one
> 2. I'd like one that has "weighted" keys...ones that resist just a little
> 3. Not too expensive
> 4. No "special" features like built in mouse, etc.
I love my keyboards--I have two Northgate Omni-key Ultras. I bought one
directly from Northgate and one from Hokkins in San Francisco, which
must be a distributor (it has an 800 number).
This keyboard has an excellent touch, it's a little "clicky," it has a
few special features, and it cost about $105 to my recollection. It's
also really rugged.
The special features include 2 sets of function keys(on top and on the
left, where God intended them to be), an extra asterisk on a key by
itself so you don't have to use Shift-8, the top set of functions keys
are programmable by setting switches, NOT software, so you can type
If you buy one and don't like it, I'll buy it from you.