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Barghoot is an ortho board with integrated trackball – released by AlSaMoMo.
Published May 14, 2023

The ever-prolific Alaa Saad Mansour (AlSaMoMo) has released Barghoot. After many minimal split and monoblock keyboards (Wizza, Batreeq, Zazu), his latest creation is a semi-split ortho keyboard with an integrated trackball.

I never owned an ortho board and was recently inspired by Weteor's Kong and Aki27's Court40 – AlSaMoMo.


  • ortholinear layout
  • encoders, display, trackball
  • Per-key RGB
  • Underglow
  • Haptic feedback
  • Can support a second pointing device through FPC and a breakout board.


Published on Sun 14th May 2023. Featured in KBD #122 (source).

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