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Velotype Pro

Not the usual monoblock split: the Velotype Pro is actually a chorded keyboard.

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Published March 6, 2022

TOHSNBN posted this nightmare of a keyboard on r/mk.

No, I'm definitely not going to reiterate marketing bullshit found on the product page like "the future of keyboards" or "the art of typing". Instead, here is TOHSNBN's apt remark:

When people can't get comfortable, they do not day dream or get distracted. That makes them more productive! (source)

Seriously, how are you supposed to type on this for a longer period without accidentally pressing the palm buttons and keeping your hands relaxed at the same time? I mean I can already feel my extensor muscles aching just by looking at this photo.

Anyway, what's Velotype? It seems to be related to stenography as the Velotype keyboard is a chorded keyboard too. This means that multiple keys are pressed simultaneously, creating whole syllables or words at once.

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Published on Sun 6th Mar 2022. Featured in KBD #68 (source).


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