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57 AccuKey




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This article is from the Ergonomics and Typing Injury FAQ, by Dan Wallach dwallach@cs.princeton.edu with numerous contributions by others.

57 AccuKey

AccuCorp, Inc.
Phone
703-961-2001
Address
P.O. Box 66
Christiansburg, VA 24073 USA
Price
$495 + shipping. 60 day lease for $35.
Shipping
Now.
Compatibility
PC, Mac, IBM 3270, Sun Sparc, and TeleVideo 935 and 955.

Doesn't use conventional push-keys. Soft rubber keys, which rock forward
and backward (each key has three states), make chords for typing keys.
Learning time is estimated to be 2-3 hours, for getting started, and maybe
two weeks to get used to it.

Currently, the thumbs don't do anything, although a thumb-trackball is in
the works.

The company claims it takes about a week of work to support a new
computer. They will be happy to adapt their keyboard to your computer, if
possible.

(a picture of the chording patterns is also available)


 

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