I’ve noticed for a while now that my typing has suffered tremendously: it’s becoming slower, and I make more mistakes. I’m attributing this to the beautiful, flat Apple keyboard, so I thought I’d better do something about it.
After trying a simple Cherry model (which I didn’t even have to plug in before returning it; touching a key in the box sufficed), I asked around and got a number of recommendations:
- IBM Model M buckling-spring
- Logitech illuminated keyboard, and
- USB Typewriter ;-)
I opted for a daskeyboard, Model S for Mac.
I was expecting a German keyboard layout because I ordered the keyboard in Germany, but I was pleasantly surprised to receive a US keyboard layout. This basically makes no difference to me because I’m a blind typist on a US layout anyway.
I now make quite a racket while typing, and I have to aim for the RETURN key a bit better, but thetastatur is here for keeps. :-)