Reviews and Problems with Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000
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Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000
6 March 2015
Excerpt: First and foremost among this keyboard's features is an ergonomic design meant to promote hand and wrist health during use. Anyone who spends numerous hours each day at a computer will quickly appreciate its comfortable shape.
Conclusion: Keyboards don't get any better than this -- at least not with currently available technology. The Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 is quiet, comfortable, and overall a joy to work with. Highly recommended to anyone interested in a more comfortable computing experience.
Excerpt: The Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 is a small but interesting step forward for Microsoft. While you may be familiar with Microsoft's Natural Keyboard Elite Pro which has been around for almost seven years, the Natural Ergonomic 4000 adds a curved keywell to the split, tented design.
Pros: Aside from my key switch and programmability complaints, this is a great keyboard. The additional parentheses keys above the numeric keypad are a huge help when doing calculations. The range and number of programmable additional keys is good, with application and program control extended to anyth...
Cons: This keyboard would be the perfect, all around productivity keyboard if it had professional quality mechanical key switches instead of the membrane key switches found in almost every consumer keyboard on the market. The effort put into designing and manufacturing a genuinely ergonomic layout and ...
Conclusion: Microsoft has made some upgrades and made a decent keyboard here but the few flaws that we fond are to serious to leave unnoticed. I forgot to mention the software that is included, there you can set the zoom and what actions to do with all the extra keys also.
Conclusion: If you've suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome or other hand and wrist pains, you'll want to run, not walk, to check out the Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. Even if you're repetitive-stress-injury-free but curious about the state of the art or tempted to try a split keyboard, it's the best such...
Excerpt: Between school and this website, I’ve been finding myself typing more and more recently. So under the guise of ‘health and safety’, I decided it was time to ditch the regular keyboard and spring for an ergonomic one.
Conclusion: This keyboard was definitely designed around ergonomic ideals. Microsoft has taken a well-tested split "Natural" keyboard design and ergonomically improved it even more for the heavy user in mind.