|Manufacturer||Workplace Designs, Kinesis Corporation|
|Keyswitches||Alps SKCM White, Cherry MX Brown|
|Interface||AT/Serial mouse and 2×PS/2|
|Years of production||(at least 1996-2000)|
This truly split keyboard has an integrated trackpad.
It was made to be mounted on a chair. A long coiled cable connects the two halves. The host cable splits into two cable with a large DIN and a 9-pin DSUB. It could have come with adapters to PS/2.
One notable detail is that the numeric row's 6 key is present on both halves. There are normal indicator lights inside Caps Lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock keys, but also in the up-arrow key.
White Alps version
Like many Kinesis keyboards, this keyboard is programmable. Here are some of key sequences to do that.
- scrlck-f12 <x> <y> scrlck-f12 : remap key y to key x
- scrlck-f11 <x> <y0> <y1> <y...> scrlck-f11 : assign macro <y0..n> to key <x>
- scrlck-shift-f10 : soft reset (chord in that order)
- scrlck-f9 : ?
- powerup holding f7 : reset all macros and keymaps
- Cornell Chronicle — Chair-mounted split keyboard helps reduce typing risks, by Susan S. Lang. Dated 1996-06-17.