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One of the side benefits of working for IBM is that you can find as many IBM Model M keyboards as you want if you know the right places to look. I have about 10 of them (spares for the future) stashed under my desk at work. They work fine with PS2->USB converters. I even found one that has a trackpoint built into it! On the ergonomic question ... I used to get carpal tunnel problems from typing. Then I discovered the real problem was the cheap rubber dome keyboards. I have not used anything but my trusty Model M's for the last 5 years and have had no problems. I chalk it up to the tactile feedback of the buckling spring keyswitch allowing me to type with less impact. On a dome keyboard you have to press the key all the way down to guarantee the keystroke registers, so you hit bottom. With the buckling spring keyswitch you know it will register as soon as the key is down far enought to get through that initial resistance.
Toggle Commented Oct 23, 2010 on The Keyboard Cult at Coding Horror