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A keyboard for the pros.
Five key questions, answered by our users
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Split Design
With a truly split layout, the ErgoDox EZ allows you to position each half where it makes sense to you. Typing at shoulder width allows you to keep your chest open and instantly leads to a more relaxed posture. No more hunching over the keyboard.
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Ortholinear
When you extend your finger, it doesn't go sideways, does it? So why are the keys on your keyboard not directly on top of each other? The answer is archaic design, which we fixed. The ErgoDox EZ has linear columns of keys, reducing finger travel and fatigue.
The ErgoDox EZ, in my opinion, is the most versatile keyboard on the market. It can do anything you need it to do, and if it’s not right by default, you have unlimited options to create the perfect solution for your individual needs. Read the full review
Bryan Clark
After a thousand hours of typing on ErgoDoxEZ (4+ hours every day for 8 months) I can say it is the best keyboard I have ever typed on.
Roman Zolotarev, Software Engineer
The most interesting and powerful keyboard we’ve ever laid hands on - and yes, this thing is killer for gaming. Read the full review
Christopher Coke, MMORPG.com
One of the coolest keyboards I've ever come across. [...] Ten times cooler than a DIY kits. [...] Its simplicity and modern look is fascinating. Watch the full review
randomfrankp
I've been using my ErgoDox EZ with Kailh switches every day for the past three weeks, and it's easily the best keyboard I've ever owned. See the Tweet
Aaron Patterson, Ruby core team, Rails core team
Mechanical
No more squishy keys: With a mechanical keyboard, each keypress is distinct and tactile. The ErgoDox EZ is available with many switch types, from soft and quiet to firm and clicky. Learn More about our Switches
Change your own keyswitches Gain ultimate control over your hardware: Change any keyswitch on your ErgoDox EZ, at any time, without soldering and without voiding the warranty. Your keyboard, your switches, your way. Find out why this is a game changer
Tilt/Tent Kit
The third dimension: Thanks to our custom tilt/tent kit, you can control the angle of the keyboard in relation to your desk. Angle both halves to create a "pyramid", create a negative incline, or any other angle that works for you.
Wing Wrist Rest
Our heavy, custom-molded Wing wrist rest was designed to complement the contour of the ErgoDox EZ. We made it separate from the keyboard to allow you to control the distance between the wrist rest and the keyboard.
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Black or White
This is the first thing people will notice about your keyboard, and we do think it matters. Both of our color options are created with the same high-grade materials, and the custom accessories match, of course.
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Printed or Blank Our printed keycaps cover the alphanumeric characters of the keyboard, leaving the edges completely open to remapping. They are all the same profile so you can easily move them around for Colemak, Norman, or any other layout. Our blank keycaps are sculpted, DCS profiles. Learn more about our keycaps
A no-compromises ergonomic keyboard that actually looks as good as it feels.
Linus Tech Tips
Want backlit keys? We've got them. The ErgoDox EZ Glow comes with powerful, fully-programmable RGB LEDs under the letter clusters. It ships with custom doubleshot keycaps, and supports fun animations, too.
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EZ to learn for
Photoshop Writing
Writing Gaming
Gaming Photoshop
With the ErgoDox EZ Glow, you can highlight just the keys that are active in the current layer — or the whole layer, in any color you choose.
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Looking for a different take on lighting? This is where the ErgoDox EZ Shine comes in. Instead of backlit keys, the Shine has an array of 15 powerful, programmable RGB LEDs on each side. These shine on your desk to create the perfect ambiance, and yes, they have their own set of animations, too.
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EZ to learn for
Photoshop Writing
Writing Gaming
Gaming Photoshop
For the ErgoDox EZ Shine, set a distinct hue for every layer and make it easy to tell at a glance which layer is active.
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Uncompromising 2-year warranty
The ErgoDox EZ is a serious investment in your future well being, and our warranty policy reflects this. We proudly offer a two-year, no-BS, no fine-print warranty on our keyboards.
And you can make it your own.
Open-Source
The powerful firmware that runs on your ErgoDox EZ is called QMK and it's open-source, available on GitHub. While you can use the configurator to quickly put together a layout, having complete access to the firmware source code means you can dig as deep as you'd like.
Graphical Configurator
A big part of what makes a keyboard ergonomic is making it work for you. Our powerful configurator allows you to change virtually anything about the keyboard, save your layouts, and iterate on them to create your very own perfect keyboard.
Up to 32 Layers
Need easy access to your F-keys? Want a mechanical numpad? Need programmer-friendly symbols right on your home row? With multiple layers, all of this becomes trivial. It's like a Shift key on steroids.
Dedicated Hyper and Meh keys
Unlock the power of system-wide shortcuts. Hyper is Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Cmd, while Meh is Ctrl+Shift+Alt. No sane application on your machine uses these, which means you get free system-wide shortcuts. Hyper + S will never conflict with anything on your system.
Space-cadet Shift
Use your Shift key for more. Press and hold it, and it acts as Shift. Tap it on its own, and it sends a parentheses — open parens on the left Shift, close parens on the right Shift. This is not enabled by default, but is trivial to enable using the configurator.
Mouse Control
Never take your hands off the keyboard. The ErgoDox EZ can emulate a mouse, allowing you to control your cursor, scrollwheel and mouse buttons quickly and effectively.
Dual-function Keys
Tap your Z key, and it sends the letter Z as expected. Press and hold it down... and it becomes Ctrl. That is the power of dual-function keys: When tapped, they send a character. When held, they act as a modifier. Alt, Ctrl and friends have never been easier to reach.