Natural keyboard

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Alternatively called an ergonomic keyboard and split keyboard, a natural keyboard is a keyboard with keys in a natural position to reduce strain and prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. In the picture below is an example of a Microsoft Natural Keyboard.

Microsoft natural keyboard


We highly recommend trying one of these keyboards before making a purchase. Many users can find these keyboards cumbersome and difficult to use.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ergonomics, Keyboard terms