Is the space bar programmable?
No, the space bar is not programmable. None of the keys on the keyboard are programmable.
Is their a Dvorak version of the keyboard?
No there is not, only a QWERTY version for English.
Why is the keyboard designed the way it is?
This is an exceptional product designed to be adjusted to suit your individual body requirements, rather than forcing your body to conform to the keyboard. It provides for personal adaptation of the two alphanumeric sections to help you attain relaxation of the muscles and tendons of the hands, wrists, arms and shoulders. In so doing some undesirable awkward postures used in typing can be alleviated.
The Goldtouch Adjustable Keyboard allows for you to arrange your workspace to improve comfort and enhance productivity and efficiency. It has a small footprint and embedded numeric keypad so you don't need to reach as far to access your mouse.
Where is the Serial Number on the Goldtouch Keyboard?
The serial number is located on the underside of the keyboard on the smallest label. It is located under the "USA Model".
Can I split the Goldtouch Keyboard into two pieces?
We do not recommend that our keyboard be separated completely. Separating the Goldtouch keyboard into two pieces voids the product warranty.
Why are the keys position that way that they are on the Goldtouch keyboard?
There are ergonomic reasons for the key layout. The positioning of the Delete, Insert, Scroll Lock and Function Lock keys are designed to assist in the work distribution between the left and right hands.
What sort of key switches does the keyboard use?
The Goldtouch Keyboard uses rubber dome springs rather than buckling springs as used in the old Lexmark Select-Ease/IBM Options Keyboard. These have a lighter activation force curve and a soft end-stop. It is also much quieter. The force-displacement curve complies with ISO standards and provides crisp tactile feedback.
Does the keyboard bounce when adjusted?
No, minimal bounce is experienced when typing. It is necessary to set the keyboard up to be stable on its four feet to stop any wobble. Pull the locking bar mechanism out. With the right hand lifting the back of the keyboard from underneath, place the left thumb on the Goldtouch logo and pull the handle back into the locked position. Each half needs to be pretty even for it not to rock or bounce. If the keyboard still wobbles, pull the locking bar out again and adjust it slightly until you feel the two halves are stable.
How do I know if I need a PS/2 or a USB keyboard?
This keyboard is made specifally for MACs and use a USB connection, as you can see from the narrow, small, rectangular port at the back of your computer. A "PS/2" and a "USB" Keyboard is referring to the type of connection needed to plug the keyboard into your computer. If you look at the back of your computer you can see the ports into which you plug the various peripherals. Older "Windows-based" PCs will need a PS/2 connector keyboard, but most have USB connectors as well.
Can any of the keys be reprogrammed on the Mac Keyboard?
Yes, The modifier keys can be swapped. Go to Preferences, keyboard, and then modifier keys.