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    Typematrix EZ-Reach 2020 Keyboard
    Author: Talon
    Date Posted:10/10/2004 10:37.24
    SLRating: SLRating: 8/10
    Bottom Line: Lightweight and sturdy keyboard fits on a laptop as well as a tabletop. Vertical key columns improve typing speed at cost of losing accuracy after going back to a normal keyboard.

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    Conclusion - Word of Caution

    The Typematrix EZ-Reach keyboard is one of the most effective and affordable keyboards to incorporate ergonomic design into a slim and compact package. Granted, the initial learning curve and absence of conventional dedicated keys might set you back at first. However, these setbacks will fade with use and experience.

    That said, I would warn against adopting the EZ-Reach if you are a businessperson or one who uses other computers away from home (at work, school, etc.) on a regular basis. This is because once you have adapted to the matrix layout of the EZ-Reach, it is hard to use a staggered keyboard such as one you would encounter at work, on business trips, or virtually anywhere else.

    Because is very hard to maintain speed and accuracy with both conventional keyboards and the EZ-Reach, those who try to use the EZ-Reach and a conventional keyboard at the same time will usually experience poor performance with both. Although the EZ-Reach may reduce stress and improve accuracy, it is still very much outnumbered.

    Thus, the people that would benefit the most from the EZ-Reach are avid writers and home computer users who are concerned about stress, or those who simply wish to improve typing accuracy. And while the keyboard is not suited for business users, those who mainly do their typing at home cannot go wrong by investing in a Typematrix EZ-Reach 2020.


  • Slim profile, space saving construction
  • Larger keys and vertical alignment improve typing accuracy
  • Hassle free install (plug and play)
  • Great value

  • Impedes ability to type on conventional keyboards
  • New layout takes getting used to
  • Key overlay is inconvenient

    SCORE: 8.2/10

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    6. Conclusion - Word of Caution

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