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The best keyboard I ever had for coding - Revisited

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Some months ago they released a new version, this time with GL switches instead Romer G ones, so I bought it -again with clicky switches- to test the differences.

The usage is almost the same but this new GL are allegedly more durable and so on.

Both keyboards work as fine as the first day so I guess I'll have to wait to see how much the Romer G ones lasts.

After testing it since February 2020 I can ensure that Logitech G915 / Logitech G915 TKL with Clicky switches is the best keyboard for coding.

They also swapped the material on the key caps which is something I'm not sure if I like or not.

It's been more than two years since I bought the first G915 TKL while I bought the second one in January 25th 2022.

One thing I didn't mention in the last post is that it has two possible connections. Through the dongle and through Bluetooth.
This is specially helpful in my daily usage as I connect it using Bluetooth to the company's laptop to work and then I can switch to my own computer just by hitting a button.

I can confirm that the low profile thingy is a must, no more pain in my wrists!

This time I also got some pics of my current desktop 😁

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After more than 2 years I still think that this is the best keyboard I ever had for coding.

What keyboard do you use? Have you watched for ergonomics and health at your workspace?

Also if you need help with peripherals or hardware ask me anything!

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I have used a ducky one for about 4 years in think, with blue cherry switches. Always loved it. Recently got a royal kludge rk61 with red switches for my portable use and those are really really tight and enjoyable to type on. Generally mechanical keyboards are just enjoyable to type on, in amounts not even comparable to non mechanical ones.

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Michael Tharrington • Edited

Well, I don't think mine is necessarily the most ergonomical or best keyboard by any means, but I have one of these from Lofree + the mouse:

lofree keyboard and mouse

It is pretty dang stylish and I like the clickiness of the keys. But, after about 3 years, mine is starting to break down, so I might be in the market for a replacement soon. Gonna have to consider this Logitech that you're talking about!

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JoelBonetR πŸ₯‡

Wow, didn't know about it. The keyboard is similar to the Logitech Pop keys.
You're right. Neither the keyboard nor the mouse looks much ergonomic to me πŸ˜‚
What was the experience with them?

On mouse side I use a Logitech G Pro X for gaming and a cheap G305 (just because it was cheaper than the Corsair or other alternatives at the time of buying it) when working on the company's laptop.

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Michael Tharrington

Haha, they certainly don't. πŸ˜…

I think they feel pretty good to me now, but it was an adjustment, that's for sure. Now when I go to type on regular keyboards, I always end up mashing the wrong keys lol. My hands never really feel sore or anything, but unlike most folks here, I'm not a developer, so I likely spend a little bit less time punching on the keys than some.

I honestly don't know if I'll go back to Lofree or choose to switch it up from here!

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