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#65638 by stephen t.
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:43 am
Good morning, I had an Omnikey Ultra with my previous computer (2 years ago) that I really liked, mostly because of the additional function keys on the left side.

When my computer died I got a Dell w/ Win8. It came with a pretty basic keyboard without the left side function keys. I thought I could make do with the new keyboard-the old Omni was having some dead key issues and it had no usb connector (PS/2?) anyway, so I couldn't use it.

Well, a couple of years later, I'm still finding my left hand searching for the function keys on the left!

Does anyone know of a manufacturer of a keyboard with the function keys on the left? I don't' believe Northgate is around.

Thanks,
S
#65639 by joshhuggins
Wed Jan 07, 2015 12:26 pm
There are many companies that sell keyboards with multiple programmable keys on the left side, not necessarily in a double row like the Omnikey. I have a mechanical Corsair K95 that has 18 GKeys which could be setup easily to preform the F keystrokes. Search for gaming / programmable keyboards and check Amazon for reviews from owners. Logitech has several that are a bit flashy, but have keys on the left in multiple configurations and amounts.

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