Kinesis KB800MB-BT Freestyle2 Blue Ergonomic Wireless Keyboard for Mac
Kinesis KB800MB-BT Freestyle2 Blue for Mac is an award-winning split keyboard designed to adjust to your body and typing style. It features a familiar Mac layout and shortcuts, plus convenient Multichannel Bluetooth technology for wireless pairing with up to three of your Apple devices (e.g., iMac, Macbook, iPad, or iPhone).
Proven design reduces major ergonomic risks
- Reduces ulnar deviation
- Reduces pronation when used with an accessory kit
- Reduces wrist extension
- Reduces over-reach for any pointing device
- Reduces excessive force with low-force keys
- Reduces excessive repetition with driverless hot keys
Multichannel Technology - The Kinesis Freestyle2 Blue wireless keyboard combines our award winning split-adjustable ergonomic design with the convenience of bluetooth connectivity. No more sacrificing comfort when typing on your iMac, Macbook, iPad or iPhone. Multichannel technology lets you pair up to 3 three Bluetooth-enabled devices with the Freestyle2 Blue and instantly switch between them directly from the keyboard.
Sleek, low profile design - Most keyboards including ergonomic models have a 10 degree positive slope from front to back. These designs tend to bend your wrists. The Freestyle2 has a zero degree slope which minimizes the height, effectively creating negative slope and reducing wrist extension. The slim design provides you a 2-in-1 office and travel keyboard.
Accommodates a wide range of individuals - From small to tall and body types in between, the Freestyle2 allows for maximum flexibility catering to each individual’s unique needs. Out of the box both modules are connected together by a flexible pivot tether allowing an infinite range of splay. Disconnecting the pivot tether allows up to 9 inches of complete separation of both left and right keying modules. Perfect for individual needs ranging from a narrow footprint to complete separation. This design greatly reduces and/or eliminates ulnar deviation.
Optional palm supports - Optional padded palm supports reduce wrist extension by keeping wrists neutral.
Left side driverless hot keys & Bluetooth Multichannel keys - Driverless hot keys for commonly used mouse actions. (Internet Page Forward and Back, Beginning of Line, End of Line, Cut, Undo, Copy, Select All and Paste). A vertical rib is located on the inside row of hot keys to provide tactile notification to the user.
Standard Mac Shortcuts - Esc/force quit, Brightness, Exposé, Dashboard, Play Audio, Audio Volume, Dock, Eject & Off/Sleep, just like on the Apple Magic keyboards.
Familiar key layout - Familiar Mac key layout provides for minimal adaptation time.
Low-force, tactile key switches - The Freestyle2 utilizes low-force, membrane key switches featuring tactile feedback for optimal ergonomics. Activating the Freestyle2 keys requires 25% less force (45g) than the Microsoft Natural (60g) and many other ergonomic keyboards. These custom membrane style switches are super quiet and offer tactile feedback to discourage "bottoming out" on each key stroke.
|Compatible operating systems||
|Bluetooth, Battery & Multichannel||
|Width (9 inches of separation)||
7.125 inches; palm supports installed: 10 inches
|USB charging cable length||
Hot Keys for iOS: Driverless hot keys on the Freestyle2 Blue for Mac are designed for OS X 10.4 and newer and may not be supported by iOS systems or by some browsers. Some hot keys will not work if you are using terminal emulation or remote access.
|Operating System||OS X 10.4 and newer, iOS devices, Windows: Basic functionality (no hot keys)|
|Battery Type||Rechargeable lithium polymer|
|Battery Life||Single battery charge should exceed 300 hours of actual typing or at least six months of use at 2 hours of typing per day|
|Depth||7.125 in; palm supports installed 10|
|Maximum height||0.875 in|
|Shipping Weight||3 lbs|
|USB Cable Length||6 feet|
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Warranty and Return Policy
Please review the following (3) stipulations to the warranty and returns policy that are unique to the TKO keyboard.
Warranty: 1 year limited from date of purchase.
Returns: A $35 restocking fee will be charged for TKO keyboards that are returned without the hard-shell travel case included.
Warranty Exemption on Hot Swappable Switch Sockets: This Warranty does not apply to damage to switch sockets caused by the customer. If a customer receives a product with a broken switch they must contact Kinesis within 7 days of purchase and submit a Support Ticket documenting the switch failure. Damage to switch sockets reported after 7 days will be assumed to have been the fault of the customer and will not be covered under warranty. If Kinesis receives a returned keyboard after 7 days and determines that the failure was caused by a damaged socket, warranty coverage will be denied.
Please refer to the Kinesis Gaming Warranty Page for further information.