The good: The EZSEE keyboard is fine for its designated market, which is hunt-and-peck non-touch-typists who need to actually *look* at the keyboard in order to type. I bought this keyboard for a computer that I set up for an elderly person who was having trouble seeing the letters on his previous keyboard. He does *much* better with this keyboard because he doesn't have to squint and put on his reading glasses just to type a few words into a search-engine. I set up the rest of his computer to be large-print also, as far as font sizes and screen settings etc., so the EZSEE keyboard complements the setup and makes it a lot easier for him to use his PC. In addition, you do *not* have to install any software to use the keyboard - I simply shut the computer off, swapped the keyboards, then rebooted, and everything "just works". The bad, or at least slightly-bad: As other reviewers have mentioned, the EZSEE keyboard requires a slightly firmer-than-usual pressure to make the keys go down far enough so that you don't get 'missing' keystrokes. I myself am a fast touch-typist and if I had to use that keyboard *all* the time I would have to slow down and type much more deliberately and pay more attention to what I'm doing when typing, which would be highly annoying. However, the only time that I have to use that keyboard is for routine maintenance on that particular PC, and after about 10 minutes I learned to adapt to it pretty easily (although at first I was doubtful). The unknown: No idea yet about durability, as the keyboard is only about 3 months old. So far, it's holding up quite well, as far as the lettering/decals, but the main person who uses that keyboard basically just does casual surfing and internet searches. He's not typing on in 12 hours a day or anything. If the lettering wears off eventually, I'll probably just buy him an identical replacement; the cost is low enough and at least he can now use his computer more confidently. Yes, I know, it would be best if I could interest him in learning how to touch-type so he didn't need to look at the keyboard at all, but he's stubborn and it's unlikely he'll be learning touch-typing anytime soon. :) The EZSEE keyboard is perfect for him.
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