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Ergonomic Computing Equipment

We can provide the following items at no additional charge for hosts that are covered by SCS Computing hardware support. Contact to order ergonomic equipment for non-supported hosts, or equipment that is not listed below.

Ergonomic Computing Equipment Details
Item Description Supported Platforms Approximate Cost ($)
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite
(off-site link)
  • split-key, gently sloped USB keyboard
  • promotes a natural hand, wrist, and forearm position
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
Logitech TrackMan Trackballs
(off-site link)
  • optical USB mouse/trackball
  • right-handed ergonomic design
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows

Note: We provide the Logitech Cordless TrackMan Wheel only to users with wrist problems.

Additional information

The following off-site links will open in a new browser window:

Typing Injury FAQ
In addition to information about RSI, this site has reviews of many ergonomic products.
Alternative Keyboards [pdf]
Diagrams illustrating proper and improper keyboard posture and technique, along with information describing design principles for alternative keyboards.