Concave key wells are scooped into a bowl shape to reduce hand and finger extension and relax muscles.
Separating the key wells positions the arms at shoulder-width to keep wrists straight and perpendicular to the home row to reduce abduction and ulnar deviation.
The keys are arranged in vertical columns (rather than staggered) to better reflect the natural motion of your fingers.
The two key wells are “tented” to moderately raising the thumb side of the hand. Tenting puts you in a more neutral, “handshake” posture and reduces the stresses caused by forearm pronation. Choose from one of three heights depending on your preferences.
The integrated palm supports reduce stressful bending of the wrists and provide a convenient place to rest your hands when you are not actively typing. Add the new premium pads for even more support (AC360PP Sold Separately).
The thumb clusters include frequently-used keys such as Enter, Space, Backspace, and Delete to redistribute the workload away from your relatively weaker and overused little fingers to stronger thumbs.
The Advantage360 may look big, but it actually has a smaller footprint than most keyboards because we eliminated the numeric 10-key so you can place the mouse closer to your body, reducing painful “over-reach”.
Functions keys are located in the number row and accessed via the Fn Key for reduce reach and enhanced portability.
Mechanical Key Switches: The Advantage360 utilizes the Gateron Brown stem low-force tactile key switches. “Tactility” is a slightly elevated force around the midpoint of the stroke of the key which lets you know the switch is about to be activated. A tactile response is preferred by many ergonomists, because it cues your fingers that activation is about to occur and can reduce the frequency of “bottoming out” the switch with a hard impact.
Integrated Tenting:With a press of a button easily switch between 3 tent settings (low, medium and high) to reduce forearm tension. The low setting replicates the same tenting angle as the original contoured keyboards.
Smart Set: The fully programmable Advantage360 features Kinesis’s new-and-improved SmartSet Programming Engine that allows you to customize the keyboard’s layout without installing any clunky software or special drivers, or accessing the internet. Record macros, remap keys, and much, much more using convenient onboard shortcuts. SmartSet works on all major operating systems and enables users to easily create, view, edit, share, and backup their custom layouts.
9 programmable layouts each with 5 programmable layers. Move between layers with a tap or a hold.
Plug-and-Play compatible with all USB operating systems (no special drivers required)
Mechanical Key Switches (Gateron Brown KS-9)
Peak Force: 55 grams
Activation Force: 45 grams
Travel Distance: 4.1 mm
Dye-sublimated PBT keycaps
Dimensions & Warranty:
Width (with included 10″ linking cable):
Min Separation: 15.25 inches; Max Separation: 21.25 inches
Distance between F & J Keys: Min: 7.25 inches; Max: 13.25 inches
Width of each module: 7.5 inches
Depth (front-to-back): 8 inches
Height: Min 2.75 inches / Max 4 inches
Weight: 3 lbs 4 oz
USB A-C Main Cable: Braided, 6 feet 3 inches
USB C-C Link Cable: Braided, 10 inches
Warranty: 3 year limited
Package Contents (US Version): Keyboard, Main Cable, Link Cable, Quick Start Guide, extra keycaps including 4 Mac modifiers, keycap puller, and Bridge Connector
The all-new Advantage 360 features our patented Contoured keyboard design now in a fully split form factor for even more ergonomic adjustability.
Separate the two key modules to shoulder-width and rotate them to reduce painful ulnar deviation. And use the integrated tenting mechanism to choose from one of three heights (High, Medium, and Low) to reduce forearm pronation.
The Advantage360 features low-force tactile “brown” mechanical key switches and premium PBT keycaps with dye-sublimated legends.
Limited Edition Advantage360 KLQ utilizes the Kailh Box Pink stem quiet, linear, low-force key switches. The Kailh “Quiet” Pink incorporates sound dampening components to make them quieter than conventional mechanical switches, making it an ideal choice in open work environments where ambient noise is a concern.
The new and improved new SmartSetTM Programming Engine supports one-board programming featuring one-touch macros and remaps. Use the SmartSet App (Windows/Mac) to customize each of the 5 programmable layers.