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Happy Hacking Professional 2


$275.00 Released January, 2011

Product Shot 1 The Pros:The ultimate in minimalist keyboards. Solid build quality and design (made in Japan). Professional Topre switches.

The Cons:No nub / mouse emulation - for those that need a mouse. Extremely expensive. Lacks many common useful keys such as directional keys, Del, Home/End/PgUp/PgDn etc...

The Happy Hacking Professional 2 is a small computer keyboard that hosts the features of a full sized keyboard in a much more compact package: 11.6 x 4.3 x 1.6 inches. It builds from the previous generation Professional by incorporating a 2-port USB hub and included 1.8m cable.

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Product Shot 2 Like its predecessor, the Professional 2 keyboard features 60 capacitive tactile key switches that replace lesser used keys with key combinations. There are also audio control keys for use on a Macintosh only. Note that many keys have been moved from their typical QWERTY position. For instance, the Backspace key now lies above the Enter key. Plus there are no cursor keys, though navigation can be had by hitting the Function (Fn) key and then the appropriate letter key.

Features

  • Small Computer Keyboard
  • 60 Keys
  • Modified Layout
  • Electrostatic Capacitive
  • Detachable USB Mini A Interface
  • Integrated USB 2.0 Hub
  • Keyboard Mode Selection Switch
  • Blank Key Version (Optional)

Color Variations

  • Happy Hacking Professional 2 PD-KB400B | Dark Gray
  • Happy Hacking Professional 2 PD-KB400W | White/Gray
  • Happy Hacking Professional 2 PD-KB400BN | Dark Gray, Non-Printed
  • Happy Hacking Professional 2 PD-KB400WN | White/Gray, Non-Printed

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Pros
  • 2

    the ultimate in minimalist keyboards

  • 1

    solid build quality and design (made in Japan)

  • 1

    professional Topre switches

  • 1

    physical DIP-switch settings for different key layouts depending on the users preference

  • 1

    available without printed keycaps (for use in different languages or layouts)

  • 1

    built-in 2 port USB hub

Cons
  • 1

    no nub / mouse emulation - for those that need a mouse

  • 1

    extremely expensive

  • 0

    lacks many common useful keys such as directional keys, Del, Home/End/PgUp/PgDn etc...

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zabouti
zabouti: #happy_hacking_professional_2 The reason that I have about a half dozen of these is that they have the control key where it belongs for us old unix hackers who use vim and the command-line. It's a wonderful keyboard. Feb 15, 11
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