Marquardt Mini-Ergo keyboard 1046
|Keyboard||Marquardt Mini-Ergo keyboard 1046|
|Features||Monoblock split vintage board with arrow cluster, number row and function keys.|
DescriptionThe Marquardt Mini-Ergo is an ergonomic keyboard from Marquardt which was released in 1993. It was the first split-design keyboard to hit the mass market, which gained Marquardt a lot of fame and media coverage. It has Marquardt Series 6184 switches.
The angle between the two halves is 15 degrees.
US patent D341134 filed in 1991 covers the basic design. US patent D365552 filed in 1993 covers a version with an integrated trackball, and depicts the arrow key arrangement found in the finished product.