The Freestyle VIP3 Pro Accessory Kit adds a tenting option of 5°, 10° or 15° with integrated Palm Supports to the Freestyle Pro and Freestyle Edge Mechanical Keyboards. The Palm Supports attach directly to the keyboard and move in tandem as the keyboard is adjusted to the desired tenting angle. This versatile add-on reduces pronation and prevents wrist extension while typing, reducing the risk of fatigue, stiffness and pain in the wrists, forearms and elbows. If desired the VLifters can be removed independently, without removing the Palm Supports. The Freestyle VIP3 Pro Accessory Kit includes one set each of VLifters, Palm Supports, and Palm Pads. If Palm Supports are not required and only tenting is desired consider the Freestyle V3 Pro Accessory Kit.
Note: The Freestyle VIP3 Pro Accessory Kit is only compatible with the Freestyle Pro and Freestyle Edge mechanical keyboards (KB9XX Series). It is NOT compatible with the Freestyle2 (KB8XX Series) or Freestyle Solo (KB7XX Series) keyboards.
Reduces Pronation - The VIP 3 Pro Accessory Kit tilts the keyboard halves outward. This rotates the forearm away from the "prone" position necessary when using a keyboard that sits flat to the desk surface. Learn More About Pronation
Eliminates Wrist Extension - The Palm Support portion of the VIP3 Pro Accessory can be used without the VLifter tenting portions if desired but must be attached when the tenting units are in use. By providing a place for the palm of the hands to rest when not actively keying, the Palm Supports keep the wrists from dropping into a position of extension which can lead to injury. Learn More About Wrist Extension
Palm Supports Always Match Keyboard Height and Angle: The VIP3 Pro Accessory Kit includes palm supports that attach directly to the keyboard. These can be used without the VLifter modules attached (i.e. keyboard flat on the surface), or to provide elevated palm supports when the tenting modules are in use. Because the palm supports move with keyboard they are always positioned for optimum support, regardless of the keyboard angle.
Multi-Angle Tenting: The VLifter modules can be adjusted to 5°, 10°, and 15° angles. Because they attach to the keyboard modules independently it is possible to have the keyboard halves set at different angles.
Bounce-free Design: The VIP3 Pro Accessory offers a high degree of stability - even when typing at 15° of elevation.
Freely Adjustable: Angle and splay can be adjusted independently for almost limitless adjustments.
Cushioned Pads: The VIP3 Pro Accessory Kit comes with cushioned pads that can be attached to the palm supports for greater comfort. Replacement Pads are available.
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Freestyle VIP3 Pro Accessory Kit
Freestyle VIP3 Pro Accessory Kit showing 3 tenting variations
When attaching the VLifters be sure to match them to the appropriate keyboard modules. For ease of assembly the keyboard modules are marked and the VLifters are labelled accordingly.
Experiment with the different angles to determine what position is most comfortable. It is probably best to start at the 5° position while adapting to this new keyboard orientation, and then move on to the 10 and 15° angles.
Because the two modules are totally independent you are free to use different angles on each side. It also lets you easily adjust the splay (angle at which the two keyboard halves are aligned to each other) and separation of the keyboard to optimize "your" comfort. You will no longer have to force your body to conform to a fixed position that in non-ergonomic or that does not accommodate your body type or size.
If you prefer a little more cushioning for your palms, make a point of attaching the palm pads. Replacement pads are also available.