TechBargains Review - Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750
17 April 2014
Summary: To answer our earlier question, Logitech didn't build the perfect plank, but the company did figure out ways to lessen most of the tradeoffs you'd normally have to make with a wireless keyboard.
Pros: Let There Be Light, Overall Design, Chiclet Keys (With A Twist), Unified Dongles, Media Keys
Excerpt: One of my favorite features of my MacBook is the keyboard. I’ve always been a fan of chiclet keyboards, although I wasn’t aware of that fact until I started using a MacBook. Prior to that, I was, unbeknowest to me, not getting full satisfaction when it came to using standard keyboards.
Pros: Fantastic design, great feel and function, solar power alleviates the need for batteries.
Cons: Unifying receiver doesn’t work with all Logitech devices.
Conclusion: The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac has that sleek aesthetic that will fit in seamlessly with your iMac or Mac Pro desktop. Its solar panels perpetually absorb light, so you won't have to worry about changing batteries—ever.
Pros: Powered by light, so no batteries required. Slim form factor. Wireless USB dongle is plug and play. Solar App software is available in App store. Unifying receiver allows you to connect several other Logitech devices to one USB receiver. Lovely design.
Cons: Scissor-style chiclet keys and low-profile design aren't comfortable. No Bluetooth.
Conclusion: The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 has a sleek aesthetic, and features solar panels that perpetually draw in light to power the keyboard.
Pros: Powered by light, so no batteries required. Slim form factor. Wireless USB dongle requires no driver installation. Configuration software is available for tinkerers. Unifying technology allows you to connect several other Logitech devices to one USB receiver. Lovely design.
Cons: Glossy frame attracts fingerprints and smudge marks. Scissor-style chiclet keys and low-profile design don?t make for a sound ergonomic keyboard.
Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 For The Mac Review
22 November 2011
Summary: Overall, we enjoyed typing away on this keyboard. The fact that it is wireless and solar powered gives it power over all other wireless keyboards on the market. You will like the sleek, thin design too.
Pros: Light-Powered Genius:, No Batteries Required:, Layout Like A Mac:, From The Desk To The Couch:, Unify:, Solar App:, The Skinny:, Nice Price:
Excerpt: The Good Well adapted to the Mac. Comfortable, accurate, quiet typing. Potentially runs for many years; green. Full-size keyboard layout. Solar App simple but works. Good-looking; small, 'universal' adapter. Price is right. The Bad Sometimes tricky to get a sustainable charge.
Pros: Well adapted to the Mac., Comfortable, accurate, quiet typing., Potentially runs for many years; green., Full-size keyboard layout., Solar App simple but works., Good-looking; small, 'universal' adapter., Price is right.
Cons: Sometimes tricky to get a sustainable charge., No port to directly charge in a pinch., May be too wide for some users., Backlight would be appreciated.
Summary: Logitech's K750 wireless solar keyboard gets our Editors' Choice Award for being an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional input devices with convenient extras and an affordable price.
Pros: The affordable Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 boasts two solar panels that power the keyboard while you type, and other eco-conscious features include PVC-free construction and fully recyclable packaging.
Cons: The keyboard lacks an integrated palm rest, which may limit its appeal for heavy typists, and there's currently no software support for Mac OS.
Conclusion: The K750's claim to fame is that it features integrated solar panels that eliminate the hassles associated with replacing or recharging traditional AA batteries. It's important to note, however, that the K750 isn't powered directly by the sun - it instead uses light (either natural or artificial) to...