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Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000
6.1 out of 10

Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000

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Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000 Review

Hi-Tech Reviews
26 May 2008
  • Summary: We have used the mouse and keyboard with our Home Theater PC for the better part of two and one half weeks and I have to say that there was a slight bit of getting used to it. I started off by having problems with the touch sensitive keys but after the first week that was no longer a problem.
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Review: Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000

31 January 2008
  • Excerpt: When we first heard about Microsoft’s Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000, it was clear we were in for something big. Not only would this mouse/keyboard combination capitalize on the design of the WED 7000 but it would feature a $300 price tag, making it the most expensive desktop kit currently...
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Overall 10
Design 9
Value for money 9
Features 10
Performance 10

Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000

Hardware Pacers
27 January 2008
  • Summary: The Microsoft Entertainment Desktop 8000 is a remarkable keyboard and mouse combination that gives users a plethora of combinations and uses. From wireless freedom and cursor control in a single keyboard device to amazing response from a wireless mouse, this desktop solution is a great system...
  • Pros: Simple Install, Super Cool ambient backlighting, Customizable buttons make using the computer as enjoyable and easy as possible, Slim design keyboard makes using this system very comfortable and portable, Many customizable and convenient buttons make work as simple as possible, User friendl...
  • Cons: Top functional panel registers accidental keystrokes (too sensitive)
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Overall 9

Expert Review

C1 Shoppingmall
27 July 2008
  • Excerpt: The Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000 is the ultimate rechargeable keyboard and mouse for Windows Vista and PC entertainment. Designed to make it easier than ever to control PC media from your desk, your lap - or even from the comfort of your couch.
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Overall 9

Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000

Active Network
28 May 2008
  • Conclusion: This product is perfect for those who want the latest in technology and style on their desktop. While best suited for Windows Vista Home Premium / Ultimate users to take advantage of all the features available (such as the Media Center features, etc.), this desktop can also work on Windows XP.
  • Pros: Sleek Aluminum Design, 4 USB Ports, Charging Hub, Backlit keys, Features Best Suited for advanced versions of Vista, Windows Vista Certified
  • Cons: No keypad, Expensive, Keyboard is pretty flat, Mouse is the same as stand-alone
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Overall 5

Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000 keyboard and mouse

Pocket Lint
29 January 2008
  • Conclusion: It sure looks nice, superficially. But what with the clunky recharging dock and sky-high pricing it is very hard to recommend over much cheaper keyboard and mouse solutions.
  • Pros: The mouse, the ergonomics, battery status indicator
  • Cons: The price, clunky recharging dock, poor keyboard feedback
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Overall 8

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
20 November 2007
  • Conclusion: If you have a bit of money to splash around and want a wireless keyboard and mouse package that has all the bells and whistles, the Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000 may be right for you.
  • Pros: Looks great, lots of shortcut keys, comfortable to type on
  • Cons: Very expensive, key layout takes some getting used to
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Overall 3

Expert Review

Le Monde Numérique
24 December 2008
  • Summary: Cet ensemble est réellement et définitivement fait pour être posé sur vos genoux dans le cadre d'une utilisation de type MediaCenter, votre ordinateur relié à votre téléviseur. C'est là où il est réellement efficace. Mais alors seul le clavier sert.
  • Pros: La qualité de finition du clavier, Le système de pointage du clavier, Le rétroéclairage, Le système de charge/hub USB, Les boutons multimédia identifiables
  • Cons: La qualité de finition de la souris
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Overall 8

Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000

5 September 2008
  • Conclusion: Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000:n hiiri ja näppäimistö ovat molemmat langattomia ja ladattavia. Langaton yhteys on toteutettu bluetoothilla ja pakkaukseen kuuluu usb-vastaanotin. Ladattavuus on toteutettu kätevällä tavalla, hiiren ja näppäimistön akut ovat tavallisia AA-koon akkuja.
  • Pros: ylellisyys, laatu, ulkonäkö, käyttötuntuma, näppäimistön valaistus, langattomuus ja ladattavuus samassa
  • Cons: hiiren rullan pykälien puute, numeronäppäimistön puute, kauneusvirheet toiminnassa ja viimeistelyssä
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Az igazán drága billentyűzet

25 June 2008
  • Conclusion: Az egér viszont kimondottan kényelmes, nincs agyondizájnolva, nem dolgoztak ezernyi munkaórát vele, hogy tökéletesen illeszkedjen a kézhez, éppen ezért kényelmes. A gombok szabadon testre szabhatók, de az alapbeállítás sem rossz: az egyiket lenyomva a nagyított kép jelenik meg, a másikra meg egymás...
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