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6.4 out of 10

Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 1000

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Overall 4
4.0

Wireless yes, Good no.

joshua cale boucher, Amazon
19 October 2010
  • Summary: The product arrived from seller as stated in new condition. Upon opening with great excitement the huge USB receiver for the keyboard and mouse destroyed the mood immediately. After the aesthetic let down I plugged up keyboard and mouse to find the range was terrible. You have to have the receiver almost on top of the keyboard and mouse for it to work.
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Overall 4
4.0

Distance a problem

Robert L Belden, Amazon
29 July 2010
  • Summary: I am disappointed that the mouse and keyboard must be located with 2-4 feet of the USB connection to work. I had planned on using them at a distance of about 10 feet.
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Overall 4
4.0

Don't buy it

Road Warrior, Amazon
7 June 2010
  • Summary: Unfortunately I hadn't seen the other reviews before I purchased this. Microsoft should be ashamed its name is on this product, but it's one more reason I'm thinking of switching to Apple when my PC needs to be replaced and/or rather than converting to Windows 7, and not just for the PC, but mobile phones, etc. As others have noted, the mouse is awful. It often doesn't respond to scrolling (even after I modify the various settings, which aren't easy to find, by the way).
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 2
2.0
Installation 2
2.0

idea better than execution

Overstock
27 April 2008
  • Summary: I've used wireless keyboards/mice in the past, this one isn't worth the time or money. The item showed up without software disc, no manual/installation instructions, no batteries... Just the keyboard, the mouse, the transceiver, that's it. After installing the drivers from microsofts website it was working erratically until I figured out the transceiver was too far away, turns out 2-3 feet is the MAX distance depending on interference (a box of kleenex blocks signals...
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Overall 4
4.0

MS should pay YOU to use it

Uriel Rozenbaum, Amazon
24 May 2007
  • Summary: I was really looking for some wireless stuff to keep my desk tidy, i really did not matter much about price, but for those few bucks all seemed to fit. And it was a MS desk of course, anyone would think with a little work you should get it going OK. Unfortunately not; the mouse is really unresponsive when clicking.
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Overall 4
4.0

Teclado sem fio com alcance vergonhoso.

DANIELZANATTA, MercadoLibre
17 May 2013
  • Summary: Recomendo pra quem quer diminuir a quantidade de fios na mesa do computador. Se pensar em usar pra controlar o computador à distância esqueça.
  • Pros: Teclado e mouse usam pilhas AA, Não tem fio..
  • Cons: Alcance MUITO pequeno, cerca de 40cm, Não tem como controlar um computador à distância.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

mr-sanchegg, Yandex
20 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Покупать не советую, система не стабильная и не надёжная. Через год работы у мышки начала залипать левая кнопка, при наборе текста иногда глотаются буквы (клавиатура всегда на расстоянии метра от USB блока) что очень сильно бесит.
  • Pros: Хороший дизайн, наличие мультимедиа клавиш на клавиатуре.
  • Cons: Маленький радиус действия, иногда отсутвует реакция при нажатии клавиши на клавиатуре - при наборе текста нужно смотреть на экран. Иногда бывают подвисания что делает необходимым перетыкать USB модуль или перегружать компьютер.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Kelson, Yandex
22 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Думайте сами.
  • Pros: не нашел
  • Cons: отсутствие русскоязычных дров. может нормально работать только если вокруг нет радио комплектов, иначе начинает ловить все сигналы. Руководство пользователя на русском языке отсутствует. Очень плохая реакция на клавиши, постоянно нужно смотреть на экран написалась ли буква. Иногда реакция только на 3-4 нажатие.
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