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Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 3000
6.9 out of 10

Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 3000

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Reviews and Problems with Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 3000

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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

Well made but some annoying features

zack, TigerDirect.com
21 April 2014
  • Summary: The keyboard is satisfactory, but sometimes seems not to pick up the signal quickly and so, will run very slowly - not sure why. There is no light or anything to tell you that the capital lock is on when it is and so, one has to keep track of that all the time.
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Overall 6
6.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Shift button doesn't work right

Barbara, Office Depot
11 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Don't get this. The shift button doesn't work well and when it does, it capitalizes the next letter also even though you're not pressing it any more. I've returned mine.
  • Cons: Difficult to Use
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Overall 6
6.0

Works great, needs Caps Lock indicator

Coffee Guy, Staples
4 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Price was very attractive but obviously for a reason. I need a very basic keyboard and mouse. This one works great but the absence of indicator lights for the Caps Lock and Num Lock are a big nuisance.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Fast Response, Highly Compatible
  • Cons: No Caps Lock Indicator
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Overall 6
6.0

Good keyboard, stink-o mouse

Editor-Jim, Staples
15 November 2012
  • Excerpt: It's quite difficult—and potentially misleading—to attempt to review two significant components when the survey treats it all as a single product. The fact is that the keyboard has a number of feartures that would be better appreciated by a gamer or most home-based users, but is, nonetheless, a very...
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up
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Overall 5
4.6
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 10
10
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 4
4.0

Problems

BuckeyB, TigerDirect.com
26 September 2012
  • Summary: I've had this keyboard for a few months now and the mouse drives me crazy by its lag time. Sometimes it works great but other times one has to wait for the mouse to catch up. Downloaded all new drivers and still a problem. BTW I'm on a i7-2700K processor so I'm sure that it's keeping up.
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Overall 6
6.0

I have used better keyboards and mice.

loeffmb, Staples
6 March 2012
  • Excerpt: The keyboard has a mushy feel. The mouse clicks are noisy. I have used better mice and keyboards, but for casual use this system will do. Next time I'll go back to Logitech's product line. The main reason I purchased this set was for the 5-button mouse.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up
  • Cons: Noisy
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Overall 6
6.0

Microsoft 3000

Jake, Staples
2 August 2011
  • Excerpt: This keyboard seemed to be small and the letters were to close together.
  • Pros: Quiet
  • Cons: Uncomfortable Design
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Overall 6
6.0

Disappointing

jake, Staples
26 July 2011
  • Excerpt: after looking at my old keyboard I am now sure that the keys are closer together.this makes it hard to use.
  • Pros: Fast Response, Quiet
  • Cons: The unit is uncomfortable, Uncomfortable Design
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Overall 6
6.0

Good product

mike, Staples
12 April 2011
Overall 6
6.0

Good Wireless Choice

Smolder, Staples
5 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Bought this when Staples had the 20 off 30 coupon deal so I paid [$] for the keyboard and mouse. This combination is worth that price. The problem I have is with the extra buttons and their placement.
  • Pros: Easy Connectivity, Fast Connection
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