Reviews and Problems with Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite
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"Lightweight, slim but goes to sleep all the time!"
27 March 2012
Pros: Lightweight, slim, comfortable to use, nice feel, bluetooth connectivity frees USB port on notebook. Separate Number pad makes for small footprint on desk when it's not needed, also allows flexible work layout when it is.
Cons: Battery powered so constantly timesout and goes to sleep. Is slugish and loses characters coming out of idle. No LED Caps Lock or Num Lock indications. Numlock functions on number pad have no legend overlay, so require memory or crib sheet to use.
"Looks good, works good, at least at first. C+ or B-"
18 August 2009
Pros: I like wireless feature as well as the fake leather wrist rest. I also enjoy this product's programmable shortcut keys and the overall design and good feel when typing. The keys operate smoothly with minimal noise.
Cons: I dislike how the mouse completely stopped working after only two years of normal use. The next track/previous track keys on the keyboard only work sometimes. One of the hinged feet on the bottom of the keyboard simply broke off, with normal use.
Cons: cant be futher than 3 feet away from the reciever, some functions dont work well after one foot. While logitech you can use the keyboards from 15 feet away, a new reciever or something needs to be designed...
Pros: Great range. Was easy to connect. Good selection of extra buttons.
Cons: If you read the read me file. It tells you that if you change the default of a button it may not work with some porgrams. It didn't work with any for me. With my wired 5 button intelliexplorer mice I am able to program the side buttons for diffrent keys,
Pros: I used this 8 hours a day at work. Comfortable & makes your desk look cutting edge. Love all the short cut buttons
Cons: Keys keep sticking, even with key repeat turned all the way down, happens many times a day everyday. I hit the backspace key once and it ran through and deleted my entire document, made for a very long day. Mouse hesitates when left sitting for a few seco