Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Wireless Keyboard

20 Jul 2010   #1
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 
Wireless Keyboard

I want to replace the wireless keyboard that I have (MS 1045), and all that I have found are similar MS products or the Logitech S520 Cordless Desktop Keyboard/Mouse Combo. I would prefer to avoid the MS keyboards, but one of the reviews that I read about the Logitech said that it started losing connectivity at 1 foot from the base.

Since this is to be used on my secondary rig in the bedroom, I definitely want something reliable up to ~ 10 feet distant. Is there such a critter around?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
20 Jul 2010   #2
MK2

 
 

Hi,

Maybe something from Enermax: ENERMAX - Product

I don't know what your budget is but I use the Enermax Aurora Micro Wireless,
I can use it over great distance and has a trackball/mouse function and you can
use it as a Media Center remote but it's quite expensive.

MK2
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jul 2010   #3
Reilly

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I know you said no MS, but

Microsoft Wireless Desktop 3000 - BlueTrack | Ebuyer.com
Microsoft Wireless Desktop 3000

30ft range and it means 30ft and only 30 Bargain for what you want!

Please Consider

I love this !
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

20 Jul 2010   #4
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MK2 View Post
Hi,

Maybe something from Enermax: ENERMAX - Product

I don't know what your budget is but I use the Enermax Aurora Micro Wireless,
I can use it over great distance and has a trackball/mouse function and you can
use it as a Media Center remote but it's quite expensive.

MK2
The fact that you mentioned price makes it appear that this is expensive, and the fact that they didn't state a price, seems to support that. When I clicked the "where to buy" button, it gave a phone number and email only for themselves, so I guess it is not being distributed. I'm pretty reluctant to contact someone with blinders on. How much are they?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jul 2010   #5
Reilly

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Mine is 30 and is great for usage
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jul 2010   #6
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Reilly View Post
Mine is 30 and is great for usage
Part of my problem is that what I have is a desktop set, which model number does not correspond with either the keyboard or the mouse, but I think that it was a 4000 or 6000...not sure. In any case, it stinks. The original went bad almost immediately, and they sent me a replacement that was supposed to be an improvement, but the only real difference was it's design. Therefore, I don't have much confidence in MS in this arena.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jul 2010   #7
Reilly

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

okay, good luck with what you pick
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jul 2010   #8
MK2

 
 

They distribute them, I bought it at an e-tailer here in the Netherlands.
Just have a look on Google with the model name.

I bought it here in the Netherlands so your price will be different.

They also have another wireless keyboard: Acrylux wireless wich will be cheaper.
They have great build quality and nice keystroke.

MK2
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Wireless Keyboard




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
MS wireless keyboard not responding to keystrokes/wireless mouse works
MS Wireless Comfort Keyboard/mouse combination, Model 1.0A -1045 is malfunctioning in the operation of the keyboard. The mouse is working, so my thought is that the receiver is okay. The keyboard stopped working today. I replaced the batteries, reset the button on the bottom of the keyboard and the...
Hardware & Devices
Wireless Keyboard & Wireless Mouse......
I had been having issues with Dell desktop computer and had asked for advice on this Forum in the past..I ended up taking the Tower back where I had bought..The Ram was cleaned and a tune up was done if you will..Now with the unit home I've hooked the wireless mouse and it responds as it...
Hardware & Devices
Wireless Keyboard/Mouse
My mouse has started to play so I'm thinking of getting wireless keyboard/mouse. Any recommendations of getting what and why, thanks
Hardware & Devices
Wireless Keyboard 3000 ver 2.0.
I just bought the new Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 ver 2.0 , which is made for Windows 7. I also have the Microsoft Wireless Laser mouse 8000 which is a bluetooth mouse. Before installing the Intellitype Pro 7.0 software the mouse, keyboard works fine. Of course certain keys dont work yet on...
Hardware & Devices
USB Wireless Keyboard Drivers
since upgrading to 7, iv lost the function of my Hotkeys (internet, email and media player) on my keyboard, i know this is because of the driver, unfortunately the only driver i have available is the Windows generic one, (it was a cheap keyboard from Argos and iv lost the disk) is there any chance...
Drivers
Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
Im thinking of getting a wireless keyboard and mouse, there is just one thing i would like to know. Does your PC have to have blue tooth or some sort of wireless thing for it to receive what you type. Or do they come with something that makes it receive what u type
Software


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:51.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App