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Like Always, Logitech Exceeds My Expectations!

  • Sep 30, 2010
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First let me start off by saying that I am a HUGE fan of Logitech products. I have always considered their electronics reliable and affordable. The Logitech Mk520 Wireless Combo is another product to add to their great line of computer accessories. Previously I was using the original HP wired keyboard and mouse that came with my unit. I was amazed on how simple it was to install. All I had to do was plug in the mini receiver in a empty USB slot and my desktop PC installed the hardware in less than 10 seconds! I am using it in a Windows 7 Operating System. My tower sits high above my monitor on a shelved oak desk and I am using a USB slot in the back of my system instead of the front. I was worried the the signal from the receiver would be too weak, but it was not. The keyboard and mouse are responding wonderfully and quickly. If you need to have the receiver closer to the keyboard and mouse, the unit comes with a USB extender cord that will allow you take the receiver closer. Let's say you need to take your keyboard and mouse on a "road trip". There is a spot inside the keyboard's battery compartment to store the receiver so you don't have to worry about loosing it.

Now lets talk about the really cool features and function keys. I just love the function keys. Honestly, I know all keyboards come with function keys but I never had use for them, or I could never get them to program and work right. Logitech has decided to make the shortcuts user friendly and easily accessible. The picture icons on the function keys are easy to see and to understand what they stand for. I frequently use the "My Computer" and "Desktop" shortcuts. The calculator key is great when I am balancing my on finances online, it automatically pops up when I use the function key shortcut.

The keys are concave with rounded edges. This makes typing continuously much easier - it is like you slide from to key to key. As you type, the keys pretty quiet, there is no loud clicking noise. The font type on the keys is even unique. Not the typical font you find on key pads, the font is more of an "edgy" Bold Rounded Arial Font that makes the letters stand out.

Overall, TERRIFIC wireless keyboard and mouse. It is sleek looking, lightweight and easy to use.

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Wireless Combo MK520
Noteworthy Features
•  Quiet and comfortable full-size keyboard •  Precision laser mouse with soft rubber grips •  Extended battery life •  Powerful 2.4 GHz wireless connection with one tiny Unifying receiver •  One-touch audio control keys

* Keyboard battery life calculation based on an estimated two million keystrokes/year in an office environment. User experience may vary. Mouse battery life may vary based on user and computing conditions.

** The laser sensor does not work on glass or mirrors.

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Logitech Wireless Combo MK520

A sleek set for comfortable control
With a roomy full-size keyboard, contoured laser mouse, and a single wireless receiver that connects them both to your computer, you've got convenience and control comfortably at your fingertips.

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Feel-good typing
  • Full-size keyboard with palm rest for comfortable typing
  • Concave keys with softly rounded edges let your fingertips glide from key to key and barely make a sound



  •   Power-efficient design
    With up to three years of battery life for the keyboard and one year for the mouse, you hardly ever have to change batteries.*



        Reliably robust connections
  • Logitech Advanced 2.4 GHz wireless for powerful connectivity with virtually no delays or dropouts
  • 128-bit AES keyboard encryption—one of the highest levels of security available
  • Hand-friendly ...
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