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beefcake
Aug 5, 2003, 12:33 PM
I just bought a new Powerbook 15" (love it) and although the keyboard and touchpad work, I'd like to get an external keyboard and mouse for my dorm room, preferably wireless as I only have two usb ports and don't feel like spending money on a hub. I've been looking into the logitech wireless navigator duo and have been getting mixed reviews. Does anybody have a logitech keyboard/mouse or any other external one that they've had a good experience with?

PixelFactory
Aug 5, 2003, 02:41 PM
I currently use the Logitech MX700 Mouse. I really like it, no cords is a good thing. The only trouble I have had is forgeting to put it back on the charger base at night and having it run out of juice. They do sell an MX combo here (http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm?page=products/details&contentid=6831&crid=1&detail=2&countryid=19&languageid=1) which is a good deal. I paid $80 for my mouse.

TEG
Aug 5, 2003, 02:51 PM
Gyration makes a great wireless keyboard and mouse system. Works at great distances, we use them at work. You can get them in Fullsized and notebook sized keyboards. They're Mice recharge on a cradle, and have a builtin scrollwheel. They cost between $80 and $100. The basestation is only the size of a fist, and the Keyboards use AAA (or AA) batteries.

You can get them at CompUSA, or maybe you can find it on Google or eBay.
Check it out here (http://www.compusa.com/products/product_info.asp?product_code=304128&pfp=SEARCH)

TEG

beefcake
Aug 5, 2003, 06:03 PM
How is the microsoft keyboard/mouse combo? I know most people have at least a small bias against microsoft, but if I can save money I don't care who profits from it.

TEG
Aug 5, 2003, 10:15 PM
The M$ RF KB and Mouse work, but have horrid Battery life.

I have heard mixed opnions about Bluetooth Version. Sometimes the signal gives completely, and battery life is better but not great.

Use at your own risk.

TEG