MS Wireless Desktop Elite @ Amazon UK

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  1. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    This is a great little wireless keyboard /mouse combo and is dirt cheap on Amazon at the moment, take a look:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000CGUTP/202-3854988-0165449

    The mouse is great and features the new, and potentially useless, tilt mouse technology and the keyboard has more custom keys than you can shake a stick at, as well as an integrated padded arm rest.

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  2. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    I bought a few weeks a go. Its fantastic. super sexeh
     
  3. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I bought 2 :D
     
  4. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Does MS have a 5-button mouse for the wireless keyboard/mouse packages?
    I've gotten so used to the 5-button mouse that I wouldn't want anything less. LOL :p

    The other thing is the tilting mouse. How it work exactly? Is it just the side-ways scroll function or are there other good functions to it?
     
  5. chris

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    Very happy with mine.

    ming, mine came with a 5 button mouse which is so comfortable to use its untrue, and the tilt technology at the moment is exactly that, just side ways scrolling.
     
  6. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Yes it has 5 buttons and 4 way mousewheel (if you count tilting)
    I can't really say I use buttons 4 or 5 tho
     
  7. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    US amazon has it for 3/4 the price
     
  8. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    The amazon US one is $74.99 which works out at about £41, not exactly 3/4 is it?(the Amazon UK is £56.49). Plus add shipping from the states thats at least another $10, so theres not much difference.
    Of course if you where in the US thats another matter :), but then i don't think it was supposed to be an examplle of world wide cheapness :)
     
  9. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    nice deal :cool:
     
  10. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Looks like the one my roommate got. It's sitting on his table next to me.
     
  11. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    The american keyboard also has a completely different layout, but thats nice and cheap for you US folks ;)
     
  12. Sazar

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    EP... how is tilting ? I was checking out this combo @ a store last night... just interested since it seems to be pretty slick...
     
  13. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    To be honest I have never used it.
    The only game I currently play is Counter-strike atm and I quite happy with my keyboard layout!
     
  14. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    That's why I shouldn't try to do math when I've been up for 2 days.
     
  15. Electronic Punk

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    [​IMG]

    NetRyder has joined the elite, tho I went and bought the leatherette mouse so really I now have the Corporate version ;) - well I did.

    Now I got my MX1000 hotness.
     
  16. Mainframeguy

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    Oh B****r ! :mad: :( /me paid £80 for this combo from John Lewis (then again it was like one year ago!

    Just goes to show what happens over time.... I like a lot about it but have to say never found the keyboard comfortable for typing - either with or without wrist thingie
     
  17. X-Istence

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    MS makes uncomfortable keyboards.
     
  18. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    MFG: I bought one for my dad for christmas last year (which is oddly the same time as I got one too!)
     
  19. ElementalDragon

    ElementalDragon The One and Only

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    blah. MS. don't think i'm ever getting another mouse other than my MX1000. might need new keyboard though, since even MS doesn't recognize it's existance with it's new intellitype software. MS Internet Keyboard Pro
     
  20. NetRyder

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    Yep, nice little freebie from MS. :)
    http://www.kunal.kundaje.net/2004_10_01_archives.php#pl109813848894444005

    Wow, I found it to be quite the opposite. Really liked the feel of this one. I've used MS mice before, but it's the first time I'm using an MS keyboard, and I was quite impressed.