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Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite

alaTest has collected and analyzed 379 reviews of Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and reliability. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 188 user reviews of Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Apr, 2020

Expert review by (itreviews.co.uk)

Microsoft - Wireless Optical Desktop Executive Edition

 

Here's a question for you. How much would you pay for a keyboard and mouse set? In days gone by, you might be tempted to stretch to £50 or £60, perhaps, assuming the right combination of ...

This is excellent hardware, undoubtedly, but for the majority of us, a leather-effect keyboard and mouse set isn't enough to part us from £120. Shopping around can get you almost as good for a healthy amount less.

Jan, 2004

Expert review by : PC Magazine (pcmag.com)

Microsoft Optical Desktop Elite for Bluetooth

 
May, 2008

Expert review by (pcworld.com)

Wireless Optical Desktop Elite Mac / Win PS2 / USB

 

This combo keyboard and mouse set gives you plenty of customization options and a comfortable typing experience.

The Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite gives you a comfortable keyboard and mouse, but in our tests, its wireless range is a little short

Apr, 2004

Expert review by : Adam Fisher (cnet.com)

Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite review: Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite

 

Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite

Relatively inexpensive; many easy-to-program specialty keys; scrollwheel moves vertically and horizontally; long battery life.

Keyboard easily collects dirt and grime; scrollwheel feels spongy.

Microsoft’s Wireless Optical Desktop Elite is a solid and affordable choice for the home or the office.

Nov, 2003

Expert review by : Adam Fisher (cnet.com.au)

Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite review: Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite

 

Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite

Relatively inexpensive; many easy-to-program specialty keys; scrollwheel moves vertically and horizontally; long battery life.

Keyboard easily collects dirt and grime; scrollwheel feels spongy.

Microsoft’s Wireless Optical Desktop Elite is a solid and affordable choice for the home or the office.

Nov, 2003

Expert review by : Hardware Pacers (hardware-pacers.com)

Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000

 

The Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 is not a feature packed keyboard, but it is a nice no frills compact and mobile wireless keyboard. With additional number pad a user can decide on if a full numeric keypad is needed or simply use the...

May, 2010

Expert review by : New Zealand PC World (pcworld.co.nz)

Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000

 

We'd generally consider £44 a reasonably hefty lay-out for a keyboard, but the 6000 is worth it.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Hardware Zone (hardwarezone.com)

Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite

 

It’s very hard not to like the Wireless Desktop Elite set from Microsoft. For a set of input device, the comfort level and build quality is truly top notch. Well, for an eye-popping price tag nearly touching the S$170 mark, anything less than the...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : PC Authority (pcauthority.com.au)

Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Elite

 

Excellent design, innovative and practical features, but you have to pay for it.

May, 2008

Expert review by : Active Network (activewin.com)

Microsoft Optical Desktop Elite for Bluetooth

 

Enhanced Optical Technology, Nice Color/Design, Longer Battery Life, Tilt Wheel

Pricey, No Natural Edition

With the Microsoft Optical Desktop Elite for Bluetooth, Microsoft utilizes this cutting-edge technology in its updated hardware products with a blast. The keyboard is perfect for those who like a ton of customizable hotkeys and/or use multimedia...

Dec, 2007

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