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wireless keyboards

On 1/19/2011 6:15 PM, Tom Metro wrote:
> Tom Martinson wrote:
>> ...and it has to have a cord, no wireless.
> What's the consensus on wireless vs. wired keyboards?
> Years ago I avoided wireless keyboards and mice because they were
> notoriously unreliable. But the technology has improved, and I've been
> using a wireless mouse for several years without problems.
> There's more of an advantage to wireless with mice than with keyboards,
> given that the mouse "tail" tends to get in the way when you are using
> it. But at times a wireless keyboard could be useful too.
> The reviews I've read lately show that some wireless keyboards are still
> exhibiting reliability problems, but the broader issue apparently is a
> slight delay they introduce, which supposedly is bad for gaming.
> The benefit to wireless doesn't seem worth the bother - at least not for
> a work desktop - so I'm only considering wired models.
>   -Tom

I use a 2.4GHz Logitech wireless keyboard/mouse combo on one of my 
computers, and it's solid so long as the batteries are good. It needs a 
new pair of AAA batteries at something between 3 and 6 month intervals. 
I haven't noticed any lag but I don't use it for first person shooter games.

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