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I bought this last year and have been super happy with it. There's no downside at all to this keyboard and mouse, at least not for me. When I bought it from these guys, it was $20, but now they have it for $15. The price almost sounds too good to be true, but I promise you'll love the keyboard and mouse.

It doesn't mention it in the description, but this is also one of those quiet keyboards where it hardly makes a sound when you are typing. I've also bought many things from this website, they've always been real fast about shipping.

Note: This is a refurbished unit, but it works great for me. Original retail was $80.

http://www.surpluscomputers.com/store/main.aspx?p=ItemDetail&item=ACC10727



Product Description: The Memorex Wireless EZ-Touch Keyboard and Optical Mouse kit includes a wireless, multimedia keyboard and an 800 dpi optical scroll mouse. Because the products operate on a two channel radio frequency and have 256 IDs per channel there is virtually no interference. The wireless technology in the RF7000 means no direct line of sight between the keyboard and the receiver is needed. One-touch editing features allow users to conveniently cut, copy and paste with the tap of a single key. The programmable scroll wheel performs a host of timesaving functions. The keyboard`s "hot keys" give you easy access to frequently used functions. Three of the five mouse buttons may be programmed using the included software.


Features:
• Internet, multimedia and MS Office short-cut keys
• Clipboard keys for easier editing
• Office lock key for frequently used functions
• Programmable keyboard scroll wheel
• Removable soft-touch ergonomic wrist rest
• 5 button programmable mouse
• 800 dpi resolution
• Optical technology for precise movement
• 11 minute sleep function for optimum battery life
 

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I'm using a Nexxtech keyboard/mouse, and they work great. I had the memorex ones, but they ate bateries like my '72 drinks gas :p
 

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Dude, you should remember, keyboards and mice are what connects you to the computer. When I finally realized how important a good keyboard and mouse actually are (sorta like tires on a car), I went out and got myself a good set.

Logitech Cordless Elite Duo


...my mouse doesn't quite look like that one on the left though, it's actually an MX700 (pic on the right)...which I love.
 

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Check out http://www.dealmein.net/

The show daily deals from many online retailers. I've bought **** recommended by them and saved a ton of cash. They have a deal on right now from Amazon, the Logitech Cordless Desktop LX 700, regular price $100 on sale for $40.

The deals change every day, keep looking and you will find a great offer.
 

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02R/T said:
I'm using a Nexxtech keyboard/mouse, and they work great. I had the memorex ones, but they ate bateries like my '72 drinks gas :p
My Memorex doesn't go thru batteries like crazy. I don't know which Memorex one you had, but I don't think the set I posted above ate thru an unreasonable amount of batteries. I changed the batteries on the keyboard once since I've owned it and on the mouse about every 3-4 months.

BTW, someone mentioned the Logitech Cordless Elite Duo and the memorex one I posted was developed to complete with that same exact Logitech model. It does everything the Logitech one does, only for a shitload cheaper.

But anyhow, that's my opinion on that keyboard and mouse combo. I just have loved every bit of it.

The only downfall that I can think of is the mouse's dpi resolution. Though 800 dpi is great for most applications, if you photoshop a lot, 800 dpi isn't as fine as it can be. The movement of the mouse isn't as refined as some wired mice with balls. I don't know if this is an optical issue or a wireless issue or a Memorex issue. Meaning, the mouse goes into power saving mode when not in use but when it senses that it's being moved around, it wakes up and so in order for the mouse not to wake up all the time, they purposely designed it to be less sensitive to movement in order to not drain the batteries.
 

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Avenger said:
Dude, you should remember, keyboards and mice are what connects you to the computer. When I finally realized how important a good keyboard and mouse actually are (sorta like tires on a car), I went out and got myself a good set.

Logitech Cordless Elite Duo


...my mouse doesn't quite look like that one on the left though, it's actually an MX700 (pic on the right)...which I love.
That's the exact set I use. After 2.5 years, I'm on my 3rd set of batteries for the keyboard and original batteries (rechargable) for the mouse. The freedom of the cordless keyboard/mouse combo is something I don't ever want to give up.
 

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I would never go with Microsoft (I personally hate microsoft products). The one microsoft wheel mouse I have worked amazingly. No problems with it what-so-ever. But my sister, and my dad had the same mouse, and nothing but problems. Microsoft has no consistency!
 

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I don't need my keyboard or mouse for anything important. Just pretty much online stuff. such as DInet, ebay and online banking. so this is what I use...

$30 at walmart




the mouse is kinda a killer on batteries. change them about every 4-5 days. But that's fine since I have an abundance of rechargables
 

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95Intrepisize said:
How do you guys feel about the HP and Microsoft brands? I have an HP computer and would kinda like to keep it all the same, but its a matter of quality. I am choosing between logitech, microsoft, and HP.
Some things I will spend money on to get name brands, some things I won't. Keyboards and mice are not one of those things so I have no idea id those brands you mentioned are worth the extra $$$ over the comparable cheap name brand keyboards and mice. I myself have never had any problems with any of the off-brand keyboards or mice that I've had or purchased for others.

Not worth the extra $$$ IMO. Unlike no-name digital cameras vs name brand digital cameras, it's not like typing with a name brand keyboard will make your words more eloquent or using a name brand mouse will make your photochops look prettier. Whereas using a cheap digital camera will yield a much crappier picture than say a nice name brand camera costing $$$.
 

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Some things I will spend money on to get name brands, some things I won't. Keyboards and mice are not one of those things so I have no idea id those brands you mentioned are worth the extra $$$ over the comparable cheap name brand keyboards and mice. I myself have never had any problems with any of the off-brand keyboards or mice that I've had or purchased for others.

Not worth the extra $$$ IMO. Unlike no-name digital cameras vs name brand digital cameras, it's not like typing with a name brand keyboard will make your words more eloquent or using a name brand mouse will make your photochops look prettier. Whereas using a cheap digital camera will yield a much crappier picture than say a nice name brand camera costing $$$.
I feel the EXACT opposite, for myself there is a DEFINETE difference in quality between KB's and Mice. I personally would ONLY buy Logitech.......and if I had to choose another brand, Microsoft.

I'm using this shitty ass KeyTronic KB at school right now, and it sucks BIG time! ;)
 

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Yeah!! I have just purchased the Logitech desk set with the wireless keyboard and mouse :smilie_pc

lol, just had to share that with ya all ;)
 

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I've been a diehard Logitech fan for years now. Haven't done me wrong yet. I've been using the same logitech trackball now for 5+ years. Never misses a beat. Last year i upgraded to a LX500 cordless keyboard & mouse set, and they work perfectly. Keyboard layout is agreeable with me. My favorite is the giant backspace and delete keys :D
 

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Well I am glad to know that I picked up a good brand :) I have their speakers too but they aren't all that great. I need something that will allow some good bass. Oh well, they were within my budget back then.
 

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LHSDriver01 said:
I've been a diehard Logitech fan for years now. Haven't done me wrong yet. I've been using the same logitech trackball now for 5+ years. Never misses a beat. Last year i upgraded to a LX500 cordless keyboard & mouse set, and they work perfectly. Keyboard layout is agreeable with me. My favorite is the giant backspace and delete keys :D
Trackball??? :anon: You weirdo!!! :battle:

I have news.....I gave up my Logitech Cordless Elite Duo. I'm now using a Logitech MX1000 Laser Mouse, and a Corded Logitech Elite Keyboard (for my laptop).
 

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Avenger said:
Dude, you should remember, keyboards and mice are what connects you to the computer. When I finally realized how important a good keyboard and mouse actually are (sorta like tires on a car), I went out and got myself a good set.

Logitech Cordless Elite Duo


...my mouse doesn't quite look like that one on the left though, it's actually an MX700 (pic on the right)...which I love.
Im using the same thing here...love it
 
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