Date: March 4th, 2007
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Microsoft
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL & WALKTHROUGH (cont'd)
The right side of the keyboard is a mirror image of the left with five shortcut buttons along with another cheap feeling dial. These controls on the right side are essentially media player controls along with volume control. Again, these can be reassigned.
At the top right of the keyboard you will have your lock status indicators nicely hidden under the piano gloss black trim piece which is a nice touch.
PRODUCT USE AND SETUP
In this section we will briefly run through the software and just how well this keyboard performs after extended use.
First up we talk about the software. As usual, install the software and then plug in the keyboard when you are initially installing for the first time.
Once that is completed you will notice a new tray icon which can be double-clicked to bring up the control panel which will allow you to assign you keyset macros for an assigned task or to start up certain programs. Very simple and straight forward.
So how does this keyboard fair after several weeks of daily use? Well after this extended period of testing while writing documents, surfing the net, gaming, media playback and essentially everything you use a keyboard for, I have to say that this keyboard has faired very well. The build quality is still holding together and overall use to a comfortable and enjoyable experience especially with the nice padded wrist support. As I will always say, a good keyboard is a keyboard you don't even know is there. You never notice is seeing it is such a comfortable piece of hardware to use.