Date: December 12th, 2008
Article by: Jackie Mueller (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Thermaltake USA
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CONCLUSIONS AND AFTERTHOUGHTS
The Soprano is a great keyboard for general internet surfing, email and occasional document preparation. If a larger, classier version of a laptop keyboard sounds appealing to you, then it will be a welcome addition to your home office setup for years to come. The construction is solid and the keys are nice and quiet but are also a bit closer together than what you'd find on a standard keyboard. That is fine for short-term typing, but after extended use I was wishing for my old generic keyboard back.
I was really hoping for this to be an all-in-one solution because I like the look of the Soprano and the aluminum surface provides a comfortable wrist rest area and is effective at preventing hand sweat. Unfortunately though, when it came to gaming I just couldn't stick with it. If it weren't for my hands cramping up after long periods of time this keyboard would be a winner.
- Sturdy construction
- Appealing look
- Quiet keys
- Comfortable height and wrist rest
- Some keys have been moved around
- Key arrangement is a bit too crowded
If you have any further questions about this keyboard, please feel free to post them in our forums HERE.