- Minimum RAM: 128 MB
- Mouse Included
Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 6000 v3 (Black)
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- Flip 3D Experience this dynamic Windows Vista feature by pressing a key or the mouse scroll wheel to display a 3D overlay of all open windows, and cycle through them.
- Translucent Border and Polished Racetrack Detail Brings the subtle elegance of Windows Aero to your desktop.
- Comfort Curve with Ultra-Thin Quiet Touch Keys Your hands sit more naturally on the quiet, responsive keys for comfort and productivity.
- "My Favorites" Keys Customize these 5 touch-sensitive keys to instantly bring up the folders, fi les, and Web pages you use most.
- Mobile Laser Mouse - with Magnifier, 4-Way Scrolling, Extended Battery Life, and 2.4 GHz Wireless
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From the Manufacturer
The Microsoft® Wireless Desktop 6000 V3, inspired by Windows® Aero®, features a sleek, Comfort Curve keyboard with a next-generation translucent design, quiet touch keys, media controls, and instant access to Windows Flip 3D. The ergonomic mouse combines wireless freedom and the precision of High Definition Laser Technology with the portability of a snap-in mini-transceiver.
|Flip 3D Key |
Press this key to display a 3D overlay of all open windows and cycle through them.
|Translucent Border and Polished Racetrack |
Brings the subtle elegance of Windows Aero to your desktop.
|Comfort Curve with Ultra-Thin Quiet Touch Keys |
Your hands sit more naturally on the quiet, responsive, thin-profile keys for comfort and productivity.
Enlarge screen detail.
|Two-Way Scroll Wheel |
For faster on-screen navigation.
|2.4 GHz Wireless |
The 2.4 GHz wireless mini-transceiver connects the keyboard and mouse right out of the box with virtually no interference, and provides up to a 30-foot wireless range.
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Top Customer Reviews
[Update: I've downgraded my rating to 3 stars because the keyboard amd mouse started having connectivity problems.]
- Decent Wireless Range
The effective wireless range for both the keyboard and mouse is about 15 ft. Beyond that, the response from the keyboard and mouse becomes sporadic. Still, it's a decent range and will suit the needs of most people.
- Ergonomic Mouse
I love how the shape of the mouse allows me to "hug" it with my entire hand, and it fits very snugly and comfortably. Its ergonomic shape, coupled with the support I get from my wrist rest, really helps to alleviate strain on my wrist. As far as ergonomics is concerned, I'm surprised that I actually find myself liking it a fair bit more than my Logitech MX Revolution.
- Ergonomic Keyboard
The slight curvature of the rows of keys for the QWERTY part of the keyboard helps to accommodate the natural position of your wrist. This is my first Microsoft "Natural" keyboard and I must say it has completely dispelled my skepticism of Microsoft's so-called "Natural" keyboard design. I find that it does work as claimed in helping to properly align your wrist so you can work more comfortably.Read more ›
The first improvement I noticed with the 6000 series is that you no longer have the big transceiver which will sometimes move and make it so you end up losing your wireless signal. Microsoft has now integrated the transceiver into a device which is the size of a thumb drive and plugs directly into your USB socket. The result of this (along with the better wireless technology) is hardly any signal loss so you always feel confident that things will happen instantaneously when you press a key or move the mouse.
To install the keyboard and mouse you plug in the transceiver, press the silver button and then the white signal buttons on the bottom of the mouse and keyboard and it will auto detect them. You can also install everything using the software included.
The 6000 keyboard is very sleek in design; it is about an inch thick at most and very lightweight. The main keyboard area is similar to the 3000 but there are a lot more `quick keys' around the outer area. Some of the new ones are `magnify' which lets you enlarge screen detail, `my favorites' which is a way to make your own set of personal keys and `flip 3D' which displays a 3D overlay of all open windows and lets you cycle through them. Another cool addition is the battery status indicator so you know when your batteries are running low. The keyboard itself is very responsive and when you press the keys it feels effortless instead of feeling numb and unresponsive like so many keyboards. The built in ergonomic wrist rest helps it feel a lot more comfortable.Read more ›
Now lets move to the mouse. While the keyboard is silent, the mouse is ridiculously loud when you click the right or left button. People in the cubicles around you will know about every click you do. Yet the mouse wheel has no click or any sort of tactical feedback (I hate a free spinning mouse wheel). The shape is okay, but it's unacceptable for gaming and I prefer the normal mouse shape to this right-hand only contraption.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I've been using this keyboard for a very long time (over 8 years or so). Never had carpel tunnel problems or any hand problems. I use it about 10 hours a day.Published 3 months ago by Qbert5150
Have used several years -- great product. Probably more capability than anyone needs, but certainly well worth it.Published 5 months ago by Larry J. Schrock
keys keep locking up. Typing is interrupted and time is lost trying to correct mistakes made by type overs and elimination. A fix is needed.Published on July 20, 2014 by Bob L.
I have suffered on and off from wrist pains since 2007 and I think I have tried more ergonomically engineering keyboards and mice than most average users have. Read morePublished on May 24, 2014 by Busy Bee
The mouse is very comfortable to use and works great. The keyboard is is comfortable and is relatively quiet. However, the keyboard connectivity has driven me to madness. Read morePublished on December 17, 2013 by Frank J. Kocina
Great keypad - works as designed, ergonomically correct, works as designed, nice keypad, would recommend it to any one interested in remote keypadPublished on December 4, 2013 by Scott Wright
I purchased this combo set with my windows xp and it worked great
I liked it so much I purchased another one for work that I bring from contract to contract. Read more
I am pretty sure that this is not a real Microsoft product. There were characters spray painted onto the keys and it was not recognizable by my computer. BEWARE of fakes!Published on August 14, 2013 by BarronGames