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Good: Small size, neat design
Bad: Battery life
Comment: I bought this keyboard but within a week the two Duracell supplied had died. I bought a pack of Energizer rechargeable AAA, fitted them and , presto, it worked again! The trick to extending battery life is to press Esc & Fn at the same time to power off the keyboard when not in use!!!
Good: Lightweight and looks nice
Bad: It doesn't work!
Comment: I bought the Arc keyboard 4 weeks ago. I bought I because I needed a lightweight keyboard and mouse to use when travelling. I broke my neck 18 months ago and I have to use a stand with my laptop which means I need a portable keyboard and mouse to go with it.
I bought the Arc keyboard and mouse as a package, they looked nice, they are lightweight and looked like they would do the job I needed.
The mouse is fabulous and I am so pleased I bought it. the keyboard however is a different story. I have used the keyboard 5 times in the 4 weeks since I purchased it and suddenly it has stopped working. My laptop can see the device and I have reinstalled the drivers but it still doesn't work. I have looked on Google to see if I could find a troubleshooting guide and it looks like other people are having the same issue but no-one has posted a fix for it.
I have followed the troubleshooting guide provided on the Microsoft site but to no avail. It is really disappointing because it looks great and is very portable but no good if it doesn't work!
Comment: It's a nice keyboard and I might buy one.
But I must question the last paragraph of the review, suggesting the alternative of a Logitech K350.
This MS keyboard is a compact and the Logitech is full size. They are so different that it makes no sense to compare them.
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