what are wireless keyboards mainly used for?

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  1. Reznik

    Reznik New Member

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    So like the question says. I got a wireless keyboard and a mouse with my comptuer I purchased on Dell Outlet. I know you can use it at a distance, but what is the point of using it at home?

    And if i want to use this with a 17 inch monitor... is it possible? Do I have to change some settings in order to see it from a 6ft.?

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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    The main selling point is that it saves desk space because you can put it away without any mess when you're not using it. Since I have a dedicated computer desk, I have no use for one :dunno:
     
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    I use mine as a remote when I'm playing back movies from my computer on my TV.
     
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    I wanted one for this purpose, but now I just use my phone :cool:
     
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    I'm an avid PC gamer and i love my wireless keyboard/mouse, people will tell you theres a huge difference in response times; the difference is so minute that you wont even notice it with the naked eye.
     
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    I noticed lag on a wireless keyboard just in windows when I was typing. Using logitech lx700 (not bluetooth).

    I also changed from an MX700 to MX510 and it's unbelievable. I had the exact same mindset as you until about a week ago. I will never go back to wireless like that now.
     
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    It all depends on what you used. I used to have a microsoft wireless intellimouse explorer, and the lag was horrible. I thought most cordless mice were like that so I never bothered with them again, until I got my mx900 (bluetooth) and it's response is not much slower than a corded mouse.
     
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    Mx1000, loving the feel.

    corded keyboard, tho.
     
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    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    Using the logitech cordless elite duo i notice no lag whatsoever.
     

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