There are more or less a year, the Swiss manufacturer Logitech launched with much fanfare its first real ergonomic keyboard: Logitech Cordless Desktop Wave. Designed by experts in ergonomics, the keyboard is comfortable with an innovative touche, which are arranged in a single block, unlike Microsoft, but a wave to adjust to the height of your fingers. Particularly successful in terms of design and comfort, the keyboard, sold in kit, was crippled by two limitations on us: the use of a radio on the 27 MHz band and the inclusion of a mouse down range of unrelated ... comfortable!
Aware of the shortcomings outlined above, Logitech comes back with a new version of its Cordless Desktop Wave, the Cordless Desktop Wave Pro. If the keyboard does not, it is now accompanied by an MX 1100, the natural descendant of the MX 1000, a mouse that had not changed for too long. What do Cordless Desktop Wave Pro reference?
We said in the introduction of the familiar Dekstop Cordless Wave will not be at home by the model kit "Pro" since it is identical to its predecessor. Therefore, there ergonomic keyboard with integrated wrist. Not detachable, it offers a surface smooth and pleasant. Quite large in size, the Wave keyboard is distinguished by the design of its buttons. These are placed on a single block, unlike the series of Microsoft Natural Keyboard, but their height is different. In order to adapt to the difference to your fingers, the keys are carved in a curve is subtle but relatively pleasant. Moreover, even the keys on the keypad benefit from this refinement. Finally, all the character keys have the same dimensions.
Among the details quite surprising Wave, there is not one but two catches to tilt. The first cleat tilt the keyboard as an axis of 4, the second the axis of 8 °. No lights indicating the status of function keys, the Logitech Wave gets in the top of a ribbon of multimedia keys. This will control the playback of his songs, adjust volume, mute switch, launch Windows Media Center or launch its media player. Optimized for Windows Vista, the keyboard has a button activating the flip 3D, a button launching the Windows Sidebar and its gadgets while it has a zoom function screen via a toggle button. Above the keypad is a button to launch the calculator and a button to pause the computer that offers Logitech.
Identical to its predecessor in many respects, the Wave keyboard kit Logitech Cordless Desktop Wave Pro is its radio. In truth called Wave 2.4, the New Wave uses a radio transmission finally worthy of the name on the 2.4 GHz, while the link is encrypted. That should limit the interference problems or delays. It will be recalled moreover that the first copies of Wave have been entitled to update their firmware due to a problem of repetition of keys, mistakes which is no news on this model, fortunately! Finally, note that power from the keyboard is provided by two batteries LR6 that is inserted into a home below the keyboard while novelty of this edition 2.4, a button "on / off" to shut down completely the keyboard.