The HP Wireless Elite keyboard is a professional looking keyboard with lots of features, but there are several things you should know before you fork over your cash to buy one. Following are the good, bad, and ugly features of the HP Wireless Elite keyboard.
The HP Wireless Elite Keyboard is a full-sized keyboard with an added ten key pad and HP’s TouchSmart PC hotkeys all built in a professional and durable metal frame. The HP Wireless Elite keyboard’s keys are very smooth and ergonomic and also sport a spill-resistant design for fewer messes and easy clean up. The best part about the HP Wireless Elite keyboard is its sleek and professional design with well-placed silent keys that makes typing a breeze and less noisy. On average, I type between 3-7 hours a day and having a durable, comfortable, and professional keyboard was a must. I was so Impressed by the HP Wireless Elite keyboard that I bought two of them – to have a spare in case one gave in.
After using the HP Wireless Elite keyboard for over a month, my HP Wireless Elite keyboard started to have a few issues. Sometimes I found myself having to press a key more than once in order for the key press to register and sometimes keys would randomly stop working altogether and I’d have to tap the key extremely hard for it to work. The HP Wireless Elite keyboard sports a spill resistant surface, but using the keyboard over and over again will build an oily looking wear on the keys that is undesirable.
One thing that’ll automatically grab your attention is the HP Wireless Elite keyboards annoying receiver that flashes and unbearably bright blue light every time a key is pressed. This horrible feature of the HP Wireless keyboard was so annoying that I was forced to put my receiver in one of the rear USB ports on my desktop for fear of catching a seizure if it remained in the front.
I wish that I could say that the strobe light-like receiver of the HP Wireless Elite keyboard was it’s worse feature, but over time the keys of the HP Wireless Elite keyboard will become stiff and not as breezy as it once was. Typing will become extremely annoying over time with this keyboard and I’m currently looking for a suitable replacement.
In conclusion, I would definitely convince any friends and family to not purchase the HP Wireless Elite keyboard. If you want to type for a few days or weeks, the HP Wireless Elite keyboard will be perfect, but if you’re looking for a long lasting keyboard, this just isn’t the one – and unfortunately, I bought two.
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