New keyboard

Friday, 26 August 2016 13:27
claidheamhmor: (Blackberry)
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I bought myself a new computer keyboard last week to replace the 11-year-old Logitech G11 gaming keyboard that has served me so well. The replacement is a Logitech G19:


Logitech has stopped making them, and the replacements are not only not very nice, but really expensive. So I bought a G19 online from a site still selling them.

It's got a nice soft feel to the keys. The LCD screen can show a variety of things, but I'm using it as a clock. There are 12 programmable keys; I have programmed them to do things like Cut/Copy/Paste/Undo, and to insert text strings like my name or email address(es), all for convenience. The G19 acts as a USB hub too; it has two powered USB 2.0 ports. The keys are backlit, and the colour is configurable. It has big enter and backspace keys, just like I like them.

All in all, damn nice. Let's hope it lasts a decade, like its predecessor.

Date: Friday, 26 August 2016 13:35 (UTC)
pcb: The Original Bear  (Default)
From: [personal profile] pcb
:-)
Cool - the benefit of being somewhere fixed!
Not that I move around any more, but shaking the habits is harder than you'd think.

Date: Monday, 29 August 2016 13:54 (UTC)
pcb: The Original Bear  (Default)
From: [personal profile] pcb

I do. It allows work and entertainment in most parts of the house - or, for that matter, working out of the house. I have to do something with the odd hours The Cub spends at Rainbow Scouts/Zumba/Gymnastics/etc., so into the pack it goes and off we go.

Date: Monday, 29 August 2016 14:13 (UTC)
pcb: The Original Bear  (Default)
From: [personal profile] pcb
Where does it say?

Date: Friday, 26 August 2016 21:04 (UTC)
filialucis: (Default)
From: [personal profile] filialucis
Very cool-looking piece of equipment. *admires*

Date: Friday, 26 August 2016 21:08 (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ubet_cha
Nice Keyboard. Thanks for showing it. Programmable keys look appealing. I've had the one in the office for over 10 years. When it goes up I will have to find something similar or better.

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