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How Long Does A Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Last ?


I barely bought this new wireless keyboard and wireless mouse, i think it is so cool but my dad says that it will only last for a little bit, is that true?

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I really only ever sit at most 6 ft (2m) from my computer, so i don't need something amazing and expensive, just better than what i have. Shortcut and media keys aren't a big deal, but would be nice. Battery life is also not a big deal, i have plenty of rechargeable batteries. In any case, can anyone chime in and tell me what they are using and what it performs like? What kind of distance can u get? Where do you have your receiver? What kind of possible interference are you dealing with? ( I have wifi, bluetooth and florescent lights that could be having an effect on the signal)

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http://servicesales. Sel. Sony.com/ecom/accessories/web/productsearch. Do

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