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Product: Cordless Freedom Optical
Company: Logitech
Estimated Street Price: $99.95
Review By: Julien Jay


Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Design & Power
3: MouseWare/iTouch Drivers & Tests
4: Conclusion

Logitech, the Swiss founded company, well known for its series of mice, has yet another new product to free your cluttered desktop. A few months after launching the first cordless Optical mouse this year, Logitech is back on the scene with a rather innovative package named Logitech Cordless Freedom Optical. In this kit you’ll find the surprising Logitech Cordless MouseMan Optical pointing device along with a brand new cordless Logitech Cordless Keyboard. With this kit not only your mouse will lose its ball and cord (if it’s not already done), but your keyboard will lose its cord too! The advantages of having a cordless keyboard are obvious: you can position the keyboard where you want on your desktop or even you can put the keyboard on your lap! Obviously Logitech’s kit includes some very interesting technologies to save battery life, secure transmissions and ease your life. With several shortcuts and specific buttons, including a customizable scrolling wheel, Logitech’s latest keyboard will please everyone.


   Installing the Logitech Cordless Freedom Optical is quite simple: the kit comes with one radio receiver that will receive signals from the keyboard and the mouse. You have to plug this stylish receiver to your PC using the Y cable: plug the USB cable to the USB port of your computer (a USB to PS/2 converter is provided so you can still use the mouse through a casual PS/2 connector) and plug the mini DIN cable to the keyboard PS/2 plug of your computer. Insert the two AA 1.5v batteries into the mouse and insert four AA 1.5v batteries into the keyboard, and you’re done! You can start using your mouse and keyboard right away but we strongly advise you to install the MouseWare 9.41 along with iTouch 1.82 drivers to unleash the full potential of your new mouse and keyboard.


Logitech Cordless Freedom Optical (click to enlarge)


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