Microsoft allows you to assign macro banks up to 3 for the 23 available Macro keys, thereby expanding the total number of customizable macros to 30 configurable combinations which are then accessible via selected macro bank with the Bank Switch key located next to the media playback keys. Write a customer review. Switch between standard key pad and macro pad in gaming mode. If you are concerned that connecting the number pad will be a pain, don’t be. The software also allows you to disable the Windows, Caps Lock and Application key, should they prove to be an annoyance in-game, and can set per application key settings, so when a program is launched, the macro keys change with it — it’s not just customisable macros either, as the keys can be used to run commands, or launch applications as well. See questions and answers.

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Keyboards logitecg, however, anything but simple. Swappable numpad gives flexibility. Visit manufacturer site for details. The numpad itself cannot interface with the host PC independently.

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To complement the ease of accessing and programming macros a Cruise Control key is also located in the top row of the keyboard to allow any depressed key combination to run indefinitely until the Cruise Control key is pressed again. Macros are stored on your hard drive and can be easily shared. Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.


I would buy this again in a heartbeat. Pages with related products. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Two prominent dials siewinder care of the back-lighting intensity level and volume control. I have gotten TONS of use out of this keyboard and realize I should probably re-evaluate the amount of time I spend in front of a monitor.

I used to have trouble using them for the occasional keybind Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Shop now. Switch between standard key pad and macro pad in gaming mode. Some players will also find the Cruise Control button a boon — by holding down the Cruise Control button, then pressing up to a combination of four buttons and releasing, the keyboard will then act as if those four keys have been held down continuously until the Cruise Control button is pressed again.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The Macro keys located on the left of the keyboard have their own Macro toggle key to quickly switch between the first 12 Macro keys S1-S12 while the Numeric keypad stores the remaining Macro keys SS East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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If, for example, you wanted to continuously run forward in an FPS, you’d hold down the Cruise Control button, press W, then sidewindeer both, and your character would indefinitely run forward. Available from these sellers. Two-Color Adjustable Backlighting Lighting dial adjusts the brightness of the loigtech and key pad.


While the back-lighting is intense there is little to no light leakage at any location on the keyboard where you would not expect it. The lack of height adjustment also gives the keyboard bad marks since height adjustment via retractable feet should have been easy enough to integrate into the design. The Good Simple layout doesn’t overcomplicate or clutter.

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We can’t guarantee the Logitech M mouse will boost your productivity, but at this price Hotkeys are great if both of your hands work equally well Those counting will be thinking “you’ve gotten that wrong — that should be 90 macros” — but in bank d6 mode, the numpad is always the numpad, even if Microsoft’s software allows you to add macros to the unusable keys.

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Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The keyboard does its job dutifully and delivers great gaming control with good key feedback.