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Written by Nate Swetland - Edited by Olin Coles   
Wednesday, 24 March 2010
Table of Contents: Page Index
Microsoft Arc Wireless Compact Keyboard
Features and Specifications
Closer Look: Microsoft Arc
Microsoft Arc Detailed Features
Testing and Results
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

Microsoft Arc Features

  • NEW! Eye-catching form factor makes the Arc keyboard a stylish statement piece that fits in with home décor.
  • NEW! Thin and lightweight design weighs less than one pound so the keyboard can easily be picked up and moved from room to room.
  • Snap-in Nano transceiver gives consumers the option to leave the transceiver plugged into the computer or conveniently store it under the keyboard.
  • NEW! Four-way directional pad offers the capabilities of arrow keys while taking up less space.
  • On/off function lets people easily switch the keyboard on and off and conserve battery life.
  • Two-color battery life indicator warns people when it is time to replace the batteries.

System Requirements

Windows-Based PC:

  • Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP
  • An available USB port
  • 2 AAA batteries (included)


  • Mac OS X v.10.4-10.6x
  • An available USB port
  • 2 AAA batteries (included)

Model J5D-00001 Specifications

  • 2.4GHz wireless technology gives consumers a confident wireless connection and a range of up to 15 feet, even in a crowded wireless environment.
  • 12.25in (31.115cm) Width X 5.875in (14.923cm) - 6in (15.24cm) Depth X 0.125in (0.318cm) - 0.875in (2.223cm) Thickness



# UserUser 2011-02-13 05:27
The esc and del keys are very stupid, and hard to use. The arrow keys are bad too.
Becuase of that, its a bad idea.
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