Logitech launches solar-powered keyboard in India

Friday, February 4, 2011, 11:52 by Tech Correspondent

Logitech has come up with the first-ever solar powered wireless keyboard in India: Logitech K750. It is just 1/3-inch thick and comes at a price of Rs. 5,995.

Logitech K750 wireless solar keyboard gets charged itself whenever there’s light, even when it is used indoors. Not only that, the Logitech keyboard stays charged for at least three months in total darkness too.

The K750 eliminates the use of rechargeable batteries. It has an integrated solar panel and comes with a solar power app that can be downloaded. The solar power app features a lux meter to help users get the necessary light. Also see: World’s smallest Bluetooth earphones by Logitech

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Photo: Logitech K750

It also gives at-a-glance information about battery levels and important alerts to users when you need more power. There’s even an integrated power-indicator light so that users know the battery status of Logitech K750 wireless solar keyboard.

The K750 is powered by Logitech’s 2.4GHz wireless connectivity technology and supports 128-bit AES encryption with the keyboard. The keyboard comes with the Logitech Unifying receiver that supports up to six Logitech Unifying-ready mice and keyboards. Moreover, it has Logitech incave keys that use a concave design.

Logitech K750 is not only simple to use, but even its setup takes only seconds — you simply plug the wireless receiver into a USB port on your computer and start using your keyboard right away without the need of a special software.

The new Logitech solar keyboard is environment0friendly too. The K750 boasts PVC-free construction and comes in a fully recyclable box. This keyboard is designed to minimize its carbon footprint.

Subrotah Biswas, Country Manager – India & South West Asia, Logitech said at the keyboard’s India launch, “The keyboard is still the best input device for typing e-mails and IMs, updating your Facebook page or posting responses to your favorite blogs — and the Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 is the next big innovation in keyboard technology. The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard is powered by light but can work in total darkness for up to three months. Plus, with its PVC-free construction and fully recyclable packaging, it’s designed to minimize its footprint.”

So, now you do not need chargeable batteries or charging cables. Like Logitech says, it doesn’t get more hassle-free than this!

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