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GEAR HEAD KB1700U

GEAR HEAD KB1700U
alaScore 82

62 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The value for money and build quality are also mentioned favorably.

build quality, value for money, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the GEAR HEAD KB1700U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 62 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for GEAR HEAD KB1700U

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of GEAR HEAD KB1700U from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Keyboards on Amazon.com.

build quality, size, value for money

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Gear Head USB Mini Windows Keyboard, Black 89-Keys (KB1700U)

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Could easily be better

 

It set me looking for another cheap mini keyboard.

Small, cheap,not hideous to look at

There is a useless FN key where the left Control key should be and no right Control key. Since the Linux kernel wouldn't even recognize this odd key so I could re-map it as a left control key I had to pry it out to keep my muscle memory from betraying...

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Key labels wear off

 

can't real the key labels after about a month of use. Manufacturer says normal wear and tear, not covered under warranty.

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Key labels wear off

 

can't real the key labels after about a month of use. Manufacturer says normal wear and tear, not covered under warranty.

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Good auxilliary laptop keyboard for the money.

 

I added this keyboard to my laptop when my factory keyboard started malfunctioning, and it works just fine - at a fraction of the cost of a new factory part purchase. It's a little smaller than the old one, but it has the same number of keys. They made...

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Good auxilliary laptop keyboard for the money.

 

I added this keyboard to my laptop when my factory keyboard started malfunctioning, and it works just fine - at a fraction of the cost of a new factory part purchase. It's a little smaller than the old one, but it has the same number of keys. They made...

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you get what you pay for?

 

My H.P. laptop came up with ''ghost keys'' (a well-documented problem in this model) that developed after it was out of warranty. To keep going until I could buy a new laptop I decided to buy an external keyboard. The store didn't have the keyboard I...

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you get what you pay for?

 

My H.P. laptop came up with ''ghost keys'' (a well-documented problem in this model) that developed after it was out of warranty. To keep going until I could buy a new laptop I decided to buy an external keyboard. The store didn't have the keyboard I...

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What's not to like?

 

using it as an input device on my Sony Media Streamer and works perfect and looks good in a confined area. Would never use it as a mainstream keyboard due to mini constraints so cant figure out what all the bi***in's about.

Compact, stylish, good key feel

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great for media box

 

Perfect next to my streaming media box.

I get the same letter as the key I press

Doesnt do windows

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Not surprising...

 

Size was the appeal. Cost was a benefit

But it is Junk. Came with strange issues. Shift keys works abnormally, like on some keys but not others depending on the shift keys. Shift + any of the numbers didn't work. the Fn key kinda never turned off after a while so I would type normal and have...

Product Specifications

Configuration

Calculator Functionality: No
Chip Card Reader: No
Flexible Keyboard: No
Integrated Cursor Control: No
Magnetic Card Reader: No
Remote Control: No
Separate Mouse Included: No
USB:Mini USB
USB Hub: No
Voice Control: No

General Features

Platform:PC / Mac
Supported Console:Not Applicable
Type:Keyboard
Type of Connection:Cable
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