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Genius Slimstar 820 Solargizer

Genius Slimstar 820 Solargizer
alaScore 81

9 reviews

Dec, 2018

  • Positive

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Genius Slimstar 820 Solargizer. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. There are some negative comments about the price.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Genius Slimstar 820 Solargizer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Genius SlimStar 820 Solargizer review


The rather odd word 'Solargizer' in Genius' product name, means that there's an integrated solar panel in the SlimStar 820's keyboard. When there's enough light the batteries are automatically charged. For light use, this should keep the batteries...

The solar panel is a nice little trick and means that you shouldn't run out of battery power, but there are better keyboards and mice at this price.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Thomas McKinnon (

Genius SlimStar 820 Solargizer


Genius���s innovative 2.4GHz wireless laser desktop combo, the SlimStar 820 Solargizer was a 2007 CES innovation honouree. The desktop combo includes a wireless solar keyboard and a power saving laser mouse. The solar keyboard was designed to transform...

The device is ergonomic and has a wide selection of hotkeys.

The solar power panel feels gimmicky ??? your screen would have to face a light source for the keyboard to charge.

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Rohan Naravane (

Genius SlimStar 820 Solargizer


Genius SlimStar 820 Solargizer is a wireless keyboard and mouse combo that boasts of a few interesting features like a solar panel and additional hotkeys.

Nifty Application hotkeys, Instant PC Lock button on mouse, 4D scrolling

Average quality, Half-baked solar functionality, Expensive

Dec, 2007

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Genius SlimStar 820 Solargizer


Wireless Keyboard and Mouse aren't very uncommon these days, but the SlimStar 820 Solargizer has introduced very innovative features with it's Wireless Keyboard-Mouse Combo. I enjoyed the fact that it can be easily set up, as easy as plug and play. I...

May, 2009

Product Specifications

Genius SlimStar 820 Solargizer is a new innovative wireless laser desktop combo. Its solar keyboard was designed to transform the light source into keyboard operational power and apart from the solar energy supplied, there are also two more back up sources; the USB cable charger and battery; this will prevent any power shortage in absence of any light. With onboard 17 hotkeys it provides instant control of media sources, one-touch keys for office tool to fulfill all the requirements you need to work efficiently. Adding more value to this desktop combo, it has a high definition ergonomic laser mouse that allows you to adjust the dpi resolution according to your work tasks and enhances your accuracy when moving the mouse cursor. The mouse has ultra power saving technology for a continuous operation. To further extend the power saving, a power switch is available for even longer battery life. The mini dongle receiver lets you work up to 10 meters away, and you can simply store it underneath the mouse for convenience.


Color of product:Black
Internal: No

Energy Management

Battery Type:AA
Number of batteries supported:4


Wireless range:393.7


Model:820 Solargizer
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Genius SlimStar

Input Device

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Form Factor:External
Interface (DA):RF
Pointing Device / Manipulator:Mouse


Device interface:RF Wireless
Frequency band:2.4
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Buttons quantity:4
Mouse included: Yes
Movement detection technology:Laser
Movement Resolution:1600 / 800
Scroll: Yes

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Win 2000, XP, Vista / Windows 2000/XP/ XP x64 & Vista
Minimum system requirements:USB\nCD-ROM


Battery Type:AA
Number of batteries supported:4

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported: No
OS Required:Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows Vista

Weight & Dimensions

Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH):17.7 x 7.48 x 1.26 / 7.48 x 17.7 x 12.8
Keyboard Weight:32.7
Mouse dimensions (WxDxH):4.57 x 2.4 x 1.54
Product dimensions (W x D x H):4.57 x 2.4 x 1.54