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IBM USB Keyboard with UltraNav ( 31P8950 )

We have collected and analyzed 56 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 73/100. The average review date is Feb 4, 2008. We have compared these reviews to 351514 reviews from other Keyboards. The alaScore™ for this product is 76/100 = Good. Last update: Mar 26, 2019.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of IBM USB Keyboard with UltraNav ( 31P8950 ) from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Reviews about the durability and reliability are overall positive. The usability and design are also appreciated. There are some critical comments about the price, while views are divided on the size.

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Product Specifications

Bring legendary IBM ThinkPad notebook keyboard look and feel to IBM desktop systems or to ThinkPad docking solutions. For the ultimate in pointing flexibility, this multi-pointing system combines an IBM-customized touch pad and the latest TrackPoint device. The two, built-in USB ports conveniently provides for additional expansion. Plus, it's the only external keyboard that allows you close the ThinkPad notebook LCD and still access key ThinkPad notebook features requiring the function (Fn) key, such as system sleep and suspend.Adjustable keyboard feet provide for three levels of typing comfort; flat (folded under), level-1 and level-2. Integrated keyboard cord wrap lets you adjust the length of the cord for use or storage. Function (Fn) key provides access to key ThinkPad notebook features such as (depending on model) speaker volume, LCD/external monitor select, LCD brightness, system sleep and suspend controls. IBM ThinkPad UltraNav, an example of IBM ThinkVantage Design, lets you choose which pointing device to use: TrackPoint, touchpad, or both. And, it eliminates the need for an external mouse and saves desktop space.The IBM USB Keyboard with UltraNav is supported on the following IBM systems: IBM-compatible desktop or ThinkPad notebook system (not compatible with notebooks other than IBM ThinkPad). Full functionality of ThinkPad hot keys will be with the following ThinkPad models: 2681, 2682, 2683, 2672, 2673, 2366, 2367, 2652, 2653, 2658, 2659, 2677. All others, including desktops, will have some non-functioning ThinkPad hot keys.For a complete compatibility list please refer to the original manufacturer's web site.