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ADESSO AKB-530UB Black 104 Normal Keys 15 Function Keys USB Wired SlimMedia Desktop Keyboard with built-in Card Reader and USB Hub

  • 104 Normal Keys
  • 15 Function Keys
  • USB Wired
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The Adesso AKB-530UB SlimMedia desktop keyboard is an ultra-slim full size keyboard that provides the essential functions every professional user needs. The built-in data card reader provides instant access to your personal files, favorite photos, music files or document data. Includes 2 USB2.0 ports to conveniently add bus powered devices such as USB flash drive, cell phones, web cam and mouse. The 15 hotkeys boost productivity with features such as sleep, scroll up/down button, Internet, e-mail, forward/back, search, sleep and multimedia hotkeys.

  • newegg Integrated Data Card Reader/Writer slot The integrated Card Reader/Writer for SD/MMC/MS Pro allows users to transfer files and pictures from the keyboard to their PC directly.
  • newegg Two additional built-in USB Ports The integrated Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Hub provides 480Mbps Data Transfer Rate. It features a 500mA power current, which is ideal for USB mobile devices, such as mouse, joystick, tablet, flash drive, digital camera and more. This feature clears room for valuable desk space.
  • newegg Embedded multimedia and Internet hotkeys The enclosed hotkeys allow users to connect directly to their favorite Internet or multimedia programs. With a single touch, users can surf the Web, navigate music and video clips, and start many frequently used programs.
  • newegg Slick design and low profile Membrane key switch The low profile membrane key switch features more than a five million lifecycle, and is designed with a silicone rubber material, reducing noise when typing, and offers a faster and quieter typing experience.


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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
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  • Anonymous
  • 5/5/2010 8:02:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsUseful features, bad implementation

Pros: - Card reader
- Two USB 2.0 ports
- Perfectly rectangular
- Media buttons

Cons: - Cheap legs
- Cheap USB ports
- Cheap, non-detachable hand rest
- Key presses feel odd
- No backlight

Other Thoughts: I've had this keyboard for a few months now and I'm already looking to replace it. I bought it specifically for the USB 2.0 ports and the card reader was an added bonus. Unfortunately, there are several things wrong with this keyboard. First off, the hand rest is non-detachable, the color has already worn off, and it takes up a few extra inches of desk space. Second of all, one of the legs on the keyboard broke within the first two months, so I've had a flat keyboard since then. Third, and most disappointing, are the very "loose" USB ports. Things wiggle in them. If USB peripherals get bumped to the left, I lose connection. If they're bumped to the right, they reconnect. It's really annoying. The last bad thing about this keyboard are the keys. The best way I can describe it is like a laptop keyboard with over sized keys. They don't feel solid, like everything else on this keyboard. Pretty much the only thing I like about this keyboard is that it's perfectly rectangular.

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  • Andrew R.
  • 2/4/2010 12:42:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Its a keyboard with a built in SD card reader

Cons: Its a keyboard with a built in SD card reader that doesn't work.

Other Thoughts: It works until your computer goes to sleep and then after that it wont work again until you restart or unplug/replug

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  • Maureen R.
  • 1/29/2010 11:23:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPiece of junk

Pros: The only pro for this keyboard is that it has a built in SD card reader, which seems to work.

Cons: The keys on the keyboard are sticky, hard to press and now suddenly opening and closing apps and windows when I'm simply typing text. Looks like they tried to make this keyboard do too much (launching apps, controlling audio, etc...) and they failed to QA the basic functions it's supposed to fulfill. It's going back today!!

Other Thoughts: Should have known it was a piece of junk based on the price alone. Guess you get what you pay for. Now it's costing me almost half the cost of the keyboard to send it back for refund. Sheesh, what a scam.

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  • Jack W.
  • 1/5/2010 9:06:16 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice Keyboard

Pros: Card reader works very well on SD and SDHC which is what I bought it for.
The keyboard itself feels very solid and the keys are nice and quiet.
Has just about every media button you could think of and they all work plug and play. Did not have to install any software for XP SP3.
The extra USB ports come in handy too. My old compaq enhanced PS2 keyboard had none.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: This is a full sized keyboard.
Suits my needs very well.

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