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Matias Laptop Pro Bluetooth Keyboard

Matias’ new Laptop Pro Bluetooth Keyboard built with”Quiet Click” mechanical keyswitches, they delivers a classic keyboard feel with the tactile feedback you need to type really fast.

Several benefits accrue from using a compact, wireless keyboard:

• More free space on your desk, and no wires to clutter it.
• Using your mouse is more comfortable because you don’t have to reach as far.
• Easy to pack for trips.
• It’s narrow enough to fit in your laptop bag, making it easy to take with you.
• Really long battery life.

In their quest to make the Laptop Pro the best Bluetooth keyboard possible, Matias used a much bigger battery in it than they had to: 1,600 mAh – enough to last 6 months to a year, on a single charge (under normal use).

USB Charging Ports

The USB ports on the Laptop Pro let you do two things…

1) Charge the keyboard.

2) Charge up to 2 other devices, while you’re charging the keyboard.

To charge only the keyboard, a USB port on your computer provides sufficient power (500mA or 2.5W). It takes up to 5 hours for a complete charge.

For charging multiple devices, you need more power. Apple’s 5W USB Power Adaptor gives you enough power to charge one extra device. Apple’s 12W USB Power Adaptor or a generic iPad charger provide more than enough power to charge 2 extra devices through the keyboard.

Note: The USB ports are for charging only. Plugging a flash drive or mouse into them will have no effect.

Really quiet

Mechanical keyboards offer the best performance, but they’re noisy – too noisy to use in most offices, or around other people. Matias says this is the first one that’s quiet. Over two years in the making, it’s claimed to be the only mechanical keyboard that keeps both your fingers and your co-workers happy – no louder than a regular (non-mechanical) keyboard. Your co-workers probably won’t even be able to tell that you have one.

To hear the difference, Matias made sample recordings of the Laptop Pro plus three other mechanical keyboards: their award-winning Tactile Pro, a Cherry Blue switch keyboard, and a Cherry Brown switch keyboard. Simply click (or tap) to play/pause. You can check them out on the Laptop Pro Website.

Mac-friendly function keys

Just like an Apple keyboard, the Laptop Pros function keys let you control screen brightness, volume, iTunes, and more.

There’s even an Fn key, that lets you momentarily change the function keys back to their traditional duties, when you need them.

Also connects to iPad & Android tablets, PCs, and other Bluetooth devices.

Matias designed the keyboard to connect wirelessly to your Mac, but it’s actually a standard Bluetooth connection, so it’ll work with any device that supports Bluetooth keyboards, including Macs, PCs, the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, Apple TV, Android 3.0+ smartphones and tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tab, BlackBerry PlayBook, and many more. When connected to a PC, the position of the Alt and Win keys are swapped.

Extra handy (but hard to remember) symbols are printed right on the keys. Simply hold down the Option key for the bottom-right characters, or Shift-Option for top-right characters.

Laser etched keys.
All those symbols are handy, but what happens when they wear off? They won’t. They’re laser etched burned into the keys with a laser so they’ll never wear off.

Sculpted keytops.
The latest trend in keyboards is to have very flat & wide keys, with little or no space between them. You see this a lot on laptops and netbooks. While they look great, they can also be a little tricky to type on. The flatness makes it very easy to slide out of home row and lose your bearings.

The Laptop Pro bucks this trend. It has traditional sculpted keytops, curved to fit your fingertips, and keep you from sliding out of home position.

No ghost in this machine.
Most keyboards allow only a few keys to be pressed at once, so they can’t keep up with very fast typists. The result is called ghosting letters missing from what you actually typed, or additional letters that you didn’t type.

The Laptop Pro has special Anti-Ghosting Circuitry (also called n-key rollover) to eliminate these problems. You can type as fast as you’re able; the Laptop Pro will keep up.

System Requirements:
Mac with Bluetooth
iPad
iPhone or iPod touch
Apple TV
Android 3.0 or higher

Warranty:
1 year limited warranty (more info)

Laptop Pro Keyboard for Mac, iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, iPod touch, Android 3.0 or higher

$169.95 USD

For more information, visit:
http://matias.ca/laptoppro/mac/

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