Get a full-size Logitech wireless keyboard for $35

It's refurbished, but sells for at least $62 elsewhere. Might be the perfect addition to your new standing desk?

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Ahhh... a full-size set of backlit keys, the way nature intended.

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Lately I've spent a lot of time evaluating desk ergonomics: Which standing desk to use, how to elevate my laptop to a comfortable viewing height and so on.

One thing that's certain: A good keyboard is crucial in all those equations.

I also learned that a lot of wireless keyboards are pricey! Like, $60 or more! That's why this deal caught my attention: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Newegg has the refurbished Logitech K800 illuminated wireless keyboard for $34.99 shipped. (Warning: There's a limit to just 63 per customer! Lol.)

That's a solid deal, because the K800 lists for $100 and sells new for at least $62 most other places.

There is, however, a relatively sizable caveat: The warranty lasts for just 90 days, versus three full years on a new one. I can't recall the last time I experienced keyboard failure of any kind, but I suppose it happens.

If you're willing to roll the dice, the K800 offers some pretty sweet features: adjustable key backlighting, a rechargeable battery and a hand-proximity detector: The backlighting kicks on when the keyboard detects your hands approaching the keys. How cool is that!

The K800 connects to your PC via Logitech's Unifying Receiver, a USB dongle that's tiny enough to leave plugged into your laptop full-time. (Alas, if you're looking for a Bluetooth option, you'll have to keep looking.)

I'm in the market for a new keyboard, one I can use while my laptop sits up higher where it belongs. At $35, this one is mighty tempting -- though I'm just not sure the $27 savings is worth it given the warranty difference.

Your thoughts?

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