A cardboard box was delivered to my doorstep last weekend, curiously I opened the package and looked inside. A slim lightweight keyboard occupied the interior of the box.
After removing the proctective wrapping I was left with this, Eluminx Keyboard
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A quick overview of the specifications of this keyboad:High Quality
12 function keys
Slim ergo curve design
Illumination Color: Aqua Marine
Fully compatible with PS2
Laser printing keycaps for longer wear
Keyboard dimension: 420(L)*156(W)*16(H)mm
Works with: Windows 95/98/2000/XP/NT/ME, IBM PC
MTBF : + 60,000 hours
Safety : FCC class B , CE
The people over at Auravision informed me that new colours will be available soon for the Eluminx, a wide range to fit everybodies needs: Citrine, White, Amethyst, Sapphire, Amethyst and Tourmaline.
I hooked it up straight away to the PS2 on my motherboard, with an adapter (not provided) you can also connect it to any free USB port!
The first thing you'll notice is the similarity of the keyboard with that of a laptop, except for the numeric pad, which is hardly ever present on notebooks.
This keyboard is ideal for people on the go or for use at a LAN-party. The size difference is quite striking and it does save space on your desktop!
Size does matter, the AL is really a compact keyboard solution
Thanks to rubber feet at the back it remains steady on its given place. The first downside I encountered was the inability to change the height. I am used to working on keyboards which are tilted a bit, this is a feature I'm looking forward to seeing appear on future versions!
No sliding thanks to these rubber pads
Typing on the Eluminx is accompanied by little or no sound as the keys are of high quality and they feel sturdy and robust. Of course the selling point of this keyboard becomes clear when darkness falls, find out how it looks, on the next page..