Verbatim TuneBoard / Speaker Keyboard for Mac 96671

  • Verbatim TuneBoard / Speaker Keyboard for Mac 96671
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Based on 4 scores, 4 reviews available
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Pros:

  • Mac-specific keys and layout; good key feel; built-in speakers and media-control keys; backlit keys; doesnt require software drivers.
  • Onboard speakers and media controls. Optional blue LED light. Correct Mac function key mapping. No software necessary.
  • Responsive keys, Multimedia buttons, Glossy finish, Illumination

Cons:

  • No USB port to connect a mouse; oddly placed Help key gets in the way of modifier keys; bass-boost button just increases volume; speakers off-center when users sit properly at the keyboard; backlighting shines between keys and is nonadjustable; odd numeri
  • Itís huge and heavy. No USB port for a mouse. Doesnít offer any more controls than your Mac keyboard already has. An ergonomistsís nightmare.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macsimum News on 50

The TuneBoardwhich works with Mac OS X 10.4 or higherintegrates with iTunes for controlling music playback. It includes multimedia keys for muting, volume adjustment, play, pause, previous track and next track control. Two hot keys...

By Macworld on 60

by Dan Frakes, Macworld.com Two common aftermarket Mac accessories are keyboards and speakers. For those shopping for bothespecially if you have limited space or just dont like a lot of clutterVerbatims TuneBoard Speaker Keyboard may be an...

By Mac|Life on 40

Terrible ergonomics and the lack of a USB port for a mouse make the Tune Board an also-ran, despite some interesting extras.Tune Board...

By LaptopMag on 70

If youre expecting amazing audio from the Vertabim TuneBoard for Mac, youll be disappointed. Still, if you dont mind the $70 price tag, its a beaut of a keyboard that does what it was designed to do: eliminate clutter from...