Not necessarily a brand related issue, regardless what the microsoft
haters say - and the problem is not NECESSARILY the keyboard. It could
be the interface constantly sending a signal to the keyboard keeping
it turned on. Did you try using the interface from the older
As for why use a wireless keyboard? It keeps the desk area uncluttered
and generally is just a lot neater.
I use logitec's bluetooth wireless keyboard and it has an on/off
switch. You can turn it off when it is not being used. It has a
mouse pad on it as well. Great for use in an easy chair or couch.
Works with my ps3 as well.
I'd replace the batteries. Test the battery theory by just
sticking in alkalines and seeing how they last. Just don't try
recharging them. Most rechargeable batteries have a lower output
voltage than alkaline batteries and as they age, it gets even
lower. My guess is that the rechargeables in your keyboard are
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