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Not worth the money over cheaper alternatives
on 30 October 2015
I know this has a lot of positive reviews, but for the money (I paid a little over £60) I don't think it's worth the money - I expected more of a premium piece of equipment.
* the green laser is very good
* the rubber coating is nice
* it came with a 4GB, not the advertised 2GB
* the case is OK
* it uses standard AAA batteries
* the cursor control isn't great - I feel like I'll break the joystick to get it moving
* the joystick feels cheap and flimsy
* the switches for on/off and mouse/presentation control aren't very positive
* the presentation buttons make quite a loud click when pressed
* no timer with buzzer
* it's bigger than expected
Overall, I really can't recommend this over one of the cheaper alternatives - the price just doesn't justify the difference. If this was £20 I'd have said it was worth it, but at 3x or even 4x the price of a basic remote there just isn't a significant jump in quality to justify it.
In the Kensington range the differences over more basic models are the green laser, the storage and mouse control; there is no difference in build quality. For me, the mouse control isn't viable, the green laser isn't *that* much better than red and the storage is useful, but I've not been anywhere where someone didn't have thumb drive in years.
If I lose this one, which is what happened to my last one which served me well for many years, I'll be getting a cheaper model.