Wireless Comfort Desktop 5050

Everyday Comfort with Style and Security

Dress up your desktop with this beautifully modern keyboard and mouse set. With a tasteful mix of glossy and textured black surfaces, this desktop set will have you appreciating its good looks every day. The ergonomist-approved curved keyboard encourages you to use a more natural posture that aligns your arms, wrists, and hands for greater comfort. With a reliable wireless connection, you can eliminate clutter and work from anywhere in the room—up to 30 feet away. Customize Taskbar Favorites on the keyboard and the buttons on the mouse for quick access to the programs, files, media, and webpages that you use most often. Plus, enjoy Advanced Encryption Standard (AES*) technology, which is designed to help protect your information by encrypting your keystrokes.

Give yourself the freedom to move around with a wireless keyboard that lets you work without worrying about tangled wires.

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Version Information:
Product Name: Microsoft® Wireless Comfort Desktop 5050 with AES
Keyboard Version: Microsoft Wireless Comfort Keyboard 5050 with AES
Mouse Version: Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000
Transceiver Version: Microsoft 2.4 GHz Transceiver v7.0

Product Dimensions:
Keyboard Length: 18.1 inches (469 millimeters)
Keyboard Width: 8.59 inches (218 millimeters)
Keyboard Depth/Height: 1.47 inches (37.3 millimeters) with feet extended
Keyboard Weight: 29.2 ounces (829 grams), includes 2 AA alkaline batteries, typical battery weight may vary
Mouse Length: 4.59 inches (116.7 millimeters)
Mouse Width: 2.77 inches (70.25 millimeters)
Mouse Depth/Height: 1.66 inches (42.2 millimeters)
Mouse Weight: 5.36 ounces (152 grams) includes 2 AA alkaline batteries; typical battery weight may vary
Transceiver Length: 1.83 inches (46.54 millimeters)
Transceiver Width: 0.62 inches (15.75 millimeters)
Transceiver Depth/Height: 0.31 inches (.7.85 millimeters)
Transceiver Weight: 0.18 ounces (5 grams)

Compatibility and Localization:
Interface: USB Compatible
Operating Systems:

  • Microsoft Windows® 10 / 8 / 7
  • Mac OS X v10.4.x – 10.10
Customizable features available for Windows: Requires Mouse and Keyboard Center software installed on a PC that meets the requirements and has one of these operating systems:
  • Microsoft Windows 10 / 8 / 7
  • 150 MB of available hard disk space
You must accept License Terms for software download at microsoft.com/hardware/downloads. Broadband required. Added charges may apply.
Compatibility Logos:
  • Compatible with Microsoft Windows 10
  • Mac logo
Software Localization: For a Microsoft Windows-based PC: Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center software may be installed in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Iberian Portuguese, or Spanish. If available, standard setup will install the software in the default OS language. Otherwise, the English language version will be installed. For a Macintosh PC: Microsoft IntelliType Pro for Mac and Microsoft IntelliPoint for Mac will install in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Spanish. User settings for OS language preference determine which localized version of the software is displayed. In the event that OS language preferences are not supported, the English language version will be displayed.
Keyboard Localization: Available language sets will vary by product and sales channel.
104 key configuration: Arabic, English (Canada), English (North America), Greek, Hebrew, International English (Euro), International English (ROW), and Russian
105 key configuration: All Nordic, English (UK), French (Belgium/Azerty), French (Canada), French (France), German (Germany), German (Switzerland/Luxemburg), Iberian (Portuguese), Italian, Spanish (Euro), Spanish (Latin America), and Turkish
106 key configuration: Korean
107 key configuration: Brazilian
109 key configuration: Japanese

Tracking Technology:
Mouse Tracking System: Microsoft-proprietary high-definition optical technology
Imaging Rate: Dynamically adaptable to 8000 frames per second
X-Y Resolution: 988 points per inch (38.9 points per millimeter)
Tracking Speed: Up to 72 inches (1828.8 millimeters) per second

Wireless Technology:
Wireless Platform: Proprietary 2.4 GHz
Wireless Channels: 2.4 GHz frequency range
Wireless Range: 30 feet (10 meters) typical. Note: RF range is affected by many factors, such as nearby metallic objects and relative positioning of the mouse and receiver.

Product Feature Performance:
QWERTY Key Life: 5,000,000 actuations per key
Encryption Features: 128-bit AES encryption
Hot Key Features: Web/Home, Mail, My Documents, My Pictures, My Favorites 1, My Favorites 2, My Favorites 3, My Favorites 4, and My Favorites 5, Show My Favorites, Zoom In, Zoom Out, Play/pause, Previous Track, Next Track, Music, Calculator, and Task View
Hot Key Life: 500,000 actuations per key
Enhanced Function Key Features: Help, Undo, Redo, New, Open, Close, Reply, Forward, Send, Spell, Save, and Print
Function Key Life: 1,000,000 actuations per key
Media Key Features: Mute, Volume -, Volume +, Play/Pause, Stop, Previous Track, and Next Track
Media Key Life: 500,000 actuations per key
Zoom Slider Key Life: 500,000 actuations per key
Typing Speed: 1000 characters per minute
Mouse Button Features: 5 buttons including scroll wheel button
Right & Left Main Button Life: 3,000,000 actuations
Wheel Button Life: 350,000 actuations
Side Button Life: 100,000 actuations
Mouse Scrolling Features: Tilt wheel enables horizontal and vertical scrolling
Wheel Vertical Scrolling Life:
  • 100,000 revolutions (away from user) at no more than 60 rotations per minute
  • 300,000 revolutions (toward user) at no more than 60 rotations per minute
Storage Temperature & Humidity: -40 °F (-40 °C) to 140 °F (60 °C) at < 5% to 65% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Operating Temperature & Humidity: 32 °F (0 °C) to 104 °F (40 °C) at <5% to 80% relative humidity (non-condensing)

Power Requirements:
Battery Type and Quantity:
  • Keyboard: 2 AA alkaline batteries (included)
  • Mouse: 2 AA alkaline batteries (included)
Battery Life:
  • Keyboard: 15 months typical
  • Mouse: 8 months typical

Certification Information:
Country of Manufacture: People's Republic of China (PRC)
ISO 9001 Qualified Manufacturer: Yes
ISO 14001 Qualified Manufacturer: Yes
Restriction on Hazardous Substances: This device complies with all applicable worldwide regulations and restrictions including, but not limited to: EU directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment and EU Registration Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation regarding Substances of Very High Concern.
FCC/IC ID: This Class B digital apparatus complies with Part 15 of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules, Canadian ICES-003, and RSS-210. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Tested to comply with FCC (U.S. Federal Communications Commission) Standards. For home or office use. The term "IC:" before the certification/registration number only signifies that the Industry Canada technical specifications were met. Model numbers: 1728, Wireless Comfort Keyboard 5050 with AES; 1387, Wireless Mouse 5000; and 1423, 2.4 GHz Transceiver v7.0. FCC IDs C3K1728, C3K1387, and C3K1423. IC IDs 3048A-1728, 3048A-1387, and 3048A-1423.
Regulacion para México: La operación de este equipo está sujeta a las siguientes dos condiciones: (1) es posible que este equipo o dispositivo no cause interferencia perjudicial y (2) este equipo o dispositivo debe aceptar cualquier interferencia, incluyendo la que pueda causar su operación no deseada.
Agency and Regulatory Marks
  • ACMA Declaration of Conformity (Australia and New Zealand)
  • DWLFM Certificate (Bahrain)
  • ANATEL Certificate (Brazil)
  • IC ID, Certificate of Acceptance (Canada)
  • SUBTEL Certificate (Chile)
  • SUTEL Certificate (Costa Rica)
  • RTT&E Declaration of Conformity, Safety and EMC (European Union)
  • WEEE (European Union)
  • NTRA Certificate (Egypt)
  • POSTEL Certificate (Indonesia)
  • MIC Certificate (Israel)
  • TELEC and VCCI Certificates (Japan)
  • TRC Certificate (Jordan)
  • CAK Certificate (Kenya)
  • MSIP Certificate (Korea)
  • MOC Certificate (Kuwait)
  • SIRIM Certificate (Malaysia)
  • ICTA Certificate (Mauritius)
  • IFITEL Certificate (Mexico)
  • ANRT Certificate (Morocco)
  • TRA Certificate (Oman)
  • ASEP Certificate (Panama)
  • MTC Certificate (Peru)
  • ICT Certificate (Qatar)
  • EAC and FAC Certificates (Russia)
  • CITC Certificate (Saudi Arabia)
  • iDA Certificate (Singapore)
  • ICASA Certificate (South Africa)
  • SDoC Certificate (Thailand)
  • UNIIRT Certificate (Ukraine)
  • TRA Certificate (United Arab Emirates)
  • FCC Grant (United States)
Warranty: 3 years
Windows Certification Kit (WCK): Desktop ID: PENDING (32-bit) and PENDING (64-bit) Microsoft Windows 10