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Finding a Replacement USB Mini Transceiver for Keyboard/Mou

I have a Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000 Keyboard / Mouse and the Snap In Mini 2.4 Ghz Wireless USB Mini Transceiver is damaged. Microsoft does not sell just this part you have to buy a new combo set. Does any other brands have one that will work with this model and where might I buy one? Being it is very light duty it is fragile so I am wondering if it is worth finding one or is there a better system Wireless Keyboard / Mouse that is a bit more durable? I have gone thru 3 Microsoft models so far one had the space bar stop working, the next was the corded transceiver would come and go and now this. It is for home use mostly. Any suggestions? I am trying to keep it under 75.00 if possible I have spent about 325.00 on the three I have had... Buy would prefer to just buy a replacement tranceiver if there is such a thing that will work this this keyboard / mouse???

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ANYONE

Anyone use a wireless keyboard and mouse with a 2,4 ghx transceiver???

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Even if you got one, I found no way to sync it to the KBD!
Feb 1, 2012 7:15AM PST

It appears there is no parts for such a thing.

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So much for durable products !!!

Well when I called Microsoft looking for a replacement Part they advise they don't sell just the Mini Transceiver but suggest I could buy another brand that would work but if I wanted a Mircosoft wireless keyboard and mouse I would have to buy a complete new combo... But since they don't sell just the part I need I thought better to just buy another brand transceiver and learn it won't work. It just gets costly to buy another new combo but I guess that is why we are a "Throwaway Society" and that is not what the USA was built on it was more service economy today everything is not serviceable 99% of anything electronic is that way. They aren't made to service which is just adding to the landfills...

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wireless 800 desktop
Sep 7, 2013 2:01AM PDT

i droped my kboard and the mini tranceiver broke is there a way to get the tranceiver only

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So far, Ebay, MSFT
Sep 7, 2013 2:03AM PDT

But only for units that offer pairing. As you own yours, you can answer that one.
Bob

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Finding a Replacement USB Mini Transceiver for Keyboard/Mous
Dec 5, 2012 5:52AM PST

I spoke with Microsoft parts department today and they said a specialized computer shop can sell you a (universal) 2.4 Ghz transceiver that should work. Take the keyboard or mouse with you to the store when purchasing the transceiver.

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Finding a Replacement USB Mini Transceiver for Keyboard/Mous
Apr 20, 2013 3:02AM PDT

Microsoft has a 3 year warranty on the desktop sets, I just called and replaced my 2000 desktop set as the transceiver died also and they are paired to the device at the factory and cannot be field repaired. Go to the microsoft website under support and look for replacement/defective parts.

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Finding a Replacement USB Mini Transceiver for Keyboard/Mous
Jan 10, 2014 10:30PM PST

If what you say is true, why did they put a pairing button on the bottom of the keyboard?

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Logitech issued a pairing bit of software.
Jan 10, 2014 11:49PM PST

Microsoft? Sorry, didn't find one.

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model:1364
Mar 18, 2014 7:40AM PDT
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Looks to be paired with the KBD. This old thread is closed.
Mar 18, 2014 7:51AM PDT

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