The only reasons I didn’t give the iKey keyboard 5 stars is that the keys are pretty noisy as you type especially compared to the near-silence of an Apple keyboard , and it feels plastic-y. This keyboard has an excellent feel, something missing on most low-cost keyboards. For Boot Camp to give you the option, you have to press and hold the Alt key but the bluetooth receiver doesn’t turn soon for this to work with a wireless keyboard. If there’s one thing I’d change, it’s that the keyboard is kind of loud — substantially louder than my previous iKey keyboards. And the verdict is: When it is lying flat on a desk, it is almost completely flat.

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And even on USB 1. For what most people need, and especially for the mzcally, this keyboard is a great deal for the Mac user.

Interested in having your product reviewed? I like an extended keyboard.

A sleeping USB card cannot process input. Thin Keycaps The keyboard features thin keycaps for a more sensitive and ikeyslum touch. The question for me is whether to go back to the Logitech or stick with the Macally.

Rated 2 out of 5 by Mac Enthusiast from Disappointed This is for use in my home office.

Macally iKeySlim: Great Feel and USB | Low End Mac

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I used it for one day, then gave it away. Other than that, the bonus keys are just what a Mac addict would want. For Boot Camp to give you the option, you have to press and hold the Alt key but the bluetooth receiver doesn’t turn soon for this to work with a wireless keyboard.


I was disappointed that my new iMac came with a standard keyboard. Just bought a replacement. The iKeySlim, like most desktop keyboards has feet that allow it to be propped up at an angle. Inexpensive, competent keyboard, Mac-specific keys, USB hub in the back 2 ports.

Macally iKeySlim Keyboard

Unlike the last version, the Help key is just far enough away from the Delete key that I’m not bumping into it. The Logitech keyboard has a scroll wheel, which I missed at first, and a dial for adjusting volume.

We believe in the long term value of Apple hardware. This is admittedly a small minority of Mac users these days, but as this is Low End Mac and I am one of those users, I thought it only fair to point out this small drawback.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. I have no trouble switching to the scroll wheel on my Logitech M Marathon Mouse wireless mouse, and using buttons or a dial for changing volume is no big deal.

Macally iKeyslim Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Slim Keyboard

That said, it feels a little bit flimsy, i. It has a very clean look and includes a small trough where you can store a couple pens or pencils. I also appreciate that they finally got rid of the Power light, which was unnecessary. Next to those is a round power button. One of the keyboards we settled on at Baker Publishing was the Macally iKeywhich had a good feel and the traditional extended keyboard layout.


I ordered this to replace it. Like previous MacAlly keyboards, it is apparent that this keyboard could be a Windows keyboard in some places, as there is a space next to the right Control key. Macally makes some great products, and very realiable.

Macally iKeyslim Hi-Speed USB Slim Keyboard Overview – CNET

Unlike the iceKey, the iKeySlim does not require you to install drivers or set up anything special. Be the first to review this item.

This keyboard is an excellent solution for Macintosh owners who would like a keyboard with a light key sensitivity.

The keyboard features a white color scheme designed to match your Mac and thin keycaps for a responsive touch. We want to help maximize the life of your Apple gear. The other improvement is that the two USB ports are now in the back instead of on the sides.