Logitech set to unleash washable keyboard later this month

Eating snacks while typing can sometimes lead to a big mess that could harm our PC. We’re pretty sure that almost all of us have spilled juice on our keyboards or ate bread while typing, allowing the crumbs to fall. Oftentimes, the fallen crumbs get tucked away into the keys and the space under the edges of the trackpad. You’d have to clean it. But since you can’t clean most electronic devices by hosing it down with water, you’d have to use alternative methods, like thoroughly dusting the dirt off the device.

Logitech introduces an extremely easier solution to your messy situation—the Washable Keyboard K310. It’s basically a normal plug-and-play keyboard that you can soak in water when it gets dirty.

The device has drainage holes at the back that easily let out water and let in air to dry. The characters on the keys won’t rub away after cleaning because they are laser-printed and UV-coated. According to Engadget, the keys can reportedly last for up to five million keystrokes each. Although the keyboard itself can be submerged in up to 11 inches of water, you have to remember to keep the USB connector nice and dry to be able to use it.

The Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, and is expected to be available in the U.S. later this month at an SRP of  USD$39.99. No word yet on whether it will be made available in the Philippines as well. But we know some of you would love to get your hands on one of these nifty (and squeaky clean) keyboards.

Source: Mashable, Engadget, Yahoo! News