updated 11:55 pm EDT, Tue June 30, 2009
Optimo, EcoFan, EcoFanPro
Macally has announced a new line of wireless input accessories and eco-friendly bamboo stands for all laptops, the BTkey, BTmouse2, Optimo, MGlide, EcoFan and EcoFanPro. BTkey is a white wireless keyboard for the Mac, which connects using Bluetooth 2.0 technology, and comes complete with low profile scissor keys to help with pressure on the finger tips. The BTmouse2 is a Bluetooth wireless laser mouse, featuring three programmable buttons, a scroll wheel, and an 800/1600 dpi precision sensor laser.
Optimo is designed as a 2.4GHz wireless optical mouse with the same button and laser features as listed above for the BTmouse2. MGlide is also a 2.4GHz wireless optical mouse that includes a USB receiver compartment, a clicking scroll wheel, and a connect button for syncing the mouse to the computer. The wireless mice require two AAA batteries in order to run.
The EcoFan and EcoFanPro are eco-friendly notebook stands made from bamboo material and capable of fitting any laptop up to 17-inches. Both stands offer two built-in fans to help with heat distribution, and are powered via the computers USB port. The EcoFanPro comes with three adjustable heights and is designed for simpler storage.
Both the Optimo and MGlide mouse are available from the company’s website and priced at $30, while the BTmouse2 costs $50 and has yet to be released in the U.S. The BTkey is also purchasable from Macally.com and priced at $70. The EcoFan and EcoFanPro are currently listed in the company’s Europe online store and soon to be available in the U.S. Each stand will be priced at $40.