Logitech Craft wireless keyboardTools October 21. 2018
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The Logitech Craft has a clean look and includes a “creative input dial” right above its escape key, it’s designed to augment software like Photoshop, Illustrator and Office. While many keyboards in the past have had volume control wheels, the Craft’s dial is a customizable and intuitive input mechanism for various applications and uses.
The dial itself will automatically adjust what it does depending on the program you’re using, letting you adjust brush size, zooming in and out, rotate the canvas and more in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. The Craft dial supports both turn, touch, and tap gestures, so there are plenty of interactive opportunities through the tool. Several Logitech profiles are ready-made for this keyboard in its Options companion software that is available for both Mac and PC. There you can also make your own customizable profiles and functions for the Craft’s dial, remapping it for any number of applications.
Photo by Logitech UK
The Craft supports backlighting, which can be adjusted manually, although it is also featuring a built-in light sensor, so it automatically adjust its own brightness depending on the environment’s lighting. Another noticeable change over most keyboard designs is the concave nature of the keys. Although most keyboards have a slight dip to them, Logitech’s caps feature obvious spherical depressions, which boosts efficiency in typing.
The Logitech Craft is also wireless, so you can use it not just in your studio but also when working in the field if you like, untethered from the usual wires. It has a range of up to 10 meters in an ideal environment, therefore it can be ideal when working through a remote access using Astropad and iPad Pro. With support for Windows PCs and Macs, you can even have the keyboard connected to multiple devices simultaneously, jumping between each system with the touch of a button. For us, artists, looking to simplify our workflows while improving ergonomics and speed, Logitech Craft can be an excellent option.
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