Logitech Introduces R500 Laser Presentation Remote

I love laser pointer but it is difficult to find good ones that have remote control feature for presentations. Some are either too ugly and/or need to have a big receiver. Some are nice but the price is just too high. Now, Logitech has one that I guess it at an affordable price with the features that I need. Check out the Logitech R500 Laser Presentation Remote.

Comparing it with the R400, I think the latest R500 has a cleaner design. And one of the biggest features that I love is that it has both the receiver and Bluetooth option. Plus, the range (with the receiver) has improved to 20m. I have also checked. It is using a 1x AA size battery.

Check out the details.

Logitech® R500 Laser Presentation Remote

Price: SGD $69.00
Availability: June 2018
Available at: All local retailers

Product Description

The Logitech R500 Laser Presentation Remote is a simple, reliable and hassle-free presentation remote. It allows you to navigate slides from up to 65 feet away* and points out precise areas of focus in your presentation with an easy-to-use red laser pointer. Designed to fit snugly into the palm of your hand, the remote has a soft rubber surface and textured buttons that provide a confident and secure grip for all hand sizes. Customize button functions, monitor battery life and set on-screen time alerts with the powerful Logitech Presentation App.**

Key Features

  • Intuitive slide navigation: An unmistakable three button design means you can navigate your presentation slides with ease and confidence, without having to look down at your fingers.
  • Versatile connectivity and universal compatibility: Connect the R500 to your computer through USB receiver or Bluetooth® Low Energy technology. It works with Windows®, Mac OS®, iOS®, Android™ and all popular presentation platforms including PowerPoint®, Keynote®, PDF™, Google Slides™ and Prezi™.
  • Red laser pointer: Point out precise areas of focus in your presentation with an easy-to-use red laser pointer. The laser pointer works well for presentations with a projector screen and on physical items such as flip charts, 3D-models, posters, drawings etc.
  • 20-meter range: The R500 allows you to navigate slides from up to 20 meters (65 feet) away*.
  • Logitech Presentation App: Use the app to customize button functions, monitor battery life, and set on-screen time alerts.
  • Designed for a comfortable grip: The contoured shape fits snugly into the palm of your hand. The remote also has a soft rubber surface and textured buttons that provide a comfortable and secure grip for all hand sizes.
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Product Specifications

  • Remote Dimensions:
    • Height: 0.9 inches
    • Width: 1.4 inches
    • Depth: 4.8 inches
    • Weight (incl. battery): 1.9 oz
  • Receiver Dimensions:
    • Height: 0.2 inches
    • Width: 0.7 inches
    • Depth: 0.98 inches
    • Weight: 0.07 oz

System Requirements

  • Internet connection for software download
  • Available USB port for Logitech Receiver

For Use With Logitech USB Receiver:

  • Windows® 7 and Windows® 8, Windows® 10 or later
  • MacOS® X 10.12 or later
  • Chrome OSTM
  • Linux 2.6+

For Use with Bluetooth® Connection

  • Required: Bluetooth®
  • Windows® 8, Windows® 10 or later
  • MacOS® X 10.12 or later
  • iOS 8 or later
  • AndroidTM 5.0 or later

Warranty

  • 1-year limited hardware warranty

*Actual range will vary based on environmental and computing conditions.
**Only available when you install Logitech Presentation software, available for Mac or PC. Download at www.logitech.com/r500sw (Only compatible with Windows 7 or later or Mac OS 10.12 or later)

Press Release

Logitech Introduces A Hassle-Free Remote for Better Presentations Everywhere

Deliver Your Presentations With Confidence With the All New R500 Laser Remote

SINGAPORE. — May 23, 2018 — Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) announced updates to its presentation remote category, with the new Logitech® R500 Laser Presentation Remote, a simple, reliable and hassle-free remote for better presentations everywhere. With the release of the R500 Laser Presentation Remote, Logitech furthers its vision of helping people become better – and more confident – presenters by empowering them with tools which make them look more professional in front of their audience.

“We continue to innovate on the presentation category as a whole, to ensure every type of presenter can give more impactful presentations,” said KP Sim, Country Lead – Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines & Others.

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The new Logitech R500 Laser Presentation Remote is ideal for physical type presentations with a projector screen, flip charts or 3D models. It lets you present effortlessly from up to 65 feet away, whether you’re in a small or large meeting room and includes an easy-to-use red laser pointer. The R500 connects to your computer via USB receiver or Bluetooth® Low Energy technology and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS, iOS and Android. It also has a contoured shape to fit snugly into the palm of your hand, a soft rubber surface and textured buttons that provide a comfortable and secure grip for all hand sizes.

Pricing and Availability

The R500 is expected to be available in June 2018 at all local retailers for a suggested retail price of $69.00. For more information on all of our presentation devices, please visit Logitech.com, our blog or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Logitech

Logitech designs products that have an everyday place in people’s lives, connecting them to the digital experiences they care about. More than 35 years ago, Logitech started connecting people through computers, and now it’s a multi-brand company designing products that bring people together through music, gaming, video and computing. Brands of Logitech include Ultimate Ears, Jaybird, Logitech G and ASTRO Gaming. Founded in 1981, and headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). Find Logitech at www.logitech.com, the company blog or @Logitech.

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