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Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote

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Product Highlights
  • Presenter Mode
  • Built-In Laser Pointer
  • KeyLock Technology
  • RF 2.4GHz Wireless Technology
  • 50' Range
  • Backlit Buttons
  • Plug-and-Play Technology
  • Ergonomic Design
  • PC and Mac Compatible

The Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote offers precise, wireless PowerPoint presentation control, at an affordable price. This ingenious device provides a user friendly button design for successful presentations, a built-in laser pointer and the ability to control your laptop within a 50' range. Take full control of your next presentation with the unit's KeyLock technology; it gives you the added peace of mind by eliminating the chance of pressing non-essential buttons. The RF 2.4GHz wireless technology enables you to walk about freely and still remain in full control of your presentations - it's ideal for large conference rooms or classroom environments.

Additionally, the Targus AMP13US features Plug-and-Play technology for on-the-go laptop users, backlit button design for presenting in low-light environments, PC or Mac compatibility, back-up battery compartment, and its compact, ergonomic design offers a professional, comfortable user experience.

Presenter Mode and Built-in Laser Pointer
Presenter mode enables you to easily navigate through a digital presentation such as PowerPoint or Keynote. It features a built-in laser pointer, blank screen, next, previous, and slideshow start/stop buttons.
KeyLock Technology
Its revolutionary KeyLock technology locks non-essential buttons to eliminate accidental button activation.
RF 2.4GHz Wireless Technology
The RF 2.4GHz wireless capability allows you to use your presenter without having to worry about the cord getting caught or tangled. RF 2.4GHz has an operating range of up to 50' (15 m), giving you extreme versatility in your mobility throughout large conference rooms or classrooms. This freedom makes the unit easier to use and ideal for your next digital presentation.
Back-Lit Buttons
Back-lit buttons make it easy to present in rooms with low-lighting.
Plug-and-Play
Plug-and-Play requires no drivers or special presentation software.
Ergonomic Design
Ergonomics are very important when using your computer and you will find that this unit does not fall short in that department; it's extremely comfortable to use.
PC and Mac Compatible
The presenter is fully compatible with both PC and Mac computers, allowing you to go wireless on whichever platform you use.
Portable Size
Its compact size allows you to easily throw it in your laptop carrying case - ideal for office and on-the-go laptop presentations.
USB Receiver
The included USB receiver stores in presenter.
RoHS compliant
General
Wireless Support RF 2.4GHz
Interface USB
Operating Range 50' (15 m)
Compatibility PC and Mac
Power Requirements 1x AAA battery
Low Battery LED No
Dimensions (WxHxD) 1.5 x 4.75 x 1" (38.1 x 120.6 x 25.4mm)
Weight 4.6 oz (130.4g)
Color Gloss Black (Top Shell)
Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote
  • USB Receiver
  • AAA Energizer MAX Battery
  • User Guide
  • 1-Year Warranty
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    TargusAMP13US Laser Presentation Remote
     
    4.2

    (based on 37 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (19)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (13)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (3)

    88%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (25)
    • Durable (11)
    • Easily viewed (6)
    • Easy to use (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Professional (22)
      • Productivity (7)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Midrange shopper (15), Budget shopper (11), Quality oriented (4)
        • Primary use:
        • Business (31), Personal (4)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      A Great Device for a Great Price

      The Targus Laser Presentation Remote works exactly as it's supposed to. It feels very good in the hand and the grip texture on the bottom of the device helps it stay put even with...Read complete review

      The Targus Laser Presentation Remote works exactly as it's supposed to. It feels very good in the hand and the grip texture on the bottom of the device helps it stay put even with a sweaty hand. The laser pointer lets you get a considerable distance away and still shows up clear. I have read reviews that complained about the difficulty of opening the battery compartment, but I found that it pops right open with a press of the bottom (the tip of a fingernail is helpful). I like the key lock button, and the blank screen button. The LED light ring is a neat feature for lowlight conditions as well as a great reminder when the key lock is on. The controls are intuitive and easy to learn to use without looking at the device. The best features are both the size of the USB receiver and the manner in which it can be stored inside the battery compartment. The receiver is less than half the size of many others I have used. It's small enough that if you forget to remove it from your laptop, it probably won't get damaged. I would however, prefer a matte finish instead of the glossy top. Excellent product!

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Great aesthetics with disadvantages

      Overall I am happy with my purchase. I love the sleek appearance and the size of this presenter. It is also lightweight and I LOVE the fact that the buttons are backlit. I...Read complete review

      Overall I am happy with my purchase. I love the sleek appearance and the size of this presenter. It is also lightweight and I LOVE the fact that the buttons are backlit. I use it for powerpoint presentations both while teaching and for interviews.

      I was disappointed to find that the button that releases the door to where the battery and USB receiver are housed is difficult to press. Maybe it is best to keep the USB out to avoid stress in presentation situations.

      My main complaint is from my recent interview. I was not far from the receiver but the cpu was housed in a wooden podium with only open access from the back and I was standing beside it, and it wasn't getting the signal as soon as I took a couple steps forward. As long as I was directly beside it, it was fine. This was very stressful for an interview since I should have been walking around while presenting. I didn't realize how easily the signal could be blocked, but the specs page describes this product as "giving you extreme versatility in your mobility throughout large conference rooms or classrooms," which simply was not the case for me, unfortunately. I have no way of comparing this particular issue to other remotes, however. I would recommend it, but only with that warning. Without a wooden cabinet wall in its path, the signal is fine :)

      I have read other reviews that say the laser pointer on this model is not very bright/strong, and after using it I did notice it seemed on the weaker side, but it still works and is clearly visible.

      I would have loved if the remote came with a storage case or bag to protect against scratches and to store batteries.

      Reviewed by 37 customers

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      4.0

      Performance

      By Rafaelarca

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Budget Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easily Viewed
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Productivity
        • Professional

        Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

        Easy to use very good response

        • Primary use:
        • Business

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        5.0

        Great Presenter

        By fire tech

        from Provo, UT

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • easy to use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Productivity
          • Professional

          Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

          These presenters are great in performance and simplicity. We haven't had any problems with these connecting easily to either Macs or PCs. We have about three dozen presenters among out media equipment, including about 6 different make/models, and these have been the most reliable of the bunch.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

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          5.0

          Meet my expectations

          By Happyface

          from Toronto, Canada

          Verified Buyer

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            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                Works perfectly with my Mac Book Pro 15 retina display. I like the fact that you can store the USB wireless dongle inside the remote. Best way to not loose it.

                • Primary use:
                • Business

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                5.0

                Works exactly like I wanted

                By Jeffery

                from Beaumont Texas

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Professional

                    Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                    Perfect, did just what I wanted it to do and for a good price.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business

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                    5.0

                    A Great Device for a Great Price

                    By GB

                    from USA

                    About Me Budget Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • easy to use
                    • Ergonomic Shape
                    • Symmetrical Design

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Professional

                      Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                      The Targus Laser Presentation Remote works exactly as it's supposed to. It feels very good in the hand and the grip texture on the bottom of the device helps it stay put even with a sweaty hand. The laser pointer lets you get a considerable distance away and still shows up clear. I have read reviews that complained about the difficulty of opening the battery compartment, but I found that it pops right open with a press of the bottom (the tip of a fingernail is helpful). I like the key lock button, and the blank screen button. The LED light ring is a neat feature for lowlight conditions as well as a great reminder when the key lock is on. The controls are intuitive and easy to learn to use without looking at the device. The best features are both the size of the USB receiver and the manner in which it can be stored inside the battery compartment. The receiver is less than half the size of many others I have used. It's small enough that if you forget to remove it from your laptop, it probably won't get damaged. I would however, prefer a matte finish instead of the glossy top. Excellent product!

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business

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                      4.0

                      Solid performer

                      By daveh

                      from Boulder, CO

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

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                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                            This is a simple to use presentation remote that does all the basics very well. I've tried some others and have returned to this design. It does not have the range or laser intensity of the the more expensive units, but it works very well in a typical meeting room.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business

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                            4.0

                            Great Presentation Clicker

                            By Brian Y

                            from New York, NY

                            About Me Midrange Shopper

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easily Viewed
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Productivity
                              • Professional

                              Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                              I bought this for a conference presentation and it performed wonderfully. Much to my surprise, it has a handy button to blank the screen while in a PowerPoint presentation.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Business

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                              4.0

                              It shoots lasers!

                              By yo the teacher

                              from raleigh, nc

                              About Me Budget Shopper

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Professional

                                Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                This product is great for teachers who use Smartboards, Powerpoints, and other presentation sources. It has a pointer to direct attention where it needs to be and can advance slides from across the room.
                                The only negatives are that it took a but of muscle to wrestle off the door to the battery compartment. I am also still trying to figure out how to blackout the screen. It's not so out of the box ready. I need to read the instructions.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Business

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                                4.0

                                Great Presentation Remote

                                By Gchin

                                from Miami

                                About Me Budget Shopper

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easily Viewed
                                • Lightweight
                                • Lock Button
                                • Simple to use

                                Cons

                                • Fingerprint Magnet

                                Best Uses

                                • Productivity

                                Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                Bought two of these after the adapters of the adapters of the Kensignton remotes kept getting stolen form our classes because they look like flash drives. Simple to use and priced just right from BH Photo.

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                                5.0

                                Easy to use pointer!!!!

                                By Sher

                                from Petaluma, CA

                                About Me Budget Shopper

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Feels Good In My Hand
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Professional
                                  • Slide Show For Work

                                  Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                  The booklet is picture driven, and each step is drawn to perfection. I was able to follow the set up, and it worked first time, and continues to work. Amazingly simple!!!!

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Business

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                                  1.0

                                  The back cover does not work

                                  By Wanderson

                                  from Uberlândia, Brazil

                                  About Me High-end Shopper

                                  Verified Buyer

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                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                        I didn't lile the device once the back cover does not work properly.

                                        • Primary use:
                                        • Business

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                                        5.0

                                        As useful as it is easy

                                        By Peter

                                        from Philadelphia

                                        About Me Budget Shopper

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Event
                                          • Professional

                                          Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                          This very ergonomic presenter has all the features one could need during an event. Even a laser pointer, which these days, with LCD panels can be pretty useless.
                                          I like the 'button lock' button on the side, which prevents me from pushing the buttons accidentally when I'm fumbling with the device in my hand.
                                          The only thing I could say is 'negative' is the way the battery compartment opens. I think it could be designed a little better. But since you're not going to be using that particular feature so often, I had no reason to reduce the rating.

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                                          • Business

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                                          4.0

                                          Good Classroom Tool

                                          By boudro18

                                          from Fort Worth, TX

                                          About Me Midrange Shopper

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Durable
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Professional

                                            Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                            I purchased this for work, and it's the perfect handheld size for classroom presentations, as well as small enough to take around to different places. It's got a great grip and I enjoy the fact that the dongle is inside the presenter. One drawback is the laser pointer feature, which requires just a bit of fenagling, but once you get it down this thing works great.

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                                            • Business

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                                            5.0

                                            AMP13US Review

                                            By John

                                            from Bluffton, SC

                                            About Me Midrange Shopper

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable
                                            • Easily Viewed
                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Productivity
                                              • Professional

                                              Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                              We use this remote to control powerpoint slide presentations at our church. The feature which turns the display on and off is especially convenient as this allows the presentation to be set up and left idle until it is time to project it. Controls work very well and I would recommend it.

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Business

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                                              5.0

                                              Good price - works great

                                              By scalable

                                              from Kingston NY

                                              About Me Midrange Shopper

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Durable
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Professional

                                                Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                                It works well

                                                • Primary use:
                                                • Business

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                                                5.0

                                                Very Nice

                                                By John

                                                from Wisconsin

                                                About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Durable
                                                • Lightweight

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Professional

                                                  Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                                  Use this for presentations at work all the time, works great.

                                                  • Primary use:
                                                  • Personal

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                                                  3.0

                                                  Sufficient

                                                  By Presentation Princess

                                                  from Chicago, IL

                                                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Lightweight

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                                      We use this for our leaders to give presentations at large meetings. Most of our leaders aren't very tech savvy and need something they can pick up and use and not have to ask questions about. It's simple to use but could have better definitions/icons on the buttons so you know what everything is for. I like that the USB clip is packed inside the remote so you don't loose it, but the back of the remote is hard to get on and off.

                                                      • Primary use:
                                                      • Business

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                                                      1.0

                                                      Not good enough, unreliable

                                                      By A1777

                                                      from Not in the USA

                                                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                        Cons

                                                        • Unstable

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                                          I use the remote for powerpoint presentations in university courses. It may work, but is far from reliable, the USB receiver is not detected by my computer most of the time.

                                                          • Primary use:
                                                          • Business

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                                                          3.0

                                                          Great aesthetics with disadvantages

                                                          By College instructor

                                                          from Newark, DE

                                                          About Me Budget Shopper

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Backlit Buttons
                                                          • Durable
                                                          • Lightweight
                                                          • Professional looking

                                                          Cons

                                                          • Operating Range

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Professional
                                                          • Teaching Interviews

                                                          Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                                          Overall I am happy with my purchase. I love the sleek appearance and the size of this presenter. It is also lightweight and I LOVE the fact that the buttons are backlit. I use it for powerpoint presentations both while teaching and for interviews.

                                                          I was disappointed to find that the button that releases the door to where the battery and USB receiver are housed is difficult to press. Maybe it is best to keep the USB out to avoid stress in presentation situations.

                                                          My main complaint is from my recent interview. I was not far from the receiver but the cpu was housed in a wooden podium with only open access from the back and I was standing beside it, and it wasn't getting the signal as soon as I took a couple steps forward. As long as I was directly beside it, it was fine. This was very stressful for an interview since I should have been walking around while presenting. I didn't realize how easily the signal could be blocked, but the specs page describes this product as "giving you extreme versatility in your mobility throughout large conference rooms or classrooms," which simply was not the case for me, unfortunately. I have no way of comparing this particular issue to other remotes, however. I would recommend it, but only with that warning. Without a wooden cabinet wall in its path, the signal is fine :)

                                                          I have read other reviews that say the laser pointer on this model is not very bright/strong, and after using it I did notice it seemed on the weaker side, but it still works and is clearly visible.

                                                          I would have loved if the remote came with a storage case or bag to protect against scratches and to store batteries.

                                                          • Primary use:
                                                          • Business

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                                                          4.0

                                                          good laser

                                                          By MIB

                                                          from Pasadena, CA

                                                          About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Lightweight

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • Productivity

                                                            Comments about Targus AMP13US Laser Presentation Remote:

                                                            It fits my hand, and the laser is appropriately bright.

                                                            • Primary use:
                                                            • Personal

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