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Topic # 30640 16-Feb-2009 14:16
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Hi team,

I'm looking for a wireless Mini Keyboard with touchpad/trackball/j_mouse to connect to my HTPC.  Small enough I can put it away in the drawer to keep sticky fingers off it.

I need about 4 metres range so what options do I have?

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Bernard

 


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  Reply # 196055 16-Feb-2009 15:50
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This is what I use for my HTPC.
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?item=KEYADE4000

It doesn't have the trackball/mouse part of your requirement so operates with the same functionality as a laptop ketboard keyboard/touchpad.  But because it is RF not IR it has a claimed range up to 30m (100ft) and doesn't need to be line of sight, which was a main consideration in my case because the HTPC is in a cupboard in another room.
Not cheap I know and appears to have gone up a bit in price since last year.




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  Reply # 196059 16-Feb-2009 15:53
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One of these may be what you are after.
They are bluetooth so have a good range of about 10m.




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  Reply # 196182 16-Feb-2009 23:22
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CYaBro: One of these may be what you are after.
They are bluetooth so have a good range of about 10m.


I've got a Dinovo Mini and it is a lovely designed remote, but unfortunately it's a little temperamental.






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  Reply # 196189 17-Feb-2009 01:49
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Dingbatt: This is what I use for my HTPC.
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?item=KEYADE4000

It doesn't have the trackball/mouse part of your requirement so operates with the same functionality as a laptop ketboard/touchpad.? But because it is RF not IR it has a claimed range up to 30m (100ft) and doesn't need to be line of sight, which was a main consideration in my case because the HTPC is in a cupboard in another room.
Not cheap I know and appears to have gone up a bit in price since last year.


I have the USB wired version and works quite well.




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