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Topic # 205387 11-Nov-2016 07:19
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Has anyone tried to plug any logitech USB wireless keyboards into an ipad?





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  Reply # 1667791 11-Nov-2016 08:33
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https://www.lifewire.com/connect-a-keyboard-to-ipad-1994419

 

 

 

The Wired Keyboard

 

 

Did you know you can hook up most wired (USB) keyboards to the iPad? The iPad's Camera Connection Adapter may be advertised as a solution for getting pictures from your camera to your iPad, but it actually works well with many USB devices, including keyboards. 

 

This is a great solution if you want the ability to use a keyboard with your iPad but you don't think you'll use it very often.  You can even unplug the wired keyboard from your PC and use it on your iPad. 

 

However, the Camera Connection Kit will cost as much as some of the cheaper wireless keyboard.  It does have the advantage of letting you hook up a camera to your iPad or even a MIDI instrument like a musical keyboard, but if you don't have any use other than using it for typing, it might actually be cheaper to go with a wireless keyboard.

 




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  Reply # 1667794 11-Nov-2016 08:37
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The wireless usb keyboard?




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  Reply # 1667797 11-Nov-2016 08:44
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joker97: The wireless usb keyboard?

 

The wired keyboard which is what you wanted to know. If the Logitech USB Wireless, has USB, then I assume its actually a wired/wireless keyboard


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  Reply # 1667831 11-Nov-2016 09:53
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tdgeek:

 

joker97: The wireless usb keyboard?

 

The wired keyboard which is what you wanted to know. If the Logitech USB Wireless, has USB, then I assume its actually a wired/wireless keyboard

 

 

I assume the OP is talking about a wireless keyboard that relies on a small USB dongle to provide the wireless link, ( I suspect in regard to making them work on an ipad it is a large case of YMMV)

 

Pretty much all the ipad wireless keyboards I have used have been  B-tooth....

 

 




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  Reply # 1667848 11-Nov-2016 10:25
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The kids never remember to turn off Bluetooth on both devices resulting in rapid battery drain.

Alternatively i could get one with smart connect but it's restricted to use in absolutely one position and one position only, and the keyboard is not ideal to learn touch typing on. Or is it




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