[mythtv-users] Looking for Bluetooth/wireless keyboard

Marko Nurmenniemi marko.nurmenniemi at kolumbus.fi
Sat Mar 28 05:44:27 UTC 2009

Bob Long wrote:
> Rodney Morris wrote:
>> On 3/27/09, Bobby Gill <bobbygill at rogers.com> wrote:
>>> I'm looking to grab one, can anyone vouch for specific models? Also,
>>> I've used bluetooth with varying degrees of success in linux, how
>>> solid is it for an everyday desktop box (not just FE in the living
>>> room and whatnot)? Would it be recommended to instead go with a
>>> regular wireless one?
>>> Thanks very much
>>> Bob
>> I use the  Adesso WKB-3000UB Wireless Mini Keyboard with my MythTV
>> box.  The keyboard works well and has a built-in trackball.
> I use the Adesso WKB-4000US model. It's wireless, not Bluetooth. It has 
> a touchpad. Works very well, and very convenient not to need a separate 
> mouse when using it for ordinary (non-Myth) computer operations. The 
> only slight problem is that to conserve energy it goes to sleep after a 
> while and the initial key press has to be repeated. It has no LEDs to 
> indicate whether CapsLock etc is activated, if battery power is low, but 
> I think a later version (may even have the same model number) does have 
> LED indicators.
> The USB receiver dongle works out-of-the-box (on Ubuntu).
I have Logitech diNovo Mini which is bluetooth (plug&play in Fedora10) 
and so far has worked very nicely.

Naturally I have the scandinavian version...

It would be perfect if there would be a docking station for charging in 
the package.


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