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Offline dlin

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on: September 22, 2010, 08:19:46 AM
I am using Logitech wireless mouse and keyboard at the moment, it has a wireless bluetooth USB plug to enable the mouse and the keyboard to be wireless.

Now I am planning to purchase wiimote board. When I read information about mini 2.0 Bluetooth adapter, it is written on  http://www.irgreat.com/bluetooth.htm that:

In order for this dongle to work effectively, you must have no other bluetooth stack installed on your computer.

Does it mean if I want to use wiimote smoothboard technology, I will have to give up my wireless mouse and keyboard?

Bless you,
Dlin



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Reply #1 on: September 22, 2010, 08:57:17 AM
Hi,

What Bluetooth stack are you using? Certain wireless devices has their own USB adaptors that uses proprietor radio technologies and not Bluetooth.

If you are indeed using the Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, it should work with the mini dongle too.

You can try launching Smoothboard to check whether SmoothConnect loads. If SmoothConnect appears, it means that you are already using the Microsoft Bluetooth Stack.

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Reply #2 on: September 22, 2010, 04:33:22 PM
the Logitech wireless mouse and keyboard I am using is:
LOGITECH Wireless Keyboard and Mouse MK300
more info about this product is here:

http://www.dse.com.au/cgi-bin/dse.storefront/4c9a74e702b9d02c273fc0a87e0106e1/Product/View/XH9832

« Last Edit: September 22, 2010, 04:36:03 PM by dlin »



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Reply #3 on: September 22, 2010, 06:59:24 PM
Hi,

It does not seem to be using Bluetooth but its own proprietary wireless connection and thus the need for the USB receiver.

You should be able to get the mini Bluetooth USB and connect the Wiimote independently from your wireless keyboard and mouse.

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Boon Jin
« Last Edit: September 22, 2010, 07:46:49 PM by boonjin »

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