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Very sweet! I wonder what the power consumption is on something like that...
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I am wondering about the range?
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bluetooth has a pretty short range compared to rf, but how far away do you plan on setting up your keyboard and mouse?

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How about computer on my desk. The keyboard, mouse and me on the couch.
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How about computer on my desk. The keyboard, mouse and me on the couch.
probably not. but that would be cool. you can do it with a rf mouse and keyboard like MacAlly's RF Multimedia Keyboard & Mouse. Just get a USB extension cable, and hide the USB RF transmitter somewhere near your couch.

i guess you could do the same with a bluetooth adapter, but i dont know how many devices one adapter can support

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*laugh* Are you going to be able to see your computer rman? *grin* I believe an adapter can support many many devices.. I believe.. although they all have to share the airwaves and the input port.. hmm.. that is a good question. We should do some research on that one..
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From what you guys are saying, I would need a larger screen also. lol
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i found a pdf sheet that compares Infared, RF and Bluetooth.

http://www.clarinetsys.com/site/down..._Bluetooth.pdf

apparently bluetooth only supports up to 8 devices at a time

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Good to know, although I have no idea how I would ever use 8 devices on bluetooth, but then again who knows what the future has to bring
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Good to know, although I have no idea how I would ever use 8 devices on bluetooth, but then again who knows what the future has to bring
well you saw how fast USB caught on. i have a USB hub with 8 things plugged in, but im afraid it will take a few years for bluetooth to have the bandwidth capabilities of USB

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From what you guys are saying, I would need a larger screen also. lol
Why not just go with the 23" Studio Display to compliment your new wireless keyboard and mouse

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That will be cool with the iMac, Image just one wire for the entire computer
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