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How does cordless keyboard & mouse work ?

Discussion in 'Computer Peripherals & Consumables' started by richjthorpe, Feb 4, 2005.

  1. richjthorpe

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    Not looking for the "Via RF/IR" answer to this, but actually connecting them up.

    I've got a laptop with 1 free USB port and the mouse/keyboard port free and I want to link up a wireless keyboard and mouse combo.

    Do the mouse and keyboard take up a USB and mouse port or just one ?

    Thanks,

    Richie.
     
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    You need the same connections that you would need if you were using a cable mouse/keyboard - one keyboard input and one mouse/usb (whichever you prefer) input...

    Hope this is of some help,

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    Thanks Kelvin, just wanted to make sure I had enough ports before I go and buy one.

    Richie.
     
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    I have the microsoft wireless keyboard and it uses just one usb for both.
     
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    As does the Gyration wireless suite (excellent by the way)
     
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