Does this exist? Bluetooth-USB hub.

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by wyatt23, Jun 3, 2007.

  1. wyatt23 macrumors 6502a

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    ok, i did a few google searches to find this, but the name describes a few products.

    i'm curious if there is a wireless bluetooth enabled usb hub. plug it in to a wall outlet. plug USB devices into it. it will essentially make them wireless. this way i can bring my laptop easily on the go. bring it home and have my printer, mouse, and keyboard already connected.

    i found a dozen usb connected hubs with bluetooth, but not bluetooth connected usb hubs. tricky.
     
  2. cube macrumors G5

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    Bluetooth is very slow. Maybe this, but not sure about keyboard and mouse.
     
  3. wyatt23 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    wow. that's exactly what i was looking for, just a different protocol. that attaches to a network, then allows you to connect any USB device and it emulates USB. sweet. a little price tho, and i'm not sure what kind of mac support they'll offer. i read the dreaded line... "The software also allows you to easily transfer control of USB devices on the Hub between computers."


    that could be a problem.
     
  4. cube macrumors G5

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    It also says "Mac drivers available in September"
     
  5. Brannyh macrumors member

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    a little late but....

    Anyone know about something like this that would work with a keyboard and mouse? I want to use my colorful G4 mouse and keyboard but I want them wireless sitting on my table.
     
  6. skorpien macrumors 68020

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    Did you even read the description on the product page?
     
  7. Brannyh macrumors member

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    Well @cube said it might not be the best for keyboards and mouse but do you say it will work?
     
  8. skorpien macrumors 68020

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    I can't say first hand as I don't own one, but according to the page cube linked and the actual product page description, it should. They only state that it won't support some high-speed/high-bandwidth USB devices so I am assuming keyboards/mice will work. Your best chance at getting your question answered is to email Belkin and ask directly.
     
  9. Brannyh macrumors member

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    Stupid logic!

    It has my birthday on the page (may 15) so it's worth a try!
     
  10. milk242 macrumors 6502a

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    I would skip this product, I tried it and the Mac software is sadly not very good.
     
  11. Brannyh macrumors member

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    Even for JUST keyboard and mouse?
     

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