[mythtv-users] The best, coolest cases ... please weigh in ...
fsquires at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 19:21:59 UTC 2008
On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 2:58 PM, Marc Randolph <mrand at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 4:59 PM, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
>>> had a sale on Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 700 for under $20 each. I am
>>> finding that to be nice when working on the MythTV box, as I can (and
>>> do) use the keyboard as an oversized remote control. Also there is
>>> something pleasantly strange about using a Microsoft product on a
>>> Linux box :-) .
>> I'm using the remote that came with the LC11 case, and a Logitech Dinovo
>> bluetooth keyboard and mouse. I consider the latter as *must have* items
>> for an 'out-in-the-open' setup...No wires!
> What kind of range can you get with the Dinovo?
> What other keyboards do all you other people have that reach all the
> way down a normal sized rectangular shaped living room?
> I have a Logitech Wireless Wave keyboard and absolutely love the thing
> - but the max distance is completely atrocious, making it unusable for
> my Myth install. Much further than one meter, and it starts failing.
> I brought it to work to see if it was the environment at home, and
> there I can get about two meters, but still nothing approaching the
> length of a rectanglar room (~5 meters). I even tried soldering a
> 802.11 external antenna to the USB dongle, to no avail.
> My slight preference would be for Wireless USB device, but not a
> strict requirement. I'm also not willing to spend many hundreds of
> dollars (I'm much too practical - I'll just walk to the front of the
> room and use the keyboard hidden in the corner for the few times it is
I'm using an Apple Wireless Keyboard. It's bluetooth and they claim
it works up to 30 feet (~9 meters).
It works well, it's small, and nice looking.
It was supposed to be so Easy.
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