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Wireless Keyboard + Mouse with about eight 2.4GHz transceivers

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A wireless keyboard and mouse set is wonderful. It allows combined use of the settee, the television, and a Raspberry Pi 2*.

As one accrues more gear, at that end of the room, one feels the need to also get more keyboard/mouse sets.

What would be good in the future would be a wireless keyboard/mouse, much as we have now. The difference between then and now is that the wireless keyboard/mouse has not one 2.4GHz transceiver that you plug into a USB port, but — wait for it — many! (I’ve put eight into the title because eight is a type of many). The keyboard would allow some means or method of selecting which USB transceiver it intends to address. This would be superb. I mean, this would be akin to a KVM (except for the V) and will indubitably result in world peace.

* or equivalent thing that can run Kodi**

** or equivalent thing that hands you content.

Ian Tindale, Oct 28 2015

Is this what you're looking for? http://lifehacker.c...ple-bluet-511070555
Only supports 3 connections. [scad mientist, Oct 28 2015]


       There is a thing called "software defined radio". With that, just one circuit, and appropriate software, could select among quite a few frequencies. So, for each device to which you want to radio-connect a mouse and keyboard, just give that device a couple of fixed frequencies, in two different ranges, and allow the mouse to select among certain frequencies in one range, while the keyboard could select among certain frequencies in the other range.
Vernon, Oct 28 2015

       My mouse, the Logitech MX Master, supports up to three receivers (either Logitech Unifying or Bluetooth) and has a button on the bottom to switch between them.
notexactly, Nov 09 2015


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