With Single-Board Computers (SBCs) on the rise, it is a good idea to have an easy way to interface with them. Operating on a 2.4GHz frequency, the Multimedia Wireless Keyboard possesses a normal-sized key layout, media controls and a multitouch track pad. This keyboard is powered by a built-in 850mAh LiPo battery, providing you with 500--700 hours of use. Even if you don't have a Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone or another SBC, this keyboard can work with smart TVs, mobile devices and full-blown PCs!
The Multimedia Wireless Keyboard can be charged via the attached USB cable, which stores in the same compartment as the wireless USB receiver. The track pad on the wireless keyboard not only features left and right click options, but also a scroll function. Measuring less than an inch thick, this wireless keyboard is an ideal product for on-the-go situations.
Note: The attached USB cable is for charging purposes only.
A tech support representative tested the keyboard with the wireless dongle. Drivers do not need to be installed when connecting it to a computer. The keyboard should auto-connect when you have the USB dongle connected.
If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.
Skill Level: Noob - You don't need to reference a datasheet, but you will need to know basic power requirements.
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Got this to use with a Raspberry Pi. Works well, though fat fingers will find a bit tight. Connected to the Pi easily. Small size makes it easy to transport.
Be prepared for a hyperbolic instruction sheet ("It also makes a breakthrough in indicators by adding Low power and CAPSLOCK indicators...") that will leave you scratching your head ("This 2.4G wireless PC Tablet Laptop Raspberry PI IOS Linux HTPC IPTV Google Smart TV Android Box XBMC..." and on and on).
The keyboard portion has been reliable so far, but the touchpad is not. Left-click is mostly reliable, but sometimes it right-clicks. The right-click portion hardly ever does what it's supposed to do. Sometimes it will if you click it, sometimes it will after you hold it down, often times it doesn't do anything. I use my right mouse button a lot, so I've had to eat the money and chuck this keyboard aside after a couple days of use.
Unfortunately it sounds like you may have received a defective unit. Please contact support team for assistance with this.
Trackpad is finicky and sometimes keypresses don't register properly.