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Just finished setting up my HTPC and I need to order a keyboard for it.
It needs to be wireless, and very compact. I have a mouse ill be using, so I dont need a mouse or a trackpad or anything like that.

Ill be doing a little casual gaming on it, but nothing requiring any real concentration or anything too high intensity.
Basically I need a keyboard for an HTPC that will stand up to general use conditions, is compact, CHEAP, and fairly simple.

The best thing Ive found so far is this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823191011

But if anyone has any better ideas they are appreciated.
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post #2 of 8
I know you said you don't need a trackpad but the Logitech K400 has been getting some very good reviews.

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-Touch-Keyboard-920-003070/dp/B005DKZTMG"]Amazon.com: Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 (920-003070): Electronics[/ame]
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ripster;15597152 
I know you said you don't need a trackpad but the Logitech K400 has been getting some very good reviews.

Amazon.com: Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 (920-003070): Electronics

Definitely worth looking into.
I dont need it, but if I do end up using it I dont see a problem with just ignoring the track pad and using the mouse while I game.
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Just ordered one. Will post a review when I get it.

Getting a little tired of the Logitech DiNovo mini.
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I just got a K400 and it's great, I also have a VX nano on the side for when more complicated stuff needs to be done.
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post #6 of 8
I've been using a Logitech K360 for my HTPC and it has been great. I was able to get it for 15 at Staples when they had them

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126206
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
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Definitely worth looking into.
I dont need it, but if I do end up using it I dont see a problem with just ignoring the track pad and using the mouse while I game.

I have this K400 keyboard, but when I type sometimes my pinky accidentally swipes onto the touchpad itself so it gets a little irritating sometimes.

That being said, I mainly use two fingers for typing so it may be different for you.
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I use this for 99% of my HTPC usage

http://hipporemote.com/

Other 1% like going into bios once a yera or so

I plug in a spare USB KB smile.gif
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