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Does a thing exist to bridge USB over some sort of wireless?

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Imagine a device to eliminate the cable from your USB hub on your desk to your rig by transmitting the USB signal over some sort of wireless connection. Regardless of what's plugged into it, be it a mouse, memory stick, joystick, all three, whatever.

Does such a thing even exist?
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bluetooth?
    
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post #3 of 7
A network usb hub, The hub itself gets an IP, and on the PC you need to install special software so that it looks for the hub over the network (wired or wireless) and exclusively has access and control of any devices attached to that hub.
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post #5 of 7
Wireless USB extenders seem to be very hard to find.

Something like this:

Cables Unlimited DisplayDock Wireless USB Docking Station with Video for PC - $50
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003D1CBY6/

would probably work, although it's much more than your asking for.
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post #6 of 7
I found a "usb sharing station" but its $100

http://www.iogear.com/product/GUWIP204/

and an older product that is only compatible with < = Vista but maybe its a starting point

http://www.amazon.com/Port-USB-2-0-Wireless-Hub/dp/B000UU46W8
post #7 of 7
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So, something like it really exists but really is a small niche from the looks of it.
A week ago it sounded like a good idea, right now, not so much anymore. redface.gif

Still, +rep for pointing me in the right direction thumb.gif
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