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Nintendo Wii and keyboards...

Discussion in 'Games' started by namenotfound, May 20, 2009.

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  1. namenotfound

    namenotfound Thread Starter

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    Since the remotes on the Wii connect via Bluetooth, I was wondering if I could use the Bluetooth Apple keyboard? I know it works with USB keyboards, but could I also use the Apple bluetooth keyboard with it?
     
  2. namenotfound

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    I'm guessing no one on this site owns both a Wii and an apple bluetooth keyboard to test it?
     
  3. gatewaypc700

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    I thought that you had to use the special nintendo keyboard with the wii.
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  4. namenotfound

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    You can use ANY USB keyboard.

    Plus, Nintendo doesn't have their own keyboard (yet), so logically you can use any :D
     
  5. gatewaypc700

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    Meh, I know somebody crazy about the wii. His keyboard doesn't work so we both assumed you needed the special nintendo one.
     
  6. Simulated

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    There is a keyboard that is specifically designed for the Wii. We have one, it says power tech on it. Not sure if it's a Nintendo brand since it doesn't say on the keyboard. Sadly it was a $50 keyboard. My husband should have saved the money and bought a computer usb keyboard. but he wanted a wireless one. Oh and we bought that keyboard shortly after Christmas
     
  7. gatewaypc700

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    Id probably say that a normal computer one would not work. lol
     
  8. alwrmc

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    I have a USB/Wireless keyboard that came with an HP computer. I plug the USB gadget into the Wii and use it that way. However, since I rarely need to input anything requiring a keyboard it is really more trouble than simply using the non keyboard method. If you need/use keyboard entry a lot, just buy a really inexpensive model.
     
  9. namenotfound

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    Then you'd be wrong. Every USB keyboard I tried works :p
    Your friend must be using a very old firmware if his USB keyboard doesn't work. Tell him to upgrade the Wii software. :rolleyes:
     
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  11. gatewaypc700

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    Well, if every USB keyboard is supported, and there is a way of plugging a normal Apple keyboard bluetooth in via USB, the it should work. Maybe a bluetooth dongle or something?
    James
     
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