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Xebec Tech HTPC Mini Bluetooth Keyboard Review

Rating: 8.0.

At the beginning of this year we reviewed the Xebec Tech HTPC Mini Wireless Keyboard, today we are looking at the new Xebec Tech HTPC Mini Bluetooth keyboard. If you have a media center in your living room you have probably been looking for that perfect combination of wireless keyboard and mouse … because for many media applications a TV remote just doesn’t cut it.

There are a few other media solutions available today, including the Xebec Tech iTouchpad Diamond Series. Unlike many other models on the market today however, the Xebec Tech HTPC Mini Bluetooth Keyboard uses a Bluetooth connection, not a 2.4 GHz wireless connection.

There are several advantages with Bluetooth, including better range and less interference problems to deal with. Obviously the system needs a Bluetooth receiver installed but this is commonplace today with a media system build.

Specifications

  • 10-15m wireless range due to a Bluetooth connection.
  • Simple installation procedure using an on screen pin entry system.
  • Power saving On/off switch.
  • 73 keys- 13 hotkeys (including 11 media hotkeys) and 11 further enhanced function keys.
  • 11 media hotkeys are: www, e-mail, back, forward, previous track, next track, play/pause, stop, volume up, volume down and mute.
  • 11 further enhanced function keys activated via the “fn” key.
  • 6 MCE hot keys: My music, my video, my picture, my TV, my radio and DVD.
  • Gestures on the touchpad include 2 finger scrolling.
  • Built in and ergonomically placed rear positioned left and right click buttons.
  • Weight: 170g.
  • Dimensions: 163 x 121 x 28 mm.

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