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Discussion in 'Vizio Tablets' started by Dwhindy, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. Dwhindy

    Dwhindy Member

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    Who has experience with a keyword for the Vtab1008, and which one would you recommend?

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  2. gjhuff

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    So far, Bluetooth keyboards are not supported.

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    I use hackers keyboard, it has a full 5 row layout...

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    I think the question is about a physical (Bluetooth/USB) keyboard. I am interested it this also. I have heard that bluetooth doesn't work, what about the mini usb keyboards?
     
  5. Martel

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    I found the FCC testing docs and it states in section 3.1 of the "Test Report - BT" that BT and WiFi don't work at the same time, as they share the same antenna.

    Hope the link posts

    OET List Exhibits Report
     
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    I had a question here, now that the vtab is rooted, is there a possibility of adding the support for bt keyboard/mouse ourselves? would it be as easy as adding modules?
     
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    Maybe I'm being stupid here, but I have my BT headphones blasting away and I'm connected on the WIFI, so I'm fairly sure that both work at the same time.
     
  8. Martel

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    Good. I just read it there, so I wasn't sure. You know how the FCC is. Could be they were testing a potato and tomato connected by string
     
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    I've yet to figure out how you find these docs on the FCC site, but that was a great find. I am thinking either the FCC was incorrect or perhaps Vizio fixed the issue subsequent to testing. I sure would like for the tablet to support a mouse or keyboard.
     
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    I found it on the xda forums awhile ago. I had to go back through a BUNCH of posts to find that link again. It's not easy/possible to do it without a reference link
     
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    I am very interested in a hard-wired or Blue Tooth keyboard for this device. If there is a legit hack that can achieve this please let me know. I will pay for a working solution.
     
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    The Vizio tablet doesn't support Bluetooth HID (human interface device), which mean mice and keyboards. Vizio states this on their vtab product info site. However, Bluetooth headphones don't fall into the HID category and work just fine.

    Also, Bluetooth and wi-fi work fine together. My Droid X connects to my wi-if router and supports my Moto Bluetooth keyboard just fine.

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    besides the fact that the tablet doesn't support HID's out of the box, we have root now so it's possible the bluetooth stack could be replaced with one that does, whether or not that requires a custom rom or not is sort of the grey area for me.
     
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    Is there a way to use a USB keyboard?
     

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