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Right, so I happened to come across a slick bluetooth mac keyboard that's taken me time to fix up, to realise that my mobo doesn't actually have a bluetooth receiver.

So can I just buy any old bluetooth receiver and it should work out of box? I've used my mobo's DSDT to set up my comp if it makes much difference. Could anyone suggest a reliable cheap bluetooth receiver for it?

Any help is greatly appreciated, cheers.
 
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Appreciated, I'll probs get a Belkin one, they're cheap.

Cheers for the help, I didn't realise there were compatibility issues with these!
 
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I have Belkin Mini Bluetooth usb

I connect Apple BT keyboard, mouse and trackpad and work perfect

When I reboot and load chameleon, push space bar and show menu load :)

I modified info.plist IOBluetoothFamily.kext.org and show up option 'Wake up for bluetooth devices'

I'm very happy
 
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Cheers for the responses all! I did actually buy that cheap one littlelen suggested from Amazon, but it's not come yet. We'll see. Thanks again :D
 
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I would recommend using an official apple BT module and installing to a USB header or an external USB port. Future proof - works amazingly - sleep/wake - not expensive to build yourself.
 
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