USB Peripheral to Bluetooth adapter

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    So basically, I'm setting up a HTPC at home (its a shuttle), and I would like to not have wires running across my living room, I have a laptop I game with but I mean who wouldn't want to casually game with a 47" screen? so my dilema is that I'm rather picky about the mouse and keyboard I use to play games, meaning I like my wired keyboard and mouse.

    In short: Is there such a thing as a USB hub that connects to a computer using bluetooth? My HTPC is already bluetooth enabled, now I want to convert my normal USB peripherals into bluetooth peripherals. Possible?

    Obviously I don't plan on connecting an external HDD using bluetooth so i don't really care about the reduction of bandwidth.
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    Yeah, you can buy a Bluetooth/usb hub.
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    Unfortunately I haven't been able to find one, are you aware of one that would suit my needs?
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    This is the opposite of what I'm looking for. My computer already has bluetooth. My mouse and keyboard DO NOT have bluetooth which I want them to have.

    Nothing should plug into my comupter...
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    Oh well! back to the drawing board.

    I will have another search for you later...
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    I've only seen them in stores in the UK, as your in the US I can't help there, I did have a look but could only find UK ones.
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    Hi, I think I understand what is being asked, and if so, it is enable a non-bluetooth USB periperal as bluetooth. So putting a bluetooth dongle on the peripheral instead of at the computer. Effectively, this means the peripheral should power the dongle as well. I think instuctables site did something like this. Is it possible that you can give your answers even if they are UK only? Thank you
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    That is still enabling the computer to be bluetooth and not the component. If I have a non wireless non bluetooth keyboard, and I want to connect it to a computer or pda via bluetooth or wireless means. Doing this means I can attach existing components that do not have bluetooth/wireless ...
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    Ah right with you, as far as i Know, no you can't there might be some kind of UBS to bluethooth adapter thing you could plug on the keyboard/conponaces USB/PS/2 socket maybem never heard of one.
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