XO Keyboards

tkkang at nurturingasia.com tkkang at nurturingasia.com
Thu Sep 18 20:47:13 EDT 2014

I plug a logitech wireless trackpad with keyboard on to a XO1.75. The keyboard is recognised but not the trackpad. No luck with just a stand alone wireless mouse also. 

Are there things I need to do to get wireless input access on the XO?

>-----Original Message-----
>From: James Cameron [mailto:quozl at laptop.org]
>Sent: Monday, September 15, 2014 02:10 PM
>To: 'T Gillett'
>Cc: devel at lists.laptop.org
>Subject: Re: XO Keyboards
>Yes, that's exactly the sort of thing countries at laptop.org should be
>able to answer, once you give them the SKUs you have.
>While you might only need one part, the base upper assemblies are
>constructed from multiple parts, and when they are swapped in there is
>an inevitable waste.
>The mechanical, electrical, and communication protocol compatibility
>is maintained at the interface between the base upper assembly and the
>rest of the laptop.
>The parts themselves are not backward compatible within the assembly;
>you can't take one of the parts off an assembly and expect it to work
>or fit in another assembly.  It might, but it isn't _designed_ to.
>This is why a source of second-hand parts may not meet your needs,
>especially if they have been broken down into smaller parts.
>Reference: support-gang@, Adam Holt, 2010-02-01, "keyboards and
>touchpads will only be available as a combined unit called the "Base
>Upper Assembly""
>Reference: support-gang@, Adam Holt, 2011-04-17, "This new
>touchpad+keyboard come together as 1-unit, called the Base Upper
>Assembly (or Upper Base Assembly) and should fit in all XO-1 laptops,
>if not many/most XO-1.5s too.  It looks roughly like this:
>    http://wiki.laptop.org/go/File:XO1.5_USBKB_Photo10.jpg
>On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 12:39:09PM +0700, T Gillett wrote:
>> Thanks James.
>> To clarify, does BUA refer to the keyboard assy or just the membrane with the
>> keytops.
>> The latter is all we really need.
>> On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 5:55 AM, James Cameron <[1]quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>>     Write to [2]countries at laptop.org asking if they can supply you with 20
>>     base upper assemblies.  You should describe the SKUs you have.  The
>>     SKU is on the serial number label.
>>     --
>>     James Cameron
>>     [3]http://quozl.linux.org.au/
>> References:
>> [1] mailto:quozl at laptop.org
>> [2] mailto:countries at laptop.org
>> [3] http://quozl.linux.org.au/
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