Rii Mini i8 Multimedia Wireless Keyboard
List Price R 529
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Change slides and screen options, write on the screen, emphasize words and objects just by using this wireless Mini Keyboard and Mouse with Touch Pad
Touchpad DPI Adjustable functions
Ergonomic design, Perfect shape
Scroll wheel function
Comparable to the real notebook touchpad
Build-in removable rechargable Li-ion battery
Dual power supply mode can be selected
Product Dimension: 146.8 * 97.5 * 19 mm(L*W*H)
Product Net Weight: 110g
Kyle, South Africa. 29 October 2012
Excellent little device, totally PNP and makes my life so much easier.
Good build quality for the price
great size fits your hands well
full functionality when compared to standard keyboard
decent wireless range
Having the track pad in the middle is not ideal but hardly a consideration the only reason I didn't give it 5 stars.
Overall very happy.
Great service and delivery time from takealot, must be said.
Justin, South Africa. 25 February 2013
What a load of rubbish. I bought two of these, one for my home and one for work.
The received that you get with this is so poor that you have to be right in front of it to avoid lag.
The build quality is fantastic but the issue with the receiver renders this a waste of money.
Wesley, South Africa. 4 March 2013
Absolutely great product: looks and feels like quality and there are no problems with the buttons, even when typing fast. the range is also great, I can comfortably sit on the other side of the room (4 m) and there is no problem with signal. The fact that you can charge the remote via USB because it has a rechargeable battery was the decider for me.
I would definitely recommend this product, and takealot's quick delivery (4 hours from purchase) and competitive prices make it a great experience.
Riaan, South Africa. 4 June 2014
Itâ€™s completely Pug n Play so no setup required. The range is very good and there is no lag as long as you have a clear path between yourself and the receiver. The build quality is excellent and the keyboard feels comfortable in your hands and is the perfect size. The track pad works very well and is very responsive. It has two left mouse and two right mouse buttons situated in different areas on the keyboard which I found very useful and very comfortable to use. The receiver fits snugly into the same compartment as the removable battery so transport is easy without the fear of losing the small receiver. I use a laptop as my media center and I use this keyboard for all functions within Windows, whether it be Live TV streaming, Web browsing, transfer of files etc etc etc.
I could not have made a better purchase for my media center.
Nic, South Africa. 9 June 2014
Works perfectly with my Android TV. Very easy to setup
JC, South Africa. 8 August 2014
Loving this little keyboard/trackpad combo! All the keys you need, and the perfect companion for our HP ProLiant MicroServer G7 N54L that we're using as a media & backup server. Contrary to some isolated reviews I've read, we haven't had any issues with reception/line of sight issues. Works like a charm!
Mathys, South Africa. 13 August 2014
not bad, the mouse is a little iffy, and connectivity range is not great. overall I am happy though.
Riaan, South Africa. 20 August 2014
Works perfectly right out of the box on my PS3 and laptop. Perfect for using with Netflix and Youtube from the comfort of my couch or bed. The buttons click crisply and provide an agile typing experience.
Darren, South Africa. 3 November 2014
Great remote for media pc ! Works like a charm
Akshay, South Africa. 5 November 2014
Great product. Works very well with my raspberry pi and XBMC
Hendrik, South Africa. 19 November 2014
The touch pad for the mouse seems to be a little unresponsive (or at least a little lag before it responds to your touch), but other than that I have to say that this is a GREAT little device. It works first time on Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and even on an XBOX!
I would recommend you get this little keyboard for your Home Theater PC (HTPC) as it makes life a lot easier! No additional batteries required, as it can easily be recharged over a standard USB port. You can't go wrong with this unit!
Mcguigan, South Africa. 26 November 2014
very nice device, works well, charged it 8 weeks ago and it still works, i must admit it did start loosing a bit of connectivity in the 7th week, but after a charge its all good. excellent device
Francois, South Africa. 4 December 2014
This thing is great in conjunction with a media center. It controls XBMC like a dream, it allows my flatmates and me to browse the web from the couch without passing around a mouse and keyboard, it doesn't need its own batteries, has good range and it's so small and compact.
The only drawback is the track pad interface for the mouse controls. It's a little bit unresponsive, and the multi-touch clicking can be a bit finicky, but there are button alternatives to left and right click, so it makes up for it. It does seem like less hassle and more familiar then the 'air mouse' in some other models, though. I won't be using the track pad to play games, but for its intended purpose of controlling our media center, it does a fantastic job.
That one nit-pick aside, it works like a dream and I would highly recommend it for anyone who's set up their own media center at home.
Riaan, South Africa. 6 February 2015
Great device. Works well on my media server.
Olaf, South Africa. 18 February 2015
Very good, use it with XBMC media center.
Jill, South Africa. 5 March 2015
After battling with the remote that comes with the MyGica, I researched which remote would best suit my needs. I settled for the Rii Mini i8 Multimedia Wireless Keyboard. I give it a solid 4 stars. I would have given it 5 stars if it wasn't for the fact that the mouse is a little laggy. But it's not a major issue.
I find it is the perfect size and I can type easily. I'm about 3 meters away from the TV and have no issue with signal. Love the fact that it has a rechargeable batter. All-in-all, very happy with my purchase.
Brandon, South Africa. 22 April 2015
Got it free with my Mygica special that was on. Look, it does the job. Everything works out of the box. I like the rechargeable battery. Like the way it fits in my hands. Buttons feel nice.
Mouse controls are a little bit unresponsive. Range is not that great. Have to be like 2 meters away to limit lag. Sometimes you press certain buttons and it registers that button twice. If I did not get it for free I would have sent back and chosen something else.
Alex, South Africa. 22 April 2015
It does a great job and works great.Tested on smart TV,WD media center and my laptop Love this item. I would recommend it to anyone who is searching for a mini keyboard it's great at the price
Jared, South Africa. 29 June 2015
Brilliant product. Does what it says. User friendly and perfect for multimedia set up.
Zubair, South Africa. 2 July 2016
Awesome!!! Perfect!!! Worth every penny!!!
Simon, South Africa. 7 July 2015
Pretty cool, but doesn't work on the YouTube app on my Samsung Smart Tv which is weird cause it does work on the browser app in the TV. Overall, based on price, this little guy is super impressive and I'm very happy
Michelle, South Africa. 16 July 2015
No real clear direction on how to use, contact and operate the item,had to google it.
Leenesh, South Africa. 8 September 2015
Excellent product. Track pad is very responsive. I purchased another mini keyboard and it was not as responsive as this one.
Robert, South Africa. 1 October 2015
The Mini i8 is by far the best device from Rii I have ever used. It is well built and works beautifully on PC, Gaming consoles and my Migica Android media box. Simple plug and play. And the backlit feature tops it off as an essential part of any home theater or media centre peripheral.
Nicky, South Africa. 16 November 2015
Controller works great, good layout and light up keys. Reason for 3 stars rating is range is not strong enough even if you connect to USB extender. I believe there is a plus version that fixes problem but not available on Takealot.
Robert, South Africa. 24 November 2015
Now I can really enjoy my Smart TV to the fullest!
Renier, South Africa. 3 December 2015
Waist of money, the receiver is very poor on this. I have to keep in a distance of one meter and even then it sometimes doesn't work.
Bradley, South Africa. 8 December 2015
Best mini keyboard for KODI / XBMC by far.
I have 4 of these (One for each room). Range is really good and i never have an issue with signal or range (im within 5-7m of my receivers in each room but have used it beyond this range when i sit outside and skip music playing in the living room)
Works perfectly with Openelec and KODI (Hardware i have is 3x Raspberry Pi 2 and 1x Cubox i4Pro) in the Linux environment.
I never use the touch pad at all, there is no need in KODI if you know all the keyboard shortcuts. (There are only a handful of shortcuts you need to remember so its really good once you know them all, my 8 year old daughter can remember them :D )
Chris, South Africa. 10 December 2015
Excellent product. Works well with PC,PS3 and Raspberry Pi.
Magnus, South Africa. 27 December 2015
Got this for my Android media player. Does what it's supposed to do.
• Decent button layout
• Easily fit in hands and is comfortable
• Okay response (I'm sitting 2 meters away from the receiver)
• Have not charged it in months (you can use a usb for charging)
• Does well for the price
Now and again it won't respond and when it does, the button seems to be stuck forcing you to quickly press something else
kemira, South Africa. 6 January 2016
Mohomed , South Africa. 6 January 2016
Excellent keyboard ,plug and play with media box .
Willie, South Africa. 2 February 2016
Matthys, South Africa. 9 February 2016
Great.. depending what you need it for!
Robert, South Africa. 12 February 2016
Sampie, South Africa. 15 February 2016
Poor reception. Doesn't work properly with Smart TV as advertised. Complete waste of money.
Brendon, South Africa. 18 February 2016
Best R380 I've invested in while! The keyboard arrived within a few days of ordering, and I was delighted to see that it was actually the new and improved model (Rii+) as apposed to the current product image which shows the older model.
The first thing I thought when I opened it, is that it is a lot smaller than I imagined from the photos and video reviews I watched. This is a great plus, because it's more like an additional remote with a full keyboard, as apposed to having a full size keyboard lying on the coffee table.
Plus it looks damn sexy, and I love the backlight function (only included in the new plus version). It worked on my 2015 Samsung Smart TV right out of the box, although I need to point out that it doesn't replace the TV remote. The volume, playback, forward, rewind and power buttons etc don't work on the Samsung TV, but this isn't a major issue, as you'd need the TV remote to launch the smart hub anyway. But the most crucial functions which I needed, the track pad and keyboard for typing, all work perfectly. Plus the joystick pad on the right also works on the TV.
The keyboard has a great feel to it, and it's very easy to type. At times the mouse has a slight delay before activating, either because it's reconnecting or waking up or something. I'm not sure why, but this is a mild annoyance that doesn't really bug me, considering how much easier life is with the keyboard and mouse pad overall.
Some people have complained about reception/distance, but this new model seems to have been improved and works perfectly fine for me, despite the USB receiver being at the back of the TV.
I'm really stoked with this purchase, and the service I received from Takealot.
Edwin, South Africa. 18 February 2016
This was just what I was looking for to do the job.
Service was also great.
Devan, South Africa. 26 February 2016
Awesome product works perfectly
Abrie, South Africa. 10 March 2016
It was delivered today so it has not been used much. The device itself is small and fits nicely into your hands when trying to type. The keys are soft rubber and easy to press. After plugging it into my USB port and switching it on it simply worked.
All the functions like volume, launching your default browser, etc. works well. The track pad is fairly small but it gets the job done. I tested it up to a distance of 6+ meters and it was still moving the cursor on the screen - so range is good.
It looks like it will work just perfect to watch Showmax or navigate around on your TV without leaving your seat :-)
Love it, South Africa. 18 March 2016
I love it.. Does everything it's suppose to
Gustav, South Africa. 11 April 2016
I think this little marvel deserves 5 stars! Been using it for over a week now with my Android PC connected to my HDTV, and I am quite happy with the results so far. Keys have a satisfying click to them, works better for typing than expected. Trackpad can be a bit fiddly due to the size, but works great once you adjust the DPI and start noting the great placement of the pad's mouse buttons (on the side, right under our thumb). Not all hotkeys work out of the box on the Android-box, but can be configured apparently (sure this is not an issue on Windows or similar). Backlighting and rechargeable battery rounds out the package, along with the handy USB charge/spare port combo cable that means you don't have to sacrifice a USB-port for the dongle. As it's still early days, I cannot comment on the battery life, but reviews and other users seem satisfied, hopefully I will be too. Really competent little keyboard, I can highly recommend it.
Monier, South Africa. 21 July 2016
Fantastic device. Deserves 5 stars. Not much to saybut, should you have media centres in your home, then you have to have one ....
Kainushkeran, South Africa. 22 June 2016
great product. love the mobility and compact design. i have more than sufficient functionality from the 92 keys.
Johan, South Africa. 25 June 2016
Excelent keyboard with very good range.
Best micro-keyboard I've bought so far.
Bronwyn, South Africa. 28 June 2016
Device is the perfect size, no lagging on track pad either and the battery life is good. We are very happy with the product, back-lit keyboard is also awesome :)
Anneke, South Africa. 28 June 2016
This is the best remote device Ive ever seen. It even goes into sleep mode when not used and I only had to charge it once a week while using it all day! Brilliant!!
Roy, South Africa. 28 June 2016
great value for money
Shaahid, South Africa. 4 July 2016
Works very well, some pre-defined keys dont work, this may be due the the operation system i am utilising. All in all a very good product for the price.
Ruan, South Africa. 8 July 2016
Excellent product. I've had a few different small wireless keyboards and this one is the best by far for me. Works great for my home media server. Great battery life and reception and the back-lit keyboard makes working it in the dark easy.
Jannie, South Africa. 11 July 2016
This device is smaller than I thought. It fits comfortable in either hand, it works without any flaws. I connected it to Windows 10 and Lubuntu running Kodi tv. No driver installation just works.
There is even a back light to assist working in low light. An amazing device.
Willem, South Africa. 14 July 2016
Works very well with both Windows and Linux. Battery life is great, comfortable and small with good ergonomics
Johnson, South Africa. 15 July 2016
product works very well ~ one of the better feeling multimedia keyboards I have come across
The back-lit keyboard is amazing for dim-lit rooms, and in no way distracting even int he darkest cinema room
My only complaint is the trackpad, using it with a Cloudgate (Android) and the cursor feedback is often slow and uncontrollably uncomfortable in movement
The keyboard seems to have great distance with instant response, yet the trackpad requires me to be within 2m of the receiver in order for it to work as it should
Carlo, South Africa. 21 July 2016
Very nice remote for a raspberry pi 3 using kodi. only problem is the track pad is pretty useless, slow.
shane, South Africa. 18 August 2016
quick delivery,best gadget ever bought.
Damian, South Africa. 25 August 2016
Good product and has dramatically improved my media player experience. It is a great all-in-one solution, especially if you are upgrading from the mini remote that ships with most media players. I recommend this product.
Roei, South Africa. 1 September 2016
The remote is extremely user friendly, so easy to operate! it has every feature imaginable, from a mouse pad to volume controls to backlight display for night time use, and more. I highly recommend this product if you looking for a wireless remote/keyboard.
Edwill, South Africa. 13 September 2016
Very nifty and well sized keyboard. Perfect for Raspberry Pi / Android based media centres.
Only button I've found missing is the "Stop".
Shaun, South Africa. 3 October 2016
Works really well. Nice and light, and buttons have a nice feel. Works great on my Android TV box and PC.
Michael le Roux, South Africa. 11 October 2016
I had the Rii mini i6 Keyboard and it was and still is a amazing keyboard!
But this one is a huge apgrade! More ²nd function options is now directly available and buttons is q much better quality. The the design is perfect and fits perfect and the double mouse buttons makes work much better! Also like the compartment where i can put the dongle when i traveling. Also like the charging cable with the double plugs-now im not waisting a extra USB plug! Have it now for 2 weeks and still on first charge.
IF YOU USING YOUR PC FOR WATCHING MOVIES LISTENING TO MUSIC - THIS IS A (((NO BRAINER)))!!!
Gideon, South Africa. 19 October 2016
Works as advertised. I use it on a Raspberry Pi with Kodi, and it works perfectly. Range is fine for my needs, +-5m, but I have tested up to 10m, and it worked fine.
Ryan, South Africa. 15 November 2016
Opened the package, plugged the usb receiver into my mac air and it worked first time! Unit has a good feel to it and they keys click easily. The track pad surface is a little rough for my liking but it works as expected. Out of the box there are no instructions on how to program some of the special keys (e.g. search, home, browser, etc) but by downloading UsbOverdrive for the mac, I was able to program all the keys on the keyboard to do whatever I want. Awesome little keyboard, worth every cent!
Ahmed, South Africa. 21 November 2016
The Rii mini i8 works brilliantly with our Samsung home theater system. It even works great as a standalone remote for the Cyberlink PowerDVD 16 Blu-ray player software.
It's a must have!
Ramoshka, South Africa. 28 November 2016
Delivered as promised and the unit works well. Trackpad is possibly not as sensitive as I would have liked, but otherwise the soft plastic feel and solid keys give the impression of good quality.
I would have liked it a bit bigger, and the trackpad in the middle takes some getting used to, but overall the Rii Mini i8 is one of my better tech buys.
Matsepe, South Africa. 29 November 2016
Very convenient when surfing the net and or searching for items on my smart TV.
Arno, South Africa. 30 November 2016
The "P" button had to be pressed very hard on the initial keyboard that I received, the replacement keyboard had no issues.
Overall this is an excellent product.
Jason, South Africa. 30 November 2016
Had this item for a week now, and it works like a charm. Currently using with laptop only.
Phillip, South Africa. 2 December 2016
Excellent remote/keyboard. Really works great. Battery last very long and keys have a great feel.
Best money spent.
Stephan, South Africa. 13 December 2016
Does everything I need it to and easy to use. Good quality as well.
Jaco, South Africa. 20 December 2016
Pretty awesome item, range is easily confused with existing wireless protocols
Does what it says on the box within range.
Johan, South Africa. 5 January 2017
The look and feel is amazing. It is smaller than it looks in the picture which is the perfect size for my media centre. I do however have a small problem where it sometimes does not want to connect to the dongle, and I either have to turn it off and on or re-insert the dongle. This is on a KodiBuntu, system which runs Linux. I'm sure it will not do the same on a Mac or Windows environment.
ezra, South Africa. 5 January 2017
It lags quite abit on my SmartTV and the keypad itself takes a while to respond when typing.
But it charges quick and was very easy to connect.
jason, South Africa. 5 January 2017
perfect product for pc and laptops
Wendy, South Africa. 10 January 2017
mouse pad not very sensitive & takes a while to get scrolling from the one side to the othe the other side of the screenw but it still a good product
Diederick, South Africa. 12 January 2017
Bought this for Android TV. Great buy, great price. You will never need your Android box remote again.