I can't get my head round this idea.

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    Hi Guys and Guyesses,
    I've been trying to sort this problem out for about 2 weeks but a lack of time and, more importantly, a lack of technical skill, has totally defeated me.
    My problem is trying to use a standard Apple keyboard, as sold with Apple Mac Mini computers which are slightly smaller than a standard keyboard, with my iPad2. One part of me is saying that it should be possible to pair them but another side of me is saying that I will need to buy some kind of "Special" keyboard to work with an iPad2.
    So, there are my problems.
    1 ... CAN it be done?
    2 ... HOW is it done?
    Any answers gratefully received.
    Cheers,
    Steve
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    I think that I read somewhere you could use the camera connection kit to do tat.
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    Ooops ... I should make it clear that the keyboard that I want to use with my iPad2 is a Bluetooth keyboard.
    Cheers,
    Steve
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    The standard Apple keyboard of the type you describe natively works with the iPad 2 via Bluetooth. Or should.
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    Yeah, if it's a Bluetooth keyboard, then it should work fine. To save myself some typing, here's the steps directly from Apple's own web site: iPad: Using Bluetooth headsets and keyboards

    Good luck and let us know how you get on.

    Marilyn

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