103747 Views 10 Replies Latest reply: Mar 22, 2009 3:08 PM by Dino1956
Thanks for your response. I tried resetting the PRAM but with no luck. I already thought about reinstalling the keyboard software but the instal disk that came with the keyboard says the bluetooth firmware is for OSX 10.2.8 and of course I'm now on 10.5.5 so I was uncomfortable about the idea of doing anything with it. I tend to agree that it must be a KB issue if the mouse is OK but was just hoping that since the green light was blinking (at least for a time) that there was life in the KB.
I am starting to have the same problem with my Wireless BT Keyboard. Lights blink on and off. Then I am able to pair the keyboard again. But if I turn off the keyboard, it won't recognize it anymore until I pair it again. So for now it is working but the light on the back of the keyboard is not lit.
I wanted an excuse to get the new aluminum one anyway.
I'm coming across the same issue ever since the batteries died on my aluminum (2007) BT keyboard. Every time I turn the keyboard back on, it doesn't pair with my MBP and OS X doesn't show a keyboard paired at all. In addition, the green light just keeps flashing (without a pause between flashing) - blink, blink, blink, etc.
Same problem here, but Barry's suggestion of deleting the KB via System Prefs>Bluetooth, then re-pairing seems to work. Glad I'm able to work around the problem, but it's very annoying. I think the quality of some of Apple's products have been declining over the past several years... maybe they're trying to do too much, and not concentrating on making every product the best it can be?
This morning, my Keyboard went into the fast blinking light state when I inadvertently pressed the power button when it was in the middle of pairing.
Here's what worked this time:
• Took out the batteries and left them out for > half an hour.
• Deleted the pairing in the bluetooth preferences.
• Made the MacBook Pro 'invisible' -> turn 'Discoverable' off.
(Because the keyboard tried to pair with the MBP again, which I denied)
• Put the batteries back.
• 'Set up new bluetooth device -> keyboard'
• Turned on the keyboard
• Paired again.
Yes, I just experienced a very similar issue. Wireless keyboard starts blinking and doesn't connect automatically. Found this thread and reset my PRAM + re-paired, but I doubt I needed to do either one.
I discovered that the keyboard would connect if I went into system preferences and manually told it to. Really annoying to have to do when it used to do it automatically every time I turned my keyboard on, but it's easier than re-pairing.
After reading these posts & having tried almost all suggested with no Success. My Apple Bluetooth Keyboard won't even turn on. I get No Little Green Light at anytime. I tried everything. How could it just die ? I'm going to bring it to my fiend's house who owns a Bluetooth Mac & see if his Mac revives my Little Green Light.