Questions tagged [keyboard]

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Problems Sending Signals to the Arduino-Uno via Keyboard

I have an Arduino Uno and a usb 2.0 shield in which I connected a keyboard to. I have all the necessary libraries installed but what I am trying to figure out is how to light an led when I press a ...
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Problems with Arduino Uno Usb 2.0 shield when using a keyboard

I have an Arduino Uno and a usb 2.0 shield in which I connected a keyboard to. I have all the necessary libraries installed but what I am trying to figure out is how to light an led when I press a ...
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Holding buttons (keyboard)

I made a wireless keyboard, but I just need 4 button for my project: left control, left shift, F1, F2. The problem: When I hold button - it acts like many key presses and releases, but I need, that ...
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How can I make my Arduino Uno press Space on my laptop keyboard?

So I wanna build something which, when it receives a remote signal, presses the spacebar on my laptop keyboard. I tried using the Keyboard.press() but it is available only for Leonardo. Is there any ...
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Why can the Xbox360 not detect the Arduino Leonardo as keyboard?

Arduino Leonardo as keyboard in the computer works! But not with the Xbox360. The Teensy works perfectly on the PC but how to emulate a keyboard device for the Xbox360. I know the Xbox360 has ...
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Audrino as hid bluetooth adapter

I am trying to create a bluetooth adapter which allows me to connect my keyboard + mouse via bluetooth and act as an HID device on my computer via USB. I want to be able to switch between operating ...
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Can a video game potentially detect arduino leonardo?

If I automated an action in a video game through arduino leonardo, can it be detected? Things like autohotkey can be easily detected, however i would expect an arduino would be far more difficult. How ...
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What are the applicable processor for the ATmega32u4? And what are higher versions of ATmega32u4?

Can arduino uno smd r3 version handle a Keyboard.h library? it is not applicable for that arduino?
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Can't get keypad to use Keyboard.write on an Arduino Uno

I've tried to use Keypad.h and Keyboard.h libraries to get my Arduino to use my Keypad for Keyboard input. I'll start with working keypad code (which is pretty easy but it's my first post so I want ...
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Keyboard.write writing ASCII integer value as a String

I have the following code: #include <SoftwareSerial.h> #include <Keyboard.h> SoftwareSerial ttySerial(10, 11); // RX, TX void setup() { // Open serial communications and wait for port ...
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Does Keyboard.begin() and Keyboard.end() make my code slower?

I'm making an IR Macro keyboard, and about 10% of the code is dedicated to the Keyboard commands, would having Keyboard.begin() and Keyboard.end() in the method responsible for typing make any ...
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How to create real-time WASD control over an Arduino Uno?

I am trying to figure out how to use the WASD keys on my computer, to go through the USB cable and then spin the Arduino servos in real-time. So if I press the “a” key, it should start to move left ...
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USB HID library for arduino nano BLE nRF52 board?

I am looking for a USB HID library for arduino nano BLE board. I want to send keystroke through USB serial from the nano to PC. The conventional keyBoard.h library won't work on NRF52 board. I am ...
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STM32 as keyboard

I would like to use a STM32F105xx to build my own computer keyboard. That MCU has support to USB OTG (FS). So, I have 2 questions: Can I flash microcontroller with usb or I need a external programer? ...
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How can I clear the memory of my Arduino in this case?

I have made a code using involving HID control. But it seems that I messed up, but I can't upload a new sketch(nor edit the wrong code), because my Arduino is constantly doing things like Ctrl+Alt+...
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Arduino HID keyboard does not work

I'm using a ItsyBitsy 32u4, Adafruit says it can act as a USB HID keyboard. The mc is based on the 32u4 which the Keyboard docs say are supported. I have a simple sketch that prints "A" every second ...
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Which kind of diodes I should use in buttons/keys matrix input? (Making gaming keyboard)

When making matrix input of NxM columns/rows with push buttons, there should be a diode next to each button to prevent "ghosting" and able read many keys pressed together correctly. There is a lot of ...
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Help with Arduino Micro Keypress Algorithm

Greeting, first time Arduino user here. So I am using the Arduino Micro as an HID keyboard device. It accepts arbitrary input from a Node-JavaScript program I am running (so I have full freedom in in ...
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(Arduino Uno reflashed as USB HID) How to send Scroll Lock key?

I am having a hard time finding documentation on how to properly use USB HID buffers, so the issue may lie there instead of with my code. To get 0x47, I used this table: https://www.usb.org/sites/...
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Controlling keyboard LEDs with USB Host Shield

I've got a USB keyboard connected to my Arduino Uno with a USB Host Shield. I'm reading keystrokes using this example from the USB Host Shield library. I need to toggle the LEDs in the keyboard (that ...
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Matrix keyboard and 7segment display countdown combination

I'm working on an escape room for my university with an Arduino Mega. The last part consists of a 7segment display representing a time countdown, and the participants have to introduce the correct ...
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Digispark ATtiny 85 - not recognised as HID device

I am trying to create auto-username-writer with Digispark ATtiny 85. I have a pretty simple sketch: #include <DigiKeyboard.h> void setup() { } void loop() { DigiKeyboard....
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Emit region-neutral keyboard signals

The Keyboard API allows the Arduino boards such as the Micro or Leonardo to emit USB signals mimicking a physical keyboard. However, the signal seems to transmit key strokes and not characters which ...
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Arduino Micro draws too much power from iPhone. How can I change that?

I'm building a USB keyboard that has two buttons - space and enter. The plan is to use this USB keyboard (with an Apple Lightning connector to USB) with the built in iOS switch control. I bought the ...
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Convert normal keyboard into Bluetooth Keyboard

I am very new to the Arduino world, I am trying to convert my wired keyboard into a bluetooth keyboard. I have a few layman questions: Is it possible to add an audio jack adapter(like PS4 joystick ...
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Arduino Leonardo keyboard.print keeps printing equal sign

I am currently working on a DIY controller for Train Sim World. I am relatively new to the Arduino and the C programming language. My code is structured to look for button presses or PS2 joystick ...
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Keyboard.h not found

I keep getting this error message: "'Keyboard' not found. Does your sketch include the line '#include <Keyboard.h>'?" ... when I have already included Keyboard.h. #include <Keyboard.h> ...
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Is Arduino Keyboard in Single User Mode Possible?

Has anyone had success using the keyboard functionality of any arduino in single user mode of mac computers? I would like to inject keystrokes in single user mode, and have been unsuccessful with the ...
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Making '*' key on keypad a backspace key

Using a 4x3 membrane keypad and I want to make the '*' key a backspace if the wrong number is entered. I am a newbie and having a hard time trying to figure out how to code that, any help would be ...
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Wake up a PC from an Uno

I want to wake up a PC via a USB-connected Arduino. When using a Pro Micro (Leonardo) I can do it, as its HID interface can wake up a PC. That is, in the Device Manager, under "Keyboards", the ...
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How to convert USB to PS/2? [closed]

Objective: To get my USB keyboard to interface with an Arduino Uno board. Constraints: I can't afford a USB host shield for now for Arduino. Currently available is a keyboard with PS/2 connector. ...
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NodeMCU capable of key injection?

Short version: Is the NodeMCU capable of key injection in the same way that an Arduino Teensy can be programmed with Duckuino script to function as a HID? Long version: Recently, my 7+ year old iMac ...
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Atmel atmega32u4 not recognized when connected by usb after attempting to flash new bootloader

I am making a mechanical keyboard using Atmel's pro micro as the controller. I decided I would try to replace it's bootloader, as the one it ships with doesn't seem compatible with QMK's RESET ...
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Fio Keyboard program out of control, how to reset?

My question involves a Sparkfun Fio v3, similar to the Arduino Fio. I had a student who was testing his understanding of the Keyboard library. He uploaded a sketch that continuously sends output, ...
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Interacting with a video game - Keyboard & LUFA

I have an Uno and Leonardo that I am trying to have it interact with the GTA V video game. Using the Keyboard library, it works within the OS. But it ocassionally works within the GTA V process. It ...
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4x4 Keypad Interface issues

I have not used arduino until now. I thought of interfacing my 4x4 keypad. But when I press keys 1, 4, 7 and *, key values A, B, C and D are sent out to serial terminal respectively. All other keys ...
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Keypad password check issue

I am working on a school project, basically I have to create a lock system that opens a fictive gate when the correct code is entered. We have been asked to simulate our system before actually ...
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Use Wii Remote and Arduino to emulate a keyboard for Windows 10?

Is it possible to use an Arduino to communicate with a Wii Remote, connect the Arduino to a Windows 10 computer, and have the Wii Remote inputs be translated into keyboard keys for Windows 10? I've ...
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Bluesmirf Mate Silver (RN-42) enter command mode when in HID mode

I am having problems getting the Bluesmirf Mate Silver (RN-42) into command mode once I have switched to HID mode. I have bought a second new Bluesmirf Mate Silver to confirm my issue. I soldered the ...
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Why is my keypad requiring a double-click only on the first row to register?

I have a keypad that is connected to my Arduino and each time a key is pressed, the number should be outputted to an LCD screen. The issue is that after the screen is cleared, and a new ID is being ...
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Typing into ESP8266 with a USB keyboard

I need to be able to connect a USB keyboard, like a tiny Xbox keyboard, or a nice wireless one, into an ESP8266-based thing to type passwords into the MCU. Adapting the PS2 lib for AVRs (PS2==USB ...
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Uno r3 - Can't get USB Keyboards to work with an USB Host Shield

I'm a day 1 beginner to Arduino, and I am trying to obtain input from a USB keyboard. I've connected the USB keyboard to an Arduino USB host shield attached to an Arduino Uno r3, and I am using the ...
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Digispark ATtiny85 keyboard

I have a small project that I have in mind and I'm pretty new with Arduino. I want to make a small device that if a key was pressed it would do something. Now I know I could use a button with the ...
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Arduino/ESP8266 to put PC to sleep and wake it up

I have a Wemos D1 mini that's connected to a pc with usb, I want to be able to sleep the pc and wake it up programmatically. Is there a way to do this? Like sending a simulated sleep keyboard button ...
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connecting multiple keypads

My project is to use an Arduino to control the lighting of a small apartment. My preferred option is to replace each wall light switch with a 4x4 membrane keypad (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mirocle-...
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Make Piano keys on Webpage create sound on Arduino (w/out Shield) [closed]

So I am trying to make a digital keyboard on webpage, that when one of the keys are clicked it creates sounds on the Arduino board. I want to do this without an ethernet shield. I am a beginner so I ...
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Arduino Leonardo as keyboard for an iPad

I'm trying to make a Arduino Leonardo as a Keyboard for an iPad. I was successful with an Arduino UNO. However I'm hoping to use an ATmega 32U4 because of the better HID functionalities and smaller ...
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PS2 Keyboard and sending keystrokes between a Leonardo and several pro micros

I am working on a project where I am taking the the key presses from a PS/2 keyboard and passing them to several pro micro boards so I can type the same commands on multiple computers at the same time....
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weird output from keyboard program

I am trying to write a keyboard (Key-glove) program. There are 4 buttons, and inputs should type specific keys. when the keyboard is active, I get output, but not what I am expecting for output. I get ...
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65 hall effect sensors as switches to be used as a keyboard with a teensy

I'm trying to wire up a silly little keyboard using hall effect sensors and magnets in a glove. The idea being only I can use the keyboard since I'll have the glove. The sensors are 3 pin, (vcc, gnd,...