Questions tagged [keyboard]

A text input device. Utilize this tag to ask programming questions regarding reading input from it or blinking the lights, etc.

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Send Keyboard Media Keys with Keyboard Library

I have an Arduino Pro Micro (ATMega32u4) that I want to use as an IR receiver for a media PC and need to send codes like Volume Up, Media Home, Play, etc. But when I look up the scan codes for those ...
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Arduino sending keystrokes via push-buttons. Proper bouncing and manually setting buttons?

I have a simple set of 8 push buttons wired to a Teensy 3.2 board (which uses Arduino via Teensyduino plugin). The 8 buttons are on pins 1-8 and their common ground line (one line soldered to each of ...
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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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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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How to tell Arduino Uno that I pressed or released a key on PC keyboard over serial?

I want to implement a simple musical keyboard with Arduino using tone() and noTone() functions, etc. The desired behavior is: While PC and Arduino are connected via USB/Serial... ...when I press a ...
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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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Interfacing key-pad with arduino with 7 segment display [closed]

I have the following components: Arduino Mega 7-segment display 12-digit key-pad For my project, I would like to display on the 7-segment display the number that the user presses on the keypad.