Eleven as a keyboard

The "Eleven" is our Uno-equivalent Arduino-compatible board, but with a number of improvements including prototyping area, a mini-USB connector, LEDs mounted near the edge, and the D13 LED isolated using a FET. [Product page]
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Retrosniper
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Eleven as a keyboard

Post by Retrosniper » Wed Sep 09, 2015 10:46 am

Hey all im new to all this im doing a special project of mine but basically what you need to know is i have 10 push buttons that i want to register as a keystroke every time i press and hold or press it and im not really sure as to how to do this

Itd be amazing if people can help me i have a eleven and a usbasp avr icsp programmer can i get a video with how to do it or place the code that i can copy in and have it run straight away please?

also will i be able to supply power to this and still use the the buttons so that i can not have it plugged into a pc

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Re: Eleven as a keyboard

Post by andrew » Wed Sep 09, 2015 10:12 pm

You can do it with an Eleven/Arduino Uno, however if it is possible the project would be much easier with a Freetronics LeoStick or Arduino Leonardo - as these can directly emulate a USB keyboard.
http://www.freetronics.com.au/collectio ... s/leostick

Otherwise have a look at:
http://wiki.sgmk-ssam.ch/wiki/Arduino_Uno_R3_as_HID

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