USB keyboard with Nanonote? Or a joystick etc?

Ron K. Jeffries rjeffries at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 16:49:28 EDT 2010


Michael,
Can you explain a bit more about the suggestion?

I see http://www.pjrc.com/teensy/ and could imagine attaching
a Teensy to Nanonote using serial connection, then in turn having USB Host

Is that your suggestion, or would a back to back pair of Teensys be better?

thanks
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On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 23:05, Michael Shiloh
<michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nanonote still has USB device only, right?
>
> There is a non-open Arduino Teensy that has a USB host port. Would make  a
> perfect USB device-device bridge, if you don't mind working with non-open
> hardware/software.
>
> Ron K. Jeffries wrote:
>>
>> How difficult would it be to make a USB keyboard
>> work with Nanonote? If so consider this hack:
>>
>> Nanonote <--------------USB Keyboard
>> Nanonote serial <---> Arduino
>>
>> In this case, conflict between Nanonote GPIO for certain
>> Nanonote keys and using Nanonote serial to send and receive
>> is resolved.
>>
>> By the way, there's a project [1] for Arduino that creates
>> a virtual USB keyboard etc device. That's not needed
>> for my suggestion above but it's what got me thinking.
>>
>> On a semi related note [2] would be a way to
>> interface a joystick etc to Nanonote for games using e.g. Mame.
>>
>> [1] http://www.practicalarduino.com/projects/virtual-usb-keyboard [2]
>> http://www.practicalarduino.com/news/id/721
>>
>> May 1,000 flowers bloom. And may they not ALL be dandelions.
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