An input device is any peripheral that provides input to a computer, such as mice and keyboards.

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Processing keystroke input on startup

I am currently working on a project where I am using a Raspberry Pi (running Raspian Wheezy) to handle authentication to a locked door. I have a usb numeric keyboard plugged into my pi, and I have ...
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USB card as my default Audio Device

I purchased a small USB sound card. My Pi recognizes the device: $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0d8c:013c C-Media Electronics, Inc. CM108 Audio Controller If I run alsamixer and set the audio to ...
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Connecting multiple light sensors to one port

Is it possible to connect multiple light sensors to one port and similiarly control multiple motors through one port only? (I've tried searching for answers on Google, couldn't find a convincing ...
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Raspberry pi as CAMAC controller

Has anyone ever tried using raspberry pi as a digital input/output card for high frequency (more than 100 MHz) digital signal? I am thinking about building a CAMAC controller, the interface to PC (I ...
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Arcade buttons on GPIO, multiple buttons on the same ground pin

I have noticed that while hooking up arcade buttons to the GPIO set on the model b board that along with the joystick I should be able (by assigning certain GPIO pins to ground) to connect 7 other ...
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Raspbmc: “DEBUG: Checking device: /dev/input/event” spam normal?

when I enable Debug messages in Raspbmc I see the following 16 lines every 10 seconds. I am sure they have a meaning for somebody but if I want to check the log and there is an endless list of the ...
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5V sensor to Raspberry PI

If I have a sensor which has 5V ouptut: I can't plug it directly to Raspberry PI, right? If so, what would I need to do so I would be able to do so? I would like to connect it via input pins.
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Reading /dev/usb/hiddev0 file generated by thermocouple board

I recently purchased a TMPSNSRD-TCPL1 thermocouple reference design from Microchip. When I plug it into the RPI with the USB cable, it generates a character device file /dev/usb/biddev0. I have been ...
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Logitech K700 keyboard doesn't show up in /dev/input

With the Logitech K700 keyboard/mouse device plugged in to the raspberry pi, if I check /dev/input/by-path only a mouse shows up. I can still type in the terminal, but the keyboard device doesn't seem ...
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How do I change the default permissions for device files (e.g. a gamepad)?

I have a gamepad that I am interested in using with the Pi. When I plug it into my development laptop running Lubuntu 13.04, I get the following: 418476 crw-rw-r--+ 1 root root 13, 0 Oct 12 22:55 ...
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GPIO input shorted to ground or 3.3v

I would like to try adding buttons and maybe a optical transistor (for IR) to my Pi. I've read several places advising the use of a 1k resistor as a buffer, but is that needed or would the input pin ...
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Creating an HDMI Pass-Through Connection

I would be very interested to know if anyone on here might be able to provide some insights into the feasibility and/or proper approach to add a HDMI input to the Raspberry Pi in an effort to allow ...
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USB microphone locks up - how to fix?

The USB microphone occasionally gets locked up such that nothing can use it. The utility arecord describes it as follows: card 1: Device [DYNEX USB MIC Device], device 0:USB Audio [USB Audio] ...
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Performance problems with xboxdrv

I wanna use the RPi as an emulation machine, thanks to RetroPie this is not a big problem. To control everything I want to connect multiple Xbox 360 wireless gamepads. This is possible by using ...
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Using an Android phone or tablet as a keyboard or mouse

There are many remote apps to let Android devices control XBMC installations. Is there anything that would act as a generic keyboard or mouse, to allow an Android phone to control Raspbian, ...
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Documentation for SPI driver

Ive found a lot of infomation on how to enable the SPI device on my raspberry pi, and a bit on how to use certain libraries for python, but im missing something on how to actually use the SPI driver ...
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5-Bit to 32 Port Microcontrollers

Are there any 5-bit to 32 Port Chips, that would operate: Converting from 5-bit: inputs: 5 bit address 1 bit value 1 bit clock outputs: 32x 1 bit value (outputs toggled) Converting to ...
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Forward mouse and keyboard input to X session

I'm accessing my Pi via SSH. My network is too slow to actually forward the Pi's desktop back to my laptop, so I have a monitor connected to my Pi. When I startx through Putty, I see the desktop on ...
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Is it possible to record an RCA signal with the Raspberry Pi?

Does anybody know of a way to record the RCA video output from a security camera with the Raspberry pi? I know that the Raspberry Pi has an RCA output, but this won't work for recording. Would an RCA ...
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How to connect Pi to a homemade board, and communicate with it?

I'd like to make a small "MCU" consisting of a camera, a mic, some LEDs, and probably a cheap ARM CPU. I'm calling this my "SMIC" (streaming media IC). I'd like to connect this SMIC MCU to a ...
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Is there any way to use a joystick as a mouse?

In order to cut down on connected devices, is there any way to use a connected USB gamepad as a mouse? Bonus points to anyone who can make it also act as the keyboard. As a clarification, the ...
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What qualities should I look for in a small, 7“ or 10” monitor?

Hi, which small small and portable monitors would you suggest to combine with Raspberry Pi. As Raspberry Pi is part of huge range of different project please suggest which would be best in each of ...
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Why are there delays and input issues when using my wireless keyboard?

I booted up my Raspberry Pi for the first time and I plugged in my USB dongle for my wireless keyboard and mouse. It booted up fine but when I type keys either don't appear on the screen or they ...
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Connecting a touch panel display to the Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I determine if a given touchscreen is compatible? I have two choices of touch panel display to connect to my Raspberry Pi: Reach Technologies SLCD43 Amulet ...
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Simple Keyboard Configuration

My USB keyboard was configured slightly wrong. So far I have only tried it with the Debian image. Certain keys were not in the right place (such as the '~' character). I know how to change the ...
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How can I determine if a given touchscreen is compatible?

I want to attach a touchscreen to my Raspberry Pi. While doing some internet search about this, I found out that this is not trivial, because not all touchscreens are compatible. How do I find out, ...