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I have connected a Dell Keyboard to the RPi 3 B, and it keeps repeating letter and sometimes it doesn't even type at all. I have read that its due to insufficient power, but I am using the Adafruit power cable that came with the kit, I have even used another cable that came with another kit. I am using Win 10 IoT core. Anyone know a fix?

  • Have you tried a different keyboard? Or using a powered USB hub to connect the keyboard to the Pi? Is it a wired keyboard? Bluetooth? wireless? Just because the power supply says it will output a certain voltage does not mean that it does or that it is getting to the Pi. If you have a multi-meter you can carefully test the voltage between the 5v and ground pin. What else is connected to the Pi and how? – Steve Robillard Jan 5 '17 at 20:49
  • @SteveRobillard Its a USB keyboard. I also have a USB Mouse. I used this i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/5lsAAOSwA4dWGEfR/$_3.JPG for a USB Hub. I plugged in the USB Devices and nothing worked. – LilVinny Jan 5 '17 at 21:24
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    Turns out it was my Logitech K120 keyboard! I plugged in a different one lying around the office and it worked. – Zimano Apr 8 '17 at 12:19
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    @zimano I just bought a Logitech K120 keyboard because I needed one for the Raspberry Pi 3. Guess what--same problem as you. – Myria Apr 25 '17 at 6:52
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    same issue here with a logitech k120 – resolver101 Dec 12 '17 at 10:57
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After trying several different USB keyboards, I finally unplugged my new Razer Chroma keyboard from one of my other computers and gave that a try.

The Razer seems to work just fine. I installed the latest Windows IOT core from the Microsoft website to a new 32GB EVO SD card. I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 B, NOT the 3BPlus (which does not currently work with IoT). I had to completely wipe the card destroying all the partitions and create a single new partition. After that the Windows 10 Core IoT Dashboard worked.

The install computer does not have Wi-Fi, so the first thing after booting up Windows IoT on the PI was to connect to Wi-Fi. The keyboard problems prevented that, so I spent a couple of days experimenting with various different keyboards, until I discovered the RAZER keyboard works with Windows IoT. I am using the standard power supply provided by Canakit for the 3BPlus.

  • This doesn't seem to answer the question. How does you changing your keyboard related to the OP's different keyboard and problem? – Brick Oct 2 '18 at 17:14

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