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Can the Pi Emulate an HID device with via USB? [duplicate]

Does the Raspberry Pi model B+ have the capabilities of acting as a Human Interface Device (HID) with no extra hardware (other than a USB to USB cable)? I saw this question but it was about ...
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Is it possible to send keys to a computer via USB? [duplicate]

Is it possible to send keys to a computer connecting the RPi A+ via USB on the computer? Will the RPi have enough power? If yes, how?
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Mouse input to a PC with GPIO [duplicate]

I want to use the gpio pins on the pi too use it as a mouse for a PC. Can it be done? If yes then how? I want to use python.
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Can the Pi Zero act as an USB peripheral device?

Can the currently announced new member of the Pi family - the Pi Zero - act as an USB peripheral device? Obviously the schematics are not yet available and the blog entry linked above does not go too ...
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Pi / Pi 2 using modern 'smart' USB Power Adapters to supply power to the Raspberry?

Once upon a time there was only one way to charge a usb device and that was done at 5V and 500mA max, or so I've been told. 'Modern' USB Power Adapters like the Apple 1Amp, 2Amp and 2.4Amp and many ...
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Raspberry Pi as USB serial device

I have two Model A+ Pis and a Model B+, as well as a couple of USB A-to-A Male cables. I want to be able to have the A+es able to communicate over serial to the B+. The reason I'm doing this is ...
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Is it possible to use Raspberry Pi as keyboard/mouse/joystick to control a Windows PC?

I have a unused laptop (Win7 64bit) with broken USB port, so I cannot plug any USB device in it. But the laptop itself is good enough to play indie games or any games from last gen. Is it possible ...
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Does the Pi Zero have two OTG USB ports (data over PWR IN)?

This answer claims that both micro USB ports of the Raspberry Pi Zero can be used for OTG and that the PWR IN connector supports data transfer. As much as I want that to be true, I can't find a single ...
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Using Pi 2 as feedthrough of mouse/keyboard to computer

The goal is to connect a mouse to my raspberry Pi, and have it connected to a computer (both linux and windows will be used). I want to have a LED light up whenever I use a right mouse click. So the ...
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Raspberry Pi as a link between a scanner and cloud storage

I've never had a Raspberry Pi in my hands. I'm just looking for a device to perform a specific single task and I wonder if Raspberry Pi could be my solution. My situation is this: I've got a portable ...
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Is communication between Raspeberry Pi 2 and smartphone possible using USB

I'm currently trying to make a communication between my Raspberry Pi 2 and my smartphone (Samsung Galaxy S7). I'd like to do it using a USB cable, does anyone know if it's possible and how to do it?
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Easy Raspberry Pi Method of transferring picamera h264 files to computer

I'm currently making a little video recording device using the RPi for someone who is not so tech savvy, although they are used to attaching a camera or sd card to the computer and pulling images and ...
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USB-HID API on RPi Zero? Pro-Controller-Emulation on the RPi

So currently I wanted to connect the RPi to my Nintendo Switch to have it play a specific series of inputs. After some research I found out others have already achieved that, but on Teensy & co ...