Questions tagged [input-device]

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

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Mapping Bluetooth Device

I have been able to successfully map a USB controller with Raspberry Pi 4 using this tutorial: https://core-electronics.com.au/tutoria ... ython.html I'm now trying to map a Bluetooth device (called "...
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How to connect a geophone to RaspberryPi?

I'm a seismic geophysicist and would like to attach a geophone - which is basically a transducer - to any type of RP. The types and costs of geophones are both variable and extensive (in some cases). ...
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Identify which microphone is on which audio card using arecord

I'm using a Raspberry PI and on it I plugged two same USB microphones. I would like to be able to identify which USB microphone is on which audio card when I list devices with arecord: arecord --list-...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ input pin strange behavior

I have few switches connected to Raspberry Pi inputs. Internal pull up resistors are enabled. When I connect pin to the ground Raspberry Pi behave fine - pin state is low. However when I disconnect ...
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aplay/arecord device order changes every reboot

I have a couple of different applications running that rely on knowing the audio or recording device at startup, but every time I restart my raspi, the order of the devices changes. Looking for a way ...
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Does the raspberry pi with android support usb devices?

I have a proprietary USB-C device (A Philips transducer) which I need to get real time data from to my pc for real time analysis. Only problem is that the device is only supported by an android app (...
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How to use pad4pi with a passcode program?

Is there any example on how to use the pad4pi library from Github to help write a simple door lock python program? (Pressing 1 to unlock solenoid lock, turned on; press 2 to lock, turned off). As ...
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Keyboard only working properly, if plugged in AFTER bootup?

If i plug my little keypad into my raspberry pi model 3+ and turn it on, it will boot and for a few seconds and a couple of key strokes it works... And then stops. It still shows in LSUSB but won't ...
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USB Barcode Scanner Serial won't work just freezes/hangs

I am trying to build a basic POS System, naturally I would have a usb barcode scanner and a simple code from here to start. Everything went well from scanning using serial to DB entry and then GUI. ...
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Disable mouse acceleration on Raspbian Stretch

I can't figure out how to change the mouse acceleration setting such that the change is persistent. Changing the value in the Preferences > Keyboard and mouse settings keeps resetting every time I ...
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Custom camera driver

Is it possible to write a driver, say for a OV camera, based on the existing drivers at the RPI git repo? As is I understand, with a datasheet for a sensor it should be possible to write a similar ...
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raspi MIDI in audio out

I have a MIDI controller keyboard, that I want to take with me to a vacation. For some reason I cannot bring a tablet/laptop with me. I still have a Raspberry Pi 2B lying around so I thought it might ...
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Do Rpi3 UART devices inherit their device ID from the on-board UART0 controller (GPIO pins 8 & 10)?

I am working on a device prototype which reads load cell data to an Arduino which sends the load cell data via (hardware, not USB) Serial to the Rpi3 running Win10 IoT. The communication link ...
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Creating device driver which feeds GPS Co-ordinates from phone to raspberry pi

I don't have GPS module, so I was thinking whether I can feed GPS coordinates from my android/ios phone to raspberry pi over wireless protocol like bluetooth/TCPIP. Can I create a virtual device ...
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Not receiving any data via Bluetooth connection

I'm trying to send data from a ps3 controller to my Raspberry Pi, but the code I'm using does not pick up any data sent from the controller. The controller is connected yet nothing happens when I ...
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RetroPie boots into terminal and won't accept input

I was making some changes to the file system to my Raspberry Pi 1 B+ using the terminal, deleting some unwanted files and when I rebooted the system, it now boots directly to the terminal (rather than ...
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Waveshare 7'' LCD conflicts with WIFI (hostapd)

I have bought a Waveshare 7'' LCD (C) (https://www.waveshare.com/7inch-HDMI-LCD-C.htm) and it seems to work correctly on Raspberry PI 3B+ following the instructions on the site (it doesn't require ...
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Relay Bluetooth keyboard out as a USB keyboard

I have a bluetooth keyboard that's originally connected to my desktop PC. The problem is that I can't use it in BIOS or to select different boot options at grub because the bluetooth drivers aren't ...
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3.5" TFT Calibration Problem

I am struggling to understand what is going on with my (knock-off) Waveshare 3.5" TFT calibration. For my application, I need to have the display and the touch screen rotated 180 degrees. Flipping ...
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Detecting multiple presses of the same button

I'd like to detect multiple presses of the same button and interpret that differently, for example "tap" means to do function A and "tap-tap" means to do function B. I've been doing some googling but ...
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UART RX stops reading data after working correctly

I'm trying to read an continuous stream of data from my device (laser altimeter). The device is connected to the UART Rx pin of raspberry Pi 3B+. Everything works fine with this python code: import ...
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How to properly implement threading within a function toggled by a button [closed]

I need a little help if possible. I'm trying to make a threaded function which will make my LEDs blink randomly as long as the button is pushed. when it is released it should exit the function and ...
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pyusb: scanner insufficient permissions

UPDATE: I added a symbolic link to my .rules file and it is being created every time I unplug/plug the scanner. I believe my issue is more of a permissions issue with my Python code and more ...
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GPIO Voltage tolerance for input

I have not been able to find the input tolerance on I/O pins, especially on the Input pins. If I apply a voltage 3.6v (3.3v +0.3) on an input will it be dangerous or is it ok ? Does somebody have a ...
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Bluetooth as a virtual audio device (input)

I am trying to setup this audio-reactive-led-strip library but with Bluetooth audio as the input. I have so far, got my LED strip to work with the standard strandtest.py and have also successfully ...
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Real time audio input for use in Python program

I am working on some audio manipulation with my RPI and have a question on how I should process the signals. Right now I have a USB adapter with an Audio In and an Audio Out. What I would like to do, ...
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I'm wanting to get user input from a screen, but I can't have any buttons

I'm developing an python3 application that only uses a handheld scanner for input. I need to prompt the user for input and want to use a nice window to do it. When I look at tkinter, it appears that ...
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Taking input from a MyoWare muscle sensor with a Raspberry Pi Zero

Our robotics class is making a robotic hand that takes input from muscle sensors. We have a Raspberry Pi Zero and are trying to take muscle activity input from a MyoWare Muscle Sensor. The program we ...
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Numpad keys don't throw KeyEvents under JavaFX on RPi3 [closed]

While programming a JavaFX application for the Raspberry Pi 3 using the official JavaFXPorts from Gluon, I encountered the following problem: Pressing the numpad keys on my keyboard doesn't give me ...
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How to use remote with Kodi 17.6 in ArchLinux?

I want to use all buttons of my remote control picture. Mainly the volume and the keyboard when entering text. My system is Arch with Kodi 17.6 I assumed that the following post would fix it here. I ...
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Adding microphone support to the RPi 3B

I own a Raspberry Pi 3B and want to extend the sound capabilities. So what I need is sound output for speakers and headphones via a 3.5mm phone jack. In addition to that, I want to add an internal mic ...
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Camera not in /dev/ how to create one

Does someone know if it's possible to create a new "/dev/video0" with some informations (e.g idVendor, idProduct, ...). Our problem is that when we plug in our camera, it doesn't create a "/dev/*" ...
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Mulitple Input state changes/event detection

Picture 1 shows my setup. I connected the RPi3 Input parallel to an I/O terminal. The inputs are connected to a pull down resistor setup. Pictures 2 and 3 show the setup more in detail. Program-> ...
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Coding a GUI in python and driving stepper motor by user input

I am hoping to use my Raspberry Pi 3 in a senior project for my mechancical engineering program. I want to use the pi to drive a vice like fixture to predetermined positions by connecting a stepper ...
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Kivy: config.ini [Input] section: My touchscreen settings don't apply

I am trying to use an Elo Touch monitor to work with kivy. At first i calibrated the monitor with xCalibration wich worked fine: Calibrating EVDEV driver for "EloTouchSystems,Inc Elo TouchSystems ...
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Are there any buzzers that work natively with 1 Model As?

I'm trying to follow the examples in this CanJam EduKit project -- see page 2: I'm having enormous difficulty tracking down a piezo/buzzer that I could use for that project, a buzzer that: Works "...
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Sound Processing using USB sound card and microphone

I want to use a microphone and get input from it to sample it in real time and I don't have a set idea about how to interface it to get the input. Any help will be appreciated.
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Use USB microphone as input, but keep internal sound card as output

I want to record void with an USB microphone on a Raspberry PI running Raspbian (Jessie). At the same time, I want to keep the audio output on the internal sound card. Similar questions on this site ...
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Workaround for unsupported keyboard

I have couple keyboards now sitting in the desk but somehow it refuse to work on raspi3 Jessie with pixel (genius kb100-holtek semiconductor and prolink usb keyboard) , both tried using powered usb ...
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Auvidea B102 and rpi3 B

Hello I want to buy the auvidea HDMI to CSI-2 bridge and I want to know if it will work with my RPI because the website is not very helpful EDIT From what I read it looks like I need to buy the b101 ...
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Connecting digital output device directly to pi's gpio

I recently purchased four of these SW-420 based vibration sensor modules, and am following along with this question: Python code for SW-420 vibration sensor. I am brand new to circuitry and want to ...
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Using user input from keyboard in UWA

I am working on an app in C# for Rpi 3 (running windows IoT Core). It will need to be able to get input from a keyboard (phisycal, not onscreen) and be able to put that input in a string so it can ...
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PyAudio does not detect my microphone connected via USB audio adapter

I am using the latest Raspbian I just downloaded this morning. I bought this USB audio adapter, https://www.sossolutions.nl/usb-audio-adapter-works-with-raspberry-pi. And then I followed tutorial ...
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Raspberry PI 3 reading input value with push button

I am new to Raspberry PI. I am following button tutorial from adafruit site. I have the made the connection needed but when I execute the code the following part is not returning values as expected ...
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Wireless USB Touchpad not working as mouse. Why?

I have recently bought a Logitech T650 wireless USB touchpad. This touchpad works fine in the Raspbian desktop environment. But when I run some applications, this mouse doesn't work inside the ...
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What do I need exactly

I have a raspberry pi, but is there a list somewhere of all the other input/output items I need, such as a mouse etc? And can you specify if they need to be wired or not? Thanks.
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One speaker system, multiple inputs

I have a speaker system in my living room which gets audio from aux-input (it doesn't have bluetooth) and I have multiple devices that wants to use it: my computer, laptop, phone... I thought about ...
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Using a remote control without Lirc

I own a Snapstream Firefly IR remote control with a USB receiver. Connecting the receiver and using NOOBS to perform a fresh install of Raspbian, the Raspberry Pi receives input from the remote ...
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GPIO input voltage from sensors - need clarification

I apologize if this has been answered, I couldn't find any definitive answer. I wanted to connect ultrasonic range sensor (based on this tutorial http://www.modmypi.com/blog/hc-sr04-ultrasonic-range-...
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Can the rpi get audio input through usb?

I currently have a rpi that gets audio through wifi streaming to deliver through a DAC hat to an audio amp+speakers. But the number of operations I have to do to stream audio through wifi (from a ...