[Coco] Arduino as a Mouse/Keyboard interface?

Mark McDougall msmcdoug at iinet.net.au
Tue Jul 3 06:18:31 EDT 2012

On 2/07/2012 5:52 AM, Frank Swygert wrote:

> The new Arduino Leonard board has direct USB interfacing, and a USB keyboard
> and mouse can be plugged in and translated. Wouldn't this make a great
> replacement for a Puppo or similar PC keyboard adapter for a CoCo?

Ummm, unless I'm missing something, the Arduino can only be used as a USB 
*device* - not controller, so NO, you _can't_ connect USB devices to this 
and read from them.

This is meant to emulate a USB device. Big difference.


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