Nano rp2040 connect native usb functionality?
I need to run a simple sketch that basically uses this board with some buttons to “simulate “ a keyboard ( it will be a controller pendant for a CNC machine). I know someone who made scotch work on a Pro Mini. I tried on an original plain nano and didn’t work. Says the library I need, keyboard.h, doesn’t work. Apparently this is because the original nano doesn’t have “native usb functionality”. Does the nano rp2040 connect have native usb functionality and will it run this library?
Typo in my initial question...I meant to say “I know someone who made SCETCH work on a Pro MICRO”
I am using the Nano RP2040 Connect a lot, but I find that as soon as one wants to do something a bit special/advanced with it, information is scarce.
I also tried to use native USB HMI for a custom keyboard. As far as I understand, the Nano RP2040 Connect board does not offer that possibility - but I might be wrong.
Maybe other people have better information on this?
Overall what I sometimes find a bit frustrating as that on one side it is an advantage to use the latest boards as they offer new features, connectivity, AI(?) etc - but one often struggles with getting good information, with finding libraries that work.
I found this quite helpful, maybe you will too ...
I agree, this is a useful documentation.
As to native USB and HMI, I haven't found anything in there either.
Thanks Will and Activ8me. I did read that article will, and there was some hope towards the bottom. I ended up just getting the arduino pro micro, which does allow for HID and it to be used as usb and make a keyboard, etc. So I have been working on that. It is a finicky board, and I have locked it up 2 times in programing, but that is a common problem and I found the "double reset" work around on it. Also, best to run it as a sparkfun, instead of the leonardo on the arduino IDE. Thanks again for your comments.