• Hey,

    I'm using the HID Keyboard example - https://www.espruino.com/Puck.js+Keyboar­d plus simple LED on/off with button press/release - to try to send a single keypress to an iPad.

    While it sometimes works, once it's cut off it does nothing: the LED still lights when pressed so the code's still working, but there's no effect on the iPad. The Puck is still paired and connected with the iPad.

    Now, I've noticed https://github.com/espruino/Espruino/iss­ues/1101 and some other ideas, but what's really tricky is the limitation that the Puck must be disconnected from the IDE to pair it with the iPad: only one connection at a time. It means I have no error messages visible to debug the problem.

    My NoName™ FT232 USB-to-serial board is not working for some reason - probably lack of flow control - and the wiring is unwieldy, so I was thinking the other Puck I got from Kickstarter might be an easy way to do it. Failing that, I might rope a spare Pico in to act as a dumb serial converter.

    So, I guess my question is, what's a straightforward way to cross-connect the serials of one Puck with another Puck, so the IDE (or at least the command-line errors) can be viewed while still connected as a HID device? Or, any other approaches to try?



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