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TheNoobHunter

Hello. I'm using a laptop and I'm wondering if it's possible to send keyboard input to an Arduino Uno through the usb serial port without a delay. Any suggestions?

AWOL

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Apr 21, 2017, 05:45 pm Last Edit: Apr 21, 2017, 05:45 pm by AWOL
There will always be a delay, it's unavoidable with serial comms.
What would be an acceptable delay?
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CrossRoads

You can check out other serial monitor like programs, this was recommended in another topic:
https://sites.google.com/site/terminalbpp/

I don't know if it sends to the COM port as you press keys, of it if waits until you press enter like the IDE's serial monitor.
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