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BeagleBone Robotic Projects by Richard Grimmett

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Connecting the BeagleBone Black to a wireless USB keyboard

You've been able to control your projects using a LAN connection, but you don't want to always have your projects tethered in this manner. In this section I'll show you how to connect via a wireless keyboard.

Prepare for lift off

Break out your USB keyboard. It should come with a USB dongle. Plug the USB dongle into the USB hub, and plug the hub into the BeagleBone Black USB port. If you are using a standard USB 2.4 GHz wireless keyboard, the entire system should look similar to what is shown in the following image:

Prepare for lift off

You can also use one of the 2.4 GHz wireless keyboards that look more like ...

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