Pinetab Detachable Keyboard
#1
I finally was able to unbox my Pinetab with keyboard today.    I have tried the UBPorts, Mobian and Arch images so far.    A reoccurring issue I'm running into is that some of the keys on the keyboard do not work.

So far, it appears the following keys are inoperable ( well, at least keys that echo when pushed without a combination of other keys required ):

qwruasdfjkl;'zx
 
The key repeat speed seems to be different as well on the keys that surround ones that are not functional

When I plug in a USB Logitech K400 wireless keyboard, it seems to function as expected.

Is it possible I have a firmware issue that flashing would solve?     I fear, because it is partially operational that there is some underlying hardware issue with portions of the keyboard.   Any ideas anyone might have would be much appreciated.

On a side note, I must give kudos to the DanctNIX community.   The Arch image is very functional, including auto rotate.
#2
(10-12-2020, 10:47 AM)karlyn Wrote: I finally was able to unbox my Pinetab with keyboard today.    I have tried the UBPorts, Mobian and Arch images so far.    A reoccurring issue I'm running into is that some of the keys on the keyboard do not work.

So far, it appears the following keys are inoperable ( well, at least keys that echo when pushed without a combination of other keys required ):

qwruasdfjkl;'zx
 
The key repeat speed seems to be different as well on the keys that surround ones that are not functional

When I plug in a USB Logitech K400 wireless keyboard, it seems to function as expected.

Is it possible I have a firmware issue that flashing would solve?     I fear, because it is partially operational that there is some underlying hardware issue with portions of the keyboard.   Any ideas anyone might have would be much appreciated.

On a side note, I must give kudos to the DanctNIX community.   The Arch image is very functional, including auto rotate.

At this time there isn't a flashable firmware as far as I know. My keyboard behaved similarly, though I had more keys inoperable. It's possible we'll get a firmware available, but I'd also contact support just in case. They can be super slow to respond though and the exchange process can take a while :/
#3
I suspect your keyboard has a hardware issue, something that might be addressable in a firmware update. It sounds like one of the scan polls is not reading correctly. I can't really suggest any good solution at this moment.

Mine does operate correctly, so there seems to be some hardware difference between the two. It could literally be as simple as the capacitance on the lines being ever so slightly different.


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