mikro wrote:Thanks for the information. However:
1. I'm using Atari keyboard
2. The buffer seems to be full after two key strokes
So I'm keen to believe it's a bug in the CE.
mikro wrote:Out of curiosity, what was the pattern? Mine is "W" + "up arrow" -- with this combo I can't detect any other keys, like "D" or "left arrow".
dml wrote:It was consistent and could be predicted using a diagram of the keyboard matrix.
joska wrote:This is a "feature" of almost all keyboards. The IKBD controller and protocol has no limits on the number of concurrent keypresses (unlike USB keyboards), but because of the keyboard matrix you can experience "blocked" keys (certain combinations of keys blocks other keys) and "ghost" keypresses. Ask any PC gamer :)
mikro wrote:So there's a limit then. Because if I can't press more then two keys in certain combinations, then it's a limit.
joska wrote:because of the keyboard matrix you can experience "blocked" keys (certain combinations of keys blocks other keys)
mikro wrote:I think it's safe to say that whatever the reason is more than two normal keys are not possible.
mikro wrote:Sometimes I had a feeling that a key has spontaneously released in favour of another but it was very random.
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