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How does keyboard communicate with computer?
Similarly one may ask, how does the keyboard work with the computer?
A computer keyboard is an input device used to enter characters and functions into the computer system by pressing buttons, or keys. It is the primary device used to enter text. A keyboard typically contains keys for individual letters, numbers and special characters, as well as keys for specific functions.
Similarly, you may ask, where do you connect a keyboard to a computer?
If it uses a USB connector, plug it into any of the USB ports on the back of the computer. If it uses a PS/2 connector, plug it into the green mouse port on the back of the computer. If your keyboard has a USB port, you can connect your mouse to the keyboard instead of connecting it directly to your computer.
The key is pressed Each key on the keyboard has a scan code. The number is based on where the key is on the keyboard. This is useful when it comes to keyboards that have different layouts and/or symbols. This scan code number is sent into the computer as binary.