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(Cheap) Dedicated Hotkey Keyboard? Answered

I'm doing a project where I need a device that can launch multiple programs from shortcuts on the desktop without a mouse or keyboard. I'd usually just get an external numpad and map the shortcuts to that, but the programs use the number keys, so I wouldn't want to map shortcuts to anything on the numpad.  I'm not exactly sure what to look for, but searching for "programmable keyboard" only returns a few (totally overpriced) results.  Does anybody have any ideas?  It doesn't necessarily have to be pretty, but that's always a bonus.

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verence

3 years ago

Check step 4 of https://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-powerful-programmable-keypad-for-less-tha/ - step 4 may help you.

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scott!verence

Reply 3 years ago

That's actually pretty helpful, I didn't know about this program, thanks!