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Foot-pedal response

Hi there,

I want one of my responses in my experiment to involve a foot-press from a USB foot-pedal. How is this programmed in PsychoPy?

Thank you,


…I have answered my own question - ‘b’. It might be worth adding external response options to the PsychoPy documentation? Thanks!

There are too many possible hardware devices in the world for us to document them. Another manufacturer might well have their device emulate a different key and we could never know this.

There is certainly a lack of standards between HCI devices used in labs. Most of the time you can get away with generic serial port calls or ctypes if a library is provided. In the future, it be nice to have a wiki people can edit and write-up how they got a certain device to work to avoid duplicate effort.