Configuring keymaps for PC keyboards
You are able to use standard PC keyboards on Vampire boards that have a USB port. (See also Vampire-compatible USB input devices.) The USB keyboard signals are translated to classic Amiga keyboard signals at the hardware level.
With the standard keymap files under
DEVS:Keymaps/, AmigaOS supports many different Amiga keyboard layouts. If you have a PC keyboard with a US layout (typically 104 keys), then the standard US keymap file works well. If you have a PC keyboard with an international layout (typically 105 keys), then the standard international keymap files might not provide support for some special characters.
→ To fix this problem, download and install the latest SAGA Drivers. This will install keymap files that support the special characters on PC keyboards with international layouts.
Note: If you have connected an original Amiga keyboard using a
Keyrah V2b, then the standard keymap files in AmigaOS should work fine.
→ In order to get the euro sign (€) to work, you need to install the Euro Update for AmigaOS 3.9.