Auvisio USB remote

David DEMELIER demelier.david at
Sun Oct 24 20:12:37 UTC 2010

2010/10/24 Roland Smith <rsmith at>:
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 10:36:16AM +0200, David DEMELIER wrote:
>> Hello folks;
>> I have a USB remote
>> ( It's an auvisio
>> VRC-1100 Ro, there is no much information on it. It's recognized as a
>> simple keyboard and mouse.
>> The buttons sends some keypress events like "p" "enter" and numbers,
>> but there is also multimedia keys, these don't send keypress events so
>> I guess this is send via the HID device but I don't know how I can use
>> them on FreeBSD.
>> This is the message when I plug the remote controller.
>> ugen2.2: <vendor 0x05a4> at usbus2
>> ukbd0: <vendor 0x05a4 product 0x9881, class 0/0, rev 1.10/1.10, addr
>> 2> on usbus2
>> kbd2 at ukbd0
>> ums1: <vendor 0x05a4 product 0x9881, class 0/0, rev 1.10/1.10, addr 2> on usbus2
>> ums1: 5 buttons and [XYZ] coordinates ID=1
>> What can I try for the multimedia keys ?
> Try using usbhidctl(1) to see if the multimedia keys generate data. In the file
> /usr/share/misc/usb_hid_usages you can find some possible actions.
> If you have found the values that the multimedia keys give, you can use
> usbhidaction(1) to execute commands when certain values appear on a HID.
> Roland
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Thanks for your answer, I tried usbhidctl(1) like this :

markand at Abricot ~ $ sudo usbhidctl -f /dev/ugen2.2 -a

Is this behavior expected?

Demelier David

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