[rescue] mouse options for ultra2?
paul at techcenter3000.com
Mon Sep 29 16:50:39 CDT 2003
(copied from earlier message)
My local 'closeout superstore" had about 5 ps2 to usb mouse/kybrd adapters
that claim to work wirh any ps/2 setup for $19.99. If you'd like, I could
see if they still have them/pick them up for you. (or anyone else that's
These aren't just a wiring adapter, it appears they actually convert PS/2 to
USB protocol as well as wiring.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 4:23 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] mouse options for ultra2?
> On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 vance at neurotica.com wrote:
> > You can get an IBM Model M, with Windows keys, and either a trackball or
> > IBM TrackPoint III (or neither). It's PS/2, though. But it does have
> > buckling spring mechanism.
> Hmmmm. If someone made a PS/2<->USB dongle that went in that direction,
> that just might work on a Macintosh. I've heard rumors that USB
> keyboards with a vendor key map to Command on Mac and Meta on Sun. That
> would be -great!-.
> But, in the meantime, I've scored a Model M at work. Now IBM just needs
> to hurry up and ship my new p615 workstation to me!
> Jonathan Patschke ) "Gamer weenies...are the sludge at the bottom
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