[rescue] mouse options for ultra2?

Paul 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
> Elgin, TX          (    of the user swamp."           --Gary Nichols
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