[rescue] ADB <-> PS/2 Conversion

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Apr 23 08:47:03 CDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 01:38:37AM -0400, Torquil MacCorkle, III wrote:
> Does ADB <-> PS/2 conversion require some sort of circuitry besides just
> rewiring? (DIY possible?) I'll assume so as they seem to be ridiculously
> priced?

It is different.  Think about it.  ADB is a bus, and PS/2 is just a
mouse and a keyboard, and to my understanding they don't really share
any pins (except probably power and ground) in the PS/2 connector.
> Also, can I use a serial->9pin PS/2 adapter and a mouse and some kind of
> USB->PS/2 converter for a keyboard if ADB conversion doesn't work out?

> (I am trying to setup a PeeCee and a G3 to share a 2 port mechanical KVM.

I doubt it will work.

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