[rescue] Looking for old Apollo keyboard for DN300

Steve Sandau ssandau at gwi.net
Fri Mar 26 12:05:39 CST 2004

>>>> That pretty much sums it up. I have a need for a keyboard and mouse 
>>>> for an Apollo DN300. It seems to have some sort of RJ11-type 
>>>> connector for the keyboard. The mouse probably plugs into the keyboard.
>>> Sounds like you're looking for an HPIL connector keyboard. Looks 
>>> kinda like RJ11, but has locking tabs on either side, I think.
> Just to clarify, this is not an HIL keyboard. It is definitely an RJ11, 
> although perhaps with too many conductors (does that make it RJ14?). I 
> haven't looked that carefully at it yet.
> I will have to check up on part numbers. In the meanwhile:
> "The DN300 keyboard had either a touchpad on the side, or a blank space. 
> The numeric keypad came along later."

I just went to check on the HIL (got that wrong earlier) connector box I 
have for the HP 725 here. It has a ten-wire RJ-45-like connector that 
goes into the HP box and three jacks on the adapter box: HIL, and two 
PS/2 connectors for mouse and keyboard.

Is info from this of any use?


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