[rescue] Sun USB keyboards/mice?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Thu Sep 13 07:20:53 CDT 2007

>From: Curious George <jorge234q at yahoo.com>
>Date: 2007/09/12 Wed PM 06:48:15 CDT
>To: rescue at sunhelp.org
>Subject: [rescue] Sun USB keyboards/mice?

>I've got a Tatung box that is *some* sort of
>Sun clone (it wants to call itself a Blade 1000
>but I doubt that!  :<  Physically about the
>same size as a U10 but heavy as lead!!).  Sounds
>like a jet aircraft when you power it up...
>Unfortunately, it uses a USB keyboard (whereas
>all my other Sun boxen use the "old fashioned"
>Sun serial keyboard/mouse).
>Does such a beast exist?  Or, did Tatung do
>"something different", here?

The Sunblade 1000 uses USB keyboard/mouse, so it could be true...

There are low-cost USB KVMs *designed* to support USB Sun workstations, like those from IOGear:


Is $70 list, but cheaper online from discount retailers (amazon, buy.com, etc)...

Made to support Win/Mac/Sun/Linux USB machines.


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