Step 4: Solder the PS/2 Connector - Part 2

The bottom of the PS/2 Connector is even less intuitive than the numbering scheme.  I recommend checking this picture, but also verifying that the pins on the bottom of your connector match the numbered pins you think they do before soldering anything.  You can check for connectivity with a regular multimeter by setting it to measure resistance and connecting one probe to the pin on the bottom and sticking the other in the hole.  If there is any resistance at all, then that pin is connected to that hole.

I’m using the Green wire for the Clock pin, the Red wire for VCC, the White wire for Data, and the Black wire for ground.

wow i could have bought a neat and tidy bluetooth keyboard and linked that to my iphone than waste that much time and money and ruin the aesthetic appeal of my iphone
But that's no fun!
Having issues with installing iPhone 2.0 Toolchain, Cydia keeps telling me it can't install because there is dependencies and conflicts that can't be identified xD<br>Anybody knows a way around?
This is great! I modified the code am currently using through USB to transfer text to putty through the COM port. Nice Instructable!
you should have a scematic and make a Arduino Shield
omg win<br />
&nbsp;lol, Im sorry but i really must insist. WOW, I've had some experience with jailbreaking but does that look complicated and a hlaf!
Hi,<br /> When I type &quot;<strong>gcc -static-libgcc -o TouchClient TouchClient.c -lvncclient</strong>&quot;<br /> I get:<br /> <br /> ld: library not found for -lSystem<br /> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status<br /> <br /> What do I do?<br />
did any1 figure out backspace or how to hit send from the keyboard?<br />
I would like to make my own dock using this, the only information I cannot find is exactly what pins I have to put wires into to charge it and how much voltage and amps should be on those pins. by any chance would you know?<br />
Is it possible to do this with a regular either graphic or basicLCD?&nbsp; if so, where can I get the codes?
Absolutely.&nbsp; So you'll need a LCD with an existing Arduinolibrary.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.adafruit.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&amp;products_id=188">Something like this</a> , perhaps.&nbsp; Follow the instructions as above, except don't botherwith the iPhone breakout or the iPhone code.&nbsp; The library andinstructions for using it on the Arduino are <a href="http://www.arduino.cc/playground/Code/GLCDks0108">here</a> .<br /><br />Simply modify the Arduino code I posted and replace the Serial.write()command with a command that prints the character to the LCD.<br /><br />That's actually an awesome idea!&nbsp; With a little storage, you couldmake an Arduino-powered word processor...&nbsp; <br /><br />Thanks for your comment!<br />
Or better yet, a serial-enabled LCD module like <a href="http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=462">this</a>.&nbsp; Wouldn't have to change the code at all to print characters!<br /><br />Would have to handle backspace and some kind of buffer yourself, butthat should be easy.<br />
ya. that is what I was planning on doing. Making a word processor.&nbsp; Thanks for responding.&nbsp; Is it harder to do it with a graphic LCD, or even a graphic touch screen LCD so that you can use&nbsp;the screen as a cursor?
<p>Will this work with the ipod touch too? if so, do you know how much all of this costs? (besides the ipod)&nbsp;&nbsp; thanks :&nbsp;)</p>
Should work with a jailbroken iPod Touch just fine.<br /> <br /> As for the cost,&nbsp; it's about $15 for the breakout board, $2 for the PS/2 connector, $20-$30 for the Arduino (a Seeduino clone would be enough).&nbsp; The resistor and wire are cheap.&nbsp; <br /> <br /> Of course, you can always find another use for the Arduino when you're not using it to type ;)<br /> <br /> - awgh<br />

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