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Is there any way to make a converter from PS2 to USB that could work for both a keyboard or mouse? thanks Answered

Is there any way to make a converter from PS2 to USB that could work for both a keyboard or mouse? I'm trying to combine it with this any ideas would be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance

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They used to come with keyboards and mice during the time when computers were coming out with both. I had one in my hands just min's. ago. Aparently the adapter does nothing except make a pin for pin conversion. The mouse or keyboard has to have the circuitry inside to realize that it's on a usb and makes the conversion internally. A keyboard or mouse that is dumb might damage the motherboard.

Get an adapter. They don't cost much, and are way simpler than cooking it up yourself. I have one that supports both a mouse and keyboard that I bought several years ago for about $5. If you just want to get your feet wet, FTDI makes a bunch of interesting USB conversion chips. They may have one that does what you want already.