NEW PRODUCT – PS/2 Keyboard+Mouse to USB adapter. This is a nice solution to wanting to use PS/2 devices (such as our capacitive touch pad or magstripe readers). It’s also handy if you want to connect a keyboard and mouse to a Raspberry Pi or Beagle Bone without taking up two USB ports. Inside is a full translation chip – a small USB microcontroller that will translate the PS/2 into “USB Keyboard” and “USB Mouse”
We tested this with a Pi, Bone, Linux, Windows and Mac desktop computer and they all worked flawlessly.
- Total approximate length: 7 inches (178mm)
- Cable length without connectors: 4 inches (102mm)
- Weight: 25g
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