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by KnowItAll
Fri Apr 02, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need DIY keyboard emulator serial to PS/2 plans
Replies: 7
Views: 1188

Re: Need DIY keyboard emulator serial to PS/2 plans

Thanks tons for all your great ideas - the power of forums! My local library gets Nuts and Voltsm what a cool magazine. Any of you read "Make" - one of my favorites. I like the idea of clocking out keycodes via the serial port. I could use a scope to check the timing. From a learning point, I also l...
by KnowItAll
Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need DIY keyboard emulator serial to PS/2 plans
Replies: 7
Views: 1188

Re: Need DIY keyboard emulator serial to PS/2 plans

Kevin - thanks for keeping the information coming!

I do have experience with the Atmel 8253, using C language.
My background is mainly software - how does one prototype
a project like this? Breadboard? Make a circuit board?

Thanks, Lee
by KnowItAll
Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need DIY keyboard emulator serial to PS/2 plans
Replies: 7
Views: 1188

Re: Need DIY keyboard emulator serial to PS/2 plans

Kevin, thanks for the lead!
There is a huge learning curve ahead but like anything else, I enjoy learning.
by KnowItAll
Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need DIY keyboard emulator serial to PS/2 plans
Replies: 7
Views: 1188

Need DIY keyboard emulator serial to PS/2 plans

My goal is from the Hyperterm application send ascii text out my PC's serial port and through an attached device that will convert the serial data to PS/2 keystrokes and out a PS/2 connector to another PC under test. Most commerical emulators don't have a serial input connection and are IMO, too cos...