ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Tue Apr 24 07:11:50 CDT 2007
>Subject: Re: Junkbox parts...
> From: "Chuck Guzis" <cclist at sydex.com>
> Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 15:19:55 -0700
> To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>On 23 Apr 2007 at 11:29, Allison wrote:
>> Can these parts (PC AT keyboard interface) can they be used for
>> small system as a interface from AT or PS2 keyboard to a 8bit micro.
>> Right off I suspect yes. However is there any information on how
>> to "talk" software wise to them as to what kind of results and
>> commands they take?
>It's all described in pretty decent detail in the PC AT Techref.
>Look in the "System Board" section. When I first saw it, I wondered
>why the IBM writers had wasted so much paper on it.
I don't have the PC AT Techref, any hope for that on line?
Also are the later versions (the AT version used a 8041A and the
386 and later versions use 8042 [more ram, more rom and faster])
the same as that spec?
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