Junkbox parts...

Allison ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Fri Apr 27 06:20:44 CDT 2007


>
>Subject: Re: Junkbox parts...
>   From: "Alexandre Souza" <alexandre-listas at e-secure.com.br>
>   Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 00:14:20 -0300
>     To: "General Discussion: On-Topic Posts Only" <cctech at classiccmp.org>
>
>> I've seen that and personally I'd like to isolate the system from the
>> nasty scancode output from the keyboard so that the result looks like
>> simple ASCII 7bit.  I'd have to reprogram the 8742s to do that as the
>> extracted parts only serve as a serial IO and buffer.
>
>    Although this is a cannon to kill a microbe, it can be done. 
>www.mcselec.com has a nice basic compiler with incluided PS2 keyboard 
>decoding. Write a small basic program to translate the scancodes to 
>whatever-you-want and you're in! 

Not only the heavyest solution I've seen to date also one of the 
more costly. The "nice" basic compiler is 79Euros.

Allison




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