mice - was and still is Re: IBM RT 6150?

Chris M chrism3667 at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 23 13:23:33 CST 2008


--- Pete Turnbull <pete at dunnington.plus.com> wrote:

> >  AFAIK any of the common PS/2 mice can be use as
> > serial, at least.
> 
> That's often not the case.  I have several
> PS/2-compatible mice from 
> Logitech and from DEC, Compaq, and SGI machines that
> can't be used as 
> serial.  Different voltages, different clocking,
> different protocols. 
> In general, only ones designed specifically for this
> and which were 
> originally supplied with an adapter will do both.  A
> quick look at 
> almost any supplier's catalogue will show you lots
> that are PS/2 only.

 ah then I stand corrected.


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