ASCII (Apple //e, specifically) to USB HID keyboard?

Alexandre Souza alexandre-listas at
Mon Jul 30 14:27:06 CDT 2007

> Has anybody come up with a easy to implement solution for connecting  an 
> ASCII keyboard (or, specifically, an Apple //e keyboard) to a  modern 
> computer system?  I'm just beginning to try to wrap my head  around this 
> problem, and it seems... non-trivial...
> The goal would be a USB-compliant HID device that would allow a //e 
> keyboard to be used on a modern computer.

    If you are looking for a PS/2 unit, it is fairly easy to do something 
using an Atmel microcontroller and BASCOM basic compiler. USB will be a lot 

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