USB Media Keys
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Wed Aug 16 08:49:34 UTC 2006
Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Nikolas Britton wrote:
> > No I don't know of any USB keyboards with volume control... I'm picky
> > about my keyboards... Most of them are old DEC, Compaq, and IBM
> > keyboards with the standard key layout... I think the keys on most new
> > keyboards are too soft etc. I'd like to get my hands on an old IBM
> > buckling spring keyboard.
> They are still being made by a company called "Unicomp", at
> www.pckeyboard.com. I'm not sure about their model names, but the
> 101- & 104-key keyboards are outstanding. I believe they are still
> only making PS/2 models, not USB variants, unfortunately...
You can use PS/2-to-USB converters; they cost 15 Euros
around here. I'm using one of those to connect my good
old Logitech TrackMan Marble FX (which only existed in
PS/2 and serial versions) to my USB-only notebook.
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