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CORRECTby reversing the diagrams plugs for sockets, I was able to get an ancient IBM keyboard to adapt tp a ps2 socketAPPROVED
CORRECTIt works. However it should be made clear that the pin assignment diagrams are drawn looking at the pins/holes of the plug/socket, not the solder terminations.APPROVED
CORRECTThis document is 100 correct.APPROVED
CORRECTCreated cable DIN (F) MiniDIN (M) using this scheme to connect old AT keyboard to my PC. Working.APPROVED
2008-09-21 01:33:41rev. 1CORRECTGreat Job!!!APPROVED
2011-12-24 22:09:59rev. 1INCORRECTAPPROVED
2012-02-19 21:57:47rev. 1CORRECTAPPROVED
2012-03-22 08:56:46rev. 1ERROR FIXEDI have disassembled a very old 101-key keyboard; I identified wires between DIN male and panel connector and I measured voltages between wires. The red wire was the positive and the black was positive but its positions in male DIN were reversed like in your pinout.APPROVED
2012-03-22 09:16:43rev. 1ERROR FIXEDSorry, I forgot to give my address (sagyuri@c2.hu). I made a little drawing about wiring of my keyboard. I will send you if you want.APPROVED
2013-05-31 18:53:19rev. 1CORRECTworkedAPPROVED
2015-03-08 22:29:17rev. 1CORRECTAPPROVED
2019-06-02 00:48:45rev. 2CORRECTAPPROVED
2019-07-25 23:29:05rev. 2CORRECTAPPROVED

History of users contributions

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2013-02-28 22:23:22rev. 1Swapped at the computer and at the mouse
2013-03-11 22:33:56rev. 1

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