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The Icon Bar: General: KVM
 
  KVM
  sirbod (20:16 10/7/2012)
  nunfetishist (21:53 10/7/2012)
    sirbod (22:05 10/7/2012)
      nunfetishist (06:30 11/7/2012)
  wpb (08:27 16/7/2012)
    sirbod (09:36 16/7/2012)
 
Jon Abbott Message #120792, posted by sirbod at 20:16, 10/7/2012
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Does anyone know of a PS/2 mouse and keyboard converter for Arc's pre Risc PC? Or PIC project for one?

I've found separate quadrature and keyboard converters, but not one that does both into the keyboard port as required by these older models.

I'm aware of the Avie/Atomwide Keyboard Encoder, but it also requires a PS2MM pushing the cost to near £100 per computer.
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Rob Kendrick Message #120793, posted by nunfetishist at 21:53, 10/7/2012, in reply to message #120792
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...pushing the cost to near £100 per computer.
Welcome to RISC OS. Can I suggest an emulator, or new software that runs on modern hardware?
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Jon Abbott Message #120794, posted by sirbod at 22:05, 10/7/2012, in reply to message #120793
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I have a stack of Arc's for the Preservation Project, one or two of each model...I need to KVM them as something is going to break, continually moving keyboards/mice between them.
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Rob Kendrick Message #120795, posted by nunfetishist at 06:30, 11/7/2012, in reply to message #120794
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I have a stack of Arc's for the Preservation Project, one or two of each model...I need to KVM them as something is going to break, continually moving keyboards/mice between them.
It sounds like the way to preserve them is to not to use them, then smile
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W. P. B. Message #120806, posted by wpb at 08:27, 16/7/2012, in reply to message #120792
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Might be something useful here:

http://www.stdevel.com/riscos.html

Not sure though!
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Jon Abbott Message #120807, posted by sirbod at 09:36, 16/7/2012, in reply to message #120806
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Way too expensive, I need to KVM 8 Arcs. Cost of Arc's £300 ... cost to KVM £800 .... somehow, I don"t think so.

I've now purchased a PIC programmer and all the components, and will start designing my own boards with both mixed (pre Risc PC) and separate quadrature outputs (RISC PC).
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