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<chuckw@silverlink.net>
Sent: 1/15/2001 11:42:43 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] PS2 connector pin outs and voltages???




> I'm thinking about building a cable to draw power from my desk top computer
> to power my Garmin III+ through it's external connector whenever I'm
> downloading
> waypoints and routes. The III+ will accept anything from 10-32 vdc. I
> know
> the old style AT keyboard connector can supply +5vdc. Does anybody know if
> the PS2 connector supplies any voltages? Anybody have the pin-outs?

That may not be a very good idea. You'll be drawing a lot more current
through the motherboard to drive the GPS. It won't be enough by itself to
fry it, but it will heat things up a bit more.

I would consider using some sort of power adapter.

-Chuck



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