From:
eric <eric-lists@jeeps.org>
Sent: 1/16/2001 1:21:03 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] PS2 connector pin outs and voltages???


FYI, for anybody that wants to give it a try. Here's the scoop. Looks like
it only supplies 5v, so that may be a problem.
eric

IBM PS/2 KEYBOARD 6 PIN MINI-DIN CONNECTOR
Male End PIN SIGNAL

5 H 6 1 -------------------------------- KBDAT (data)
3 4 2 -------------------------------- not used
1 2 3 -------------------------------- GND
4 -------------------------------- VCC (+5v)
5 -------------------------------- KBCLK (clock)
6 -------------------------------- not used

IBM PS/2 MOUSE 6 PIN MINI-DIN CONNECTOR
Female end PIN SIGNAL

6 H 5 1 ------------------------------- MOUSEDATA: 110
4 3 2 ------------------------------- not used
2 1 3 ------------------------------- GND
4 ------------------------------- +5V
5 ------------------------------- MOUSECLK: 110
6 ------------------------------- not used


At 1/16/2001 Tuesday 08:08 AM, you wrote:
>I concur. There's no problem with powering devices from the PS/2 port. I
>would just check the allowable current limits before doing so.
>
>-Ethan
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Guy Hammer"
>To:
>Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 8:55 AM
>Subject: Re: [gpsstash] PS2 connector pin outs and voltages???
>
>
> > On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, chuckw@silverlink.net writes:
> > > 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.
> >
> > My DeLorme Tripmate has run many, many hours powered by the mouse port
> > (similar to a PS2 keyboard port) on my laptop without any noticeable ill
> > effects.
> > --
> > Guy Hammer, guyh@teleport.com
> > http://www.teleport.com/~guyh
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