Drakware ADB2USB - vintage Apple ADB to USB keyboard adapter For Sale

Drakware ADB2USB - vintage Apple ADB to USB keyboard adapter


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Drakware ADB2USB - vintage Apple ADB to USB keyboard adapter:
$24.95

Drakware ADB2USB

Plug your old Apple (or NeXT) ADB keyboard into USB! No need to open up the old board or solder anything, this adapter has a Mini-DIN 4 connector for your ADB keyboard and provides a micro-USB connector to plug into your modern system with a micro-USB cable.

Works without drivers on Windows, Mac (OS X and OS 9), and Linux. Just plug it in and put those glorious Alps switches to good use.

Support for:

  • Custom 1:1 keymaps (map any ADB key to any USB key) with two layers including ISO/JIS keys and media keys - instant update, no need to compile any source code
  • Mouse (alone or plugged in through a keyboard)
  • Distinct keycodes for right Ctrl/Shift/Alt on extended keyboards
  • USB wake (if the ADB devices have enough power, e.g. through a powered hub or on some modern systems)
  • Easy to update firmware over USB
Works with:
  • M0115 Apple Extended Keyboard
  • M0116 Apple Standard Keyboard
  • M0487 Apple Keyboard II
  • M3501 Apple Extended Keyboard II
  • M1242 Apple Adjustable Keyboard (including media keys)
  • A9M0330 Apple Desktop Bus Keyboard
  • Apple Desktop Bus Mouse
  • Apple Desktop Bus Mouse II
  • ...and many more. Any ADB keyboard or mouse should work. Let us know if you have an unusual device that you'd like us to ADB2USB adapter - Mini-DIN 4 to USB Micro-B

No cables included - use the original ADB cable. Make sure your micro-USB cable is not a charging-only cable.

Every adapter is tested with real vintage hardware before shipping. Problems are 99% bad USB cables, the other 1% are a bad ADB cable or bad ADB device.


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