PS/2 to Breadboard Adapter

  • 28060 PS/2 to Breadboard Adapter
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The Parallax PS/2 to Breadboard Adapter makes it convenient to connect a PS/2 mouse or keyboard to breadboards, protoboards and perfboards with 0.1-inch hole spacing.  Designed with the Propeller Education Kit in mind, this adapter simplifies connecting PS/2 mice and keyboards to the PE Platform’s Propeller Microcontroller. 

Key Features:

  • PS/2 female socket (mini-DIN-6)
  • 4 dual-pin DIP board provides a steady base for plugging and unplugging the peripheral's cable
  • Compact board can be oriented across a breadboard trench lengthwise or crosswise for flexibility in parts placement
  • Narrow board allows for placement of multiple adjacent modules with minimal breadboard space consumed


  • Power requirements: regulated +5 VDC; for supply current see your PS/2 peripheral's specifications
  • Communication: Synchronous serial, open collector
  • Dimensions: 0.92 x 0.525 x 0.90 in (23 x 13.3 x 22.8 mm)
  • Operating temp range: +32 to +158 °F (0 to +70 °C)  

Downloads & Documentation

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PS/2 to Breadboard Adapter Product Guide - 124.18 KB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 4:43 pm
PS/2 to Breadboard Adapter Example Code - 1.63 KB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 4:45 pm