What are PS 2 cables used for?

A Personal System/2 (PS/2) connector is a 6-pin connector used to connect peripheral devices, usually a mouse or keyboard, with a computer. Its name comes from the IBM series of personal computers, known as the Personal System/2.

What is PS 2 combo port?

Does the rear panel PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse combo port on the Hero allow the use of both keyboard and mouse together by use of a splitter cable, or can only the keyboard or mouse be used, but not both together.

Are PS2 ports still used?

The PS/2 port is a mini DIN plug containing six pins and is still sometimes found on all IBM compatible computers. Today, new computers use USB for the keyboard and mouse.

Which devices uses the PS2 connectors?

The PS/2 port is a 6-pin mini-DIN connector used for connecting keyboards and mice to a PC compatible computer system. Its name comes from the IBM Personal System/2 series of personal computers, with which it was introduced in 1987….PS/2 port.

Production history
Pin 5 +CLK Clock
Pin 6 Not connected

Can PlayStation 2 convert to USB?

The GC46MFKEY PS/2 Keyboard to USB Adapter features a USB-A male connector and a 6-pin (PS/2) female port, allowing you to connect a PS/2 keyboard to a computer through a USB port.

Are PS2 ports faster than USB?

Despite all of this theory, USB is more or less on equal footing in the real-world, even though PS/2 is faster (more direct) and offers NKRO capability.

Is ps2 better than USB?

No. In fact, PS/2 ports are worse than USB or serial, because they don’t support plugging a device in without a reboot, and on many systems you have to get them the right way round or they don’t work. In fact, PS/2 ports are only provided for compatibility with old keyboards and mice these days.