SUMMARY Re: quick hardware question

From: Adam and Christine Levin (
Date: Mon Aug 02 1999 - 11:57:07 CDT

On Mon, 2 Aug 1999, Adam and Christine Levin wrote:
> Is it at all possible to use a standard PC keyboard and mouse on my Sparc
> 5? How about a Sparc 20? An Ultra 140 or 170?
> I've got a nifty split keyboard (Lexmark SelectEase) which I'd like to use
> with my Sun workstation at work, but I have a feeling I can't use it.
> It's got a "standard" PS/2 style mini DIN connector (6 pin).

Thanks to all who responded. Some people didn't know, but a good
half-dozen mentioned a product called the "Sun Interface Converter". Some
gave part numbers, some of those were incorrect.

According to, product X465A is the beasty, retailing for

More details can be found at:

Follow links for catalog->hardware->system accessories (near the
bottom)->Sun Interface Converter.

I've already sent my purchase req in.

Take care,

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