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Old 15 October 2019, 21:07   #1
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A4000 Keyboard Interface

Hi,

I have an A4000 coming but without a keyboard. I stupidly sold all of mine years ago and with the lack of supply now i'm not sure which USB or PS/2 interface is best just to get a PeeCee keyboard on it for the time being?

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Old 16 October 2019, 13:40   #2
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Back in the day I used a PS2 keyboard with an adapter. It's okay.
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Old 16 October 2019, 14:01   #3
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You can modify an A500 keyboard to work with the A4000. There’s a howto guide somewhere here on the forum
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The PS/2 adapters are generally ok, but they can be picky about whether they support Ctrl-A-A correctly. Many USB keyboards will work with a PS/2->USB keyboard adapter but again you need to worry about whether Ctrl-A-A works correctly. So if you have a few PC keyboards around to try then just about any should work fine. There are some complaints about old PS/2 adapters that did not do multi key presses correctly, but just about anything you get now should work fine.
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You can modify an A500 keyboard to work with the A4000. There’s a howto guide somewhere here on the forum

hmm, any links how make it (A500 keyboard to A4000 keyboard)?
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hmm, any links how make it (A500 keyboard to A4000 keyboard)?
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=68709
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Old 22 November 2019, 19:41   #8
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I bought one of these adapter from Paul Willingham. Neatest solution I've seen and works perfectly.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Amiga-A40...YAAOSwUchaIXRt
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