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by jbailey
11 Jan 2019, 01:38
Forum: Escape Meta Alt Control Shift
Topic: Registration settings updated
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: Registration settings updated

Doom.... I’d be happy for Wolfenstein 3D, now if you really want to push your luck how about Descent :D
by jbailey
26 Nov 2018, 15:37
Forum: Kit assembly
Topic: Pluggy McPlugface
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: Pluggy McPlugface

Thank you for that detailed explanation. At first I wasn’t waiting long enough as I figured something was wrong but I couldn’t find an assembly error. Then I noticed the delay, it’s varies a bit but is consistent. It may be helpful to publish a few recommendations for keyboards that are low power (a...
by jbailey
26 Nov 2018, 06:39
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: Pluggy McPlugface PS/2 adapter is available
Replies: 10
Views: 558

Re: Pluggy McPlugface PS/2 adapter is available

Has anyone tried to plug an USB keyboard to the adapter, using this kind of converter? I see no a priori reason why it wouldn't work, even though I haven't tested such devices yet. There must be a microcontroller in that plug as well because USB and PS/2 are completely unrelated protocols. But from...
by jbailey
26 Nov 2018, 06:22
Forum: Hardware and software hacking
Topic: USB Keyboards with Pluggy McPlugface
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: USB Keyboards with Pluggy McPlugface

I had to purchase a PS/2 keyboard just for this computer, the following from Amazon.com and it works: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0075W8C8S/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 ProHT PS/2 Serial Standard Keyboard (70011), 104 Key Standard Windows Keyboard Works with Windows 98/ME/XP/VI...
by jbailey
26 Nov 2018, 06:11
Forum: Kit assembly
Topic: Pluggy McPlugface
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Pluggy McPlugface

I had assembled my Gigatron and Pluggy McPlugface (PMPF) kits and all seems to be working well. The only thing that give me trouble was the fact that the PMPF kit took approx. 30-50 seconds to start up (or at least initialize the keyboard). The game controller is usable as soon as the menu is up (1-...