Blinking lights on KB using PS/2 adapter

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Muirium
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12 Mar 2021, 19:05

Bjerrk wrote:
12 Mar 2021, 19:02
Inspired by this thread, I got my ass off the couch and bought a Pro Micro from the local electronics shop and followed scottc's guide on how to flash Soarer's firmware and make a PS/2 or 5-pin DIN to USB converter. Cheaper than a dongle off Amazon, and I trust it more. Typing this on a Model M through the Pro Micro.
That's the spirit! And so much more powerful, too. Soarer's is a joy to fiddle around with. I've "improved" many a keyboard with its powers!

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Bjerrk

13 Mar 2021, 11:00

Muirium wrote:
12 Mar 2021, 19:05
Bjerrk wrote:
12 Mar 2021, 19:02
Inspired by this thread, I got my ass off the couch and bought a Pro Micro from the local electronics shop and followed scottc's guide on how to flash Soarer's firmware and make a PS/2 or 5-pin DIN to USB converter. Cheaper than a dongle off Amazon, and I trust it more. Typing this on a Model M through the Pro Micro.
That's the spirit! And so much more powerful, too. Soarer's is a joy to fiddle around with. I've "improved" many a keyboard with its powers!
Absolutely!
I just gave the TMK PS/2 converter firmware a spin as well - might as well, since the wiring is the same.
The configuration isn't as pretty (Soarer's config files are quite intuitive), but it certainly is powerful.
I'm one of those freaks who like to operate the mouse cursor from the keyboard half of the time, and that works like a charm with TMK. It works so well that I may even use it with some of my USB keyboards. Nice to have the same functions across multiple keyboards.

micmil

27 Mar 2021, 02:29

After much faffing I actually got a linux working outside of a VM.

Keyboard doesn't work.

Well okay then. Pro Micro it is, you little bastard.

Finners

29 Mar 2021, 18:31

joining this to see if a solution is found. I have a 5130 with the same issue..

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