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Broken ps2 connector ACK-595 Keyboard

I accidently ripped the ps2 connector off of my Adesso ACK-595 mini keyboard, so I was going to replace the cable. But I'm not sure which wires go to which pins on the connector. The wire colors are red, green, yellow, and white. Does ps2 use a standard color code for +data, +clock, Vcc and Gnd?
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  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    Same problem. I figured out that the red is for positive and white it negative. http://www.bbdsoft.com/keyboard.html has some info but they don't list where the yellow or green wires goes.



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Go to this webpage http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PS/2_connector there´s a list of different wire arrangements it could help you.

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