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USB k-595U solitek keyboard, switch to an AT (DIN5) connector

I have a minny k-595U keyboard that uses an USB connector to connect to a computer. However I want to be able to switch the USB cable to a AT (DIN5) connector. I have tried to use the adapters, but the keyboard still does not work.

When I have the keyboard connect with the correct adapters going to AT (DIN5) connector. I push any of the keys, and all three LEDs light up for a second. Then they shut off. The keyboard is not responding no matter what key is pressed. Is there some pins that need to be switched around inside the keyboard to make this work?

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  • jakestohl Feb 17, 2009

    Well I am thinking it is a compatiablity issue.

    The only thing that is strange, is that I have another one of these keyboard k-595 that came with a AT (DIN5) connector and this works fine. I was hoping that I could cut the USB connector off, and put a AT (DIN5) connector and that the keyboard would work. However, I am not succeful at this.

  • jakestohl Feb 17, 2009

    Mike,

    Thanks for you help. Solidtek doesn't have any drivers that you can download off there site. I will keep on trying to see if i can come up with anything, but again, thanks for you help

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Hi there:
when you installed the keyboard was the computer off and did it show a new hardware found when you turned on the computer it should have and have you tried it on a nothere computer also cause it may be a compatiablity issue here

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    Michael Thomas Feb 17, 2009

    Hi there again :

    well i am almost certain that it is a compatibility issue The reason i say this i tried to use my neighbors wireless just to see what would happen and it had the exact same thing happen on my dell i was able to load the cd rom for the keyboard and all of the lights did the same thing just like you said bit nothing happned when i pressed any of the keys so i read the manual and it did say that it was not compatiable with certain models and to contact the manufacture ofthe keyboard for support I am sorry that u are having this problem

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    Michael Thomas Feb 17, 2009

    hi there again one thing that u may also want to do is try going to the website for the keyboard and see if there is any updated drivers for the keyboard that may help you with the compatiability issue that u are having ok best regards mike

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Feb 17, 2009

    hi there again one more thing if you go to the device manager is there the original keyboard showing there cause you may want to try to uninstall that if it is there and see if the wireless keyboard will now work for you . best regards mike

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MANUAL FOR KEYBORD 5188


Type 5C Keyboard to USB Adapter
Operation Manual
Type 5C Keyboard to USB Adapter 5188
TYPE 5C KEYBOARD TO USB ADAPTER Page 1

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used in accordance
with the instruction manual, may cause interference to radio communications. It has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class A computing device in accordance with the specifications in Subpart J of Part 15
of FCC rules, which are designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference when the equipment is
operated in a commercial environment. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause
interference, in which case the user at his own expense will be required to take whatever measures may be required
to correct the interference.
Contents
Chapter Page
1. Specifications 2
2. Introduction 3
3. Installation 3
4. Technical notes 3
5. Part Numbers and Accessories 4

1. Specifications Compatible with:
Sunä Type 5C keyboard and mouse (includes Sun Type 6 keyboard)
Ultra Spec Server Control Switch, P/N 5185 or 5195
Sun Sunblade 100 workstation
USB compliant PC workstations (a USB compliant operating system which supports the USB HID 1.1
device class specification is required)
Power:
USB bus powered device. Current load is 100 mA max (adapter only). If also powering Type 5C keyboard
and mouse requires an additional 400mA max.
Size:
4.0” x 2.4” x 1.0”
Shipping Weight:
1 lbs.
Warranty:
Ultra Spec Cables, Inc. warrants all hardware and components of the Type 5C Keyboard to USB Adapter,
with proper installation and normal use, for one year from the date of purchase.
During the warranty period, Ultra Spec Cables, Inc. will, at its option, either repair or replace hardware and
components that prove to be defective.
If your product should fail during the warranty period, phone our technical support department at 1-800-
622-2537 for warranty service (return to factory) instructions.
TYPE 5C KEYBOARD TO USB ADAPTER Page 2

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2. Introduction
The Type 5C Keyboard to USB Adapter (P/N 5188) allows a USB compatible workstation to be connected to the
Server Control Switch (P/N 5185 or 5195). The adapter converts keyboard scan codes from the type 5C keyboard to
equivalent USB keyboard scan codes. The adapter also converts the mouse data to USB compatible mouse data.
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3.2 Between Server Control Switch and workstation (system operation)
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Important Note Regarding Standby Operation:
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