Re: C900 keyboard (Re: japanese C64 (fwd))

From: Christer Palm (
Date: 2004-04-14 12:39:47

Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> Sorry, I don't know the answer, but your question reminded me of this project:
>  They are using the Ez-USB microcontroller
> (a 8051 clone with built-in USB interface) as a USB HID (Human Interface
> Device) adapter for various game controllers, mice and keyboards, so that
> you can use a Sun or Amiga keyboard on a newer computer.  I wonder if the
> microcontroller has enough I/O for the detachable keyboards of the 8032-SK
> a.k.a. CBM 200, the CBM II series a.k.a. B series, the SX-64 or the 128D. :-)

It's available with up to 40 I/O's, which should be enough :-)
You can also easily hook up additional I/O chips to its built-in I2C bus.


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