adapter for USB to mini 6-pin din plug

  Newby 23:13 05 Apr 03
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I bought recently a Hyper pen 6000, which is a tablet with a cordless pen and cordless mouse.
It worked fine on my "old" computer, which I have just sold but, unfortunately it has a 2 mini 6-pin din plugs one of which has to connect to my keyboard. The other to the control tower. My keyboard has a USB connection. Where can I obtain a USB to mini 6-pin din plug adapter or, is there another alternative. I would like to use the "gadget" particularly for my Serif Draw Plus 7.
Any suggestions?

  Belatucadrus 23:22 05 Apr 03

click here like this ?

  Newby 09:25 06 Apr 03

Thank you, Belatucadrus,
This will probably do the trick. I can connect the USB to PS/2 (din) connectors but my keyboard will still be connected separately via USB to my tower. Looks like I need more advice! Are you familiar with the Hyper Pen?
Thanks,
Newby.

  siouxah1 10:39 06 Apr 03

If you have a PS2 connection on your base unit for your keyboard. Consider obtaining PS2 keyboard as a replacement. Cost about £3 at your local computer fair.

If you prefer to keep the USB keyboard please ignore.

Regards Brian j

  Belatucadrus 11:28 06 Apr 03

Sorry Newby but I'm not up on Hyperpens, so can't offer any suggestions. If you do find that you need a particular adapter/connecter that Homestead don't stock they do make specials on request, but it would probably be cheaper to get the PS2 keyboard.

  Newby 12:24 07 Apr 03

Belatucadrus,
I have connected the Hyper Pen pad through the 9-pin com port the mouse to the PS/2 port and left the"keyboard/mouse" PS/2 connection on the Hyper Pen pad unconnected and left my keyboard on the USB and--it's working O.K."!
Thank you for the website giving cables, etc.. I haven't used it but it may come in useful. Thank you also, siouxah1, for your help.
Cheers, folks!
Newby.

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